Following a motion by the UG Students’ Parliament and the UG Doctorate Students’ Council, the Authorities of the University of Gdańsk have introduced changes with regard to the entry of students and doctoral students into the Baltic Campus of the University of Gdańsk in Gdańsk Oliwa and a waiver of the one-off fee for issuing an ID card.
Cooperation with regard to popularising science, knowledge and culture, exchanging experience in didactics and organising joint educational and cultural initiatives are amongst the areas of joint activities of the University of Gdańsk and the Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre as part of the cooperation agreement signed by both institutions.
The agreement was signed by UG Rector, Prof. Jerzy Piotr Gwizdała on behalf of the University of Gdańsk and by Prof. Jerzy Limon, Director of the Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre.
The cooperation as part of the agreement will be coordinated:
Graduates of the University of Gdańsk have come second among the highest earners in an annual salary ranking of graduates of state universities in the All-Poland Salary Survey prepared by Sedlak & Sedlak. Graduates of the University of Warsaw took first place, with students from the Jagiellonian University coming third. The report covers gross salaries earned in 2016 by graduates of second-cycle studies from 18 Polish universities. In 2016 the so-called median for graduates of second-cycle studies of the University of Gdańsk was 4,500 PLN.
As of 1 October 2017, a controlled system of entry into the grounds of the Baltic Campus of the University of Gdańsk in Oliwa will come into operation. From this date, entry into the Campus through all available gates will be possible by means of a contactless ID card placed behind the vehicle windscreen. In exceptional circumstances, entry may be possible by means of an intercom system which will connect the user directly with a University Guard operator.
The University of Gdańsk is amongst the first five universities in obtaining resources from the National Science Centre (NCN). The ranking took into consideration only those institutions which in 2016 were granted funding to a value exceeding 10 million PLN. The total value of resources allocated to the University of Gdańsk as part of all NCN competitions in 2016 stands at over 28 million PLN.
New technologies, the generation gap, realising the current and predicting the future needs of the job market as well as a dynamically changing society ─ these all pose a great number of challenges to teachers as to methods and forms of teaching as well as rules for broadening their own knowledge and didactic skills.
The Vice-Rector for Research, Education and International Cooperation of the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv Prof. Mariya Zubrytsa and the Rector of the University of Gdańsk Prof. Jerzy Gwizdała have signed a cooperation agreement concerning didactics and scientific research.
As part of the agreement, the sides have agreed to undertake measures to ensure:
Under the decision of the Director of the National Centre for Research and Development prof. dr. eng. Maciej Chorowski of 28 February 2017, the project prepared by the Faculty of Economics "Innovative teaching - development of competence of lecturers of the Faculty of Economics" received a positive opinion and funding under the Competition NCBiR 1/STAFF/POWER/3.4/2016.
Dr Martin Kliesch from the Freie Universität Berlin is the winner of the first POLONEZ competition announced by the National Science Centre (NCN). POLONEZ is a competition addressed to scientists from abroad who wish to work in Polish centres in the field of basic research. Since 1 December 2016 Dr M.