University of Gdansk was found on March 20,1970. It quickly became the place for creative debate and the center of science, scholarship and culture, which influenced the whole region. The graduates, including D. Tusk, L. Kaczynski and M. Ptazynski, had key impact on Polish political, economic and social changes. In 1990 the Nobel Prize Winner Lech Walesa was awarded the Doctor Honoris Causa title.
UG consists of 11 faculties that offer 15 courses in English both on Bachelor and Master level. It offers a wide spectrum of studies from social sciences through linguistic, economic, business studies to medical and see engineering programs.
All of our students can participate in the Erasmus+ Program and other exchange possibilities thanks to bilateral and double diploma agreements all over the world.
Candidates can also participate in the Preparatory Course, which helps in adaptation, developing language, academic and business skills thanks to the possibility of having your own tutor.
Innovation Pedagogy methods and flipped learning (innocamps, hatcheries, hackathons) are used in international programs.
UG has over 240 defined research areas while in many of them, such as psychology, biotechnology and quantum physics, it has established strong position both in Poland and in the world.
UG scholars and scientists are recipients of Polish and international prizes, including so-called Polish Nobel Prize, from a range of institutions for outstanding scientific achievements.
The high quality of research comes with care for staff’s professional environment and development, which was noticed and awarded by the European Commission with a prize Human Resources Excellence in Research.
Boards of Experts promote cooperation with the largest companies in Poland and R+D+I projects.
UG campus is surrounded by business parks and growth hubs, like Olivia Business Centre or Alchemia. Each of them house over 110 global companies and many startups. UG collaborates with the most innovative companies in Gdansk such as Amazon, State Street, Thomson Reuters, Sony Pictures Global Services, Coleman Research, Kemira and Bayer. Some of them offer scholarships for MA students working in Gda?sk, Sopot or Gdynia.Getting a perfect job is also facilitated by many opportunities such as research projects or internships at the University of Gda?sk allowing to get meaningful experience before graduation.
University of Gdansk has many students offices helping students in their everyday life on university, with exchange programs, recruitment or job seeking:
The Medical Centre will open in 2018. The regular hospital is in a 10 minute walk from the UG Campus.
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