Programme description

The general academic Master’s degree studies Ecology and Evolution are addressed to English-speaking undergraduate students who seek specialist education in contemporary ecological and evolutionary issues. Our experienced staff, familiarized with international, cross-cultural academic environment, imparts deepened and always updated theoretical and applicable knowledge with putting stress upon teamwork, developing problem-solving skills and planning field and experimental research. The unique, interdisciplinary study programme provides a large number of practical activities in well equipped, modern laboratories. The student gains a broad understanding of ecological and evolutionary principles and enters a path to become a successful scientist who can publish results of self-conducted research in recognized international scientific journals. He/she acquires adaptive social and managerial competencies along with a design mindset—so as to utilize ecological knowledge in practical environmental conservation and resources management.

Graduate’s profile

Graduates become effective scientists able to set up experiments and research (including field research/work) using appropriate and modern methods, analyze obtained results, write scientific papers and reports and prepare their spoken or graphic presentations. The accomplishment of two-year studies allows employment either in dynamically evolving public or private sectors worldwide: laboratories, public administration, governmental agencies, various types of research units as well as non-governmental and private organizations.

Qualification result

The ranking list reflects the applicants’ final qualification results calculated on the basis of interview which objective is to verify candidate's motivation for undertaking the programme of study, her or his general knowledge of the field of ecology, and proficiency in the English language.


The application fee is 20 USD (or 75 PLN, or 18 EUR). The fee is paid separately for each registration and each registration has its own bank account number assigned for the payment.

Tuition fee for EU citizens:: none

Tuition fee for non-EU citizens:

  • tuition for the first year: 9 500 PLN (approx. 2 900 USD)
  • tuition for the second year: 8 500 PLN (approx. 2 600 USD)

Tuition is paid in the amount for one semester, no later than by the first day of classes.

Contact us

Phone: +48 12 664 68 75; +48 12 664 51 24


Program taught in:
Jagiellonian University

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Last updated July 5, 2018
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Oct 2019
2 years
Tuition fee (EU): none. Tuition fee (non-EU): 9 500 PLN/year (approx. 2 900 USD/year)
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