Cracow

Cracow

Magical Cracow remains in the memory of everyone who has ever visited the city. In the past, Cracow was the political and cultural center of Europe. It was the seat of Polish kings and Polish capital up to 1596. Cracow is one of the most important seats of learning in Poland. It is here where the first Polish university was set up. Established by king Casimir III the Great in 1364 Jagiellonian University (then called Kraków Academy) was one of the oldest university in Europe.

For students-to-be Cracow has an extremely wide offer of schools. These are represented by: Jagiellonian University, Thaddeus Kosciuszko University of Technology, AGH University of Science and Technology, Pedagogical University of Kraków, Cracow University of Economics, TheAgricultural University of Cracow, the Pontifical University of John Paul II, the University School of Physical Education in Krakow, theJan Matejko Academy of Fine Arts, theAcademy of Music in Kraków, Ludwik Solski Academy for the Dramatic Arts.

The main square of the Old town is the heart of the city. It is the largest town square of medieval Europe and at the same time one of the largest European squares today. In 1978 UNESCO has placed the Old Town on the list of World Heritage Sites. Cracow is special treasure house of invaluable works of art, innumerable museum pieces and fascinating relics. On the area of the Cracow’s Old Town there are more than hundred churches, numerous palaces and townhouses represent all epochs and styles. Historical role of Cracow and it historic values make that from many years the city is an important cultural centre of Europe.

In this city we may find more than 60 museums, more than 30 theatres, 70 art galleries and many other cultural and art institutions. Cracow, the city marked with numerous international prizes, is one of the most attractive European cities for tourists. The power of Cracow is an amazing mix of tradition and modernity. It is culture, art, science and entertainment present wall-to-wall. Under a spell of Cracow stay tourists from Poland and abroad and legions of tourists from all over the world. Because Cracow is a marvellous city, unique one.

School list

Total 29 items.

Jagiellonian University in Krakow

31-007 Kraków, ul. Gołębia 24
+48 (12) 663 14 01, 663 14 08,

Cracow University of Economics

31-510 Kraków, ul. Rakowicka 27
+48 (12) 293 56 28, 293 54 25,

Cracow Higher School of the Health Promotion

31-158 Kraków, ul. Krowoderska 73
+48 (12) 631 54 40, 423 38 40,

Pontifical University of John Paul II

31-002 Kraków, ul. Kanonicza 25
+48 (12) 421 84 16,

Agricultural University of Cracow

31-120 Kraków, al. Mickiewicza 21
+48 (12) 662 42 74,

Pedagogical University of Cracow

30-084 Kraków, ul. Podchorążych 2
+48 (12) 662 60 14,

Tischner European University in Kraków

31-864 Kraków, Al. Jana Pawła II 39 A
+48 (12) 683 24 03,

The School of Management and Banking in Kraków

30-079 Kraków, Al. Kijowska 14
+48 (12) 635 68 05, 635 68 00,