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Bekker NAWA (Mieczysław Bekker Programme) and Ulam NAWA (Stanisław Ulam Programme) are programmes under which NAWA awards scholarships to individual scientists to support their international scientific projects. The call for applications is already open. Bekker NAWA is addressed to doctoral students and researchers employed at Polish universities and…
cooperation
- 'It is no longer distant futurism, but everyday life close to us that will reach for the stars! We want to reach them, too! That is why I have established "Ad Astra",' - says dr Jakub Szlachetko from the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Gdańsk, the initiator of the research programme on astropolitics and cosmic law Ad Astra. As dr Jakub Szlachetko stresses, the programme was born out of his…
culture and sport
Centrum Aktywności Studenckiej i Doktoranckiej UG wychodzi naprzeciw pandemicznej rzeczywistości i zaprasza wszystkich chętnych do udziału w Turnieju Szachowym, który odbędzie się w formie zdalnej.   Wydarzenie odbędzie się 20 kwietnia 2021 roku o godzinie 18:30. Jedynym warunkiem uczestnictwa w Turnieju jest posiadanie konta na platformie chess.com.…
science
The University of Gdańsk was ranked 2nd in the 'Forbes' Poland's Best Employers 2021 ranking, in the 'education and research' category, and 31st on the general list of the top 300 Polish employers. Over 10 thousand employees took part in the survey. Substantive partner of the project was the Statista company - co-creator of the most famous rankings of…
conferences
The theme of the MECERN conference is related to the study of Central Europe during the Middle Ages. This time the main theme is 'Networks - Cooperation - Rivalry'. The event will take place from April 7-9, 2021 online. The language of the conference is English. Conference programme…
academic life
Registration for the nationwide event 'Dziewczyny do ścisłych' has already begun! Registration More about the action: - 'The girls are doing very well and set a good example for the next candidates with their story,' says dr Hanna Furmańczyk from the Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Informatics at the University of Gdańsk. Our University,…
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Photo: Pixabay The Suez Canal has been blocked for almost a week by the container ship 'Ever Given'. As reported on Monday, March 29, 2021, by the Reuters news agency, the container ship was almost completely pulled away on Monday morning. The ship's engines have been started. Read more at gospodarkamorska.pl For a comment on this…
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The Senate of the University of Gdańsk unanimously adopted a resolution on amending the Statute of the University of Gdańsk. After assuming the function of Rector of UG, prof. Piotr Stepnowski addressed the academic community with a proposal to propose amendments to the Statute. A senate committee was also set up and chaired by prof. Mariusz Bogusz. After three months of arrangements, consultations and after receiving a…
conferences
On 24 March 2021, at the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Gdansk, within the framework of the scientific project entitled 'Freedom of economic activity in Polish and German legal culture - a comparative perspective', a scientific debate devoted to the legal conditions of freedom of economic activity in Poland and Germany took…
academic life
Dr inż. Katarzyna Gaca-Zając. We invite you to participate in a series of online meetings, which were organized for researchers and PhD students of the University of Gdańsk, Gdańsk University of Technology and Gdańsk Medical University. They are aimed at people interested in deepening their knowledge on publishing scientific work,…
culture and sport
Sunday Sessions - Swedish Edition is a new project by the Foreign Languages Centre UG to cover Swedish and English. A meeting with Swedish architecture and landscape is planned to start on 28 March. - 'The project is to popularise learning foreign languages and the culture of other countries,' explains Alina Swebocka, head of CJO UG. She does not rule…
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A base on the Moon, made with the help of 3D printing, in which algae play the main role, is the awarded project in the Moon Base Design Contest. The Innspace team which won fourth place includes mgr Ewa Borowska, a graduate of Oceanography at the University of Gdańsk. The competition, in which teams from all over the world participated, was organised by the Moon Society from the USA. The task was to design a lunar…
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The scientific conference entitled. 'Congress of Economic and Ecological Student Clubs', organised by the Faculty of Economics and Faculty of Chemistry of the University of Gdańsk as part of the project 'Science Clubs - known and unknown faces of science', is an excellent opportunity to exchange views on ecology and environmental protection, economics…
science
out under the Initiative for Excellence in Research Universities (IDUB). The Small Grants Programme - UGrants enables you to receive funding for preliminary research and preparatory activities aimed at planning a research project and raising funds for its implementation. - 'The Small Grants Programme - UGrants has been designed to meet the needs of…
culture and sport
In the year celebrating the 700th anniversary of the death of Dante Alighieri, on the occasion of Dantedì, the day on which, according to tradition, Dante's journey into the afterlife described in the 'Divine Comedy' began, the Italianists of the Postgraduate Italian Studies programme at the University of Gdańsk will take part in a marathon of several…
