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In the WUR by subject rankings for Life Science, Physical Science, and Psychology published on 16 September 2021, the University of Gdańsk is classified among the best ranked Polish universities.   This year’s table in life sciences includes 972 universities, up from 895 last year. It highlights the universities that are leading across the following disciplines: agriculture and forestry, biological sciences, veterinary…
science
Six Polish authors, aged 25 to 41, will participate in a workshop in the winter of 2021/2022 at a base five hundred kilometres beyond the Arctic Circle. The Uløya Island base will provide unparalleled conditions for reflection and creative work. The competition and workshops entitled Without a Mask. Workshops in the Arctic for Polish humanists, writers, philosophers and historians are announced by the Identitas…
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As every year in September, the Students' Parliament of the University of Gdańsk organised an adaptation camp for first-year students who will start their studies at our University from the 1st of October. Interest in participation was very high, however, the need to observe sanitary rigours meant that 80 students could take part. They represent all faculties. Over the next few days, they will participate in training on…
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Do you want to take on the challenge of learning a new foreign language? Or maybe you need to repeat basic vocabulary and grammar? SEA-EU meets the needs of students and employees of the University of Gdańsk who want to improve their foreign language skills! In our offer, you will find periodic, free online courses in English, Spanish, French, German, Polish, Croatian and Maltese. All classes are taught by certified…
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The Department of Logistics at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Gdańsk is recruiting for the next edition of postgraduate studies Logistical support for business. They are aimed at people interested in the subject of logistics, who have completed higher education studies of the first, second degree or unified master's degree in any field of study. Postgraduate studies in logistics support for business…
science
Dr hab. Robert Czajkowski, prof. UG from the Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology UG and GUMed has been awarded in the competition of the National Centre of Science SONATA BIS 10. He received more than PLN 3 million for the implementation of his five-year research project entitled 'Friends or foes? The role of prophages in environmental adaptation and virulence of pectinolytic bacteria: Dickeya spp. and…
culture
The 14th ACADEMIA Academic and Scientific Book Fair was held in Warsaw from September 10–13, during which prizes in the ACADEMIA 2021 Competition for the best academic and scientific publication were awarded. Professor Kamil Zeidler's book entitled The Wisdom of Chinese Aphorisms. On State, Law, Politics and Power, published by the University of Gdańsk…
academic life
World Health Organisation figures show that one in three people have had, are having or will have a mental health problem. This is a challenge that each of us can face in our lives. - 'We invite you to contact the UG Academic Psychological Support Centre, which from March 2021, operates for all female and male students, PhD students and employees of…
cooperation
Over 11 million new cases of cardiovascular disease are recorded every year in Europe. Also in Poland, these diseases constitute a major social problem and the greatest threat to the health of our country's inhabitants. One of the basic diagnostic tools in cardiology remains the ECG recording - a non-invasive test that shows the bioelectrical activity of the heart. It is ECG recordings that provide valuable data for…
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The space at the Oliwa university campus is changing. We want the University of Gdańsk to gradually become a space that is more and more friendly to the social and natural environment. Wooden benches have recently appeared on the lawns of the Campus. The University is also changing the inscription at the Faculty of Social Sciences on Al. Grunwaldzka by introducing a refreshed logo, but also by adapting to the landscape…
culture
The 100th birthday of Stanisław Lem. Film premiere and discussion at NCK - 'Stanisław Lem, whose birth centenary we are celebrating this weekend, is one of the most appreciated and most... underestimated Polish writers of the 20th century,' says dr Maciej Dajnowski from the Faculty of Philology at the University of Gdańsk. On the 100th birthday of the author of Solaris, people of culture and science will discuss his…
cooperation
The University of Gdansk has been selected to participate in LOTUS Leadership Development Programme under the EU-funded LOTUS (Leadership and Organisation for Teaching and Learning at European Universities) project. The Leadership Development Programme offers an opportunity for European higher education institutions to address the key challenges in learning and teaching that they are currently facing, by fostering…
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Announcement of the Rector of the University of Gdańsk on the organisation of classes in the winter semester 2021/2022 To Whom It May Concern, The academic community of the University of Gdańsk consists of 21,000 students and doctoral students as well as over three thousand scientific-educational and administrative staff. Given the still existing epidemic threat, it is important for everyone to feel safe at our…
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A one-year intensive postgraduate programme in taxation and tax law will enable people whose work or interests are related to taxation and tax law to improve their professional qualifications. - 'Postgraduate studies in tax law are an offer for those who would like to broaden and organize their knowledge of current tax law. A wide range of issues, qualified staff, modern methods, and openness to the needs of…
