Copper League
Jagiellonian University

Poland

Jagiellonian University, 31-007 Krakow, Poland

425 World
rank
1 Country
rank
Foundation year:
1364
Short name:
JU
Type:
Public
Students:
44040
Faculty:
3580
Faculty/Students Ratio:
12
:
1
Web-site:
www.uj.edu.pl/
Region:
Europe
Location:
Krakow
  Dimension Rank Score
Overall 425 45.831
Teaching 216 61.541
Research 536 32.161
International Diversity 516 32.829
Financial Sustainability 568 38.787
Additional Rankings Rank Score
Reputation Rankings 260 62.464
Research Perfomance Rankings 426 43.872
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TEACHING
World Rank: 216
Country rank: 1
Score: 61.541
League: Silver League
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name
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40 %
Academic staff per students 20 %
Academic staff per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per academic staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
World teaching reputation 20 %
RESEARCH
World Rank: 536
Country rank: 1
Score: 32.161
League: World League
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name
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40 %
Citations per academic and research staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per admitted PhD 20 %
Normalized citation impact 20 %
Papers per academic and research staff 20 %
World research reputation 20 %
INTERNATIONAL DIVERSITY
World Rank: 516
Country rank: 2
Score: 32.829
League: World League
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name
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10 %
Share of international academic staff 20 %
Share of international students 20 %
Share of international co-authored papers 20 %
Reputation outside region 20 %
International level 20 %
FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY
World Rank: 568
Country rank: 2
Score: 38.787
League: World League
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weight
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name
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10 %
Institutional income per academic staff 20 %
Institutional income per students 20 %
Papers per research income 20 %
Research income per academic and research staff 20 %
Research income per institutional income 20 %

Overview

The Jagiellonian University is a public higher education institution, a self-governed university, which is run in accordance with a legal Act, the Statute, and according to traditional customs. The Cracovian University, as one of Poland's best institutions of higher education and the second oldest in Central Europe, occupies an important position on the academic world map. The Jagiellonian University educates on the three levels: Ordinary, Masters, and Doctoral, following the principles of the Bologna Process. There are well over a hundred degrees and specialties available in Polish, as well as over a dozen in English. The European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) has been implemented in all courses and specialties, enabling trouble-free linking of studies at UJ with studies in other European countries. Together with the development of co-operation with a number of universities worldwide, this has enabled a great increase in student mobility.

Mission Statement

The mission of the University is to educate foster culture in society and carry out scientific research. Due to its own activity and personal example of academic society members, the University prepares mature, self-reliant people for the home country, who are ready to solve everyday problems, which the modern life brings up. The University not only takes part in development of science, health protection, art and other fields of culture but also educates and up-brings students and academic personnel according to ideas of humanism and tolerance, spirit of respect for truth and hard work, the law and justice, human dignity, patriotism, democracy, honour and responsibility for Society and Homeland. The University operates by keeping constant contact with local and foreign research institutes, community centres, education and didactic institutions, cultural and economical units and also health care centres. The Jagiellonian University operates in accordance to freedom of scientific research and education. The basic principles, which bind the University, tell to promote creative scientific thinking and already achieved results; this is expressed by unity of science and education.