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  • Locations: Krakow, Poland
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring, Year
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: Academic Programs International 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2022 08/31/2021 08/31/2021 09/25/2022 12/23/2022
Spring 2022 08/31/2021 08/31/2021 02/20/2022 06/18/2022
Spring 2023 10/15/2022 10/15/2022 TBA TBA
Program Description:
Students who choose to study abroad in Krakow with API complete courses offered in English by the Jagiellonian University of Krakow’s Department of Humanities and Social Sciences. This program is designed to encourage an exchange of ideas and experience. The program focuses on the most significant issues of modern philosophy, anthropology, history, literary theories, art history and psychology. The main emphasis is placed on the modern and interdisciplinary character of 20th century cultural phenomena.

Students select the majority of their classes from the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences and may ask for special permission to complete a course in another department of the university that offers courses in English. The courses are generally attended by American and other international students. Most courses are equivalent to three semester credits. Course credits are indicated in parentheses after the course title. Not all classes taught outside of the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences are equivalent to three semester credits.

All programs include a two-week intensive Polish language course, during which students will be able to begin learning the language of their host culture. Students will earn up to 3 credits for this session. (This option was previously only available to the formerly titled ‘early start’ programs).

API students will indicate course choices on the application and then complete course registration upon arrival in Poland. When seeking approval for courses at their home university prior to departure, students should select courses only from the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences course listings. The list of classes with Polish students that are taught in English is not released until after API students have arrived in Poland. As final course selection may vary from pre-approved courses, it is important for all students to take their advisor’s contact information with them to Krakow to ensure that the courses that they take in Krakow can successfully transfer back to their home university.


There are limited internship opportunities in Krakow through the Galician Jewish Museum. If you are interested in working as a docent or with the museum’s marketing and communications department, please let your API Program Manager know as soon as possible. Internships are unpaid and do not award credit.