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Accommodation - first year students

Information for Collegium Medium students can be find at Division for Education and Academic Careers

The information below is dedicated to international students, who:

- are beginning their studies at the Jagiellonian University for the first time,

- were previously enrolled for studies but got struck off from the list of students or resigned from studies before 1st October,

- participated in courses offered by the Jagiellonian University.

Other students must apply for the dormitories according to the rules described on this website: internationalstudents.uj.edu.pl/studenci/zakwaterowanie/kontynuacja.

During allocation of places we take into consideration criteria described below:

  • degree of disability – based on declaration and a document confirming the disability,
  • orphanage – based on declaration and a document confirming the orphanage,
  • distance from the university to the place of stay – declaration and a screenshot from Google Maps confirming the distance from the university (ul. Gołębia 24, 31-007 Kraków) to the place of stay,
  • financial situation – declaration and documents confirming the monthly income per family member (for the month preceding the date of application for a place in a dormitory),
  • form of financing of the studies – studying on a fee-, or non-fee-paying basis,
  • NAWA scholarship holder status,
  • refugee status - certificate.

IMPORTANT! Due to the limited number of places available we are unable to provide places for all international students who are beginning their studies.

  1. After enrolment log in to your USOSweb account and go to Common section tab > Applications > Dormitory application for year 2022/2023 - freshman-year foreigners only (not from MC).
  2. If you receive an information about allocation of a place, soon you receive an e-mail asking for the payment of the reservation fee.

IMPORTANT! If you receive a place in the Miasteczko AGH dormitory there is no need to pay the reservation fee. You must register on the website: https://akademik.agh.edu.pl and follow the rules described by the AGH.

  1. To receive a Housing Confirmation document to legalize your stay, send the confirmation of payment of the reservation fee to the address: welcome@uj.edu.pl.

Reservation fee

To use the allocated place in a dormitory you must pay the reservation fee. This fee later covers the payment of the rent for October. Failure to pay the reservation fee results in loosing the place in a dormitory, as it will be allocated to other student in need.

Housing confirmation

Usually, it is necessary to provide a proof accommodation to legalize stay. It may be a tenancy agreement for an apartment/a room or Housing Confirmation for a place in a dormitory. To receive such a document, send the bank transfer confirmation of the reservation fee payment to the: welcome@uj.edu.pl.

The information below is dedicated to international students who:

  • are beginning their studies at the Jagiellonian University for the first time,
  • were previously enrolled for studies but got struck off from the list of students or resigned from studies before 1st October,
  • participated in courses offered by the Jagiellonian University.

Places in the dormitories for the academic year 2022/2023 will be allocated according to the following deadlines:

  1st round

  • deadlines – call for applications: from 15th June to 5th July 2022
  • announcement of the results: until 15th July 2022
  • deadline for payment of the reservation fee: until 30th July 2022

2nd round

  • deadlines – call for applications: 19–31 July 2022
  • announcement of the results: until 15th August 2022
  • deadline for payment of the reservation fee: until 30th August 2022

3rd round

  • deadlines – call for applications: 10–20 august 2022
  • announcement of the results: until 30th August 2022
  • deadline for payment of the reservation fee: until 15th September 2022

4th round

for all students

  • deadlines – call for applications: from 29th August to 9th September 2022
  • announcement of the results: until 18th September 2022

 

The deadlines apply to all students and doctoral students of the JU without the Medical College (including students who are beginning their studies at the JU).

Deadlines for students and doctoral students of the Medical College are available here.

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Cost of living in dormitory is approximately PLN 500 per person per month. A deposit of approximately PLN 500 is obligatory paid at the beginning of stay. It is necessary to provide a photo for the resident’s card.

Single rooms are not available. Places in particular rooms are allocated by the Inhabitants Council in each of the dormitories. If you would like to live with a particular person, discuss it directly with the person responsible for your check-in on the check-in day.
Rooms are furnished with basic furniture: bed, table, wardrobe, bed cover, bedside lamp. Kitchens are not equipped, usually there are no fridges. There are student canteens in some of the dormitory buildings.

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Students may stay in private accommodation. The rent prices vary depending on localization, number of inhabitants and other housing conditions between PLN 800–2000.

There are different housing agencies where students can search for private accommodation: i.e. "Bratniak" Foundation Agency of Housing and Work – www.biuro.bratniak.krakow.pl

To avoid problems with renting an apartament please read the "Safe Tenency" guide prepared by the Safe JU team.
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