The Jagiellonian University is the oldest university in Poland and one of the oldest in Europe (est. 1364).Today, it consists of 16 faculties, including 3 medical faculties, which make up the Medical College. The University provides education to almost 44 000 students.
The JU offers professionally focused courses in over 80 areas of the most notable academic disciplines.
The University offers study programmes in foreign languages on every level of education: 1st-cycle (licencjat, Bachelor), long-cycle and 2nd-cycle (magister, Master), 3rd- cycle (doctoral) and non-degree post-diploma courses in the field of humanities, social, natural, exact and medical sciences, most of them carried out in Polish and English. There are also study programmes available in German, Russian and Ukrainian.
The Jagiellonian University's offer includes study programmes where part of the programmes is completed at partner universities (double diploma programmes).
The goal of the Careers Service is to offer JU students and alumni assistance and support in an effective job search and career development by:
The International Cooperation Section is responsible for:
Students can apply for accommodation in one of the university halls of residence with over 3,000 residents.
The Jagiellonian Library System comprises the main research library and the libraries of JU faculties and departments.
Thanks to an exceptionally rich collection of Polish books published in Poland and abroad, the Jagiellonian Library is regarded as a national repository.
The Campus of the 600th Anniversary of the Jagiellonian University Revival, known as the Third Campus and located in Pychowice, in the eastern part of Kraków, consists of modern buildings housing departments of science, natural science and Faculty of Management and Social Communication. The enlargement of the campus ground (by more than 100,000 m2) will help to make a proper use of the JU research and educational potential. As the Campus borders with the Kraków Technology Park and the Kraków Special Economic Zone, which is unique in Poland and in Eastern Europe, it allows for the development of close relationships between higher education and business.