Academy of Music of Krakow Rankings

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Ranking Category
#7962 of 14,131 In the World
#1796 of 2,785 In Europe
#79 of 127 In Poland
#9 of 12 In Krakow

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Acceptance rate
Highest Degree

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate43%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school graduate, musical secondary school graduate, matriculation leaving examination
Academic CalendarOctober to June (October - February; February-June)

We've calculated the 43% acceptance rate for Academy of Music of Krakow based on the ratio of admissions to applications and other circumstantial enrollment data. Treat this information as a rough guide and not as a definitive measure of your chances of admission. Different programs may have significantly varying admissions rates.


The tuition table for Academy of Music of Krakow gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Program Tuition Cost (per year)
Bachelor of Music 10,000 PLN
Master of Music 12,000 PLN
Doctor of Music 15,000 PLN

The Academy of Music of Krakow has on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Academy of Music of Krakow.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes Yes
Biology No No No
Business No No No
Chemistry No No No
Computer Science No No No
Economics No No No
Engineering No No No
Environmental Science No No No
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences No No No
Mathematics No No No
Medicine No No No
Physics No No No
Psychology No No No
Licencjat Music
Świadectwo ukończenia studiów podyplomowych Music
Magister Music
Doktor Music, Music Theory and Composition, Musical Instruments

Academy of Music of Krakow alumni

  1. Krzysztof Penderecki

    Krzysztof Penderecki
    Born in
    Poland Flag Poland
    1933-2020 (aged 87)
    Enrolled in the Academy of Music of Krakow
    Studied in 1954-1958
    composerconductorpedagoguemusic teacherviolinist

    Krzysztof Eugeniusz Penderecki was a Polish composer and conductor. His best-known works include Threnody to the Victims of Hiroshima, Symphony No. 3, his St Luke Passion, Polish Requiem, Anaklasis and Utrenja. His oeuvre includes four operas, eight symphonies and other orchestral pieces, a variety of instrumental concertos, choral settings of mainly religious texts, as well as chamber and instrumental works.

  2. Wojciech Kilar

    Wojciech Kilar
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    1932-2013 (aged 81)
    pianistcomposerfilm score composer

    Wojciech Kilar was a Polish classical and film music composer. One of his greatest successes came with his score to Francis Ford Coppola's Bram Stoker's Dracula in 1992, which received the ASCAP Award and the nomination for the Saturn Award for Best Music. In 2003, he won the César Award for Best Film Music written for The Pianist, for which he also received a BAFTA nomination.

  3. Abel Korzeniowski

    Abel Korzeniowski
    Born in
    Poland Flag Poland
    1972-.. (age 52)
    film score composercomposer

    Abel Korzeniowski is a Polish composer of film and theatre scores.

  4. Tomasz Stańko

    Tomasz Stańko
    Born in
    Poland Flag Poland
    1942-2018 (aged 76)
    recording artistcomposertrumpeterfilm score composer

    Tomasz Ludwik Stańko was a Polish trumpeter and composer. Stańko was associated with free jazz and the avant-garde.

All 36 notable alumni

Academy of Music of Krakow faculties and divisions

Faculty : Composition, Interpretation and Musical Education Conducting, Music, Music Education, Music Theory and Composition, Religious Music, Singing
Faculty : Instrumental Studies Jazz and Popular Music, Music, Musical Instruments
Faculty : Vocal and Acting Studies Acting, Music, Singing

General information

Alternative names AM
Academy of Music of Kraków
Akademia Muzyczna w Krakowie
Founded 1888
Accreditation Ministry of Science and Higher Education; Polish Accreditation Committee
Motto Plus ratio quam vis
More reason than force

Location and contacts

Address ul. Św. Tomasza 43
Kraków, Małopolskie, 31-027
City population 801,000

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