University Guide: University of Gdansk

Posted by Viktoriia Rabcheniuk | February 6, 2017

Are you coming to Gdansk for Erasmus Student Exchange at University of Gdansk?

Great! This post is dedicated to you! Below you will find all the information you need to know aboutUniversity of Gdansk.


Among other universities in Europe, University of Gdansk is another great option to pursue higher education.

University of Gdansk was founded in 1970 and now is considered as the largest educational institution in the Pomerania region. The university takes its leading position in being the best institution in Poland in such fields as Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Oceanography, Quantum Physics, Pedagogy, Psychology, Law, and Economic Sciences. The institution also offers several study abroad programs, so students abroad  can consider University of Gdansk when looking for a place where to study in Europe.

The staff members of the university continuously conduct scientific research in order to contribute their knowledge and experience on a world-class level.  Currently the university has 11 faculties, 74 fields of study, and 221 specialties.

The campus of University of Gdansk  has developed significantly as was expected in the long-term Investment Plan of the institution  for the years 2011-2020. The campus of the university is characterized with modern lecture halls and equipment, which aims to create a perfect environment for learning and research for students.

The library of the university is considered as a center of information for the whole community and is entirely computerized. It also has its special study rooms for individual work, which help young generation to fully concentrate on studying.



The main building of University of Gdansk is located on ul. Jana Bażyńskiego 8. Despite the fact that University buildings are located throughout the city,  the public transport system in Gdańsk includes 10 tramlines and 84 bus lines. As students may need to travel between the cities, it is better to buy monthly or quarterly pass, which will be much cheaper than buying one time tickets. In addition, students can use their status and get 50% off on this.

The location of the university is really good in terms of what students can visit around. Oliwa Park is one of the best places in Gdansk, which also has Botanical Gardens and Palm House near. There are also several shops and places available around the faculties, where students can go for a lunch.




If you  are going to study in the University of Gdansk and you are still looking for an Erasmus flat or room, Pepe Housing will be glad to help you to find your perfect place for your stay in the city.




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