Admissions

The admissions limit in the academic year 2018/2019 is 25 persons. In the case of a higher number of applications than the set limit, admissions will be determined by the order of applications.

There are five admission periods for the candidates to submit their applications:

1.     from January 20 until February 28, 2018

2.     from March 1 until May 9, 2018

3.     from May 10 until June 20, 2018

4.     from June 21 until August 22, 2018

5.     from August 23 until September 5, 2018

In each case registration must be followed with admission fee. Successful registration will be confirmed by Jagiellonian University in 12 days after each registration period ends. The decision concerning the candidate's admission to the studies will be announced in following days:

1.     March 8th

2.     May 17th

3.     June 28th

4.     August 30th

5.     September 13th

After the candidate is informed about the positive decision, he or she is required to enroll for the studies (by sending all documents required upon enrollment) and pay the fee. The documents should be sent to the address of the Centre for Advanced Studies in the Humanities:

Centrum Studiów Humanistycznych UJ
ul. Grodzka 64, pok. 209
31-044 Kraków

1.     by March 28th

2.     by June 7th

3.     by July 19th

4.     by September 20th

5.     by September 20th

Registration must be followed with the admission fee in amount of 75 PLN / 18 EURO / 20 USD.

ADMISSION REGULATIONS

Both Polish citizens and foreigners may apply for admission to the MA studies in English.

The ranking list will be drafted on the basis of the order of applications determined by the date of sending in the required documents (according to the date on the postal stamp), in keeping with the schedule of registrations for studies.

All candidates in order to confirm their registration are required to submit the following documents:

 

  • scanned copy of the application form printed from the individual OAS account and signed by the candidate,
  • scanned copy of higher education diploma, entitling its holder to undertake second-cycle programmes, or—if the candidate does not have the document yet upon registration—scanned copy of certificate issued by the granting institution, confirming passing the final examination (diploma examination), including information on their final examination grade, diploma dissertation grade, final diploma grade, and grade average calculated in accordance with the granting institution regulations, and on holder's eligibility to apply for second-cycle programmes in the country of issue,
  • scanned copy of the supplement to the higher education diploma, or of the official transcript of records, or—if the candidate does not have the document yet upon registration—scanned copy of student’s record book (indeks), or other document including a full list of courses completed and grades received,
  • scanned copy of candidate's ID card, or of their passport photograph page,
  • scanned copy of motivation letter,
  • reference letter by a research fellow holding at least degree of Doktor (to be delivered by regular post to the address of the unit responsible for the application process that can be found in the study programme card in the "contact" tab),
  • scanned copy of Curriculum Vitae (résumé) in the Europass format, available at: http://europass.cedefop.europa.eu/en/documents/curriculum-vitae,
  • certified translation into English or Polish of all submitted documents issued in a language other than English or Polish.

 

Candidates who hold higher education diploma obtained outside Poland  are required to submit  additionally the following documents:

  • higher education diploma obtained outside of Poland is required to be authenticated with apostille or legalised.

 

Documents required upon enrolment

 

All candidates are required to submit the following documents:

 

  • the original application form printed from the individual OAS account and signed by the candidate, as sent scanned upon registration,
  • photocopy of higher education diploma, or—if the candidate does not have the document yet upon enrolment—certificate issued by the granting institution, confirming passing the final examination (diploma examination), including information on their final examination grade, diploma dissertation grade, final diploma grade, and grade average calculated in accordance with the granting institution regulations, and on holder's eligibility to apply for second-cycle programmes in the country of issue, together with candidate's written declaration to submit the photocopy of the document (together with the original document available upon request) by given deadline—under the pain of board denying admission,
  • photocopy of the supplement to the higher education diploma, or of the official transcript of records, or—if the candidate does not have the document yet upon enrolment—candidate's written declaration to submit the photocopy of the document (together with the original document available upon request) by given deadline—under the pain of board denying admission,
  • photocopy of document certifying candidate's command of the study programme language of instruction (foreign language)—does not apply to native speakers and to candidates who completed secondary school programme with that languages as language of instruction—or a document issued by the university unit responsible for the study programme certifying that candidate's command of language is sufficient for undertaking studies,
  • photograph (35 mm x 45 mm) taken without head covering, against light background, unless candidate holds the JU Electronic Student Identity Card,
  • photocopy of candidate's ID card, or of their passport photograph page (together with the original document available upon request),
  • certified translation into English or Polish of all submitted documents issued in a language other than English or Polish,
  • for enrolment by post: declaration of submission of original copies of all documents required upon enrolment for inspection by no later than 28 September 2018—under the pain of board denying admission.

 

Candidates who hold higher education diploma obtained outside Poland are required to submit  additionally the following documents:

  • higher education diploma obtained outside of Poland is required to be authenticated with apostille or legalised.

 

Candidates who do not hold Polish citizenship are required to submit  additionally the following documents:

  • photocopy of document certifying candidate's possesion of health insurance or casualty insurance for the period of studying in Poland, or photocopy of the European Health Insurance Card (together with the original document available upon request), or declaration of taking out the insurance in the National Health Fund (Narodowy Fundusz Zdrowia) immediately upon beginning of the first semester—in case of enrolling by post, written declaration to submit this document by no later than 28 September 2018 has to be enclosed to the set of documents submitted for enrolment—under the pain of board denying admission,
  • photocopy of medical certificate confirming lack of health conditions disqualifying the candidate from undertaking study programme (together with the original document available upon request—or, if the candidate does not have this document yet upon enrolment, or in case of enrolling by post, written declaration to submit this document by no later than 28 September 2018 has to be enclosed to the set of documents submitted for enrolment—under the pain of board denying admission.