The faculty has received multiple awards from many institutions and organizations.
In 2013 the faculty was awarded a distinction for its high quality of education by the Polish Accreditation Committee (PKA). PKA is the national institution assessing the quality of higher education in Poland.
In 2012 the political studies programme offered by the Institute of Political Science and International Relations was the only Polish programme acknowledged as one of the best units in Europe in the Excellence Ranking prepared by the German Centre for Higher Education Development (CHE).
In the same year, the abovementioned programme was given an award from the Ministry of Science and Higher Education for the best study programme.
In 2013, the Jagiellonian University was given first place in the ranking published by "Perspektywy" and "Rzeczpospolita" in the category of regional studies. In 2015 the University was ranked in "Perspektywy" as the best institution in the category of cultural studies.
More information can be found at "Why study here?".