Although the tradition of academic teaching in Gdańsk goes back to the Renaissance, the University of Gdańsk was established in 1970. Now it consists of nine faculties:
Actually over 21000 students attends the courses. University of Gdańsk maintains many international contacts - academic exchange of teachers and students. A number of international research programs has been carried out. The University has been particularly active with educational and research programs connected with the accession of Poland to the European Union.
The first courses in the field of Information Systems at Faculty of Management were given already in the half of sixties. Gradually the curriculum and the laboratories were extended and improved. In the result, in November 1982 the independent Department of Information Systems at University of Gdańsk was established. The team of twenty scholars teaches on bachelor, master, MBA and doctoral levels. Each semester the graduate program of IS/IT is improved. In recent several years IS Department accomplished internationally reported surveys on key issues in information management, business process reengineering in small business as well as the analyses of e-business development in Poland. The substantial modernization of curriculum and laboratories took place in 1994-1997 during the accomplishment of TEMPUS project with Universities of Barcelona and Lisbon.
Top of the page