Every year on 6 November, Kraków higher education institutions observe the Academic Remembrance Day to commemorate both the departed members of the academic community and the victims of Sonderaktion Krakau, a Nazi operation carried out in 1939 as part of a larger effort to eradicate the Polish intellectual elite. 2019 marks the 80th anniversary of those terrible events.więcej o 80th Anniversary of Nazi Sonderaktion Krakau
‘Today the Jagiellonian University is proud to open a hospital worthy of the 21st century’, said the JU Rector Prof. Wojciech Nowak at the opening ceremony of the largest and most advanced medical centre in Poland, which will receive its first patients in less than a month.więcej o New University Hospital opened in Kraków-Prokocim
Ten international research projects have been selected in the BiodivERsA Call 2018 competition co-organised by the National Science Centre. Amongst the winning projects there are six that feature scientists from Poland, and one of them is Dr Michał Filipiak from the JU Faculty of Biology.więcej o International research on balancing the diet of wild bees
Dr Marcin Grabowski from the JU Faculty of International and Political Studies has become a member of the six-person Executive Council of the Central and Eastern European International Studies Association (CEEISA) in the years 2019-2022. The other five Council members represent research institutions from Great Britatin, Germany, the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Serbia.więcej o JU researcher elected to the governing body of an international association
For the second time in a row, the Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to an African. Though many people believed the Prize would go to Greta Thunberg or the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, the Nobel Committee decided to award the Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali for resolving the conflict in Eritrea. We asked Prof. Robert Kłosowicz, head of the Jagiellonian Centre for African Studies, to explain the significance of awarding two subsequent Nobel Peace Prizes to people from the war-torn continent of Africa.więcej o Another Nobel Peace Prize for Africa: what does it mean?
On 22 October 2019 the Jagiellonian University hosted an international conference devoted to academic and research cooperation between Poland and Brazil, whose participants included the Ambassador of Brazil to Poland Hadil Fontes da Rocha Vianna.więcej o JU works to strengthen Polish-Brazilian partnership
On 22 October, the Jagiellonian University was visited by a delegation from the University of Ghana. The guests were received at JU Collegium Novum by JU Rector’s Proxy for Internationalisation Prof. Adam Jelonek.więcej o Meeting with a delegation from the University of Ghana