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…
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…
cooperation
36 hours of full-time Polish language classes, educational law and the Polish core curriculum will be given to Ukrainian teachers between August 29 and September 2 as part of a training course at the Faculty of Philology. This is part of a four-month course aimed at preparing refugees to work in Polish schools. In June this year, the project received a grant of nearly PLN 800,000 from the Centre for Teacher Education…
science
The project led by dr hab. Kazimierz Musiał, prof. UG "Young People Network for Balticness 2.0."(YoPeNET) has received a grant of EUR 65 000 from the Council of Baltic Sea States programme. The project aims to organise summer schools, during which secondary school pupils, students and doctoral students will develop podcasts and films on identity for their peers.  Two summer schools will be held as part of the project.…
cooperation
The first workshops and meetings under the project 'Business Day at the Faculty of Philology. Face to face with employers'. The project was an opportunity for students of the Faculty of Philology at the University of Gdańsk to take their first steps in the labour market and come into contact with the immediate economic environment. On May 23, 2022, in…
cooperation
A screen capture from the adaptation of the novel 'The Tin Drum' We would like to invite you to another Grassovian lecture organised by the Research Workshop on Borderland Narratives as a prelude to the celebrations of the 95th birthday of Günter Grass at the University of Gdańsk. Under the patronage of the Rector Major, prof. Piotr…
cooperation
The project 'Local, open, solidarity - narratives about multicultural Gdańsk' ('LOSt in Gdańsk'), carried out by the Academic Centre for Polish Language and Culture for Foreigners in cooperation with the Faculty of Philology of UG and the Centre for Sustainable Development, received funding from the National Agency for Academic Exchange (NAWA) under…
UG alumni
We invite you to read a new series of graduate stories. It features those who chose their field of study by choice, passion or chance. Today we present the graduates of Kashubian Ethnophilology. Recruitment for this course will end on September 14. Paulina Węsierska It all started thanks to the village that brought me up, thanks to my great-grandmother by whose side I used to spend my holidays and winter breaks, thanks…
academic life
Prof. dr hab. Stefan Chwin from the Department of the History of Polish Literature at the University of Gdańsk will be the guest of a conversation in the 'Great Questions' series, hosted by Michał Nogaś. The meeting will take place today at 7 p.m. at the Big Book Cafe in Warsaw, and the online broadcast will be available on Facebook. Prof. dr hab.…
science
- 'The first multicultural canon of utopian literature available in one language will be created, which will be unique in the world,' explains prof. dr hab. Artur Blaim from the Faculty of Philology of the University of Gdańsk, the head of the highest evaluated project in the competition in module Universalia 2.2 of the National Programme for the Development of the Humanities. 53 applications were submitted in the…
academic life
Professor Jerzy Samp became the next patron of a tram in Gdańsk. The ceremony of naming an outstanding citizen of Gdańsk, professor of the University of Gdańsk, traditionally took place at the tram terminus in Chełm. - 'According to my Dad, trams with patrons were monuments on wheels. Today, my Dad has such a monument and may it last as long as possible,' said Christian Samp, the Professor's son, during the ceremony…
academic life
The decision to create named departments at the University of Gdansk was approved by the UG Senate and the Convention of Honorary Dignitaries. Patrons will be prominent honorary doctors of the University of Gdansk, personalities of science, culture and social life who have left a permanent mark on the history of the University. Patrons of three departments have also been approved. They are outstanding personalities of…
culture
The Between. Pomiędzy Festival of Literature and Theatre will take place in virtual space for the second time. The 12th edition of the event from May 10 to 16, 2021 will feature meetings with poets, writers and translators, presentations of theatre recordings, the premiere of a radio play, discussions, as well as student projects, conferences and seminars. The festival promotes humanistic research and cooperation…
culture
A film by Pawel Podolski, a student of the Philology Department, awarded at the international Austin Comedy Film Festival Paweł Podolski, a first-year student of Film and Audiovisual Culture at the Faculty of Philology of the University of Gdańsk, and director of the short film Czy potwory jedzą kiwi [Do Monsters Eat Kiwi], received the award for best international director at the Austin Comedy Film Festival. The film…
culture
Ewa Karolina Cichocka discusses with prof. dr hab. Stefan Chwin from the Faculty of Philology, University of Gdańsk, the book entitled 'Oddać życie za Polskę. Samobójstwo altruistyczne w literaturze polskiej XIX wieku', published as the third in the series on suicide in culture. - Your book entitled Oddać życie za Polskę is the third book concerning the issue of suicide that you have published. What area of culture does…
