Cultural and tourist program


(no credits/ECTS points)




  • Sacrum/profanum. Polish customs and traditions (Eng./Pol.)

Our evening social events provide an opportunity for the students to experience important Polish cultural traditi ons first-hand. The events themselves are quite unconventi onal and include making pierogies for the Christmas Eve feast, decorati ng a Christmas tree, wax fortunetelling, singing, dancing and a bonfi re sausage roast. The program covers – among others – traditi ons associated with Christmas, Easter, St John's Eve, wedding ceremonies and Labor Day celebrations.


Dates: July 9-August 6 (Tuesdays); 8:00 p.m.


  • Cooking workshops
  • Film presentations (with English subtitles)
  • Theater performances and concerts (tickets not included)
  • Visits to galleries and museums (tickets not included)




  • Evening conversations and phonetics workshops (once a week)
  • Individual language consultations (twice a week)




  • Sightseeing tours of: the Jagiellonian University Museum in Collegium Maius, Krakow’s Old Town with the Wawel Royal Castle, and the Memorial and Museum Auschwitz-Birkenau (the former Nazi concentration camp).
  • Trips to: the ancient Salt Mine in Wieliczka; the Pieniny Mountains, including a raft ride on the Dunajec river; the Tatra Mountains, including a visit to the resort city of Zakopane.


All trips are organized for each program separately.