Profesor Franciszek Ziejka (1940–2020) – Rektor rektorów


  • Bogumiła Kaniewska Uniwersytet im. Adama Mickiewicza w Poznaniu

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Franciszek Ziejka rectors of Jagiellonian University, Conference of Rectors of Academic Schools in Poland, history of literature of the 19th century, Cracow


The article is devoted to the memory of Professor Franciszek Ziejka, Rector of Jagiellonian University (1999–2005) and presents the most important areas of his outstanding activity. The Professor was a historian of literature, an expert in Polish culture of XIX century – especially so called “Young Poland” period – and an excellent promoter of Polish literature and history. He had a significant impact on the development of academic life in Poland, as Chairman of the Conference of Rectors of Academic Schools in Poland and initiator of changes to the regulations governing higher education in Poland. Professor Franciszek Ziejka passed away 19 of July 2020.