Established (year): 
Public Medical University
Main specialization(s): 
Health science
Students (total): 
5.42 thousand
Academic staff: 
0.96 thousand


The Medical University of Gdańsk (MUG) provides education to near 6000 students, PhD and postgraduate students. International students constitute near 16% of MUG students and represent more than half of all international students studying in Gdańsk. 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 recognized by the Polish government as a National Leading Scientific Centre (KNOW). The MUG is constantly modernizing its didactic and clinical infrastructure. The construction of the Invasive Medicine Centre, financed by the national budget for 480mln PLN, was finished in 2011. The MUG carries out active international exchange within Erasmus+, takes part in Baltic Sea Region University Network (BSRUN) and ScanBalt. The MUG 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.