Built in 2001, the hall of residence offers accommodation to students of the Jacob of Paradies University is located at ul. gen. Józefa Piłsudskiego 9. Situated in the city centre, DeSant enjoys a peaceful location between two large parks: the Henryka Siemiradzkiego Park and the Mikołaja Kopernika Park. Convenient public transport links offer quick access to all school facilities.

The building has 11 floors. On each floor, there are six residential units, consisting of two double rooms and two triple rooms (except for the1st floor, where there are only single and double rooms). Each unit has a shared bathroom with a toilet, a shower and two wash basins. All rooms are furnished with beds (duvets and pillows), a table, and a wardrobe. There are also multimedia outlets providing cable TV to all residents. Internet access is available for students free of charge. On each floor, there is a student kitchen, a study room, and a laundry with a drying room. In addition, residents can use a billiard room, a TV room, a cafeteria and a car park around the building.



-         per person in a 3-person room - PLN 200

-         per person in a 2-person room - PLN 210

-         per person in a 3-person room (improved standard) - PLN 250

-         per person in a 2-person room (improved standard) - PLN 270 or 280

-         per person in a 1-person room (improved standard) - PLN 300 or 320


DeSant Hall of Residence of the Jacob of Paradies University

ul. gen. Józefa Piłsudskiego 9

66-400 Gorzów Wielkopolski phone +48 95 721 60 99

phone/fax +48 95 721 60 95

  1. Rector – prof. dr hab. Elżbieta Skorupska-Raczyńska
  2. Pro-Rector for Organisation and Development – dr Arkadiusz Wołoszyn
  3. Pro-Rector for Student Affairs – dr Przemysław Słowiński
  4. Chancellor – mgr Roman Gawroniak
  5. Vice Chancellor for Administration – mgr Małgorzata Bednarz
  1. We offer future-oriented fields of study tailored to the needs of the job market.
  2. Every year, the school is ranked highly in the Polish academic rankings, which confirms the quality of educational services it offers.
  3.  We occupy prominent places in the leading higher school rankings of: "Perspektywy" monthly, "Rzeczpospolita" daily, and "Newsweek" weekly. We have also been awarded the "Uczelnia Liderów" certificate (School of Leaders).
  4.  We are the only higher school in the Lubuskie region where students may study Finance and Accounting and Security Engineering.
  5. We are open to the world and welcome new opportunities. As we participate in the Erasmus programme and promote international cooperation, our students are encouraged to complete some of their courses abroad, in one of the following countries: Italy, France, Cyprus, Austria, Germany, Hungary, and Lithuania.
  6.  Studying with us is comfortable. Our students have at their disposal a wide range of facilities, including one of the most modern libraries in the region and well-equipped buildings, which were modernised with funds provided by the EU.
  7. We hold the "Uczelnia walcząca z plagiatem" (School Fighting Plagiarism) certificate.
  8. We were also awarded the "Złota Skarbonka" (Golden Piggy Bank) award for efficiency of our business operations in the Lubuskie region.
  9. We are proud to have a women's basketball team in the premier women's basketball league in Poland. In the last five years, our team has won two silver and two bronze medals at the Polish Championships and played in the Euroleague.
  10. Our students enjoy free access to sports activities such as basketball, volleyball, football, swimming, and aerobics in a professional sports centre.
  11. At AJP, you may do a double degree in pedagogy (in the Polish and German educational systems).
  12. Our students may use the Microsoft Live@edu platform free of charge (which gives access to email, instant messaging, SMS alerts, etc.).
  13. We are also initiators and organizers of the successful "PiGi" Student Cabaret Review, which started in 2006.
  14. We work with local cultural institutions such as Jazz Club "Pod Filarami", the Juliusz Osterwa Theatre, and the Gorzów Philharmonic.
  15. Our students are encouraged to pursue their passions and interests by joining a variety of student research clubs, working on the student council, being involved in voluntary work, singing in the school choir or doing sports in the AZS AJP sports club.
  16. Students in need may receive financial assistance such as a need-based grant, food allowance, accommodation allowance, and a grant for students with disabilities.
  17. Our Career Centre ensures that our graduates enter the job market effectively and efficiently.
  18. Our teaching staff are a guarantee of high quality education.
  19. There is the School of Polish Language for Foreigners (Polish: Szkoła Języka Polskiego dla Cudzoziemców), which offers primary and intermediate Polish language courses, and one-to-one classes. We also operate a Polish Language Counselling Service (Polish: Akademicka Poradnia Językowa) used by those who are in doubt about their linguistic accuracy.
  20. We are licensed to administer international examinations (TELC) in English and German.
  21. The Academic Centre for Euroregional Research (Polish: Akademickie Centrum Badań Euroregionalnych, ACBE) is yet another organizational unit of the school. The aim of the research centre is to develop as a research facility researching into the history and culture of the region and the Euro-regions.
  22. The school operates the Academic Cultural Centre (Polish: Akademickie Centrum Kultury), which aims to promote the cultural life of the School and the city, supporting cultural initiatives of the whole academic community.
  23. Our students are able to study in a comfortable environment. The classrooms, computer and language labs, lecture halls, and an ultra-modern library are professionally equipped and adjusted to the needs of students with disabilities. Student accommodation is available at the modernised 11-story hall of residence called DeSant.

