All matters connected with international cooperation are handled by Department of Internationalization, which is supervised by the Rector’s Office for Strategy and International Cooperation.
The University sees the development of international cooperation as extremely important, and is very successful in that field. The Medical University of Gdańsk cooperates with many centers in Europe and the world as part of intercollegiate and intergovernmental agreements, initiatives and programmes of the EU, thematic networks, and membership in international organizations, joint BSc and PhD studies, the exchange of academic teachers, joint publications and numerous science conferences and symposiums.
Since 1998 the University has actively participated in the SOCRATES/Erasmus Programme, now Erasmus+. Each year a growing number of students of medicine, pharmacy are sent to 50 partner universities in the EU. The University accepts an increasing number of foreign students, who complete part of their studies in English at MUG.
Appreciating the importance of the regional side of European cooperation, The Medical University of Gdańsk is a co-founding member of the Baltic Sea Region University Network, coordinated by the University of Turk, Finland. The MUG takes part in the work of regional organization ScanBalt, whose aim is to support the initiatives for the development of technology transfer, in the fields of medicine and biotechnology, in the Baltic Sea region. MUG is also a member of EUPRIO, IROs Forum and Study in Poland.
The Office’s scope of activity:
- matters related to MUG’s development projects,
- coordination of foreign cooperation,
- matters related to didactic programmes,
- hosting guests of the MUG and organizing MUG Administrators’ visits abroad.