Application procedure

Foreign students that wish to study at Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski Krakow University as Erasmus students need to follow the application procedures by filling in an application form in English.
The form has to be printed out, carefully filled in, signed by the student and sent in original by post to the International Office of AFMKU.

Application form

Application deadlines
The standard deadlines for the submission of the Erasmus exchange applications are as follows:
For winter Semester: 30 June
For spring Semester: 30 November

Confirmation of admission
The confirmation of admission in the form of a “Letter of Acceptance” at Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski Krakow University within the Erasmus programme is sent to the students by the Faculty coordinators after the expiration of the deadline for applications.
International Relations Office is responsible for the administration of documentation. It also provides support in all general information related to the University and necessary procedures for the application.

All the Erasmus exchange students that have been accepted receive an e-mail to confirm receipt of their application and inform about further steps to be taken by the students before the beginning of their studies at AFMKU. It is strongly advised not to make any travel arrangements before obtaining the formal acceptance for studies at AFMKU.

The Erasmus students are assigned Polish students- guides or ‘buddies’ who can provide support in all matters related to the organization of the arrival and stay in Poland, the University, necessary procedures for the application or any other issues that might arise before, on and after arrival at AFMKU. They stay in touch with the Erasmus students via e-mail well before their arrival in Krakow and they are the first persons to be contacted with in case of any problem or if there are any issues the exchange students may require to be helped with.

Course selection
Exchange students can select freely from the wide range of courses offered at AFMKU.
The official language of instruction is Polish. However, students, who do not speak Polish, can find an attractive alternative in programmes that are conducted in the English language.
The courses offered in English are presented on the web, however, they might change due to scheduling changes etc., so in each case it should be discussed with the Faculty coordinators.
Courses in English

Each Erasmus student is obliged to prepare a Learning Agreement (LA). It includes a preliminary list of the classes a student intends to take at AFMKU and needs to be confirmed by the student, home university and receiving university.
The Learning Agreement can be revised after a student gets to AFMKU in the event of changes etc. In such a case, a Changes to Learning Agreement has to be prepared within the first two weeks of a semester.

Learning Agreement for Studies | Guidelines
Learning Agreement for Traineeships | Guidelines

Foreign Erasmus students are offered the Polish language courses, as well as courses of some other languages. All the detailed information is available in the Language Centre (room 117A).
Language Centre website

After finishing the period of Erasmus mobility, students are issued Transcript of Records on the basis of the Course Registration and Examination Form for Erasmus Students that students are obliged to submit to the Internation Relations Office (room 205 B).

Student ID Card

All Erasmus exchange students are entitled to hold an electronic Student Identification Card. It proves a student status and allows entrance to various university facilities, discounts on some means of public transport, purchasing entrance tickets for swimming pools, fitness, or museums.
The card is issued only if the following documents are delivered by the students to the respective Dean’s Office: two passport photos in hard copy, a copy of the passport or the European national ID card (EU citizens only), a student card application form, a receipt confirming the fee for issuing the card has been paid after student’s arrival at AFMKU.