Hailey Riechelson, CC'17

Barn in Poland

Jagiellonian University Summer Program

Language of Instruction: English, Polish
Term: Summer

Enjoy spending time studying Polish for a summer term

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Please be advised that undergraduate participation in study abroad programs offered by institutions outside of Columbia University (Columbia-approved) are suspended through August 1, 2021.This includes the program on this webpage. For alternative summer opportunities offered by UGE, please see here: https://global.undergrad.columbia.edu/studyabroad/search/columbia-programs.


To begin learning Polish or to further your knowledge of the language, attend the Summer School of Polish Language and Culture program which offers three, four and six-week programs focused on the Polish language. Throughout the experience, you live in a local student dormitory.


Besides taking Polish language courses at the appropriate level, you can choose from a variety of courses on political science, economics, history, art and more. Students should work with their study abroad adviser regarding whether or not courses taken in English can transfer back to Columbia University.

Program Features

The program takes you on a wide variety of excursions to teach you more about Polish culture and the city of Krakow. You live in a dormitory on campus and have access to the local dining hall.


Review eligibility to ensure that you meet all Columbia requirements to study abroad.

Review the external program webpage to understand any additional program prerequisites.

Application Instructions

To apply, you must complete the two steps below. Deadlines vary and some applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Therefore, you should complete the steps below simultaneously:

  • To apply for Columbia clearance (approval) to study abroad, click on "Start Your Application" on this webpage. Clearance applications are approved on a rolling basis until the application deadline listed on this webpage.
  • To apply for program admission, complete an external application directly on the program webpage. Note that this deadline may be in advance of the Columbia clearance deadline.

Fact Sheet

Foreign Language Learning
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Dates & Deadlines

Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, April 1, 2020