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International Relations Office

International Relations Office
ul. Czapskich 4
31-110 Kraków
Phone: +48 12 663 11 10
International Relations Office
ul. Czapskich 4
31-110 Kraków

The International Relations Office (IRO) participates in the implementation of the Jagiellonian University's policy concerning international cooperation. It consists of two Units:

  1. International Cooperation,
  2. Administration and Finances.

The International Cooperation Section is responsible for:

  • supporting activities related to initiating and coordinating international cooperation of the Jagiellonian University with universities and research institutions at the university level;
  • preparing bilateral agreements on scientific cooperation realised at the university level;
  • providing support to JU units interesting in signing cooperation agreements on faculty and institute level;
  • coordinating the JU's participation in IRUN;
  • organising trainings and meetings for international relations officers from partner universities;
  • editing the IRO's periodical Newsletter;
  • maintaining the database of all the JU's bilateral agreements with international universities and research institutions;
  • coordinating exchange within bilateral agreements at the university level and providing administrative-financial assistance to JU staff, PhD candidate and students;
  • administering the Rector's Committee for Bilateral Grants for Students and PhD Candidates;
  • coordinating and administering The Ryoichi Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Fund (SYLFF) and the Jagiellonian University SYLFF Steering Committee;
  • administrative-financial assistance to holders of the Lew Sapieha Award and the Iwan Wyhowski Award (academic staff and PhD candidates from Belarus and Ukraine) as well as the JU's grant-holders of The Króliczewski Educational Fund;
  • administrative assistance to JU candidates for governmental scholarships offered by the Bureau for Academic Recognition and International Exchange;
  • coordinating posts for Polish language teachers within governmental agreements;
  • coordinating and registering ERASMUS+ agreements (KA1 Mobility for learners and staff) and administrative-financial assistance to staff mobility, collaborating with JU units concerning rankings, internationalisation and international cooperation;
  • collaborating with JU units concerning the realization of bilateral exchange of  students/PhD candidates at the university level;
  • preparing the IRO's distribution list (information about various grants, summer schools, conferences and scientific events);
  • reporting on international co-operation.

 

The Administration and Finances Section is responsible for:

  • providing administrative-financial assistance to JU staff, PhD candidates and students qualified for international mobility, in particular:
  • mobility application forms and their verification,
  • mobility procedures and settlement of advance payments,
  • information on the rules of calculation of expenditures on mobility,
  • mobility database,
  • collaboration with the JU Bursar's units and Office of Human Resources,
  • international insurance for staff, PhD candidates and students,
  • financial assistance to mobility within Erasmus+,
  • coordinating the collaboration with travel agencies;
  • tender call notices for the booking of air, train and bus tickets;
  • collaboration with airlines.

Contact Information

iro@adm.uj.edu.pl
www.dwm.uj.edu.pl/en_GB/o-dziale

Address: ul. Czapskich 4 , 31-110 Kraków

Phone: +48 12 663 11 10
Fax: +48 12 422 17 57

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