science
On Monday 13 January the Mayor of Sopot Scholarship for PhD Students was awarded to three laureates including two doctoral students from the University of Gdańsk: Monika Lipińska (Faculty of Biology) and Dorota Sakowicz (Faculty of History) for their scientific achievements in the 2018/2019 academic year. It is Monika Lipińska's second Mayor of Sopot Scholarship in a row. The scholarship is awarded annually to support…
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A voyage to Antarctica, photo. prof. T. Palmowski…, Professor Tadeusz Palmowski from the Institute of Geography of the University of Gdańsk spent the end of November and the first half of December 2019 participating in an expedition to Antarctica. The journey began and ended in the Chilean port of Punta Arenas. The expedition took place onboard MS Roald Amundsen, a modern hybrid expedition…
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BARI stands for Baltic Science Network Mobility Programme for Research Internships. BARI offers summer research internships with appropriate academic training across the Baltic Sea Region to students with interest in Life Sciences, Photon & Neutron Science and Welfare State. During their internship, students will assist in research and lab work for a proposed project. They will be hosted by research groups…
academic life
Take part in our competition and win considerable cash prize. The University of Gdańsk accepts application till Friday, 7 February 2020. The best mascot project will be adopted by the University of Gdańsk and the author will receive cash prize of PLN 3000 gross. The competition for the most original and best project of the University of Gdańsk mascot is open and any adult can participate. The University of Gdańsk…
academic life
The Christmas and New Year meeting of the Red Rose Society took place on 19 December 2019  at the University of Gdańsk. The competitions’ time schedules for the best Pomeranian student and the best Pomeranian student research group were announced during the ceremony. In May 2020, the Red Rose Competition Jury will select the best student who will receive a brand new car as a prize and the best student research group…
pożegnania
We sadly inform you that prof. dr hab Andrzej Hieronim Stępniak passed away on 19 December 2019. As an academic teacher and scientist he inspired students and people he encountered, with his knowledge and passion for European integration. He was the creator and the longtime Head of the European Integration Research Center, as well as the founder and the President of the Polish Association of European Community Research…
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“The search for targets of immune system targeted therapy and the search for resistance mechanisms of current immunotherapy methods” was the topic of the XVIII Polpharma Foundation scientific competition to fund research projects. The competition saw 16 applications, all of which were reviewed. On 10 October 2019, the Scientific Council of the Foundation, based on the evaluations and own assessment, ranked the…
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On the 5th of December 2019, Professor Iwona Sagan gave a lecture at the School of Geography at Queen Mary University of London. Its title was: "From communism to neoliberalism and back to populism: changing models of (not only) urban policy". It's been a very important distinction and first Annual David M.Smith Lecture presented by the researcher from Central-East Europe.  Annual David M. Smith Lecture has been one of…
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Dr Karol Szczodrowski, a member of the Institute of Experimental Physics, became the laureate of this year's edition of the "French Government Scholarship" (Bourse Gouvernement Francais) program for the research stay. In the framework of the scholarship, he spent a month as a visiting professor at the Chemical Institute of Clermont-Ferrand (ICCF) at the University of Clermont Auvergne in France. The scholarship program…
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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…
conferences
From 20 to 22 September 2019, the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University in Gdańsk hosted the 28th IATEFL International Conference, co-organized by Foreign Languages Center of the University of Gdańsk. The prestigious International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language Conference, returning to Gdańsk after more than twenty years, gathered around a thousand attendees from Poland and abroad. The…
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In January 2020, team of scientists led by prof. dr hab. Adriana Zaleska-Medynska from the Faculty of Chemistry at the University of Gdańsk will begin  development of the innovative thin-film photoreactor to be applied in disinfection, treatment of water and treatment of sewage processes.  The project received funding from the National Science Center TANGO 3 Program. The main objective of the project is to design,…
cooperation
The University of Gdańsk received the Diploma of Recognition from the Minister of Defense for partnership in the second edition of the voluntary military training for students program „Legia Akademicka” (The Academic Legion). The official diploma presentation took place on 16 December 2019. The Provincial Military Chief of Staff Colonel Andrzej Płocha presented His Magnificence, Rector of the University of Gdańsk, prof…
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Professor Beata Pastwa-Wojciechowska, the head of the Department of Personality Psychology and Forensic Psychology of the Institute of Psychology was appointed a member of the Polish Accreditation Committee (PKA) for a term of 2020-2023. The new PKA members were given their appointments by the Minister of Science and Higher Education Jarosław Gowin on 5th December 2019. Congratulations!
academic life
In response to the Students’ Parliament request the Rector of the University of Gdańsk announced the 20th of December a Rector’s Day. Enjoy your day off!
