Our skin itches for various reasons. We rarely perceive it as an anomaly – we think of it more as a temporary state. As it turns out, compulsive scratching can in some cases be a disorder. We asked Dr Katarzyna Prochowicz from the JU Institute of Psychology to elaborate on this subject.Read More o Compulsive scratching. Can we overcome it?
On 22 June 2017, the Jagiellonian University hosted the first Korea Forum Seminar, entitled "Polish Experience in Transformation and Possible Implications for the Korean Peninsula", organised by the JU Institute of the Middle and Far East in collaboration with the Embassy of the Republic of Korea to Poland.Read More o Jagiellonian University hosts Polish-Korean forum
Is it possible to reconstruct the fates of people who left no written records? Łukasz Majchrzak, a PhD student from the Jagiellonian University Institute of Archaeology, is seeking answer to this question by studying Andean mummies of Chancay culture using state-of-the art methods from the field of archaeology, biology and analytical chemistry.Read More o Will mummies from Peru speak?
It has become a tradition that every year the JU International Relations Office invites administrative officers from partner universities to discuss and foster new ideas on the development of international co-operation and other issues related to the international activities of universities. The event is directed to the staff of higher education institutions from the European Union as well as those from outside of Europe which participate in the KA103 and KA107 Erasmus+ Programme.Read More o ERASMUS+ Staff Training Week 2017
During the closing ceremony of this year’s edition of School of American Law, held on 12 June at the JU Collegium Maius, Prof. Leah Wortham was awarded with the gold Plus Ratio Quam Vis medal. The medal was presented to her by Prof. Dorota Malec, JU Vice-Rector for University Development.Read More o Prof. Leah Wortham receives the Plus Ratio Quam Vis medal
The Jagiellonian University and the University of Warsaw took joint first place in the Polish higher education institutions ranking Perspektywy 2017. It has happened for the second time since the ranking was first published 18 years ago. The third place was taken by Warsaw University of Technology.Read More o Jagiellonian University ranked as the best in Poland by Perspektywy Education Foundation