Nursing students during a practical class
The Faculty of Health Sciences at the Medical University of Gdańsk was created in the year 2006. Students have the ability to major in the health sciences, such as: nursing, obstetrics, physiotherapy, medical rescue service, electroradiology, and since 2007 dietetics and public health as well. The following majors have acquired accreditation: obstetrics, nursing, and physiotherapy. The accreditation of public health major is in progress. Nursing, obstetrics, physiotherapy and public health majors are both 1st degree (BSc) and 2nd degree (MSc) studies. MSc studies in dietetics are planned to be conducted in the future. BSc majors in the medical rescue service and electro radiology can continue their studies in the public health major. BSc studies take 3 years and MSc 2 years to complete.
1719 people study at the Faculty of Health Sciences, which is 1/3 of the students of the Medical University of Gdańsk.
28 Institutes and clinics alongside the units of the Interdepartmental Institute of Maritime and Tropical Medicine, including educational facilities of the Department of Nursing seated at 38 Do Studzienki street, the Electro Radiology Major seated at 7 Dębinki street, the Physiotherapy Major seated at 7 Dębinki Street, Social Sciences seated at 15/19 Tuwima street, all make up the educational facilities of the Faculty of Health Sciences.
The research outline of the Faculty of Health Sciences includes research in the following fields: nursing studies, medical rescue service, public health, health-care economics, medical law, radiological and radioisotopic research, psychology, parasitology, molecular medicine, dietetics and many more.
The Faculty of Health Sciences cooperates with the Nursing Department of Florida University in Gainesville (USA), the University of Karlskrona (Sweden), the HENRE network for the education of electrocardiologists and a number of Swiss centers (physiotherapy).
The development plans for the Faculty of Health Sciences include building an educational centre in the development areas of the Medical University of Gdańsk, as well as the development of teaching and scientific research based in the Interdepartmental Institute of Maritime and Tropical Medicine and Redłowo Hospital in Gdynia.
Faculty of Health Sciences – Authorities
Deputy Deans of the Faculty of Health Sciences
Prof. Piotr Lass, M.D., Ph.D.
+48 58 349 1249, +48 58 349 1216