culture and sport
Julia Antolak, a first year student of Scandinavian studies at the University of Gdańsk, won a Silver Medal at the Female U20 Polish Chess Championship. The Individual U20 Polish Chess Championship took place in Ustroń Jaszowiec from 23 to 30 November, 2019. Julia Antolak , Woman International Master representing Solne club,  scored  6 points in 9 games (4 wins, 4 draws and 1 loss) and won the second place at the…
conferences
On December 5-6, 2019, the 20th Scientific Conference Modelling of logistics processes and systems organized by the Department of Logistics of the University of Gdańsk and PKP Cargo SA took place at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Gdańsk. This annual scientific meeting of representatives of the world of science, politics and business practice was held under the honorary patronage of the Rector of the…
culture and sport
The fourth edition of Nordic Focus Festival organized by the Academic Culture Centre "ALTERNATOR" and the Department of Scandinavian Studies at the University of Gdańsk took place from November 22 to 24, 2019. Those three days significantly helped us understand the culture of Nordic countries, namely Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. The Vice-Rector for Student Affairs and Education dr hab. Arnold…
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Three University of Gdańsk Professors received the University of Gdańsk Medals at the University of Gdańsk Senate session on 28 November, 2019, namely: prof. dr hab. Stefan Chwin from the Faculty of Languages received the University of Gdańsk Gold Medal, Doctrinae Sapientiae Honestati, awarded for the extraordinary scientific achievements, wisdom and  nobility. prof. dr hab. Anna Szaniawska from the Faculty of…
academic life
The University of Gdansk Institute of Informatics new building opening ceremony took place in the presence of the invited guests, students and employees of the Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Informatics. The building is the state-of-the-art facility, one of the few such in Poland. It houses lecture halls, workrooms and science labs that meet teaching and research challenges of the XXI century. The new building…
conferences
130 participants from several Polish universities, 3 days of intensive workshops, meetings, discussions, touring the University of Gdańsk campus and “Promyki 2019” best promotion projects award ceremony – that is a brief summary of XXXIII PR Association and Promotion of Polish Universities “PRom” conference,  called “Universities during the change process. Communication and marketing challenges”. The conference took…
sea-eu
In line with the declaration on the establishment of The European University Of The Seas "SEA-EU", the University of Gdansk has commenced the implementation of the project’s activities. The kick-off meeting in Cadiz, Spain initiated the development of the project. The meeting was attended by The University of Gdańsk representatives, comprising Professor Aneta Oniszczuk-Jastrząbek, Vice-Rector for IT Development and…
open university
National Center for Research and Development, as the intermediary institution for Axis III Higher Education for Economy and Development,  the European Social Fund – Operational Programme Knowledge Education Development 2014-2020 finalized the assessment of the submitted applications for the POWR.03.05.00-IP.08-00-DOS/19c „Uczelnia dostępna”(Accessible University) contest. The Project Assessment Committee examined and…
academic life
- It is a great honor for me to be here with you today at the University of Gdańsk. This is the greater privilege that I receive an honorary doctorate from a university with such a great reputation in Poland, Europe and the world. On behalf of the Olympic movement, I am very grateful and respectful of this distinction from your prestigious university, '' said Dr. Thomas Bach, president of the International Olympic…
culture and sport
25 October marked the 25th anniversary of the UG Film Discussion Club “Miłość Blondynki” inauguration. The club’s essential activities are education and promotion of film culture in a broad sense, by showing ambitious, interesting achievements of Polish and foreign cinematography. Taking the form of auteur projects, presenting original, distinctive movie series. The club organizes events and invites people of cinema as…
culture and sport
The Academic Sports Gala took place on 24 October 2019, in Nova Opera, Bydgoszcz. Individual and Team Prizes for the previous academic year were awarded at the gala. The medalists of The Academic European Championship, The Academic World Championship and The National Academic Championship all appeared on stage. Two years ago fifteen top universities of the general classification started receiving the awards. Overall…
conferences
, The Faculty of Oceanography and Geography of the University of Gdańsk, together with Committee of Marine Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences organized the II Scientific Conference For Polish Marine Researchers on 24-25 September this year. The main objective of the conference was to integrate Polish marine researchers’ society, coming from all aspects of oceanographic research (biology,…
open university
For the first time the Children University Foundation Friends Breakfast will be held in Gdańsk. On 24 October, universities’ authorities, business patrons and school representatives will meet in the University of Gdańsk Library to discuss the key competences necessary to improve the future of students and means to support schools in the process of teaching those competences. The Children University comes up with…
culture and sport
On July 15 and 16, 2019 the University of Gdańsk Association of Physical Culture was founded at the University of Gdańsk. The objective of the association is to conduct classes and sport clubs, in order to cultivate physical culture among students, children and teenagers. The association will also provide support for people at risk of social exclusion, especially for the disabled and people from disadvantaged groups.…