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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: Monica Goodwin
Language Category:
Language Category B
Study Level: Graduate, Undergraduate
Program Description:


  • Established in 1364, Jagiellonian is the oldest university in Poland and the second oldest university in central Europe.
  • Krakow is a lively city at the center of Polish academic, cultural and artistic life
  • Located in the heart of Europe, Krakow acts as a transportation crossroads, making travel to other parts of Europe convenient.
A number is important historical figures studied at Jagiellonian University, including Nicolaus Copernicus and Pope John Paul II.

Program Requirements
  • Passport (valid through six months after return from study abroad)
  • 2 Recommendation Letters from OU professors
  • Host University Application in Phase 3
  • Residence Permit
Jagiellonian University will be a competitive program for the Spring 2017 semester. If this university is your top choice, please have a backup option.

Jagiellonian University offers courses in English in the following subject areas: European Studies, Geography, History, Humanities, International Studies, Polish Studies and Sociology.

Courses for Exchange Students

Previously equated course information can be found here: Jagiellonian University - Course Equivalency Information.

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

Academic Calendar
Fall Semester: October - February
Spring Semester: February - June
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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 Budget Estimate for Jagiellonian University in Krakow 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!
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.

If you decide not to live on-campus, you will be responsible for your own housing arrangements.

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, log in to to schedule an appointment with the study abroad adviser for Jagiellonian University in Krakow to move on to Phase 2!

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2017-2018 02/19/2017
Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2017 02/19/2017
Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2018 09/17/2017 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.

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