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General information

Country Poland
About the University The Jagiellonian University is the oldest higher education institution in Poland and one of the oldest in Europe. It was founded on 12 May 1364 by the Polish king Casimir the Great. The Jubilee year 2014 marked the 650th anniversary of this remarkable event. Since its very beginning, the Jagiellonian University has been an international institution. Poles, Ruthenians, Lithuanians, Hungarians, Germans, Czechs, the Swiss, the English, the Dutch, the French the Spanish, Italians, and even Tatars studied here in the old days.

Today, the Jagiellonian University comprises 16 Faculties, where nearly 4 thousand academic staff conduct research and provide education to over 40 thousand students, within the framework of more than 80 different fields of study. The eminent researchers and state-of-the-art infrastructure make the JU one of the leading Polish scientific institutions, collaborating with major academic centres from all over the world. The Jagiellonian University is also home to about 150 student societies, where young researchers pursue their academic interests and develop friendships with people who share their passion.
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Student exchange information

Method of application at the RUG Online application form:
Application deadline RUG 01 March
Available places 10 semester places
Level of courses available for exchange students Bachelor
Main Language Polish
Language of instruction English
Language test results needed Yes: see extra requirements for more information
Language courses available Yes
Extra requirements You would need to provide a proof of your English proficiency: an equivalent to a CEFR level B2 at the moment of application and C1 at the moment of departure. Students from the English taught LLB and LLM programmes are exempt from this requirement.
Important information In Poland there is no possibility to obtain only a Bachelor degree in law. The Law studies in Poland last 5 years and finish in obtaining a Master degree. Therefore, the courses available to the exchange students are an equivalent of both Bachelor and Master level.
Link (law faculty) university View university website
Link International office View international office website
Housing arranged Institution
Student self
Visa needed No (unless you have a non-eu passport)
Vaccination needed No
Financial support / Grants More information on study and placement grants for law students can be found at the website

An Erasmus+ grant covers part of the travel and accommodation expenses involved in studying abroad. At the moment the Erasmus+ grant has been set at � 240 - � 360 per calendar month, depending on the country of your host university. This may change per academic year.

Your application for an exchange period at one of the Faculty�s partner universities also counts as your application for a grant. When you receive notification of a place for study abroad, you will also learn whether or not you have been awarded a Erasmus grant and receive more information on the Erasmus grant.

Student Reports

Krakow Fall 2018-1.pdf (Size: 157 Kb | Create Time: 26 Jan 2023)
Krakow Fall 2018-2.pdf (Size: 94 Kb | Create Time: 26 Jan 2023)
Krakow Fall 2021.pdf (Size: 122 Kb | Create Time: 26 Jan 2023)
Krakow Fall 2019-3.pdf (Size: 116 Kb | Create Time: 26 Jan 2023)
Krakow Fall 2020.pdf (Size: 121 Kb | Create Time: 26 Jan 2023)
Krakow Fall 2019-2.pdf (Size: 80 Kb | Create Time: 26 Jan 2023)
Krakow Fall 2019-1.pdf (Size: 110 Kb | Create Time: 26 Jan 2023)
Krakow Fall 2019.pdf (Size: 92 Kb | Create Time: 26 Jan 2023)


Level of courses available Bachelor
LLB students: is a minimum of 30 ECTS available Yes
Link available courses View courses site
Last update (08 Mar 2023)