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We invite students, academics, administrative staff and graduates with their families to join this historic event. We will begin with a joint academic march along the Royal Route, with the participation of the Authorities, Senates and representatives of the Faculty Councils of Gdańsk universities, students, doctoral students and employees. The march will culminate with the reading of the Gdańsk Science Manifesto at the…
sea-eu
In May 2022 The University of Gdańsk invited researchers to participate in the Competition „Research Potential Database” SEA-EU which aim is to encourage the establishment or strengthening of research and teaching cooperation between SEA-EU partner universities using the information available in the Research Potential Database.  The competition was open to academic teachers employed at the University of Gdansk as their…
academic life
The Inauguration of the Academic Year 2022/2023 will take place in the Main Library on Monday, October 3, 2022, at 10:00 am. The event will be streamed online. An open Senate meeting on the occasion of the Inauguration of the Academic Year 2022/2023 will be held on October 3, at the BUG, ul. Wita Stwosza 53. The assembled community will be welcomed by the Rector, prof. dr hab. Piotr Stepnowski, who will deliver a speech…
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On September 20-21, 2022, the summit of the European University of the Seas SEA-EU took place in Brest, with members of the Governing Board and Executive Committee in attendance. The authorities of the partner universities that will join the alliance next year also attended: the University of Algarve (Portugal), the University of Parthenope in Naples (…
academic life
Statute changes and the internationalisation of science were the main topics of the congress of the National Representation of Doctoral Students for the first time organised jointly by Fahrenheit Universities.  The proceedings, held in the Main Library from September 16 to 18 this year, were listened to by the Vice-Rector for Students and Quality of Education, dr hab. Arnold Kłonczyński, prof. UG. In opening the event…
academic life
The Herder Centre UG invites you to the Open Days of the Herder Centre UG from 30.09-14.10.2022 // Tage der offenen Tür im Herder Zentrum der Danziger Universität Friday 30.09.2022 Sprachkultur und Kulturphänomene in der Sprache     17.00-18.00 Zbigniew Zembrzuski 'Weg mit den typischen Fehlern!' (Sprachworkshop auf Deutsch A2+/ workshop in German)     18.15-20.15 Brigitte Schniggenfittig 'Sprache als kulturelles…
academic life
We would like to remind you to register for your chosen foreign language course before the start of the academic year. Students can do this by completing the Placement Test in the Student Portal. There is a choice of classes in English, German, Spanish or French, among others. Enrolment for all courses closes in September. With students from other countries in mind, the Centre for Foreign Languages UG has extended its…
cooperation
The University of Gdańsk, together with the Gdańsk University of Technology and the Medical University of Gdańsk, has signed an agreement with the Pomeranian Special Zone on cooperation between leading academic Technology Transfer Centres. Under the document signed during the XXXIII All-Poland SOOIPP Conference, Gdańsk Science and Technology Park together with Fahrenheit Universities will offer comprehensive solutions…
conferences
Rectors, Vice-Rectors, Presidents of academic institutions and experts spoke about what lies ahead for Polish and foreign universities during the conference 'The Future of Higher Education'. One of the guests at the panel on state universities was prof. dr hab. Piotr Stepnowski. The rector of the University of Gdańsk raised the issue of underfunding of higher education and spoke about the implementation of the idea of a…
sea-eu
The second edition of the inter-university Marine Data Literacy course organised by the European University of the Seas - SEA-EU partnership will be held in the academic year 2022/2023. The course is a pioneering project whose main objective is to improve skills in searching, understanding and using marine data. Both students and lecturers will have the unique opportunity to participate in an international and inter-…
sea-eu
The second edition of the inter-university Marine Data Literacy course organised by the European University of the Seas - SEA-EU partnership will be held in the academic year 2022/2023. The course is a pioneering project whose main objective is to improve skills in searching, understanding and using marine data. Both students and lecturers will have the unique opportunity to participate in an international and inter…
cooperation
The University of Gdańsk and the Polish Offshore Wind-Co (POW) have signed a joint letter of intent for cooperation. This is another contribution to building sustainability among the University of Gdańsk's academic community, but also a way to meet the needs of new economic sectors, such as offshore wind energy. The letter of intent on cooperation was…
sea-eu
On 8-9 September 2022, the rectors of the University of Gdansk visited the SEA-EU partner university in Cadiz. They took part in a meeting of the SEA-EU consortium's Advisory Board and a bilateral meeting between the authorities of the two universities.   During the meeting of the Advisory Board, the members summarised the most crucial scientific, sporting and cultural initiatives. One of the most important topics was…
science
Dr Anna Sobecka from the Institute of Art History at the Faculty of History of the University of Gdańsk has been awarded the Prize of the Committee for Research on Art of the Polish Academy of Sciences. The Presidium of the KNOS had already included the book 'Picturing nature in modern Gdańsk. On the collecting culture of the city' among the outstanding achievements in the discipline of art sciences, and then in a vote…
sea-eu
