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Information for Collegium Medicum students can be find at Division for Education and Academic Careers
Apllication for a place in a dormitory is possible only for those, who are already enrolled for programme.

  • To receive a place in a dormitory during the round designated for a particular group of students, fill in and register the appropriate form in USOSweb. Filling in the Declaration of income and submitting the printed application is unnecessary.

    Choose the appropriate application in USOSweb > Common section tab, having in mind the year of study for which you are applying:

    • Housing application for a place in a dormitory – students with Polish citizenship enrolled on the 1st year of first- or long-cycle studies (without Medical College) – for students who have not been enrolled on any study programme at JU (studies, courses, internships, etc.); Students who have been enrolled on another study programme at JU should choose the application for higher-year, second-cycle, Erasmus+ students;
    • Housing application for a place in a dormitory – higher-year, second-cycle, Erasmus+ students (without Medical College) – for students who:

    continue their studies on the same cycle of studies;

    have enrolled on the 1st year of second-cycle studies;

    will study at JU under the Erasmus+ students’ exchange;

    have enrolled on the 1st year of first- or long-cycle studies but have been enrolled on another study programme at JU  (studies, courses, internship, etc.)

    • Housing application for a place in a dormitory – international students enrolled on the 1st year of first- or long-cycle studies (without Medical College) – for international students for whom the upcoming academic year will be the 1st year of studies at JU (excluding courses, internships, exchange programmes, etc.) Students who have been enrolled on another study programme at JU should choose the application for higher-year, second-cycle, Erasmus+ students.
    • There is also an application for JU doctoral students available in the system – Housing application for a place in the JU Doctoral House (JU doctoral students without Medical College) and an appropriate application for the students and doctoral students of Medical College.

     

    While filling in the application, follow the instructions and answer questions provided by the system. Each circumstance referred to in the application must be confirmed with appropriate attachments (to confirm the distance from your place of residence, you may attach a print screen of the route from online maps).

    While filling in the application you:

    • choose and rank preferred dormitories (firstly, add dormitories to the list, secondly, rank them from the most to the least preferred ones);
    • may indicate the dormitory where you do not want to live (if you do not add a dormitory where you do not want to live to the basket and will not receive a place in other preferred dormitories, you will not receive a place in any of the dormitories);
    • may indicate students with whom you would like to live in a dormitory (suggestions will be taken into consideration only if each of the students indicated by you will indicate the same other students from your list).
IMPORTANT! Due to the limited number of places available we are unable to provide places for all international students who are beginning their studies.

Application round for students, who in the academic year for which the place in the dormitory is allocated:

  • continue their studies on the same cycle of studies;
  • have enrolled on the 1st year of second-cycle studies;
  • have enrolled on the 1st year of second- or long-cycle studies, and have been enrolled on another study programme at JU (studies, courses, iinternships);
  • will study at JU under the Erasmus+ students’ exchange

An application round is available for students who have not been enrolled in any study programme at JU (studies, courses, internships, etc.). Places in the dormitories for the academic year 2024/2025 will be allocated according to the following application rounds:

1st round

  • call for applications: from 17th June to 12th July 2024
  • announcement of the results: until 23rd July 2024
  • exchange of the dormitories: no earlier than 3 days before the announcement of the results
  • deadline for payment of the reservation fee: until 31st July 2024

70% of places will be available in the 1st round. 

2nd round

  • call for applications: from 24th July to 4th August 2024
  • announcement of the results: until 15th August 2024
  • exchange of the dormitories: no earlier than 3 days before the announcement of the results
  • deadline for payment of the reservation fee: until 25th August 2024

30% of places will be available in the 2nd round. 

3rd round

  • call for applications: from 15th August to 27th August 2024
  • announcement of the results: until 4th September 2024
  • exchange of the dormitories: no earlier than 3 days before the announcement of the results
  • deadline for payment of the reservation fee: until 10th September 2024

Places unused in the previous rounds will be available in this application round.

4th round

  • call for applications: from 5th to 13th September 2024
  • announcement of the results: until 20th September 2024
  • exchange of the dormitories: not applicable
  • deadline for the payment of the reservation fee: not applicable

Places unused in the previous rounds will be available in this application round.

  •  Places in the dormitories for the academic year 2024/2025 will be allocated according to the following application rounds:

    1st round

    • call for applications: from 17th June to 12th July 2024
    • announcement of the results: until 23rd July 2024
    • exchange of the dormitories: no earlier than 3 days before the announcement of the results
    • deadline for payment of the reservation fee: until 31st July 2024

    70% of places will be available in the 1st round. 

    2nd round

    • call for applications: from 24th July to 4th August 2024
    • announcement of the results: until 15th August 2024
    • exchange of the dormitories: no earlier than 3 days before the announcement of the results
    • deadline for payment of the reservation fee: until 25th August 2024

    20% of places will be available in the 2nd round. 

