NEW Spring 2019! Be one of the first UW-Eau Claire students to experience this new USAC program!
Program Summary & Location
The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire has partnered with University Study Abroad Consortium (USAC) to offer students the opportunity to study and explore in the historic city of Kraków, Poland. Have no fear, no Polish language is needed to enjoy this program! This program is offered in both semesters as well as in the summer. The program is housed at the Cracow University of Economics (CUE), one of Poland's premier universities. You will take courses with other USAC students, taught by local faculty, in the areas of Polish Language and Culture, International Business, Central European Studies/Politics, Jewish Studies/Holocaust Studies. CUE is home to nearly 21,000 students. On campus you will have access to the library, sport facilities, cafes and the clinic. USAC does provide some excursions on this program, trips may vary by term but have included, Auschwitz, Wieliczka Salt Mine, Zakopane and Tatra Mountains.
Kraków is the second largest city and one of the oldest cities in Poland. The university is located in the center of Kraków and is about a 10 minute walk to the historical Old Town center that has numerous monuments, museums, cafes and shops. The city center is also where you can conveniently catch a train or bus to explore Poland and the rest of Europe. The city itself is located on the Vistula River and the deep history of the city provide for beautiful architecture. About three hours south of Kraków you will encounter the Tatra Mountains which provide spectacular views.
To learn about eligibility requirements, academic course offerings, how courses transfer back to UW-Eau Claire, and the academic calendar, click the following button:
Academics - Poland: Kraków (USAC)
To see more on what resources they provide and special notes on the program, click on the following button:
Support - Poland, Kraków
Housing & Meals
Students will be housed in off campus residence halls or apartments arranged by USAC. Students are responsible for cooking/purchasing their own meals. There are affordable restaurants on and near campus, as well as a popular grocery store and smaller markets nearby and throughout the city.
By clicking on the following term, you will find more information on program costs. If the term you want to go abroad is not listed, please see the most recent term and add 7% to your
estimate to factor in exchange rate fluctuations and tuition increases. Click on the buttons below to view that term's cost estimate.
Learn More & How To Apply
Still have some questions? We have peer advisors for a variety of programs, click here
to see if we have one available for this program. If there isn't a peer advisor, the study abroad coordinator would be happy to answer your questions. You can schedule an appointment with a peer advisor or coordinator by calling 715-836-4411.
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