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Jagiellonian University / Collegium Maius

Pic. Grzegorz Ziemiański, www.fotohuta.pl

Jagiellonian University / Collegium Maius

15 Jagiellońska Street

Founded in 1364, the Jagiellonian University is one of the oldest in Central Europe and the oldest in Poland. Notable alumni include prominent scientists and artists: Nicolaus Copernicus, Jan Kochanowski, Mikołaj Rej, Bronisław Malinowski, Stanisław Lem, Tadeusz Boy-Żeleński, Karol Wojtyła (later Pope John Paul II), and Wisława Szymborska. Doctor Faustus is reputed to have practiced alchemy and black magic here.


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