The Department of Administration and National Security offers 7 areas of specialisation in the undergraduate ADMINISTRATION programme and 3 areas of specialisation in the undergraduate NATIONAL SECURITY programme. Both day and weekend programmes last 3 years (6 semesters). All our day programmes are tuition-free. Graduates receive the degree of licencjat (equivalent to a bachelor's degree).

Contact details:

Department of Administration and National Security Dean's Office

ul. F. Chopina 52, bud.7

 66-400 Gorzów Wielkopolski

phone: +48 95 721 60 61; email: waibn@ajp.edu.pl


The Department of Economics offers 5 areas of specialisation in the field of MANAGEMENT, 3 areas of specialisation in FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING, and 2 specialisations in ECONOMICS. They are all undergraduate programmes, and their graduates receive the degree of licencjat, equivalent to a bachelor's degree. Both day and weekend programmes last 3 years (6 semesters). All our day programmes are tuition-free.

Contact details:

Department of Economics Dean's Office

ul. F. Chopina 52, bud. 7, p. 301

66-400 Gorzów Wielkopolski

phone/fax: +48 95 721 60 15; email: we@ajp.edu.pl


The Department of Humanities offers 18 areas of specialisation (and majors) in the fields of: PHILOLOGY, POLISH PHILOLOGY, PEDAGOGY, CULTURAL STUDIES, TOURISM AND RECREATION, and ART EDUCATION*. They are all undergraduate programmes except for Polish philology which is also available as a complementary master's degree programme. The undergraduate day and weekend programmes last 3 years (6 semesters) in all the areas of specialisation. All our day programmes are tuition-free. The master's programme in Polish philology lasts two years. Its graduates receive the degree of licencjat ( equivalent to a bachelor's degree) or magister ( equivalent to a master's degree). The students decide on their area of specialisation after completing the first year of study.

* provided that the Ministry of Science and Higher Education agrees that the programme will be offered.

Contact details:

Department of Humanities Dean's Office

ul. Teatralna 25, p. 107

66-400 Gorzów Wielkopolski

phone: +48 95 721 60 35, fax: +48 95 721 60 36; email: wh@ajp.edu.pl


The Department of Technology offers 3 areas of specialisation in the fields of COMPUTER STUDIES and 3 areas of study in MECHANICAL ENGINEERING. All of them are undergraduate engineering programmes. The undergraduate programmes in both fields last 3.5 years (7 semesters). To be awarded the degree of inżynier (equivalent to bachelor of science degree), students must defend their diploma papers and pass the final exam.

Contact details:

Department of Technology Director's Office

ul. Myśliborska 34,

66-400 Gorzów Wielkopolski

phone: +48 95 727 95 36; email: wt@ajp.edu.pl

In the new academic year 2016/2017, the Jacob of Paradies University offers tuition-free 26+ day programmes designed for students over 26 years of age. The programmes are tailored to meet the needs and time constraints of working students, young parents, or people who are unable to take morning classes due to other obligations.

 Anybody who wishes to complete their education will appreciate this innovative solution. The classes will be held 3-4 times a week (eg from Monday through Thursday, after 3.30 pm). The enrolment requirements and deadlines are the same as in the case of the other day programmes. For details see our website at: www.ajp.edu.pl, CANDIDATES.

The 26+ day programme is a perfect solution for those who want to obtain an undergraduate or graduate degree (licencjat, inżynier,or magister) in one of 13 fields of study:

  • administration,
  • national security,
  • philology,
  • Polish philology,
  • cultural studies,
  • pedagogy,
  • tourism and recreation,
  • economics,
  • finance and accounting,
  • management,
  • computer science,
  • security engineering,
  • mechanical engineering,

The Jacob of Paradies University

(Polish: Akademia im. Jakuba z Paradyża)

ul. Teatralna 25, 66-400 Gorzów Wielkopolski

www.ajp.edu.pl, e-mail: rektor@ajp.edu.pl, phone: +48 95 721 60 22, fax: +48 95 712 60 23


Our School is open and welcomes students from home and abroad. Founded in 1998, the Jacob of Paradies University has educated more than 12,000 graduates!

Our programmes of studies are regularly updated to meet market demand. Thanks to our close cooperation with the local community and commitment to adjustto the changing needs of employers, we are able to provide flexible higher education according tomarket requirements and help our students to start their careers. This is undoubtedly one of the most important factors that make studying at the Jacob of Paradies University worthwhile.

Our school provides students with comfortable facilities in attractive locations around the city. In 2011, we obtained EU funds to modernise school facilities at Teatralna Street and Fryderyka Chopina Street, and built a modern auditorium seating up to 500 people.

The school is divided into four departments: Department of Administration and National Security, Department of Economics, Department of Humanities, and Department of Technology. The school has about 3,500 undergraduate and graduate students and nearly 300 teaching staff. We offer undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, a graduate programme in Polish philology as well as undergraduate engineering programmes in computer science, mechanical engineering and security engineering, and other coursesand training. There is a wide range of specific subject areas in each programme.









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