Jagiellonian University (JU) is a public higher education institution. First founded in 1364, JU has been an integral part of Kraków for 650 years. Today’s JU links tradition with the challenges of the modern world. With 4,063 academic teachers and almost 500 distinguished professors, JU provides more than 100 professionally focused course areas in the most notable fields. For the past few years, JU has consistently occupied top positions in various rankings of the best universities in Poland.