academic life
A virtual fair village, networking, consultations with employers and many opportunities to start a career - these and many other events are waiting for the participants of Career Days organised by AIESEC. - 'As Career Days for over 25 years, we create a platform that connects the academic world with the best employers in Poland. Due to the…
academic life
The latest temporary exhibition, prepared by the University of Gdańsk Museum, entitled 'Droga do Uniwersytetu. Uniwersytet Gdański i jego poprzedniki 1945-1970', presents selected fragments of the history of the Higher School of Education in Gdańsk, the Higher School of Maritime Commerce, the Higher School of Economics in Sopot and the first year of…
sea-eu
Blue Talks is a series of short on-line events focused on the topic of a blue economy organised by the SEA-EU. Talks are delivered in the form of a one-hour webinar where an expert in the topic presents the state of play in the specific field and participants are invited to contribute with questions and comments for the Q&A session. Next session of…
science
Graphical presentation of the preparation of the composite obtained, i.e. the combination of titanium(IV) oxide surface-modified with carboxyl groups with an organometallic skeleton, and symbolic representation of the synergy of action in the photocatalytic process. A scientific article developed by members of the Department of…
academic life
To Whom It May Concern, We would like to inform you that we have finished accepting applications from academic teachers and other persons conducting classes with students on the basis of study or training plans, who so far, for various reasons, have not been able to be vaccinated. Should you have any questions or concerns regarding the organisation of the vaccination notification process, please contact the Office of…
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Photo: Arek Smykowski - 'Although data on the unemployment rate during COVID-19 may suggest a positive correlation between successive waves of the pandemic and the accompanying partial "shutdown of the economy" and the size of registered unemployment, we should be aware that this may be one of the lower prices we pay for saving…
science
On March 22, nine countries bordering the Baltic Sea (Denmark, Germany, Poland, Russia, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Finland and Sweden) celebrate Baltic Protection Day. It was adopted 24 years ago by the Helsinki Commission as part of World Water Day. The Baltic Sea, to which we share access with eight countries, is one of the most polluted bodies of…
science
Photo: Błażej Zabłotny As part of the competition announced by the Dean of the Faculty of Biology of the University of Gdańsk, 16 young, ambitious researchers will receive funding for the implementation of their projects. The winners were selected by the Faculty Committee for the Evaluation of Research Projects of Young Scientists.…
science
EPO (European Patent Office) decided to grant a European patent to a team of scientists from the Interuniversity Faculty of Biotechnology UG and GUMed. The invention covered by the patent may find application in a friendly and safe for the environment and people, biological protection of cultivated and ornamental plants against bacterial pathogens. The…
science
The Professor Marian Gieysztor PTH Third Degree Prize (2019/20 edition) for her Master's thesis was awarded to mgr Joanna Piskorska, a graduate of the second-degree course in Oceanography at the Department of Oceanography and Geography, UG. Professor Marian Gieysztor Prizes are awarded by the Polish Hydrobiological Society for outstanding master's…
academic life
20 March 2021 marks the 51st anniversary of the establishment of the University of Gdańsk. This year, due to pandemic restrictions, we could not celebrate together. However, earlier, as a precautionary measure, the Rector, prof. Piotr Stepnowski presented medals of the 50th anniversary to a divided group of distinguished employees of the University, and the winners of the prof. Karol Taylor scientific and Krzysztof…
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From today, 19.03.2021, one of the trams in Gdańsk will carry the name of prof Janusz Sokołowski, the initiator of our University and its first Rector. - 'I am proud that today, as the next Rector of our University, I can continue this great work started half a century ago by Prof. Janusz Sokołowski,' - said prof. Piotr Stepnowski, Rector of UG. - 'I…
academic life
We invite you to watch a film presenting the history of 50 years of the University of Gdańsk, from its foundation in 1970 to the end of 2020. The film shows the most important events illustrated with historical photographs. CPFiD UG production
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The prof. Karol Taylor Awards for Outstanding Academic Achievements and the Krzysztof Celestin Mrongowiusz Teacher of the Year Awards for the best academic teachers at the University of Gdańsk, for the years 2020 and 2021, were presented. We would like to congratulate the winners. The statues were received by this year's and last year's winners, as the…
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Dr Magdalena Łągiewska from the Faculty of Law and Administration UG will head the Confucius Institute at UG. To introduce the language and culture of the Middle Kingdom, the Chinese State Bureau for the International Promotion of the Chinese Language (abbreviated as Hanban) has set up a network of non-profit organisations called Confucius Institutes, after the great Chinese sage. The Confucius Institute at UG has been…