Jagiellonian University

Central Europe, Poland

Public

Jagiellonian University

Krakow, Poland

Public

January, April, September

Intakes

30-40%

Acceptance Rate

9:1

Student: Teacher Ratio

37 : 63

Male: Female Ratio

January, April, September

Intakes

30-40%

Acceptance Rate

9:1

Student: Teacher Ratio

37 : 63

Male: Female Ratio

History, Affiliations and Rankings

Jagiellonian University in Karkow, Poland has origins tracing back to the mid-14th century when King Casimir III The Great realised that the country needed a class of educated people like lawyers who could arrange the country’s laws and administer the courts. The oldest university in Poland and one of the oldest universities in Europe, Jagiellonian University was established as The Studium Generale and then, comprised of only three faculties, of Medicine, Liberal Arts and Law then. Today, it is a modern, international university educating over 40,000 students from around the world. Jagiellonian University is affiliated with the Coimbra Group, EAIE, Europaeum, European Universities Association (EUA), Guild of European Research-Intensive Universities, IRUN, Una Europa and the Utrecht Network. It ranks in bracket #501-600 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, at #293 in QS World University Rankings and at #320 in Best Global Universities Rankings by US News and World Report for the year 2022. 

Infrastructure, Campuses and Courses

Jagiellonian University offers a broad range of study programs across its 15 Faculties and 2 Centres of specialization. Some of the specializations offered include Polish Studies, Physics, Astronomy and Applied Computer Science, Philosophy, Philology, Pharmacy, Medicine, Mathematics, Management and Social Communication, Law and Administration, Health Sciences, Chemistry, Biology, Humanities and Social Sciences and more. The university is home to one of Poland’s largest libraries with almost 6.5 million volumes. The library provides access to a very wide range of books and manuscripts from around the world. Students also have access to the Students Centre for Support and Adaptation. This allows students to approach mental health professionals and manage mental health issues in a healthy manner. 

Accomplishments and Alumni

Jagiellonian is the 13th oldest university in the world, known to be a pioneer of medical research that has led to the development of novel treatments in Cardiac Surgery, Neurology, Urology and more. The research conducted by faculty at the University has been published in prestigious international journals. The vast alumni network of the Jagiellonian University includes notable names such as John Cantius (1390–1473), scholastic, theologian, Jan Dugosz (1415–1480), historian and chronicler and Albert Brudzewski (1445–c.1497), astronomer, mathematician, philosopher and diplomat. 

Student Diversity and Visiting Companies

Individuals differ from each other when it comes to their ethnic, cultural or religious background, gender identity, sexual orientation, nationality, abilities or disabilities, previous education and academic discipline. The Jagiellonian University believes that all members of the community should be able to bridge these differences. This would lead to greater creativity and talent development. Capgemini, HSBC, Shell, Philip Morris International, Ernst and Young, Cisco, Hays, Revolut and other corporations recruit graduates from Jagiellonian University. 

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International Students %

4%

International Students %

4%

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Quacquarelli Symonds (Q.S.) is a corporation based in the United Kingdom that specialises in the analysis of higher education institutions worldwide. Nunzio Quacquarelli launched the company in 1990. It publishes the Q.S. World University Rankings every year. The Q.S. rating, which is considered one of the three most widely read university rankings globally, is approved by the International Ranking Expert Group (IREG). The institution uses six metrics, namely Academic Reputation, Employer Reputation, Faculty/Student Ratio, Citations per faculty, International Faculty Ratio and International Student Ratio, that effectively capture university performance. It also publishes rankings in Young universities, Graduate Employability, and Subject Rankings. Q.S. provides an auditing service to universities, which offers information on the institution's strengths and shortcomings. The Q.S. Stars audit procedure rates universities based on over 50 different indicators.

THE

The Times Higher Education, originally The Times Higher Education Supplement (THES), is a British magazine that focuses on higher education news and topics. It annually publishes The Times Higher Education World University Rankings. It has received worldwide acclaim for its new and improved rating algorithm. Since 2004, it has provided students and their families, academics, university executives, governments, and businesses with reliable university performance data. The performance indicators are grouped into five areas: Teaching (the learning environment); Research (volume, income and reputation); Citations (research influence); International outlook (staff, students and research); and Industry income (knowledge transfer). It also produces subject rankings and rankings for Young Universities, Impact, Reputation, And Emerging Economies.

Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper that first appeared in 1821 as The Manchester Guardian and was renamed The Guardian in 1959. The Guardian University Guide is published once a year. The goal of the University Guide is to show how each university's department is likely to provide an overall beneficial experience to future students, and to do so; they look at how previous students in the department fared. A league table was created using nine performance criteria for 54 disciplines spanning all stages of the student life cycle. Entry standards, Student-staff ratios, Expenditure per student, Continuation, Student satisfaction, Value Added, Standardisation, Subject Classification, and Career Prospects are the indicators utilised by the organisation.

USN

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Bachelor in International Relations and Area Studies36 Months-
Master in Economy, State and Society (IMESS)24 Months-
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Master in Business and Finance Management24 Months-
Master in European Studies - Law and Politics24 Months-
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Master in Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology24 Months-
Master in Central and East European, Russian and Eurasian Studies24 Months-
Master in Ecology and Evolution24 Months-
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Bachelor in International Relations and Area Studies36 Months-
Master in Economy, State and Society (IMESS)24 Months-
Master in European Politics and Society (EPS) - Vaclav Havel24 Months-
Master in European Studies24 Months-
Master in Business and Finance Management24 Months-
Master in European Studies - Law and Politics24 Months-
Master in International Relations and Public Diplomacy24 Months-
Master in Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology24 Months-
Master in Central and East European, Russian and Eurasian Studies24 Months-
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Scholarships

These are 1-4 semester scholarships for Master and Post-Master degrees. The programme is administered by the heads of the international Visegrad fund.

Eligibility

Excellent Academic Background

Applicability

An online application must be submitted.

These scholarships assist students at PhD level of studies in technical fields in Poland. They are funded by the Polish government.

Eligibility

Excellent Academic Background

Applicability

An online application must be submitted.

These are 1-4 semester scholarships for Master and Post-Master degrees. The programme is administered by the heads of the international Visegrad fund.

Eligibility

Excellent Academic Background

Applicability

An online application must be submitted.

These scholarships assist students at PhD level of studies in technical fields in Poland. They are funded by the Polish government.

Eligibility

Excellent Academic Background

Applicability

An online application must be submitted.

Application Process

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The Jagiellonian University offers programmes in English and in other foreign languages.
The Jagiellonian University offers programmes in English and in other foreign languages.
Students who want to take an Italian course must provide proof of language skills at level B2. (e.g. International certification of Italian language as CILS, CELI, Dante Alighieri) or pass the Italian Test (online or in presence).
Students who want to take an Italian course must provide proof of language skills at level B2. (e.g. International certification of Italian language as CILS, CELI, Dante Alighieri) or pass the Italian Test (online or in presence).
The motto of JU is “Let reason prevail over force” which is manifested in their academic and research programs.
The motto of JU is “Let reason prevail over force” which is manifested in their academic and research programs.
Students are required to apply for scholarships. Scholarships are awarded annually by ERDIS (Regional Agency for the Entitlement to Higher Education) based on merits and family income, including meals, accommodation and tuition. Scholarship applications will be announced in July. The preliminary ranking of successful students will be announced in September.
Students are required to apply for scholarships. Scholarships are awarded annually by ERDIS (Regional Agency for the Entitlement to Higher Education) based on merits and family income, including meals, accommodation and tuition. Scholarship applications will be announced in July. The preliminary ranking of successful students will be announced in September.
Without a scholarship, the average cost of living per student is between 500 Euros (INR 42,567) and 800 Euros (INR 68,108), depending on where and how you live. With scholarships, living costs are between 200 Euros (INR 17,027) and 500 Euros (INR 42,567).
Without a scholarship, the average cost of living per student is between 500 Euros (INR 42,567) and 800 Euros (INR 68,108), depending on where and how you live. With scholarships, living costs are between 200 Euros (INR 17,027) and 500 Euros (INR 42,567).

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