To this city of Krakow shall freely come all inhabitants, not only of our Kingdom and neighbouring countries but also of other parts of the world, in their pursuit of the most famous pearl of knowledge.
King Casimir the Great, the founder of the Jagiellonian
University in the Foundation Act of 12 May 1364.
656 years old University is today open, as it was in the fourteenth century, to everyone who is interested in studying at a place of great academic tradition. Although IRAS is one of its youngest programmes it has already attracted students from over 60 countries. Please check our admissions process and requirements presented on this website if you are interested in joining us in the near future.