The Medical University of Gdańsk (MUG) is the largest medical university in northern Poland, located in one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. According to the 2021 higher education ranking of the Perspektywy Educational Foundation, the MUG is ranked 1st among the medical schools in the country and 8th among the top ten of the best Polish state universities. The Ministry of Science and Higher Education ranked the MUG’s Faculty of Medicine, the Faculty of Health Sciences with grades A, and the Faculty of Pharmacy and Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology UG & MUG with a grade A+. The Medical University of Gdańsk officially holds the status of a research university. It is 1 of 10 universities in Poland and the only medical university that was awarded a place in this prestigious group.
|Medicine, Surgery, & Dentistry||6-year Doctor of Medicine programme||Masters||6 years||22 000 PLN per semester|
|Obstetrics, Nursery, Physiotherapy, & Medical Radiology||3-year Bachelor of Nursing programme||Bachelors||3 years||11 500 PLN per semester|
|Pharmacy||5,5-year Master of Pharmacy programme||Masters||5,5 years||17 500 PLN per semester|
What is the deadline for registration ?
The deadline for registration in MUG electronic database (admission2021.mug.edu.pl) depends on the program. For Doctor of Medicine is 18.07.2021, for B.Sc. Nursing and Master of Pharmacy is 31.07.2021, for Premedical Course is 31.08.2021. Till that time a complete application package must arrive by regular mail to the Admissions Office at the Medical University of Gdańsk. Deadlines for registration in recruitment agencies cooperating with MUG may be earlier – please check with your chosen agency.
How much is the recruitment/application fee?
MUG does not charge recruitment/application fee. It is possible that the agency organizing the exam in a convenient location for the candidate will charge a fee related to the costs of renting the premises.
What are the current tuition fees?
List of tuition fees is available at our website Fees & terms
When I should pay orientation week/tuition fee?
M.D. programme, Master of Pharmacy programme, Bachelor of Nursing programme: Orientation Week fee should be paid within 30 days since being accepted (exact date will be specified in Certification of Enrollment) tuition fee for each year should be paid in two installments: first by 15th of October (or 15th of November – applies only to students applying for loans); second by 15th of February
Premedical Course: fee for the Course should be paid within 30 days since being accepted (exact date will be specified in Certification of Enrollment).
Where can I find Application Form?
The application form is available in the university online registration system (available at: admission2021.mug.edu.pl). After completing and approving the application form in the database, it should be printed using the “Printouts” button and selecting the appropriate document. Both, version of document in the English and automatically created translation in the Polish should be printed and signed (formal requirement – a document necessary for the student file). Both signed documents should be scanned and attached as pdf files in the recruitment database (along with other documents – HSD, English language proficiency certificate)
What are the electronic photo requirements?
File format: JPG, minimum photo size: 375×300 pixels (height of the photo is larger then its width), maximum file size: 500kb, Passport type photo. This photo will be in your student ID, Dean’s office database profile, in official IDs – make sure its form is official.
My whole education was conducted in English. Do I have to submit English language certificate?
Candidates whose education was conducted in English language are not obliged to submit certificate confirming English language skills. Where English is not the official language of the country where education took place, or if English is one of several official languages, a school certificate is required – what was the language of instruction in high school.
Where can I find list of required English language certificates?
List of required English language certificates is available at database: admission2021.mug.edu.pl, when filling out the application form.
Due to the pandemic COVID-19 English language tests centers are closed. What I can do?
Various English language testing centers have created online exam tests, which can be done at home. We recommend the following tests:
- Duolingo English Test (DET)
- IELTS Indicator
- ILCE (CEFR Exam System, International Language Certification Exams)
- Oxford Online Placement Test
- TOEFL iBT® Special Home Edition
What minimum level of English proficiency is required?
Based on the applicable criteria, the minimum level of English proficiency necessary to start
- Study in English is set at the:
- IELTS, min. 6.5 points,
- Cambridge Examination: Advanced (CEA) or Proficiency (CPE) level,
- BEC Higher,
- BULATS score 67,
- CLB/CELPIP 8-9,
- CAEL 70
- TOEFL Paper-based test: min. 584 points, Internet-based test: min. 83 points, Computer-based test: min. 220 points,
- Candidates who completed their previous education in Scandinavia: Norway: min. grade in English in secondary school: 4, Sweden: min. grade in English in secondary school: VG or C, Denmark: min. grade in English in secondary school: 7.
- Premedical Course is set at the:
- IELTS levels 5,5-6 points
- Cambridge First Certificate- English FCE certificate,
- BEC Vantage,
- BULATS score 60,
- CLB/CELPIP 6-7,
- CAEL 60,
- TOEFL Paper-based test: min. 543 points, Internet-based test: min. 72 points, Computer-based test: min. 200 points,
Is the Orientation Week obligatory?
Yes, it is for all accepted students for the first year of studies. Orientation Week is the only opportunity to obtain information necessary for the proper start of studies, and the period of allotment to student groups and to carry out the necessary medical examinations.
Is University helping with the visa process?
After accepting the candidate, the MUG Admissions Office issues documents confirming the admission necessary to apply for a visa. Also at the request of the Embassy/Consulate MUG Admissions Office confirms the authenticity of the above documents. Organization of the date of obtaining a visa, and the whole visa process is students own responsibility. Assistance may be provided by recruitment agencies cooperating with MUG – direct contact with the agency is recommended.
I want to get a place in dorm, what should I do?
Students of the Medical University of Gdańsk can be accommodated in the Student Hostels located at Student Campus. Please visit our website Accommodation for more information.