The Rector of the University of Gdańsk, Prof. Jerzy Gwizdała has been nominated for the title Personality of the Year in the category social and charity work. The competition is organised by the Dziennik Bałtycki. You may vote on the newspaper’s website until 12 February.
The University of Gdańsk and the Gdańsk University of Technology are to establish a joint interdisciplinary and unique field of study – Distributed Energy Resources, and have signed an agreement to this effect at the University of Gdańsk.
Following the results of the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019 by subject - Social Science, published in mid-October 2018, in which the University of Gdańsk took third place amongst Polish universities, the time has come to publish the ranking results in further disciplines.
In the category Arts and Humanities 2019 the University of Gdańsk can also boast third place amongst Polish universities and a place in the fourth hundred in general.
In the Times Higher Education World University Rankings by subject: Social Science 2019, published on 17 October 2018, the University of Gdańsk has featured in the sixth hundred of global universities conducting scientific and research activity in the field of social sciences.
The University of Gdańsk is amongst 19 Polish higher education institutions (including 8 universities) to receive funding as part of the "Excellence Strategy – Research Institution”. The aim of the project is to devise a complex, long-term development programme for the University of Gdańsk, which will allow it to obtain research university status. The project will mainly focus on appropriate research and analyses as well as study visits at foreign universities.
A state-of-the-art building of the Institute of Informatics of the University of Gdańsk, with a cubic capacity of nearly 23,000 m3 and equipped with the latest IT devices, is emerging in the UG Baltic Campus in Gdańsk Oliwa. The investment is partially funded from the Regional Operational Programme for the Pomeranian Voivodeship for 2014-2020, and completion has been scheduled for the second half of 2019.
Once again the University of Gdańsk has featured in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019, one of the most important global rankings of universities, published on 26 September 2018.
The university is one of only 12 Polish higher education institutions to feature in the ranking, amongst 7 universities and 5 technical universities, ex aequo in sixth place in the general ranking and fourth amongst classical universities.