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Jagiellonian University, Poland (Direct Enroll) (summer)

The Programs
The dates of this program typically run mid-June to mid-July.

There are two programs:

The Jagiellonian University through the Kosciuszko Foundation offers three, four and six week sessions dedicated to the study of Polish language and classes on Polish history and culture. There are six different levels of language instruction from absolute beginner to the Proficient User.  A placement test will determine your appropriate level.

The Department of International Polish Studies (IPS) at Jagiellonian University, in partnership with other universities such as Brown University and Princeton University, offers a changeable program dedicated to the study of contemporary Polish cultural issues.

The Academics

The Kosciusko Foundation program is set up with language classes held in the morning Monday through Friday and a choice of courses held in the afternoon.  You may sign up for language classes at an intensive pace PLI or non-intensive classes PL, available during Session A. Students may add additional afternoon lecture classes to their course schedule at no extra cost.

The IPS program is generally organized around one or two daily classes devoted to a main issue taught by faculty from the partner institution and from Jagiellonian University. Study trips, Polish language course, film and theater may round out the program. Contact ips.applications@gmail.comfor information.

In order to earn credit at UConn for courses completed on this program, individual courses must be approved by a designated UConn course evaluator and assigned a UConn course number. Complete instructions for this process can be found under Academics.

This list of course equivalents indicates courses that other students have taken in the past. It does not guarantee that they will be available when you participate in the program. If you want to take a course that is not on the list below click on “Academics” to access information on the course accreditation process.General Education course substitution: your school or college will decide if specific study abroad courses can be used to fulfill General Education Requirements. You will need to individually petition your school for the substitution.  For exact information, go to “Academics” and “Gen Ed Substitution”.

Note: All study abroad courses have to be assigned a UConn course department number by faculty departmental evaluators before they can be posted and later considered for any minor, major, gen ed, or elective credit.

UConn Dept. and # University Course Title  Foreign # Foreign Course Credits Accreditation Expiration Date
ARTH 1193 Foreign Study CUL 1055 A Survey of Polish Art History 3 12/31/2019
DRAM 4135 Period Studies Culture 107A Symbols Embodied: Modern Polish Drama and Theatre 3 6/30/2018
HIST 3993 Foreign Study The Cold War (6 ECTS) 3 6/30/2018
HIST 3993 Foreign Study History 433 Special Topics in East European History: The Many Faces of Modern Poland 3 6/30/2018
HIST 3993 Foreign Study History History of Poland From Kingdom to the Third Republic 1 12/31/2018
MUSI  1193 Foreign Study Introduction to American Music 3 6/30/2019
PLSH 1193 Foreign Study Language A1 Beginning Polish Language (A1) 4 12/31/2018
PLSH 1193 Foreign Study CWCP/LII/C1 Polish, Level C1 6 12/31/2019
PLSH 1104 Intermediate II Polish language (B1) 4 6/30/2019
POLS 3993 Foreign Study Poland and the European Union 3 6/30/2019

The Experience

The Kosciusko Foundation program provides three meals daily, a double occupancy room (or a single at higher cost) in a student dormitory 5 tram stops from the Old Town, and scheduled sightseeing trips on weekends. In addition to the UConn application, apply directly to the Kosciusko Foundation. In addition to the UConn application, you must apply to the Foundation.

The IPS program offers accommodation in one of the University’s dorms with breakfast included. Many of the features change from summer to summer. In addition to the UConn Application, you must apply to IPS.


Certain fees associated with this program will appear on your UConn fee bill. These fees are required in addition to the costs billed to you directly by the third party program provider. For exact information on these additional costs, please visit this program’s budget sheet by clicking the link below.

Contact the UConn Office of Financial Aid Services for information regarding your individual financial aid package.

Budget Sheets: Summer
The Details

Dates / Deadlines:

Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 02/20/2018 02/27/2018 TBD TBD

Fact Sheet:

Class status: 1st Year, 2nd Year, 3rd Year, 4th+ Year Academic area: Arts, Humanities
Language of instruction: English Prior language study required: None
Open to non-UConn students: No Required GPA: 2.5