academic life
It was prof. Limon's wish for the theatre to be a place of debate on the philosopher's helplessness. A philosopher, that is a thinking and sensitive man, who tries to understand the complexity of the world," emphasise the organisers of the meeting. - 'We are helpless in the face of the tragic, premature and unjust death of prof. Jerzy Limon,' we read on the website of the Shakespeare Theatre. - There are more and more…
culture
The theatre festival Figuratywni, which brings theatre and the art of acting closer, is one of the projects of the Independent Students' Union UG. - 'Participation in the theatre festival is a great opportunity to develop one's improvisation skills thanks to valuable exercises in theatre and make-up, but not only,' - say the organisers. Changing the convention of Kashubian legends - this is the title of the second…
academic life
Being human in different epochs and cultures is the title of a series of seven online lectures organised by the Pomeranian Philosophical and Theological Society. The speakers will be mainly scholars from the Faculty of History and Philology of the University of Gdańsk. It will begin on April 15 at 7 p.m. The first lecture of the series entitled The Gdansk real and imaginary world in the 17th century will be given by…
culture
The Brikolaż Theatrology Research Club would like to invite you on 12.04.2021 at 18.30 for the next part of the series BACKSTAGE. This time we will meet Mirosław Niebodajew and Monika Bieszke from the Technical Department of Musical Theatre in Gdynia. The organizers invite the guests to talk about the process of working on a musical from the perspective of the technical team and about the production of the show. They…
UG alumni
Reneta Frydrych receives an award from Maja Komorowska in Gdynia. Renata Frydrych A graduate of Polish Philology at the University of Gdańsk and of the Screenwriting Studium at the National Film, Television and Theatre School in Łódź. Writer, screenwriter (award in Gdynia for the best screenplay 'Odwiedź mnie we śnie'). She writes…
UG alumni
Renata Frydrych A graduate of Polish Philology at the University of Gdańsk and of the Screenwriting Studium at the National Film, Television and Theatre School in Łódź. Writer, screenwriter (award in Gdynia for the best screenplay 'Odwiedź mnie we śnie'). She writes scripts and hosts series such as: 'Na dobre i na złe', 'Siostry', 'Tancerze', 'Galeria', 'Druga szans'). She has published two novels: 'Załatw pogodę ja…
culture
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
Students from 15 faculties of the University of Gdańsk, as part of the integrative project 'Sztuka mówienia' (TN: The Art of Speaking), recorded an uplifting and socially important spot under the supervision of dr. Miłosz Wojtyna from the Philology Department of the University of Gdańsk. In their message, they convince that life satisfaction and self-…
culture
In the picture dr hab. Miłosława Borzyszkowska-Szewczyk Dr hab. Miłosława Borzyszkowska-Szewczyk of the Philology Department of the University of Gdańsk will give a lecture on Gdańsk and Pomerania in autobiographies of authors of Jewish origin after 1945. The meeting will be held online as part of the 17th edition of the 'Culture of…
science
Dr hab. Magdalena Horodecka, prof. UG from the Institute of Polish Language at the UG Faculty of Languages was elected as expert member to the Polish Academy of Sciences (PAN) Committee on Literary Studies (KNoL). She will serve for the 2020-2023 term. PAN Committee on Literary Studies is a permanent consulting and advisory body at the Polish Academy of Sciences Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences. The Committee…
science
After reading nearly 290 items published in Pomerania or written by Pomeranian authors in 2019, the Jury of the Pomeranian Literary Award Wiatr od morza nominated Znikanie by Dr Izabela Morska from the Faculty of Languages UG for the Literary Book of the Year award. The Jury of the Pomeranian Literary Award Wiatr od morza: prof. dr hab.  Zbigniew…
pożegnania
It is with great sorrow that we learned about the passing of Professor Maria Janion on 23 August 2020, Outstanding Humanist, Authority Figure, Artist of the Academia, Doctor Honoris Causa of the University of Gdańsk: ‘for developing new vision for humanities, for outstanding works on romanticism which shape Polish collective imagination, for outstanding contribution to the development of Gdańsk scientific society’ (1994…
culture
The 2020 ‘Nike’ Literary Award nominations were announced on 26 May 2020. The outstanding novel by Izabela Morska, UG Faculty of Languages Professor, called ‘Znikanie’ (Disappearing), published in 2020 by Znak publishing house, has been selected as one of the twenty nominees. The list of finalists include names of outstanding poets, essayists, novelists, reporters, like: Ewa Kuryluk, Ewa Lipska, Mikołaj Łoziński…
science
Professor Stanisław Rosiek from the Institute of Polish Language at the Faculty of Languages of the University of Gdańsk, a tireless researcher of Bruno Schulz's work and a tireless publisher, received an award for intellectual courage from the most important cultural studies journal in Ukraine, "Ji" (Ї). The award was presented in the former Potocki Palace in Lviv on Saturday 14 December 2019. Professor Marek…