Gdańsk University of Technology (GUT) is a leading research and development center in Pomerania. It consists of 9 faculties, and the total number of students in the current academic year comes to about 15 thousand. All faculties have full academic rights, 4 of them (including the Faculty of Management and Economics) obtained the scientific category A as the result of the last parametric evaluation, and 2 faculties – category A+. In the last parametric evaluation, Gdańsk University of Technology got the top mark among Polish technical universities, while the Faculty of Management and Economics (FM&E), due to its high rating in category I parameterization, was nominated as one of four faculties in the field of economic sciences to the A+ category.
Currently GUT with almost 26 thousand students and 1200 academics is one of the leading technical universities in Poland offering 33 fields of undergraduate studies and 29 of graduate studies, including 4 Interdepartmental as well as 2 intercollegiate, unique in the country: mechanical-medical engineering, and construction chemistry. 15 of these studies is offered in English. GUT currently has more than 420 bilateral agreements under the Erasmus program and nearly 80 cooperation agreements of a general nature. There are also agreements about double diploma programs with Danish, French, German, Swedish and Italian universities.
The University itself has broad connections with the business world, for example it is the member of several clusters: Pomeranian Bio-Eco-Chemical Cluster, Polish Maritime Cluster,
Klima Pomerania, Interizon Pomeranian ICT Cluster – which is one of the most developed clusters in Poland, awarded with the title of the Key Pomeranian Region Cluster in a competition organized by the Regional Board.
Responsibilities: The key responsibility is the coordination of the project realization and the support for all the partners in their activities. GUT is also responsible for the IO3 – E-learning module and materials.
Key persons: Malgorzata Zieba, Eljas Johansson, Magdalena Fabjanowicz