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The Department of Investment and Real Estate of the Faculty of Management at the University of Gdańsk is currently recruiting for postgraduate studies in Real Estate and Development Project Management. - 'The study programme familiarises students with the latest trends in the real estate market. Lectures and exercises are conducted by recognised academic lecturers and experts with many years of practice,' - says dr…
culture
- 'At Westerplatte we should talk about the unique, symbolic dimension of this place because it was there that the first battle of World War II began, and Polish soldiers demonstrated the highest virtues in service to the civic community,' says dr hab. Grzegorz Berendt prof. UG from the Faculty of History UG and acting director of the World War II Museum in Gdańsk. Ewa Karolina Cichocka asks about his reflections on the…
science
Dr Anna Iglikowska from the Faculty of Biology, UG. Dr Anna Iglikowska from the Faculty of Biology, University of Gdańsk, was awarded the prize in the Miniatura 5 competition of the National Science Centre. Her project, entitled: 'Testing bioaccumulation of heavy metals in aquatic crustaceans from the group of Ostracoda,' will…
conferences
This is the third edition of the students' scientific conference, which aims to increase the scientific potential of young people in science. The 3rd PSSCh is aimed at students, PhD students and young scientists who have already started their scientific research or who want to give presentations of their review research in chemistry, environmental…
science
Supporting scientific activities leading to the preparation of a future research project planned for submission to NCN or other national or international competitions - this is the goal of the MINIATURA competition. Among the winners, there are employees of the University of Gdańsk. Coordinators of Disciplines of the National Science Centre presented ranking lists of activities qualified for funding within the MINIATURA…
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Art installation 'Colour and light', Singapore 2019, Karolina Wojnowska-Paterek. Prof. Tomasz Paterek from the Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Computer Science at the University of Gdansk has received an American FQXi grant. The awarded funds will enable collaboration between theoretical physicists and artists, which will result…
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19 extremely interesting articles written by students of the University of Gdansk can be read in the new, 11th issue of Scientific Notebooks 'Our Studies' of the Faculty of Economics UG. Among the thematic blocks are directions of socio-economic development, economic aspects of sustainable development or the current labour market and the functioning of…
conferences
HERstories of Lawyers. Freedom and Solidarity is a conference that will aim to introduce the history of women in the Bar and their profiles and attitudes, thus highlighting the influence of women on the shape of the Bar today. The conference 'HERstories of Lawyers. Freedom and Solidarity' will be held on August 28 at the Faculty of Law and…
cooperation
The role of the WZ UG researcher in the GUMed study was to select statistical methods appropriate to the stated aim, perform statistical analyses and statistical inference. Dr hab. Ewa Wycinka, prof. UG from the Department of Statistics, Faculty of Management, University of Gdańsk, participated in medical research of the Medical…
culture
The traditional Vilnius fair, accompanied by a rich artistic programme, will take place in Gdańsk for the 18th time. It will be accompanied by a rich artistic programme including literary meetings, concerts, exhibitions, discussions, film screenings and handicraft workshops. Vilnius in Gdańsk / Vilnius Gdanske is an interdisciplinary cultural festival…
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Staff, students and PhD students of the University of Gdańsk who speak Chinese will be able to improve their language skills during free online workshops on Chinese language and culture organised by the Confucius Institute in partnership with the University of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (UCASS). The online classes will take place in the winter…
science portal
Dr. Beata Czechowska-Derkacz talks to prof. dr hab. Hanna Mazur-Marzec, head of the Department of Marine Biotechnology at the Faculty of Oceanography and Geography, University of Gdańsk, about blue, green, white and red biotechnology and the resources of the Baltic Sea What is the condition of our Baltic Sea? Scientists are warning that it is under-oxygenated and polluted. I am asking in the context of the year 2020…
science
Climate change threatens the transformation of calcareous shell formation in marine invertebrates, a key component of ocean functioning. Research under the project by a PhD student from UG aims to clarify to what extent the environment affects the production of carbonate shells, and what the survival potential of such organisms is in the face of climate change. In the fifth edition of the competition, young researchers…
culture
Sopoteka invites you to a meeting with dr. Izabela Morska and Małgorzata Drohomirecka - authors of the illustrated fairy tale for children The Secret of the Cat Family. This is an educational fable, which shows how important values are friendship, solidarity and shared dreams. It tells the story of how extraordinary childhood can be when you grow up in an unusual but at the same time world-opening family. The Secret of…
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In just a week's time the eighth edition of the summer course in ichthyology of the sea will begin, which is becoming increasingly popular with students and postgraduates of natural sciences. The aim of the course at the Department of Oceanography and Geography, which like in previous years will be held at the prof. Krzysztof Skóra Marine Station of the Institute of Oceanography at the University of Gdańsk, is to…
science
The first issue of the magazine — Slavic madness and variations I post-conference volume, is presented by the Creative Slavic Association. The volume is a culmination of the conference 'Slavic Follies and Craziness', which took place in Gdańsk at the University of Gdańsk. The Slavic Creative Association is presenting its first academic publication. - 'It is the culmination of the 2nd International Scientific Conference…