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 Krakow (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 (uniRank enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Uniwersytet Jagiellonski (UJ) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 655 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
Krakow (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
31-007 Lesser Poland Voivodeship
T +48 (12) 422 10 33
F +48 (12) 422 32 29

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office Golebia 24, room 19
Krakow 31-007
+48 (12) 663 14 01

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 40,000-44,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 4,000-4,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Uniwersytet Jagiellonski's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministerstwo Nauki i Szkolnictwa Wyzszego, Polsce

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Polska Komisja Akredytacyjna
  • Accreditation Committee of Polish University Medical Schools (ACPUMS)


  • 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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Site last updated: Monday, 4 February 2019