The lectures will be held in Michał Bobrzyński Room in Collegium Maius of the Museum of the Jagiellonian University in the historical city center (Old Town) of Krakow. Krakow is second largest city of Poland and its main tourist destination. The city remains the culture capital of Poland and its seven universities and nearly twenty other institutions of higher learning make Krakow the country’s principal center of science and education. The city boasts hundreds of historical buildings, from medieval churches to Art Nouveau edifices. The list of cultural events in Krakow in August 2017 is here.


In Krakow, there is a large number of hotels of all categories. Please note that August is the peak tourist season in this popular tourist destination. Therefore, we suggest reserving your hotel room as soon as possible. A convenient location for your hotel could be the Old Town of Krakow where the Summer School venue is situated. Other possibility is the university hotel „Bursa St. Pigonia“, the price is 290 PLN (equiv. 67 EUR) a night. More information about it is available on its web page Cheap accommodation can be reserved at Nowojka Student hotel 


Krakow is reachable by plane. There is information about the transport from and to the Balice airport at this website

An alternative is the Katowice Pyrzowice airport which also has direct bus connections to Krakow - seet the website