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Jagiellonian University in Krakow
Krakow, Poland (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year,
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Restrictions: OU applicants only
Fact Sheet:
Program Type:
University Exchange Language of Instruction: English
Housing Type: Student Dormitories
Non-English Language Learning Option(s):
Study Abroad Adviser: Jennifer Grover
Language Category:
Language Category B
Study Level: Graduate, Undergraduate
Program Description:

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  • In addition to being the oldest university in Poland, Jagiellonian University is also the second oldest university in Central Europe and one of the oldest universities in the world.
  • In 2006, The Times Higher Education Supplement ranked Jagiellonian University as Poland's top university.
  • Live in Krakow, a lively and beautiful city at the center of Polish academic, cultural, and artistic life
This program is part of a consortium agreement. Students interested in this program should apply through the usual OU process. Ideally, students should start meeting with a study abroad advisor by February 1st of 2015 for a Fall 2015 or Spring 2016 semester.

Program Requirements
  • Passport (valid through six months after return from study abroad)
  • 1 recommendation letter from any OU professor
  • Host University Application
  • Residence Permit
The following English-taught subject areas are open to exchange students: Polish Studies, International Relations, Area Studies, History, Sociology, Geography, and Humanities. Unfortunately, the following areas of study are not available to exchange students: Medicine, Public Health, and Law. Click here to search for courses.

The University offers an optional intensive two-week preparatory Polish Language course for incoming students. To learn more, please visit the School of Polish Language and Culture's website

Previously equated course information can be found here: Jagiellonian University in Krakow - Previously Equated Course Information.

Academic Calendar
  • Fall Semester: October - January
  • Spring Semester: February - June
Money Matters 
Since this program is a University Exchange program you will pay OU tuition/fees to the OU Bursar and housing/meals/living expenses to Jagiellonian University.
Use this Jagiellonian University Budget Estimate to help you plan for study abroad and compare programs!

There are number of scholarships available for study abroad students. Below is a partial list to get you started! Housing
Exchange students can apply for university dormitories through the International Students Office. Shared (double) room are available in a student dormitory, however student housing is limited and not guaranteed.  In the event that student housing is not available, there is a university-supported network to help students located and rent private accommodation.

Get Started
Start by attending a Study Abroad 101 information session to learn the basics about study abroad as well as your next steps. Then, schedule an appointment with the study abroad adviser for Poland to move on to Phase 2!

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2016-2017 02/21/2016 03/04/2016 TBA TBA
Fall 2016 02/21/2016 03/04/2016 TBA TBA
Spring 2017 09/18/2016 09/23/2016 TBA TBA
Academic Year 2017-2018 02/19/2017 03/03/2017 TBA TBA