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Botanic Garden of the Jagiellonian University

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Poland - Kraków

Institution Code: KRA

International Agenda Registration: Yes

BGCI Member: No

Main Address:
Botanic Garden of the Jagiellonian University
ul. Kopernika 27,
31-501 Poland

Telephone: (48 12) 421 26 20
Fax: (48 12) 663 36 33
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Prof. Bogdan Zemanek
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 37
    Educational Staff Number: 6
    Research Staff Number: 4
    Administration Staff Number: 3

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Date founded: 1783
  • Physical Data
  • Total Area: 10 Hectares
    Latitude: 50.0666
    Longitude: 19.9666
    Annual Rainfall: 715 mm
    Altitude: 201.00 Metres
    Total area of glasshouses: 2500 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: No
    Arboretum: Yes
  • Seed Bank: No
  • Number of Visitors: 75000

Plant Collections

  • Cultivation Taxa Num: 6900
  • Special Collections:Cycadeae, Orchidaceae, Cacatceae, Platycerium,Acer, Betula

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: Yes

Research Programmes

  • Education: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Public Lectures/Talks: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Special Exhibitions: Yes
    Courses for University/College Students: Yes