University of Gdansk

The University of Gdansk is the largest educational institution in the Pomorze region. University has 11 faculties with about 33 000 students, doctoral students and post-graduates. In such fields of study as Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Oceanography, Quantum Physics, Pedagogy, Psychology and Economic Sciences, the University of Gdansk is one of the best institutions in Poland.

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The marine image of the university is enhanced by its fields of study, specialisations and scientific research connected with the sea and with the Baltic coast in particular. This concerns, above all, the Faculties of Biology, Oceanography and Geography, and such subjects as Biology, Geography, Environmental Protection and Oceanography (Gdansk is the only place in Poland where this subject can be studied). It also concerns the Faculty of Chemistry, where research is conducted into protection of the marine environment, and the Faculty of Law and Administration, which carries out important research into maritime law, international maritime law, the laws and systems of towns in Pomorze and maritime criminology.

Courses for foreign students

Foreign students can study at the University of Gdansk either in the Polish or in the English language. The university offers intensive preparatory courses enabling foreign students to study in these languages.


A student can come to any of departments at the University of Gdansk on the basis of Bilateral Agreement. Polish classes are offered to all Erasmus students coming in both semesters.


Central European Exchange Program for University Studies. CEEPUS website.

Visegrad Scholarship Program
Visegrad Fund offers Master’s and Post-Master’s scholarships for 1 or 2 semesters. Visegrad Fund website.

Students Exchange Office
ul. Bazynskiego 1a
PL- 80-952 Gdansk
e-mail address: [email protected]

Official website