General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established
Abbreviation UJ
Teachers 3,809
Students 51,601
Foreigners 4%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Colors Blue and gold
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Motto
Let reason prevail over force
Accreditation
• Ministerstwo Nauki i Szkolnictwa Wyzszego, Polsce
Affiliations
• European University Association (EUA)
• Coimbra Group
• Utrecht Network
• International Research Universities Network (IRUN), Atomium Culture
Rankings
World ranking344
Country ranking2
Academic Reputation304
Employer Reputation291
Quality of teaching314
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities217
Natural Science279
Cost of living in Krakow, USD/month
ExpensesMin.Med.
Accommodation 149 207
Food 98 190
Transportation 18 54
Communications and utilities 56 92
Clothing 19 71
Sports and leisure 15 56
Accommodation in Krakow, USD/month
Shared room outside of centre150
Shared room in city centre209
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre274
1 bedroom apartment in city centre359
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking344
QS World University Rankings416
ARWU Academic Ranking301
Webometrics Ranking287
Alternative title
Russian Ягеллонский университет в Кракове
Spanish Universidad de Jagiellonian
Chinese 克拉科夫雅盖隆大学
Arabic جامعة جاجيلونيان
French Université jagellonne de Cracovie
German Jagiellonenuniversität
Japanese ヤギェウォ大学
Korean 야기엘로니안대학교
Portuguese Universidade Jaguelônica
Jagiellonian University or Uniwersytet Jagielloński (UJ) - public higher education institution in Poland.

Jagiellonian University - Description

The Jagiellonian University, as one of Poland’s best institutions of higher education and the second oldest in Central Europe, occupies an important position on the academic world map. The Jagiellonian University is a public higher education institution, a self-governed university, which is run in accordance with a legal Act, the Statute, and according to traditional customs.The mission of the University is to educate foster culture in society and carry out scientific research. Due to its own activity and personal example of academic society members, the University prepares mature, self-reliant people for the home country, who are ready to solve everyday problems, which the modern life brings up. The University not only takes part in development of science, health protection, art and other fields of culture but also educates and up-brings students and academic personnel according to ideas of humanism and tolerance, spirit of respect for truth and hard work, the law and justice, human dignity, patriotism, democracy, honour and responsibility for Society and Homeland.The University operates by keeping constant contact with local and foreign research institutes, community centres, education and didactic institutions, cultural and economical units and also health care centres.The Jagiellonian University is one of the oldest universities in...

Description of Jagiellonian University

The Jagiellonian University is a public higher education institution, a self-governed university, which is run in accordance with a legal Act, the Statute, and according to traditional customs.The mission of the University is to educate foster culture in society and carry out scientific research. Due to its own activity and personal example of academic society members, the University prepares mature, self-reliant people for the home country, who are ready to solve everyday problems, which the modern life brings up. The University not only takes part in development of science, health protection, art and other fields of culture but also educates and up-brings students and academic personnel according to ideas of humanism and tolerance, spirit of respect for truth and hard work, the law and justice, human dignity, patriotism, democracy, honour and responsibility for Society and Homeland. The University operates by keeping constant contact with local and foreign research institutes, community centres, education and didactic institutions, cultural and economical units and also health care centres. The Jagiellonian University is one of the oldest universities in Poland and one of the oldest in Europe. Throughout its existence it has educated the Polish elite. Many of the university graduates have also contributed to the development of the European culture and science. Among them are: Nicolaus Copernicus, the man who “moved the Earth and stopped the Sun” and Karol Wojtyła, later Pope John Paul II, one of the greatest authorities of the 20th century. The university cultivates its tradition and is proud of it. Yet, simultaneously, it is constantly developing. It is able to link the past with an openness to new ideas and discoveries. Today it is a modern research and teaching centre which provides outstanding conditions for students and academic researchers to develop their skills and interests. The Jagiellonian University is made of 15 faculties located in both historic medieval buildings in the city centre as well as in modern sites constructed on Campus in the last few years. The University runs 159 specializations and 84 courses of study in the humanities and sciences. Studies are grouped into three levels: Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral. There are over 45 000 students and over 3800 academic teachers. Kraków’s Alma Mater occupies a significant position on the academic world map. It is an important partner for over 200 famous international universities and academic research institutions. The Jagiellonian University attracts more and more international students for whom programmes are run in foreign languages. Today’s Jagiellonian University perfectly links dignity of tradition with the challenges of the modern world. It is also an important centre of intellectual and cultural life in Kraków. The Jagiellonian University organizes numerous concerts, exhibitions, lectures and meetings with distinguished academics and organizes international symposia and conferences. The most unique large-scale projects run by the Jagiellonian University include the Jagiellonian Centre for Experimental Therapeutics, Małopolska Centre for Biotechnology, Molecular Biotechnology for Health, OMICRON, and Synchrotron Radiation Centre "Solaris"
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