New Participating Universities


BUP logoThe Baltic University Programme is delighted to announce that we have two new participating universities: V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University in Ukraine and Medical University of Gdansk in Poland.

V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National UniversityV. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University is situated in the north-eastern Ukraine and is lead by President Vil S. Bakirov, Prof. V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University is one of the oldest universities in Eastern Europe. It was founded in November 1804. Currently, the University consists of 22 Schools and educational and research institutes. The University is one of the largest research centers in Ukraine. It covers research in many fileds such as chemistry, biology, and astronomy, the physics and engineering, and high technologies. There are 20,724 degree seekers at the Schools connected to the V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, the Center for International Education, the Center for Pre-University Education: 16,260 students, 4,066 international students, 301 postgraduate and doctoral students. 438 doctors of sciences, professors, more than 1,274 PhDs, associate professors take part in scientific research and training of specialists. Among the University employees are 30 academicians and corresponding members of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and branch academies.

The University actively participates in the World and European University Associations.

Medical University of Gdansk logoThe Medical University of Gdańsk (formerly Gdańsk Medical Academy) is the largest medical academic institution in northern Poland. It educates more than 5000 undergraduate and postgraduate students in four faculties. Rector of the Medical University of Gdańsk is Professor Marcin Gruchała.

The faculties are:

  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Faculty of Pharmacy with Subfaculty of Laboratory Medicine
  • Faculty of Health Sciences with Subfaculty of Nursing and Institute of Maritime and Tropical Medicine
  • The Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology of the University of Gdańsk and the Medical University of Gdańsk.

The Akademia Lekarska, upon wich the Medical University of Gdańsk rests, was founded on 8 October 1945. Its history is related to the tradition of medical practice of surgeons associated in the Surgeons Guild (active since 1454), as well as teaching and medical and scientific research, particularly in Gdańskie Gimnazjum Akademickie (Atheneum Gedanese) established in 1558. MUG is recognized nationally as one of the top universities in Poland and ranked internationally for clinical medicine. The university cooperates with more than 50 universities and scientific centers abroad. It exchanges students and teachers in the framework of the Lifelong Learning Programme and is an active member of many European organizations and institutions. It is a founding member of two regional organizations: ScanBalt and the Baltic Sea Region University Network.

News from 2020

Last modified: 2023-01-12