JU International Relations Office opens a call for applications for degree-related students (i.e. part-time and full-time undergraduate studies, graduate studies, long-cycle studies) and participants of doctoral schools for one or two semester exchange at partner universities in the consecutive academic year within the framework of bilateral agreements signed at the university level usually once a year (mid November/early December). Addtional call is possible (around March) as bliateral exchanges become available.
Eligible candidates for the exchange program within the bilateral cooperation at the time of submitting application:
- 2nd year of bachelor’s studies (1st cycle degree),
- 1st year of master's studies (2nd cycle degree),
- 2nd-4th year of a 5-year-masters studies (long-cycle),
- 1st-3rd year of doctoral schools (3rd cycle degree).
A candidate can only be qualified for one exchange per academic year. All candidates applying for exchange should have a status of student/participant of doctoral schools.
The required documents for students and PhD students interested in taking part of the exchange program are available in the file Application of a student/a PhD candidate* for the exchange within university-level bilateral agreements, i.a.:
- confirmation of language proficiency of the host University - minimum B2 level (CEFR)
Documents confirming the level of a foreign language proficiency are: certificates from the Jagiellonian Language Centre (JCJ) or language certificates from certifying institution, i.e.: English: University of Cambridge, IETLS, TOEFL certificates; French: DALF C1 (Institut Français); German: DSD II; Spanish: DELE, SIELE (Instituto Cervantes); DIPLE, DAPLE, DUPLE (Instituto Camões). For students of Philology - language exam or certificate from the language tutor. We do not accept certificates from lecturers from private language schools or exam of secondary education (Polish: matura). The only exemption is The International Baccalaureate (IB) - on the basis of a certificate from JCJ,
- transcript of records – a certificate of the weighted average of all grades obtained by the candidate during all periods of study should be provided (the weighted average of at least 4,0 is a sine qua non for applying).
The candidate is required to provide also the documents required by the partner universities.
The call for applications for the exchange program is divided into two stages.
First stage: Evaluation of the applications by the Rector’s Committee for Bilateral Scholarships for JU undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students.
Second stage: Acceptation of the applicant by the partner university.
NOTE: Applicants who move on to the second stage might be asked by the host University to provide additional documents. Failing to provide such documents might result the disqualification of the applicant.
FINANCIAL CONDITIONS OF EXCHANGE PROGRAMME:
Partner universities: provide JU students fee waivers.
Jagiellonian University bears the costs of:
- travel insurance for the period of exchange stay (according to current agreement with insurance company TU Wiener). If the host university requires some additional insurance, the Jagiellonian University does not cover these costs and the TU Wiener policy is issued additionally.
Jagiellonian University offers additional financial support to students who achieve the highest scores in the qualification process, subject to the availability of funds. Jagiellonian University covers the following costs for eligible students:
- round trip tickets in economy class,
- visa (if applicable) and visa additional fees,
- one flat rate travel allowance for hotel transfer (in accordance with the country rate stipulated by Ministry regulations).
Exchange program participants cover the remaining costs related to their stay abroad (living expenses, additional materials, etc.). Additional funding is not anticipated.