The Archives of the Jagiellonian University are one of the oldest and largest university archives in the world. The Jagiellonian University archive collects materials from an institution that has been operating for over 650 years and its collections have almost six thousand meters of current files. They document the uninterrupted and diverse activities of Almae Matris Jagellonicae over more than six centuries.
The resources of the Jagiellonian University Archives include numerous archival groups, including files of the rector’s office, the general assembly of the university, senate, faculties, colleges, dormitories, departments, prosecutor, the bursar and the entire administration as well as university benefices and foundations.
Currently, the entire archive consists of:
- department of old files department of new files
- department of the Collegium Medicum file
- non-act documentation department research department of the history of the Jagiellonian University
- paper and leather preservation department
- audiovisual documentation department
The archive of the Jagiellonian University includes the Main Magazine and the Old Polish Workshop located in the building of the Jagiellonian Library at al. Mickiewicza and archival rooms at ul. Lindego and ul. Badurskiego in Kraków.