The global population, currently estimated at 7.6 billion, is steadily growing. The need to increase our food production in order to provide sustenance for more and more people is a critical, albeit controversial issue, chiefly due to environmental protection concerns. Is our rapidly changing society standing on the verge of a serious food crisis?Read More o Are we going to face a food crisis?
In the 17th edition of the Academic Ranking of World Universities, commonly known as the Shanghai Ranking, the Jagiellonian University has been ranked in the 301–400 group of higher education institutions, making it the highest rated Polish university on the list.Read More o ARWU: Jagiellonian University rated the best in Poland
In June 2019 Poland was hit by a heatwave. Scientists believe that the global warming finally starts to take its toll. Dr hab. The issues of the climate change and record high June temperatures in Polish cities are discussed by Prof. Agnieszka Wypych from the JU Department of Climatology.Read More o Hot and bothered
JU MC Institute of Public Health has received yet another grant of the European Union’s Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA). The funds will allow for the continuation of the international Master’s programme Europubhealth+: European Master in Public Health.Read More o JU receives another grant for the Europubhealth+ programme
Scientists working within the framework of the HADES collaboration have published an intriguing paper on the properties of exotic forms of matter in Nature Physics. The paper, entitled Probing dense baryon-rich matter with virtual photons, was co-authored by the Jagiellonian University physicists.Read More o JU physicists published in 'Nature Physics'
JU Faculty of Law and Administration is offering a unique Joint Master’s Degree Programme in Intellectual Property and New Technologies organized by the Jagiellonian University of Krakow, the World Intellectual Property Organization, and the Patent Office of the Republic of Poland.Read More o Intellectual Property and New Technologies – a new study programme in English
For four years, researchers from the Institute of Archaeology of the Jagiellonian University have been restoring the memory of bloody battles fought more than 100-years ago during the First World War at the current Polish-Slovak border in Subcarpathia. The deteriorating remains of hundreds of military sites and installations had long remained unstudied. The situation is slowly changing thanks to the efforts of the JU research team.Read More o JU archaeologists unravel dark mysteries of Subcarpathian forests