Cracow, 2020, Jul 18th - Aug 2nd
Under the honorary patronage of the Rector of the Jagiellonian University, prof. Wojciech Nowak

The Project is financed by the Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange under the Foreign Promotion Programme
Unfortunately, due to coronavirus outbreak, we have to postpone our School. July 2020 will not be a safe term for the School, therefore we have to change it. Please bear it with us and be vigilant for our news about the new date. The 5th Cosmology School will take place, but in safer time. Due to this postponement, the registration will be extended, but please refrain from paying fees for the school and dormitory for now. Pre-registered participants will have priority in the school admission.


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Early registration:
Feb 25th - July 15th 2020
Fee: 600 PLN
Payments deadline: Suspended
  Late registration: will be announced later

Please be advised, due to high interest in the School, participants who have paid the registration fee will have priority.

Conference fee (early: 600 PLN, late: 700 PLN) should be transferred to:
Polskie Towarzystwo Astronomiczne
ul. Bartycka 18
00-716 Warszawa
From a Polish account:93 1160 2202 0000 0000 2906 0524
From other accounts: IBAN: PL 93 1160 2202 0000 0000 2906 0524
entitled: "Cosmology Krakow ­ {name and surname of a participant}" for example "Cosmology Krakow ­ John Smith".

Within the European Union, transfers should take just a few days, but it can take longer from outside the EU. In any case, please send us an e-mail with the confirmation or present it at the registration desk in Kraków. In order to receive an invoice on behalf of a company or organisation please state this during registration.

Frequently Asked Questions

Registration form:

I confirm that I have read and accepted the information about General Data Protection Regulation (obligatory).

I want to be informed about future school editions (my E-mail will be stored in the LOC Cosmology School database only for the purposes of contact and information about subsequent editions).
Yes No

First Name

Last Name




undergraduate graduate not a student

Do you need an invoice?
Yes No

Address for correspondence

If you'd like to take a short (15 minutes) oral presentation, please fill informations below.

Abstract (you can send it later, too!)

T-shirt type:

T-shirt size:

Dormitory reservation

There will be a dormitory accomodation possible. The price is 30 PLN (less than 10 EUR) per person per night in a double room. It needs to be paid with cash or a card on arrival.

Piast Students' Hotel (Hotel Studencki Piast):

ul. Piastowska 47
30-067 Kraków

If you need an invoice for the dormitory, please provide the invoice data on arrival at the hotel reception.
You can pay for the dormitory using account number other than the one for the conference fee:

Account number:
IBAN: PL 09 1160 2202 0000 0000 4973 7004
Bank Millennium S.A.
ul. Stanisława Żaryna 2A
02-593 Warszawa

Transfer title: "cosmoschool" + name and surname

Places at DS PIAST in this special price are pre-booked until June 15, for participants of the Cosmology School only. The "cosmoschool" password is then required at payment. The deadline for booking your room at such a price is therefore June 15 (the last day for registration). After this date we will be not able to guarantee a place in the dormitory. So, we recommend to plan the details of your travel and accommodation immediately after registering.

Would you like to reserve a dormitory accomodation from 18th of July to 2nd of August?
Yes No
Put here an information if you need a longer stay or if you have a roommate preferences or other requests.

Diet preferences
do not care vegetarian vegan special
Describe special diet

Letter of invitation for Visa aplication

Do you need a Letter of Invitation for visa application?
Yes No
Details for the Letter of Invitation or other info

Remember that if you need the Letter of Invitation, please ask your Supervisor to send to us a signed Letter of Recommendation on your behalf to our School contact e-mail. Letter of Recommendation should outline the information about your scientific experience and activities, and the reasons why you should attend the School (please note that the Letter of Recommendation has to be signed and sent by your supervisor, and it should be sent from his/her official academic account).

Visa Information

Citizens of countries in the Schengen Area do not need any specific papers. Participants from outside of the Schengen Area, please check with the Polish embassy in your country about the specific papers needed, if any. You personally have to ask the embassy or the consulate for the Visa in order to participate in the 5th Cosmology School 2020 in Kraków.

Applying for the Visa may take some time and organizers cannot participate in the process. Only thing organizers are able to do is to send you a Letter of Invitation which is needed for the application.

5th Cosmology School 2020 organizers cannot take any responsibility for unsuccessful visa applications or intervene against any decision made by the embassies. Also, please take into account that Visa application is a process that might take some time, remember to fill in your application in advance. Late registration participants, please be advised that the first deadline in almost at the minimum time necessary for Visa application processing. In some countries process of the application itself might take some time additionally to the application processing and issuing the Visa. Whole process might take even up to 2-3 months.