Information for incoming students

If you would like to study at the Jesuit University Ignatianum in Krakow (PL KRAKOW19) as an exchange student please read carefully the following information: 

1. Make sure your home university has a valid bilateral agreement (e.g. under the  Erasmus+ Programme) with our university within the field of your studies. Apply through your home institution in the academic year before you wish to study at Ignatianum. Every institution has its own procedures so please check with your International Office.
Upon a succesful application, your Coordinator/International Office informs us about your nomination by email to (the nomination deadlines are mentioned in the bilateral agreement between your university and Ignatianum). Nominations should include:
1. Student's complete name 
2. Date of birth 
3. Gender 
4. E-mail address 
5. Duration of exchange (autumn semester, spring semester or full academic year)
6. Study field and cycle

Unfortunately, we cannot accept applications from students who have not been officially nominated by their university.
Our IRO acknowledges the receipt of the student's nomination. The acknowledgement does not guarantee acceptance from our university. The student is required to apply according to the procedure below. 

2. Apply to us by sending the necessary documents (BOTH BY EMAIL AND REGULAR POST) within the following deadlines:
Application deadlines

 Autumn semester and full academic year

15 June

 Spring semester 

30 November

Documents to be send:

  • Student Application Form - scan by email, original by post
  • Learning Agreement for studies (use the template provided by your home institution by default) - scan by email, original by post
  • Copy of language competence certificate (min. B2 English level, according to the European Language Levels (CEFR) - confirmation issued by the home university is also accepted - students, whose mother tongue is Polish and wish to study in Polish only, are not obliged to send a certificate) - scan by email, original by post
  • Personal Details form - scan by email, original by post
  • Copy of your passport or identity card - scan by email, copy by post
  • 1 passport size photo (Paper form - 45 mm x 35 mm size) - by post

(Fact sheet - contains all the necessary information about Ignatianum within the Erasmus+ Programme for filling in the documents)

Please make sure that the documents are fully and correctly filled in and the scans are in good quality.

Where to send the documents?
E-mail address:
(We kindly ask you to name all the documents in a standard way YOURNAME_SEMESTER_ACADEMIC YEAR_ DOCUMENT TITLE)

Post address:
Agnieszka Baran
International Relations Office
Jesuit University Ignatianum in Krakow
Kopernika 26, 31-501 Krakow

After receiving all the documents, an official Letter of Acceptance is issued and sent to you and your Coordinator by email.

* The list of the courses in foreign languages, offered each year by our university is available under the 
following link:

3. Do not forget to bring with you:

  •  EHIC (European Health Insurance Card) or/and private insurance valid for your whole Erasmus mobility period
  • (If provided) documents from your home University (e.g. Certificate of Stay, Changes to Learning Agreement etc.)

4. Polish Language Course (2 ECTS)

All the incoming students are encouraged to participate to the Polish Language course (beginners level) organised by the Foreign Languages Centre. The course is semestral and its participants are provided with a certificate of attendance mentioning the achieved language level if they regularly attend and succesfully pass a final evaluation test.   

5. At the end of your stay

One or two weeks before your departure from Ignatianum you will be asked to complete an evaluation questionnaire to provide us with a feedback about your studying experience at our University.  

Students are provided with a Certificate of study period at Host Institution mentioning the date of enrollment and the date of completion of studies.

The Transcript of Record with the obtained scores at the Jesuit University Ignatianum in Krakow (along with all the rest original documents) are sent to the exchange coordinator after the student's registered departure from our university, by email and by regular post.

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