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The first stage of the UG Sports Centre project is to be completed within 28 months. On Monday, June 10 this year, an agreement concerning the realisation of this undertaking was signed by the Rector UG, prof. Piotr Stepnowski, and the Director of Budimex S.A. Branch, Mariusz Hurylski, representing the contractor.   ‘This is an extremely…
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The University of Gdańsk has moved up 100 places in the latest edition of the prestigious QS World University Rankings 2025. This is the biggest promotion among Polish universities from the first thousand on the list. ‘The promotion confirmed our University's chosen and consistently pursued development policy,' says Rector prof. Piotr Stepnowski. As…
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The Rectors of Pomeranian universities were encouraged to cooperate and consolidate by the Minister of Science and Higher Education, Dariusz Wieczorek, who met with them at the University of Gdańsk. The Minister also answered questions from journalists and students.   ‘This is a new opening. I would like to meet you in your universities,…
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On Monday, June 3, we start the recruitment for studies at the University of Gdańsk. The IRK (Internet Recruitment of Candidates) system will be launched, where all candidates - irrespective of the year in which they passed Matriculation - will be able to register. Approximately 9,000 places on stationary studies and 2,600 places on non-stationary studies are waiting for future students. They will be able to choose from…
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On 20 May, we celebrate World Bee Day. To mark the occasion, we invite you to a short conversation with Dr Paulina Kozina from the Department of Invertebrate Zoology and Parasitology at the UG Faculty of Biology.   Julia Bereszczyńska: - What is the role of the bees that inhabit the UG campus? Dr Paulina Kozina: - On the UG campus, we observe…
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‘The University of Gdańsk is not just an 'ordinary' young public university where knowledge is imparted and research is carried out, but it is first and foremost a place where ideas of freedom and community have always been important,’ with these words the Rector of the University of Gdańsk, prof. Piotr Stepnowski, inaugurated the conference 'Poland in…
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For the third time, the Museum of the University of Gdańsk is taking part in the nationwide Night of the Museums campaign. The organisers promise plenty of attractions. Everyone is welcome - admission is free. The Night of the Museums will take place this Saturday, May 18, in the building of the Faculty of History on Bielańska Street in Gdańsk. ‘We invite you to a night full of stories about history, art, and…
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The Safety and Health Day at the University of Gdańsk was held for the fourth time this year. Among the attractions prepared for visitors were a firefighting simulator, exercises with a physiotherapist, an office massage, first aid workshops, or a wheel of fortune where visitors could test their knowledge of health and safety issues.  The first…
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Prof. Krzysztof Pomian, an outstanding philosopher, historian, and publicist, was awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Gdańsk. The ceremony to confer the honorary dignity took place in Artus Court on May 10, this year. ‘The title of doctor honoris causa is the highest honorary dignity at a university. At the University of Gdańsk we award…
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‘A new term of office for the rectoral authorities of our university is before us. As announced in our programme of activities for this period, we have identified a number of key strategic goals. Implementing them will allow us to continue to develop as dynamically as we have so far, without, however, losing sight of the university's current needs,’…