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Why is it worth studying at the Institute of Sociology of the Jagiellonian University?

WE ARE AT THE CENTER

  • The Institute of Sociology of the Jagiellonian University is the center of Krakow's sociology and one of the most important scientific and research centres in the country
  • We implement important and current research and scientific projects responding to the challenges of a changing world
  • This place is willingly visited by eminent representatives of science from Poland and abroad
  • Each week at JU Institute of Sociology brings new meetings and discussions on the most important topics and current events
  • We also use the power and potential of on-line formulas as a platform for meeting representatives of the world of science from Polish and foreign research, academic and research centers
  • We are also literally in the center - halfway between the Main Square and Wawel, right next to the most important places in Krakow, a step away from atmospheric cafes, where you can drink a good coffee during your break!

WE CARE ABOUT DEVELOPMENT

SCIENTIFIC

  • We place emphasis on the research, analytical and practical skills of students
  • We support students in their development - together we carry out research, educational and advisory projects for companies, non-governmental organizations, public institutions, local community
  • We work in interdisciplinary teams combining various approaches and perspectives - for years we have been organizing, among others, Inter-branch workshops NEW SPACE, during which we cooperate with several universities in Krakow
  • We develop science! We are the authors and co-authors of the most important and signisicant publications
  • The Jagiellonian University is one of the eight leading European research universities forming the union of universities Una Europe - this is also the area of ​​our activities!


SOCIAL

  • We really care about relationships - we meet, discuss, undertake joint activities for the Institute community, the University and society - because studying at 52 Grodzka Street is much more than just science!
  • We place emphasis on communication competences and enhancing interaction
  • We work with many entities preparing and implementing projects for the surroundings and the local community
  • We promote achievements and successes of  our students! We support them in their activities

WE CARE ABOUT QUALITY

  • We equip with competences that are highly valued on the labor market: research, analytical, communication, computer software, team work
  • Our lecturers  are specialists valued in the country and in the wide world
  • The quality of our courses is monitored by means of evaluation questionnaires completed by students at the end of each semester
  • We learn from our own experience - the results of the annual evaluation of didactic activities are very important to us. the voice of female and male students counts!
  • We are in constant contact with representatives of students - we know that cooperation is strength!

WE LIKE THE INTERNATIONAL CLIMATE

  • We promote student mobility - we offer dozens of foreign scholarships in 19 countries of Europe
  • In our study programs you will find a rich offer of English-language courses and classes conducted in cooperation with foreign centers
  • The classes host students from all over Europe as well as foreign professors and practitioners who visit us with expert lectures and share their experience during workshops and seminars
  • We work with numerous foreign partner universities and institutions, which gives us the opportunity to trip, meet with experts and practitioners, exchange the experiences, participate in significant projects

WE EDUCATE SPECIALISTS

  • Our education programs and course offer are adapted to the needs of the changing labor market
  • We teach how to plan, prepare and conduct research and how to professionally present their results to various audiences. This is what the employers value in our graduates!
  • We are constantly expanding the network of partners - we cooperate with respected companies and institutions in the field of student internships and research, scientific and educational projects
  • Courses at our Institute are conducted by experts in their fields - academic staff of the Institute and of the Jagiellonian University and other leading academic centers. This is a chance to meet those who shape science!