Two students of the International Security and Development programme at the JU Faculty of International and Political Studies, Esther Staes and Christopher Wijono, have been awarded in a competition hosted by the CYBERSEC 2020 Young Leaders Initiative.więcej o Students of ISAD awarded by the Kosciuszko Institute
The SOLARIS National Synchrotron Centre has signed the contract for the supply of a superconducting wiggler, which will be the source of synchrotron radiation for the SOLCRYS beamline. The supplier of the device will be the Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics (Russia).więcej o Contract for supply and installation of superconducting wiggler
In this year’s Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, the Jagiellonian University advanced from the top 800 to the top 600, achieving the highest score among 19 Polish higher education institutions classified in the ranking. The league table includes more than 1,500 universities across 93 countries and regions and is considered one of 3 most popular and prestigious world University rankings along with the Academic Ranking of World Universities and the QS World University Rankings.więcej o Jagiellonian University moves up in THE World University Rankings
On August 23-27, 2020 the first online conference of the International Society for Clinical Biostatics (ISCB41), organised by the Jagiellonian University, took place. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the event, initially planned as a large meeting in Kraków, had to change its character. The conference featured over 700 researchers and experts in the field of public health, epidemiology and other biomedical disciplines from over 50 countries.więcej o Jagiellonian University holds an online conference for several hundred researchers
On 1 September 2020 Professor Jacek Popiel, until recently the JU Vice-Rector for Human Resources and Finance Management, assumed office of the Rector of the Jagiellonian University. He took over the position from Prof. Wojciech Nowak, who led the oldest Polish University from 2012 to 2020. JU Vice-Rectors and Deans for the term 2020-2024 also took office during the ceremony at JU Collegium Maius.więcej o Prof. Jacek Popiel becomes new Rector of the Jagiellonian University
Scientists from the Jagiellonian University, University of Gdańsk and Medical University of Gdańsk have joined forces to develop a safe and effective vaccine against COVID-19. Its protective effect is supposed to result from the stimulation of T cells of the vaccinated person to destroy cells infected by the virus. The research is funded by the Foundation for Polish Science within the framework of the EU Smart Growth Operational Programme.więcej o Researchers from Kraków and Gdańsk working on COVID-19 vaccine
At midnight on August 23 the first round of admissions to long-cycle and first cycle undergraduate programmes in Polish for Polish citizens at the Jagiellonian University came to a close. The JU Department of Admissions published statistics which reveal which study programmes have been the most popular this year. Similarly to previous years, Law and Psychology attracted the highest number of candidates.więcej o Admissions 2020: which study programmes were most popular among applicants?