On September 8-9, 2022, the rectoral authorities of the University of Gdańsk visited the SEA-EU partner university in Cadiz. The occasion for the visit was a meeting of the SEA-EU consortium's Advisory Board and a bilateral meeting between the authorities of the two universities.  During the meeting of the Advisory Board, the most important joint scientific, sporting and cultural initiatives that allowed increasing and…
people of UG
    Dr hab. Hanna Makurat-Snuzik, prof. UG from the Department of Polish Language at the Faculty of Philology, was one of 59 laureates of the second edition of the Cultural Scholarship of the City of Gdańsk. As part of the scholarship project, a volume of poems entitled 'Żurawie serenady' (Crane Serenades) is to be published,…
academic life
Meeting with participants of the 'Children of Heroes' summer school. Photo by Alan Stocki/UG. The University of Gdańsk, in cooperation with the Lech Wałęsa Institute Foundation and the Ukrainian Consulate in Gdańsk, invited a group of thirty young people from Ukraine to participate in a summer school. The programme of the twelve-day…
academic life
On the first of October this year, in the heart of Gdańsk, to the sound of carillons playing the Gaudeamus Igitur, a dozen or so universities in Gdańsk will solemnly open the 2022/2023 academic year. This is a unique event in the country, emphasising the role of the academic community in the life of the city. Initiated by the Fahrenheit Universities, the celebration of science will be attended by representatives of FarU…
academic life
During the Assembly of the Association, which took place on September 2 this year. The Rector of the Gdańsk University of Technology, prof. Krzysztof Wilde handed over the chairmanship of Fahrenheit University to prof. Marcin Gruchała, Rector of the Medical University of Gdańsk. Also present at the meeting were prof. Piotr Stepnowski, Rector of the University of Gdańsk, Chairmen of the University Councils: Paweł…
people of UG
Roman Tabisz, photo by Alan Stocki/UG As of September this year, the position of Director of the UG Main Library has been taken over by Roman Tabisz, whom we asked what will change at BUG and what will remain the same?  Marcel Jakubowski: - What role should library space play in our university? Roman Tabisz: - In addition to its…
social responsibility of science
Sustainable Development Goal 15 - Life on land is the topic of a conversation with prof. dr hab. Dariusz Szlachetko, Dean of the Faculty of Biology at the University of Gdańsk. How does climate change threaten tropical forests? What does nature conservation look like in Poland? Answers to these and many other questions can be heard in an interview in the series University Conversations on Sustainable Development.  The…
social responsibility of science
The University of Gdańsk supports the staff of the International Centre for Cancer Vaccine Science (ICCVS) in achieving a balance between private and scientific life. On September 6, ICCVS Director prof. dr hab. Natalia Marek-Trzonkowska, together with Rector prof. dr hab. Piotr Stepnowski, opened the playroom at the centre's premises. Seconds after…
academic life
Recruitment is underway for a new second-degree course: Management and Communication in the Performing Arts (ZaiKSS). This is a modern bilingual master's degree course for future cultural managers with a special interest in the field of performing arts. Registration will close on September 15. The course is a unique result of cooperation between the…
science
Dr Magdalena Łągiewska is also the director of the Confucius Institute at the University of Gdańsk. An article by dr Magdalena Lugiewska from the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Gdańsk was published in the Journal of Contemporary China, a journal with an impact factor of 3.126. The publication is the result of…
people of UG
By the decision of the President of the Republic of Poland, Andrzej Duda, on August 1, 2022, dr hab. Henryk Machajewski, prof. UG, was awarded the title of professor of humanities in the discipline of archaeology.  Professor Henryk Machajewski is employed at the Department of Prehistoric Archaeology of the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology, Faculty of History, UG. His research interests include the culture of the…
science
The European Patent Office (EPO) has decided to grant a team of scientists from the UG Department of Chemistry a European patent for an invention - a material, based on TiO2 nanotubes, for air purification from volatile organic and inorganic compounds, dust and microorganisms. The invention entitled: 'Material from titanium for air purification from organic and inorganic compounds, dust and micro-organisms', based on a…
academic life
Roman Tabisz received his appointment as Director of the University of Gdańsk Library today from the Rector of the University of Gdańsk, prof. Piotr Stepnowski. photo by Alan Stocki - 'It was with joy and great satisfaction that I accepted the appointment as Director of the BUG. I recognise…
cooperation
Erasmus+ InnHUB Gdańsk, the EuroSkills 2023 Poland competition and the Welcome Centre UG - as many as three projects were inaugurated at a single event. They will benefit regional as well as international ventures, poles as well as visitors from abroad, entrepreneurs and their employees. On September 5th, representatives of Pomeranian higher education institutions, the city of Gdańsk and the Foundation for the…
cooperation
Hundreds of people visited the Erasmus+ Family Picnic on the fourth of September. The stalls at the Coal Market were tempting in terms of smell - a stall full of delicacies by Bartosz Wicherek, bronze medallist in the cooking category of EuroSkills Graz 2021; sound - a concert stage where, among others, the UG Vocal Studio performed; and image - the tent of the Daniel Fahrenheit University, where picnic participants…
people of UG
By virtue of the decision of the President of the Third Republic of Poland, Andrzej Duda, dr hab. Sławomir Leśniak, prof. UG from the Department of German Literature and Culture at the UG, was awarded the title of professor of humanities.  - 'The professorial nomination is for me one of the nicest moments on my scientific path. I am pleased that my individual and often unpopular activities in the field of humanities…