University of Gdansk

The Faculty of Economics is continuing the tradition of the Sopot centre of economic studies which descended from the Maritime Institute which was created in 1942 in Warsaw as a part of the Secret University of Western Lands.


About the university

Faculty of Economics, University of Gdansk is a center with full of academics rights. Applicants wishing to obtain higher education, are able to obtain a broad and through knowledge in two fields: Economics and International Economic Relations.

Knowledge and skills gained during the studies allow accurately formulate research questions, solve economic problems, make effective decisions and facilitate the understanding of economic processes in Poland and abroad. Studies provide professional preparation for action on international and domestic markets in a highly competitive environment.


- At the Faculty of Economics, a total of more than 4500 students are studying: 2130 full-time students, 1,850 part-time students, 396 students in 12 types of postgraduate courses (in Polish and English) and 150 doctoral students for doctoral studies in Economics.

- The Faculty of Economics of the UG has participated in the Graduate Barometer 2010. The European Student Barometer has grown to be the largest survey on career, education and employer topics in Europe.

- More than 850 institutions in 24 countries took part and about 220 000 students answered the survey.

- The students were asked about their preferences and expectations in their future career, their satisfaction with their university, and the attractiveness of future employers.

International Cooperation

The advantage of education at the Faculty of Economics is a wide range of courses in foreign languages and English-language specialty of International Business. Students can benefit from traveling to study abroad under the ERASMUS program - bilateral agreements are signed with over 70 universities and colleges. Erasmus program covers the universities, as well as their students and employees. Through this program, students have the opportunity to complete part of their studies abroad, whereas universities to participate in international projects. Cooperating universities with the Faculty of Economics (except Erasmus Programme): MGIMO, Russia; Ternopil National Economic University, Ukraine; Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea; Appalachian State University, Boone, USA.


University of Gdansk
ul. Armii Krajowej 119/121,
Sopot 81-824

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