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Faculty of Law and Administration

Faculty of Law and Administration is the oldest at the Jagiellonian University. It dates back to the University's foundation in 1364. Presently, it is widely recognised as the best one in Poland, as evidenced by numerous rankings and contests. The faculty features study programmes from three fields: Administration, Law, and Intellectual Property and New Media Law.

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Faculty of Medicine

The oldest medical faculty of the Jagiellonian University offers three study programmes: Medicine, Medicine and Dentistry, and Nutrition. Students are able to specialise in such fields as Cardiology, Neurology, Physiology, Metabolic Diseases, Internal Diseases, Molecular Biology, and Paediatrics. Every year, the faculty's study programmes are winning numerous contests for their quality of education.

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Faculty of Pharmacy

The Faculty of Pharmacy offers such study programmes as Pharmacy, Cosmetology, and Medical Analytics. The research conducted at the faculty is focused on new innovative medicine, medication toxicity assessment and other issues related to biotechnology and pharmacoeconomics. The faculty comprises 16 research and teaching units, as well as the unique Museum of Pharmacy, Garden of Medicinal Plants, and specialised animal quarters.

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Faculty of Health Sciences

The faculty has a long tradition of teaching nurses. Prospective students can apply to programmes such as Physical Therapy, Nursing, Obstetrics, Public Health, Emergency Medicine, and Electroradiology. The faculty researchers study the human body and use their knowledge to improve health care and quality of life, and to help patients in critical condition. Some examples include research on preventive cardiology and healthy nutrition.

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Faculty of Philosophy

The faculty is composed of 5 institutes: the Institute of Philosophy, the Institute of Pedagogy, the Institute of Psychology, the Institute of Religious Studies, and the Institute of Sociology as well as the Chair in Comparative Studies of Civilisations. It is among the oldest ones at the University, as its history can be traced back to the Faculty of Liberal Arts formed in 1364. At the Faculty of Philosophy, humankind is the centre of academic research. Students learn about individuals, societies, diverse cultures, and religions to better understand the world we live in.

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Faculty of History

This faculty is an ideal place for those with a deep passion for ancient cultures, art, cultural property protection, and history in general. The Faculty of History offers study programmes in fields such as Archaeology, Ethnology, Cultural Anthropology, History, Art History, Jewish Studies, Musicology, and Cultural Property. The faculty is composed of 6 institutes, each of which boasts significant contributions to research in various fields.

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Faculty of Philology

The Faculty of Philology comprises 8 institutes: the Institute of English Studies, the Institute of German Studies, the Institute of Classics, the Institute of Oriental Studies, the Institute of Romance Studies, the Institute of Slavonic Studies, the Institute of Eastern Slavonic Studies, and the Institute of Linguistics.

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Faculty of Polish Studies

At the Faculty of Polish Studies, students are able to choose programmes from the following fields: Editing, Polish in Social Communication, Cultural Studies, Comparative Studies, and Theatre Studies. The Centre for Polish Language and Culture in the World and the School of Polish Language and Culture are also a part of the faculty, which regularly publishes prestigious academic journals and research papers.

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Faculty of Physics, Astronomy and Applied Computer Science

The faculty offers its students programmes in disciplines such as Astronomy, Astrophysics, Physics, Biophysics, and Applied Computer Science as well as interdisciplinary programmes: Studies in Mathematics and Natural Sciences and Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology. The faculty is composed of the Marian Smoluchowski Institute of Physics, the Cluster of Departments of Applied Computer Science, the Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Observatory, and the IT Service Centre. The faculty was appointed a National Leading Science Centre.

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Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science

The faculty's offer includes such academic fields as Theoretical Mathematics, General Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Mathematical Finance, Mathematical Economics, Mathematics and Computer Studies, Biomathematics, and Computer Mathematics, as well as Applied Computer Science, Theoretical Computer Science, Analytical Computer Science, Bioinformatics, Software Engineering, 3D Modelling, and Artificial Intelligence and Control.

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Faculty of Chemistry

The Faculty of Chemistry specialises in three main areas: chemistry, medicinal chemistry, and environmental protection. The researchers are chiefly interested in biological and medicinal chemistry, catalysis and environmental chemistry, organic synthesis, molecular modelling, spectroscopy, forensic and conservation analysis, and advanced materials and nanotechnology.

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Faculty of Biology and Earth Sciences

Study programmes at the Faculty of Biology and Earth Sciences are very flexible in nature. Students can learn about cells, organisms, environments, climate, and the Earth as well as structure of cities and regional development. The academic offer includes Biology, Biology and Geography, Biology and Geology, Geography, Geology and Neurobiology. The faculty is composed of 5 institutes: the Institute of Botany, the Institute of Geography and Spatial Management, the Institute of Geological Sciences, the Institute of Environmental Sciences, and the Institute of Zoology and Biomedical Research as well as the Botanical Garden.

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Faculty of Management and Social Communication

The faculty offers programmes from the fields of Psychology, Journalism, Film and New Media Studies, Cultural Studies, Information Processing, Library Science, Social Policy, Economy, and Management. The diversity of available programmes makes the Faculty of Management and Social Communication one of the most interdisciplinary units at the Jagiellonian University.

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Faculty of International and Political Studies

The Faculty of International and Political Studies offers education in Political Sciences, Cultural Studies, and Regional Studies in Polish, English, Russian and Ukrainian. The faculty comprises 7 institutes, 1 independent chair, and 5 specialist research units.

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Faculty of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Biotechnology

The faculty offers study programmes in the fields of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Biotechnology. Researchers are concentrated mainly on microbiology, cell biology, immunology, virology, and plant physiology. Although the faculty was established in 2002, which makes it the youngest Jagiellonian University faculty, it already boasts impressive research results. The academic staff of the faculty actively cooperates with over 80 Polish and foreign research centres.

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Faculty of Geography and Geology

The faculty, established in 2017, consists of the Institute of Geography and Spatial Management and the Institute of Geological Sciences. It offers first- and second-cycle study programmes in Geography, Spatial E-Management, and Geology as well as PhD programmes.

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