Jagiellonian University, Poland (Universytet Jagiellonski/UJ)

Jagiellonian University, Poland (Universytet Jagiellonski/UJ)

Jagiellonian University (Universytet Jagiellonski/UJ) in Kraków, founded in 1364 is the oldest university in Poland. In addition to excellence in education and science, it actively promotes innovation and technology transfer. It has been listed at the first position in the Nature Index 2016 Rising Stars among 25 leading universities in Central-Eastern Europe and among Europe’s Most Innovative Universities – REUTERS TOP 100 as the only university from Poland and from Eastern Europe. At the junction of fundamental and applied science stands its unique National Center for Electromagnetic Radiation SOLARIS, equipped with the world’s most advanced synchrotron facility.

It is located in the historic city of Kraków, a leading centre of academic, cultural, and artistic life in Poland. Kraków is a major tourist attraction thanks to its picturesque and historical setting and wealth of cultural attractions.

Network partner

Jagiellonian University and the University of Glasgow are both members of the Guild of European Research-Intensive Universities

Programme partner

Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree: Central & East European, Russian & Eurasian Studies

Mobility partner

>> Information for incoming students

Estimated number of mobility places for each subject: 1-3 full-year  or 2-6 semester places

Available Subject Areas

  • Central & East European Studies
  • Law

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