Gdańsk University of Technology
The Gdańsk University of Technology (Polish: Politechnika Gdańska) is a technical university in Gdańsk, and one of the oldest universities in Poland founded in 1909. It has nine faculties, with 41 fields of study and more than 26 thousand undergraduate, as well as about 400 doctoral students. It currently employs 2500 people, including 1200 academic teachers.
Some of the courses offered by GUT are unique in Poland, for instance ones in Construction Chemistry, Nanotechnology, Geodesy and Cartography, as well as Engineering of Natural Resources.
Great emphasis is placed on maintaining high education quality standards - GUT is the second Polish institution of higher education to hold the prestigious ECTS Label. GUT is also the first and only Polish university to be a member of the CDIO Initiative, founded by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in collaboration with Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden. CDIO aims to provide an education for engineers that enables them to “Conceive, Design, Implement and Operate” pro-industrial technological systems.
The campus of the Gdańsk University of Technology is continuously being developed. Elegant, modern, and eco-friendly buildings co-exist with charming and majestic edifices. Classes take place in modern auditoriums and well equipped specialized laboratories.
The following modern educational and research centres along with supporting units can be found within the university campus:
- Nanotechnology Centre with 25 modern laboratories equipped with unique devices for tests at the atomic level
- LINTE^2 Laboratory of Innovative Electrical Power Technologies and Integration of Renewable Energy Sources.
- Mathematics and Distance Learning Centre that uses modern ICT technologies and tools for mathematical modelling and visualization of data.
- ICT Educational and Research Centre
Achievements of GUT's students: