Medical University of Gdańsk
Skłodowskiej-Curie 3a, 80-210 Gdańsk, Poland
The Medical University of Gdańsk provides education to over 6000 students, PhD and postgraduate students. International students constitute of 10% of MUG students and represent more than half of all international students studying in Gdańsk. The University conducts classes in English for students of two degree programs: Medicine Doctor and Master of Pharmacy. Students have access to a conveniently situated student residential campus, a modern library and a student club “Medyk”.
The University is intensively conducting scientific research which is reflected by its high position in the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education ranking and by many awards for its staff. Faculty of Pharmacy with Subfaculty of Laboratory Medicine has been recently recognizedby the Polish government as a National Leading Scientific Centre (KNOW).
The Medical University of Gdańsk is constantly modernizing its didactic and clinical infrastructure. The construction of the Invasive Medicine Centre, financed by the national budget for 480 mln PLN, was finished in 2011. It has been the first investment of this type in the Pomeranian region for 30 years. The new hospital comprises several parts housing 12 surgical departments, with bed space for 311 patients. The Invasive Medicine Centre’s didactic part includes an auditorium with 288 seats and several seminar halls. Whereas its roof has a helicopter landing pad connected directly to the Emergency Department.
The Medical University of Gdańsk carries out active international exchange within “Lifelong Learning Programme”, takes part in Baltic Sea Region University Network (BSRUN) and ScanBalt.
The Medical University of Gdańsk provides health care to the inhabitants of the Pomeranian Region and the neighbouring regions, as well as actively supports public health projects. The University organizes Medical Education Day and Picnic for Health, the events which serve to increase pro-health awareness in our region.
Since 2009, the University has been a member of “Study in Pomorskie,” a programme which promotes our region’s universities abroad.
The Medical University of Gdańsk organize the PREMED COURSE. It aims to meet the needs of high school graduates who wish to pursue a medical education but who have taken few or none of the core science courses required for successful preparation to medical school. MUG organize also the ENGLISH LANGUAGE COURSE. The aim of this course is to provide students with balanced practice in all English language skills, i.e. reading, listening, speaking and writing as well as language components of grammar and vocabulary.