    3rd round

    • call for applications: from 15th August to 27th August 2024
    • announcement of the results: until 4th September 2024
    • exchange of the dormitories: no earlier than 3 days before the announcement of the results
    • deadline for payment of the reservation fee: until 10th September 2024

    10% of places will be available in the 3rd round. 

    4th round

    • call for applications: from 5th to 13th September 2024
    • announcement of the results: until 20th September 2024
    • exchange of the dormitories: not applicable
    • deadline for the payment of the reservation fee: not applicable

    Places unused in the previous rounds will be available in this application round.

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I. Students of Jagiellonian University:

  • current students,
  • students enrolled on second-cycle studies (Poles and international students)
  • students enrolled on first- or long-cycle studies for the first time (Poles)
  • international students from Erasmus+ exchange
  1. Allocation of a place in the dormitory is based on the points granted for the application. Points are granted based on the following criteria:
  • financial situation – the amount of income per family member for three full months preceding the month of applying for a place in the dormitory – from 0 to 50 points:
    • income under PLN 1500 – 50 points;
    • income from PLN 1501 to PLN 2000 – 40 points;
    • income from PLN 2001 to PLN 2500 – 30 points;
    • income from PLN 2501 to PLN 3000 – 20 points;
    • income from PLN 3001 to PLN 3500 – 15 points;
    • income from PLN 3501 to PLN 4000 – 10 points;
  • the distance from the permanent place of stay to the university (ul. Gołębia 24, 31-007 Kraków) from 0 to 15 points (counted according to the formula min(odl*15/600;15));
  • degree of disability confirmed by a certificate issued by an appropriate authority;
    • severe degree – place guaranteed;
    • moderate degree – 20 points;
    • mild degree – 10 points;
  • refugee status granted in the Republic of Poland or benefit from temporary or subsidiary protection on the territory of the Republic of Poland – 7 points;
  • family situation of the student – 10 points;
    • attaining the age of majority in foster custody
    • death of both parents before reaching 26 years of age by the student,
    • being raised by a single parent, especially in the case of a failure to enforce the alimony from the second parent;
  • receiving the Rector’s Scholarship or the Minister’s scholarship for the preceding academic year – 10 points;
  • work for the JU Student Government, student organisations or scientific associations during the academic year preceding the academic year of applying (however, the points are granted for only one, the highest-scoring achievement):
    • holding the position of the chairman or the president of a student organisation, government body, scientific association or the Research Societies Council – 10 points;
    • holding the position of a board, committee or collegial body member of a student organisation, the student government, scientific association or the Research Societies Council – 6 points;
    • holding the position of a student organisation member, scientific association or the student government – 3 points.
  • other criteria
    • lack of a master's or equivalent professional degree - 6 points,
    • taking a year-long teaching cycle covering two semesters in the academic year for which a place in a dormitory is to be granted - 10 points.
  1. The following criteria apply during the allocation of a place in a particular dormitory and room type (single, double, collective) according to the student’s preferences:
  • current year of study according to the study programme for which you are applying:
    • students enrolled for the 1st year of first- and long-cycle studies – 1 point;
    • students in the 1st year of first- and long-cycle studies – 2 points;
    • students in the 2nd year of first- and long-cycle studies – 3 points;
    • students in the 3rd year of first- and long-cycle studies – 4 points;
    • students in the 4th year of long-cycle and 1st year of second-cycle studies – 5 points;
    • students in the 5th year of long-cycle and 2nd year of second-cycle studies – 5 points;
  • studying on more than one study programme at Jagiellonian University – 2 points;
  • degree of disability confirmed by a certificate issued by an appropriate authority:
    • mild – 2 points;
    • moderate – 5 points;
    • severe – place guaranteed according to the preferences;
  • receiving scholarships in the academic year preceding the academic year of applying listed below:
    • scholarship from the University's Funds – 1 point;
    • the Rector’s Scholarship – 3 points;
    • the Minister’s Scholarship – 8 points;
  • performing one of the highest-scoring functions in the JU Student Government confirmed by the chairman of the JU Student Government, committee, team, chairman’s proxy of the JU Student Government or Faculty’s Council of the JU Student Government in the academic year preceding the academic year of applying:
    • chairman of the JU Student Government – place guaranteed according to the preferences;
    • JU Student Government board member – 8 points;
    • vice-chairman of the committee or team led by the board member of the JU Student Government – 5 points;
    • proxy of the chairman of the JU Student Government – 6 points;
    • chairman of the JU Dormitories’ Council – 5 points;
    • chairman of the Faculty’s Council of the JU Student Government – 7 points;
    • vice-chairman of the Faculty’s Council of the JU Student Government – 4 points;
    • member of the committee or team led by the proxy of the chairman of the JU Student Government – 4 points;
    • secretary of the JU Student Government Council – 4 points;
    • member of the Dormitories’ Council of the JU Student Government – 4 points;
    • member of the Audit Committee of the JU Student Government – 3 points;
    • member of the Faculty’s Council of the JU Student Government – 3 points;
    • member of the Residents’ Council of the JU Student Government – 3 points;
  • performing one of the highest-scoring functions in the JU scientific associations confirmed by the chairman or the academic supervisor of the association in the academic year preceding the academic year of applying:
    • chairman of the Research Societies Council – place guaranteed according to the preferences;
    • member of the board of the Research Societies Council – 8 points;
    • president of a scientific association – 5 points;
    • member of the selection committee of the Research Societies Council – 3 points;
    • member of the Audit or Appeal Committee – 3 points;
    • member of the scientific association board – 3 points;
    • member of the team appointed by the chairman of the Research Societies Council – 2 points;
    • member of: − one scientific association – 1 point;
    • two scientific associations − 2 points;
    • three scientific associations − 3 points;
  • performing one of the highest-scoring functions referred to in a−e in the academic year preceding the academic year of applying:
    • member of the JU Senate − 5 points;
    • member of the faculty’s council − 3 points;
    • member of the council of the “Bratniak” Foundation of Students and Graduates − 3 points;
    • member of the institute’s council − 2 points;
    • member of the committee appointed based on the JU Senate − 1 point;
  • volunteer work for Jagiellonian University or a public benefit purpose organisation confirmed by the certificate issued by the organisational unit of Jagiellonian University or the organisation for which the volunteer work was performed in the academic year preceding the academic year of applying:
    • work for one entity − 1 point;
    • work for two entities − 2 points;
    • work for three or more entities − 3 points
  • Places in the dormitories are allocated firstly to the students who:
    • do not have a permanent address in the Municipality of Kraków or neighbouring municipalities;
    • are enrolled on full-time study programmes.
  • Students enrolled on part-time study programmes and on leave may receive a place in the dormitory in duly justified cases no earlier than after the blockage of places in October if places are available.

