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Gdańsk University

University of Gdańsk
Uniwersytet Gdański
Latin: Universitas Gedanensis
Motto In mari via tua
Established 20 March 1970
Rector Prof. dr hab. Bernard Lammek
Academic staff 1,571
Students 29,061
Location Gdańsk, Poland

The University of Gdańsk (Polish: Uniwersytet Gdański) is a public research university located in Gdańsk, Poland.


The University of Gdańsk was established in 1970 by the amalgamation of the Higher School of Economics in Sopot (in existence since 1945) and Gdańsk College of Education (formed in 1946).

School Authorities

  • Rector: Prof. dr hab. Bernard Lammek
  • Pro-Rector for Scientific Affairs and Cooperation: Prof. dr hab. Grzegorz Węgrzyn
  • Pro-Rector for Teaching Affairs: Prof. UG, dr hab. Anna Machnikowska
  • Pro-Rector for Student Affairs: Prof. UG, dr hab. Józef Włodarski
  • Pro-Rector for Development Affairs and Finances: Prof. dr hab. Mirosław Szreder
  • Director of Administration: prof. UG, dr hab. Jerzy Gwizdała


  • Professors: 282
  • Habilitation doctors: 171
  • Senior lecturers: 640
  • Teachers (total): 1,571
  • Total staff: 2,964

Number of students

  • Day studies: 15,069
  • Evening studies: 1,588
  • Extramural studies: 10,884
  • Doctoral studies: 523
  • Total: 33,000

Levels of study offered by institution

  • Shorter/intermediate university level qualifications
  • First main university level final qualifications
  • Advanced/postgraduate study
  • Doctorate
  • Higher/post doctorate

Diplomas and degrees

  • Bachelor - B.A.
  • Master of Arts - M.A.
  • Doctor - Dr
  • Doctor Habilitated - Dr Habil.

International cooperation


Notable alumni


Writers and scientists:


See also

Coordinates: 54°23′58″N 18°34′7″E / 54.39944°N 18.56861°E / 54.39944; 18.56861

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