Uniwersytet Jagiellonski

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University Overview

Established in 1364, Uniwersytet Jagiellonski (Jagiellonian University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Kraków (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Lesser Poland Voivodeship. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerstwo Nauki i Szkolnictwa Wyzszego, Polsce (Ministry of Science and Higher Education, Poland), Uniwersytet Jagiellonski (UJ) is a very large (EduListing enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Uniwersytet Jagiellonski (UJ) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 656 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this Polish higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Jagiellonian University
Acronym UJ
Founded 1364
Motto Plus Ratio Quam Vis
Let reason prevail over force
Colours Blue and gold

University Location

Address ul. Golebia 24
Kraków (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
31-007 Lesser Poland Voivodeship
T +48 (12) 422 1033
F +48 (12) 422 3229

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office Golebia 24, room 18
Krakow 31-007
+48 (12) 663 14 01

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 35,000-39,999
Academic Staff 4,000-4,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Uniwersytet Jagiellonski's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministerstwo Nauki i Szkolnictwa Wyzszego, Polsce

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Polska Komisja Akredytacyjna
  • Accreditation Committee of Polish University Medical Schools ACPUMS
  • Medical Board of California Accreditation MBC
  • Commission on English Language Program Accreditation CEA

Memberships and Affiliations

  • uropean University Association (EUA)
  • Coimbra Group
  • Utrecht Network
  • International Research Universities Network (IRUN)
  • Atomium - European Institute for Science, Media and Democracy (EISMD)
  • AUCSO The Association of University Chief Security Officers
  • Baltic University Programme
  • Eunis - European University Information Systems organisation;THE EUROPAEUM
  • SAR - Scholars at Risk
  • The Guild of European Research-Intensive Universities
  • KRUP
  • International Relations Offices Forum

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Open Education Consortium

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020