II. International students enrolled on first- or long-cycle studies for the first time

The allocation of places is based on the points granted for the application.

Points are granted based on the following criteria:

  • financial situation – the amount of income per family member for the month preceding the month of applying for a place in the dormitory – from 0 to 50 points:
    • income under PLN 1500 – 50 points;
    • income from PLN 1501 to PLN 2000 – 40 points;
    • income from PLN 2001 to PLN 2500 – 30 points;
    • income from PLN 2501 to PLN 3000 – 20 points;
    • income from PLN 3001 to PLN 3500 – 15 points;
    • income from PLN 3501 to PLN 4000 – 10 points;
  • the distance from the permanent place of stay to the university (ul. Gołębia 24, 31-007 Kraków) − from 0 to 50 points (counted according to the formula min(round(odległość_w_km/150),50))
  • degree of disability confirmed by a certificate issued by an appropriate authority: allocated places;
  • refugee status granted in the Republic of Poland or benefit from temporary or subsidiary protection on the territory of the Republic of Poland – 10 points;
  • family situation of the student – 10 points;
    • attaining the age of majority in foster custody or
    • death of both parents before reaching 26 years of age by the student,
  • studying on a non-fee-paying basis, or the National Agency for Academic Exchange (NAWA) scholarship status – 25 points;

The following criteria apply during the allocation of a place in a particular dormitory and room type (single, double, collective) according to the student’s preferences:

  • Degree of disability confirmed by a certificate issued by an appropriate authority – 2 points.

Students can also rent:

  • private rooms or apartments;
  • private dormitories;
  • a place in a room in a dormitory at another university in Kraków.

You can rent an apartment with other students or a single room in an apartment. Most offers can be found on real estate websites or social networks in groups related to apartment rentals. A room or apartment can be rented independently or through a real estate agency.
For detailed information about prices, available places, and conditions for renting a room in a private dormitory or a dormitory of another university in Krakow, contact the manager directly.
The amount of rent including additional charges (such as electricity, internet, water) ranges from 800 PLN per month, depending on the number of people living in the room or apartment, the distance from the city center, and the standard of the rented apartment or room in a private dormitory.

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

Jagiellonian University does not act as an intermediary for renting a room in a private dormitory or an apartment. To avoid problems with renting an apartament please read the "Safe Tenency" guide prepared by the Safe JU team.

Schedule for checking in to the dormitories for the academic year 2024/2025

(Bursa Jagiellońska, Bydgoska (including the Doctoral House), Nawojka, Piast, Żaczek)

  • internal rehousing (applies to the individuals staying in the dormitories during vacations):
    • 23rd – 24th September 2024
  • checking in:
    • 25th September – 3rd October 2024

The date of the end of checking-in is the date of the blockage of places in a particular dormitory. Failure to check in until the day of the blockage of places results in losing the allocated place.

Checking in is possible after booking a date via form (which includes the checking-in details and rules of living) sent to each individual who was allocated a place in a JU dormitory to the e-mail address provided in USOSweb.

Checking in to AGH University Student Campus

Individuals who were allocated a place in AGH University Student Campus must check the checking-in rules published here and register here.

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