Admission for the 2018-2019 academic year is OPEN !

The programme is designed for all students who hold a university degree equivalent to a bachelor degree or higher. Special preference is given to graduates of BA programmes in humanities, social sciences, economics and law with excellent command of English and outstanding motivation.

Candidates will be admitted to the programme upon evaluation of their written applications.

Submit the following in order to apply for the Programme:

  1. Online Application 

Applicants are required to submit documents in 3 different stages:

  1. At the start of the application process
  2. Upon enrolment in the programme (once accepted in the programme)
  3. Upon arrival in Krakow (once in the Centre for European Studies)

Admission Criteria

Applications will be assessed upon the following weight of elements calculated in a scale from 0 to 100 points.

  • Academic Value of the Application – the maximum amount of points assigned is 40, including:
    • Grades in transcript – 20 points;
    • Relevance of degree and courses taken – 5 points;
    • Academic experience and achievements (conferences, awards, certificates, distinctions, etc.) – 15 points;
  • Documented International and Non-Academic Experience – the maximum amount of points assigned is 20, including:
    • Work or internship experience related to field of study – 10 points;
    • Social activities in institutions related to field of study – 10 points;
  • Motivation and Intention – the maximum amount of points assigned is 30, including:
    • Relevance and originality of research topic and academic goals presented in the application – 15 points;
    • Candidate’s motivation to pursue this study programme at partner universities (Jagiellonian University, Masaryk University in Brno, Matej Bel University in Banska Bystrica, University of Pecs) – 15 points;
  • Reference Letters – the maximum amount of points is 10, including:
    • Endorsement of candidate’s academic competences – 5 points;
    • Endorsement of candidate’s social and cultural competences – 5 points.

English Language Proficiency Requirements:

Students whose first language is not English are required to prove their English language proficiency with a recognised certificate documenting command of the English language on a level specified by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education. This does not apply to English native speakers, graduates of study programmes where the language of instruction was English, and those who have obtained confirmation from their university unit stating that candidate’s language proficiency is sufficient for undertaking studies in English. A list of select certificates and/or documents, recognized by the Jagiellonian University is published here.

*Applicants who have completed a degree entirely in English are exempt from this requirement.