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Gdańsk University of Technology

One of the best universities in Poland

Gdańsk University of Technology (Polish name: Politechnika Gdańska) is one of the oldest universities in Poland and the largest technical university in Northern Poland. It was established in 1904 and since then has been educating world-class engineers in various areas of science and technology. Located in Gdańsk – a city with a thousand-year tradition and the gate to the Polish coastal line – it is the perfect place to study and enjoy student life.

Gdańsk University of Technology is the best research university of technology in Poland concerning ‘Initiative of Excellence - Research University’ competition of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education. It is here where inventions used in Poland and around the world are created.

Study and education in a beautiful place

The campus of Gdańsk University of Technology is a unique place, considered to be one of the most beautiful in Europe according to Times Higher Education University Rankings. Places to relax in green areas, a student club with a long tradition, and the best ‘Juwenalia’ (student holiday) in Poland are just some of the opportunities that await future students. All this in the middle of the Tri-City agglomeration - one of the best places to live in Poland.

Study and education in a beautiful place

Doctoral School

Gdańsk University of Technology offers education in the Doctoral School which is fully funded, provides scholarships for PhD students, and a creative and interdisciplinary approach to research. The PhD training is conducted in 14 disciplines fully in English. All of these programmes are interdisciplinary.

Gdańsk University of Technology


This school offers education at PhD level in the following areas:

Altogether, there are 14 disciplines covered.
Duration: 4 years / 8 semesters
No tuition fees.

Gdańsk University of Technology

Why Us?

  • the best research university of technology in Poland (Initiative of Excellence - Research University)
  • modern research facilities
  • 120 years of academic tradition
  • over 30 years of experience concerning PhD education
  • professional academic staff, supported by visiting professors from abroad
  • interesting research projects and thesis subjects offered by PhD supervisors, quality requirements for PhD supervisors
  • hundreds of implemented projects supporting PhD research,
  • offering outgoing mobilities and extra scholarships for PhD students
  • state-funded scholarships for four years, system of motivation awards, and international internships for all PhD students
  • no tuition fees
  • PhD programme fully in English
  • low costs of living in comparison to other European big cities
  • one of the most beautiful campuses in the world
  • attractive location - abundance of historic and nature sites in and around Gdańsk

Further details at the doctoral school web page.

The publication of this announcement is co-financed within our new STER project: "Gdańsk Tech Doctoral School closer to Europe" (PG_go_West) funded by Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange and implemented under the Programme "STER - Internationalisation of Doctoral Schools".


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