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The University of Gdansk

Uniwersytet Gdański

  address: Bażynskiego 8 Str.
80-309 Gdansk, Poland
phone: +48 725 991 119
e-mail: [email protected]


You are welcome to join our dynamically growing university with nearly 50 year-long tradition, already the largest Higher Education Institution in the Pomeranian region. We offer 74 fields of study and 221 majors. We signed agreements with over 100 international partners to exchange knowledge and expertise for you to find global employment opportunities or benefit from international mobility in EU and beyond.


University of Gdansk ranks in the Top 10 Polish universities in such fields of study as Quantum Physics, Biosciences, Business, Law and Administration, Intercultural Psychology and Education. The work of UG scientists in 35 international and 262 country research projects contribute to UG reputation in the knowledge network. You may check one of 4 model projects funded by EU Research and Innovation program Horizon 2020.


As our student you can meet the prospective employers at our special fairs. UG partners with the most innovative companies in Gdansk such as Amazon, State Street, Thomson Reuters (Markets) Europe, Sony Pictures Global Services or Coleman Research. UG campus is surrounded by business parks and growth hubs. Olivia Business Centre e.g. houses over 110 global companies and many startups. University of Gdansk ranked 2nd place in the wages ranking among the Polish master degree graduates. The average hiring salary of graduates is €1,200.


Oceanography, aqua-culture, sea-born trade and other marine-related expertise is developing because Gdansk is situated at the Baltic coast. The competitive advantage of UG comes from excellent stations such as the Hel Marine Station and the Bird Migration Research Unit. UG even has a research ship called Oceanograf with the equipment that makes it a floating laboratory.


UG offers opportunity to study and actively use most of European languages as well as Chinese. Moreover, it hosts Confucius Institute that will allow you not just to learn the language, but also dive in the rich Chinese culture. The experience is even more enhanced by exchange with partner universities in China. If you come from China or other parts of the world you may learn any language at UG, play with it with fellow students while cooking or clubbing together and practice business uses at the international companies, especially from Scandinavia.


The University has numerous modern science laboratories and hi-tech equipment such as phytotron unit, biomolecular analysis lab, isotope lab and over 70 other ones. Huge University Library offers 1.5 million physical volumes and over 3 million e-book titles. Access to 109 370 titles of scientific magazines allows for world quality research. You may participate in frequent inno-camps or hackathons, get tutoring from social entrepreneurs and help us be accredited as Ashoka U Changemakers’ Campus.


Tuition fees start from €1000 per semester, while accommodation on campus starts from just €120 per month. Gdansk prices for common life products and services are 50-80% cheaper than in London, while the quality is comparable, which makes Gdansk a perfect destination if you want to save money without giving up quality of your educational path.

Gdansk metropolitan area is smog-free, healthy for outdoor relaxation. Life style supports friendships and family-work balance. You can have a meal at one of hundreds Polish or international cuisines from just €3. Practices for major religions are possible at nearby churches, the mosque and other prayer spaces.


Various means of public transport are available: buses, 2 fast city trains, tramways, long distance trains, ships and ferries. Gdansk's Lech Walesa Airport with low-cost airlines like Ryanair, Wizzair or Norwegian flying directly to Italy, Spain, Scandinavia and over 50 attractive destinations is

8 kilometers away from the University. 160 kilometers of bike roads, various parking and shower-rooms for cyclists make the campus and the 3city cyclist-friendly.


When you expect more than studying you will choose out of tens of student interest clubs, gyms and other sport facilities, theatres, the opera, philharmonics and several cinemas which cater for every taste and pocket. Millennial history, dozens of historical and cultural places such as European Solidarity Center also make Gdansk a popular tourist destination you will never forget. The city has several parks, access to beautiful beach and tens of square kilometers of forests. Not only nature lovers will feel home. Hundreds of various shopping centers of the same quality as those in Western Europe, but much lower prices are tempting target for customers from neighboring countries such as Sweden, Norway or Russia.

Facts & figures

  • 11 Faculties
  • 74 Fields of Study
  • 221 Specializations
  • 1 700 Academic Staff
  • 33 500 Students


International Office
ul. Jana Bazynskiego 8
80-309 Gdansk, Poland
+48 725 991 119

Non-EU students
[email protected]
+48 58 523 2556

EU students
[email protected]
+48 58 523 2531