The Gdańsk University of Technology (GUT, polish Politechnika Gdańska) is one of the oldest technical universities in Poland. It is a public research university located in Gdańsk , a city situated on the polish Baltic Sea coast. History of the university goes back to 1904. At the time Gdańsk was part of the German Empire. In 1945 the school was reorganized and rebuilt as polish state academy. In 2018, the Gdańsk University of Technology campus was ranked among the ten most beautiful in Europe by Times Higher Education
Gdańsk University of Technology is a leading technical university in Poland. For many years, it has been effectively cooperating with the economic environment, implementing grants and research services. It has extensive experience in the implementation of projects under national and international programs.
The university is consistently improving its position in key academic rankings. Every year, it is among the top national leaders in the ranking of universities of the Educational Foundation ‘Perspektywy’ The University is also appreciated abroad. As one of only four Polish academic centers and as the only technical university in Poland, it was among the 1000 best universities in the world in the international Times Higher Education World University Rankings. Since 2017, by decision of the European Commission, GUT also has the right to use the prestigious logo HR Excellence in Research, which means that it was recognized as an institution creating one of the best conditions for work and development for researchers in Europe.