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  • Locations: Krakow, Poland
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Restrictions: KU applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 10/15/2018
Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program after a decision has been reached and will be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.

Indicates that deadline has passed
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Exchange, Study Abroad Study Abroad Program Coordinator: Jenna Hunter-Skidmore
Language of Instruction: English, Polish Minimum GPA Eligibility: 2.75 GPA
Open to Non-KU students: No Open to graduate students: Yes
Program Description:

KU is a member of the Mid-America Universities International consortium, MAUI, which provides KU students with access to sites within a partner consortium in Europe called the Utrecht Network.  The network of schools and programs abroad enables KU students to study at sites throughout Europe during the fall or spring semesters as well as for an entire academic year. MAUI-Utrecht Network sites are total immersion programs; in most cases, students register as a regular student at the host institution, take the same courses, have the same assignments, and participate in the same activities as the local students. This means that a student applying for MAUI-Utrecht Network site must be more proactive and prepared to handle being in a location where they may be the only KU student in the program.

Language Considerations

Most sites offer language courses to improve your knowledge of the language spoken in that particular country, some sites offer all coursework in English, and some require advanced language proficiency in order to be accepted. The University of Missouri – St. Louis has maintained a list of courses offered in English at some of the Utrecht Network universities. This list is available here, and is updated as often as possible.  Additionally, the institution may list course information below.

Jagiellonian University


For the most up-to-date institutional information, visit the Mid-America Universities International website.

University’s Full Name Jagiellonian University in Krakow
Number of MAUI/AEN students you can accept during 2013/2014 4 semesters
Areas of study open for exchange students

Polish Studies, International Relations, Area Studies, History, Sociology, Geography

Areas of study not available to MAUI/AEN students

Medicine, European Studies, Public Health, Law

Utrecht Network contact person

Miroslaw Klimkiewicz  
phone: +48-12-663 1106
Fax: +48-12-663 1545 

General university web site
International office web site
Academic Calendar

Autumn: October 2 – January 28
Spring: February 24 – June 15

Examination Period(s)

Autumn: January 29 – February 23
Spring: June 16 – June 30


Orientation session(s)

Orientation Week: October 2 –9  (no costs)

ECTS available All
Application deadline(s) for admission

June 15 for Autumn, November 30 for Spring

Application material on the web site or paper copies only

Application form at


Course registration deadline(s)

Beginning of terms

Enrollment in coursework/academic advising support : Are there special issues students should concern themselves with course registration? Any services available to assist in registration or course selection?

Detailed information about courses in English taught within the above mentionned study programmes are available at
Detailed information about courses taught in Polish within the above mentionned study programmes are available on UsosWeb  (

Language requirements

Polish or English (Language proficiency form)

Language test certificate required?


Preparatory language course for incoming students

Courses taught in English

Internships available? No
Student jobs available/allowed? No
Housing assistance

Yes-contact International Students Office

Cost estimates per month
  • - Housing : private ~200-250 euro;

    - JU dormitory ~85 euro
    - Meals: 150-200 euro
    - Books: 50 euro
    - Local transportation: 20 euro
    - Health insurance: 25 euro
Optional on campus meal plan?(Y/N) No
Additional fees to pay

Additional Polish language course during the semester fee-paying ~125 euro/72 hours/7ECTS

Comparable health insurance coverage from abroad allowed/not allowed

Allowed and recommended

Health facilities at the university

Scanmed health center al. Armii Krajowej 5, phone: (+48) 12 629 88 001

Summer courses available?

Courses of Polish Language and Culture:

Active Democratic Citizenship in Central and Eastern Europe:
Prior arrangements needed to secure visa before arrival in country?

Visa Requirements: For non-EU citizens visa required
Residence Permits: For non-UE citizens residence permit/visa required
*Please check nearest Polish Embassy or Consulate General for most current details & information.

Last update of this information February 2013


Eligibility varies by site considerably. Some MAUI sites have GPA, language and level (JR/SR) requirements. Most requirements are listed on the institutional information above.  Additionally, some sites are more competitive than others and have less open spaces available.  Before applying, KU students should plan to meet with a program coordinator to review the site restrictions, eligibility and chances of placement to ensure the site is a good fit for them.

Costs & Tuition

Like all KU exchange programs, the cost of tuition and fees would be paid to KU.  Additionally, each European partner site will have estimated on-site costs listed above.

Financial Aid

KU students who qualify for financial aid in the form of Stafford and/or other loans, Pell or SEOG Grants, and scholarships may apply the aid to the cost of a Study Abroad Program.

KU Study Abroad supplemental scholarships are available to KU degree seeking students. Applications are available online.  The scholarship application deadline is March 1 for Academic Year & Fall programs and October 1 for Spring programs.

This program is currently not accepting applications.