Jagiellonian University Information
Jagiellonian University (Uniwersytet Jagielloński in Polish) can trace it’s roots back to the time of Casimir III the Great, and is the second oldest university in all of central Europe. It is rated very highly in the Times university rankings and is considered to be easily one of the best 350 universities in the world.
Other world renown colleges in Poland include the University of Warsaw and University of Wroclaw.
There are fifteen major faculties at Jagiellonian University, these offer study in 48 different disciplines and across 93 different specialisations. The Faculties at Jagiellonian University are as follows:
Faculty of Biology and Earth Sciences in the field of Biological Sciences
Faculty of Biology and Earth Sciences in the field of Earth Sciences
Faculty of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Biotechnology
Faculty of Chemistry
Faculty of Health Care
Faculty of History
Faculty of International and Political Studies
Faculty of Law and Administration
Faculty of Management and Social Communication
Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Faculty of Medicine
Faculty of Pharmacy and Medical Analysis
Faculty of Philology and Faculty of Polish Studies
Faculty of Philosophy
Faculty of Physics, Astronomy and Applied Computer Science
In addition to these faculties Jagiellonian University also has a library and a Regional Laboratory of Physicochemical Analysis and Structural Research where students may study.
Being one of the oldest educational institutions in the world has led to many distinguished scholars passing through the gates of Jagiellonian University over the years, these include: the Astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus; Military leader John III Sobieski; Nobel prize winners such as Ivo Andric and Wisława Szymborska; great Chemists like Leo Sternbach, Ignacy Łukasiewicz and Tadeusz Pankiewicz (who played an active role in rescuing jewish people subjected to the holocaust); and the Poets Jan Kochanowski and Wincenty Pol.
Jagiellonian University Address
Collegium Novum – seat of the University authorities,
ul. Golebia 24,
Jagiellonian University Logo
Jagiellonian University Rankings and Quick Facts
Motto: Plus ratio quam vis (English: Let reason prevail over force) .
Known in Polish as the Uniwersytet Jagielloński.
|University world Ranking – Times 400 (UK)||
|University world Ranking – Jiaotong 500 (China)||
305 to 402
|University world Ranking – Newsweek 100 (USA)||
|European Rank (Jiaotong)||
124 to 172
Jagiellonian University Facts
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Jagiellonian University: Photograph by Anosmia.