Jagiellonian University – Summer in Krakow


    Study at Jagiellonian University (Summer)
    Intensive Polish Language and Culture
    A1 thru C2 Levels / Electives in English
    Tuition, Housing, Meals, & Activities
    75 – 120 hrs / 3 – 6 USA Credits
    3 Weeks: $2295 USD
    All Inclusive


    • Low cost Tuition & Housing
    • Pre-departure resources (info)
    • Student services support staff
    • Cultural activities / field trips
    • Discount airfare booking
    • Easy check-in process
    • Earn academic credit
    • Transcript (certificate)

    The Program

    Intensive Polish Language and Culture program is held at Jagiellonian University in Krakow.
    Polish language courses are conducted in the mornings, M-F, and the cultural lectures are in the afternoons and taught in English and Polish. 75 – 120 hrs of language courses provided in 3,4 and 6 week summer sessions. Activities and local excursions are provided during weekdays and weekends. Students earn 5 – 8 ECTS academic credits, or 3 – 6 US credits, and receive, and receive an official certificate (transcript) from Jagiellonian University. Housing is in a campus dormitory, and 2 meals daily are served in the dorm cafeteria. Overall, a very intensive and scheduled program.
    Early registration is advised !


    Founded in 1364, Jagiellonian University is one of the several renowned academic centers in Krakow. The location is unique for several reasons, including the benefits of a large city, well developed transportation systems, easy access to student housing,and numerous shopping malls and restaurants. Krakow is also very close to the Tatra Mountains, with ski resorts and trekking routes near Zakopane, beautiful national parks – Pieniny and Ojcow, Dunajec River Gorge (rafting). Also, Krakow is not far from other European capitals such as Prague and Vienna, thus weekend trips are no problem. Krakow is the historical capital of Poland, and deeply rooted in the Polish cultural traditions.


    Intensive Polish Language A1 thru C2 Levels. Courses are 45 mins each.
    75 – 120 hours of language courses, plus cultural lectures taught in English and Polish.

    Cultural Lectures Include (in English & Polish)
    * History of Poland
    * The Jews in Poland
    * Polish Grammar 1 & 2
    * Polish Art: Past & Present
    * Lessons in Polish Literature
    * 20th Century Polish Literature
    * Contemporary Poland (21st Century)
    * Social Stratification and Differentiation
    * The Roman Catholic Church & State
    * Cultural Minorities: From Ethnicity to Subculture

    Polish Language Courses

    Housing & Meals: included

    Student housing is included in a campus Dormitory (student residence).

    Meals (2 daily) are also included and provided by the dormitory cafeteria.
    Meal tickets are given out at arrival orientation. Not refundable, so do not lose them.
    Sign tickets with your full name and room number.

    Free WiFi available in Lobby of dormitory.

    Laundry and any cleaning is arranged at the reception desk.

    Housing details provided with your admission documents.

    * Note: Can arrange own housing if you prefer. Deduct approx 870 PLN ($260 USD) per week.

    Activities & Excursions

    Cultural activities include: (schedule provided at orientation)
    * Polish Traditions & Customs
    * Polish Dancing, Films, Local Sightseeing

    Academic Credit

    75 – 120 hrs Polish Language: 5 – 8 ECTS Credits, or 3 – 6 US Credits.
    Official certificate (transcript) provided by Jagiellonian University.

    Dates & Fees

    * Intensive Polish Language Courses
    * Plus Cultural Lectures- Taught in English & Polish
    * All inclusive: tuition, housing, meals, & activities

    3 Weeks: 75 hrs +

    2019 Dates: July 4th – 24th
    2020 Dates: July 2nd – 22nd
    2021 Dates: July 1st – 21st
    All Inclusive $2295 USD

    3 Weeks #2: 75 hrs +

    2019 Dates: July 25th – August 14th
    2020 Dates: July 23rd – August 12nd
    2021 Dates: July 22nd – August 11th
    All Inclusive $2295 USD

    4 Weeks: 75 hrs +

    2019 Dates: July 4th – 31st
    2020 Dates: July 2nd – 29th
    2021 Dates: July 1st – 28th
    All Inclusive $2995 USD

    6 Weeks: 120 hrs +

    2019 Dates: July 4th – August 14th
    2020 Dates: July 2nd – August 12nd
    2021 Dates: July 1st – August 11th
    All Inclusive $4395 USD

    * Similar dates in 2022


    Minimum age is 17 yrs.

    Early registration advised.

    Open to students and adults worldwide.


    Airport: Krakow-Balice

    Train: Connections between the main railway station and Balice Airport.

    * Obtain a current travel book (or app) on Poland (Krakow). Review “arrival / entry”.