Obligatory, special week of orientation activities for first-year medical, pharmacy and nursing students starting their studies in the academic year 2022/23 will be organized from 26th of September 2022 to 30th September 2022, and is culminating in Induction Ceremony. A number of activities have been designed to introduce students to medical school realities and to formally induct new students into the profession of medicine, pharmacy and nursing. Major activities include:
Welcome and Overview
The Tutors (Student Advisers) of the first year meet with first-year class to present an overview of the school’s history, philosophy, and curriculum, pass/fail system, transitioning to the volume and pace of medical school, student advising and counseling, and a detailed description of MUG unique basic science and clinical curriculum. Students have an opportunity to meet MUG authorities, especially those responsible for students affairs. The overview concludes with a question and answer session. Students are brought together to hear an overview of the class demographics and to meet their peers who are taking them for tour. During this tour the newly admitted students are going to know the location of the main campus buildings.
This joint session gathers together the student leaders of the academic, volunteer and social interest groups (e.g. English Division Student Council, Phi Delta Epsilon – Gdańsk, Association of Norwegian Students Abroad Gdańsk, The Student Scientific Society, The Erasmus Student Network, Resource Team, The Academic Sport Association), that are open to first year students. The student leaders provide literature and answer questions about the activities. First-year students can then join the varied intramural social clubs. Separate orientation activities organized and conducted by individual groups continue thereafter. Education Support/Library Internet-Based Information Resources
Polish Language Course
This course gives new admitted students a basic knowledge of Polish language which is necessary in everyday life. During the course participants will practice speaking and writing skills. It helps participants to communicate effectively and to create relationships.
The Induction Ceremony is a symbolic induction into the community of Medical University of Gdańsk. The Ceremony was created to be a ‘solemn and celebratory’ . During this ceremony the main themes of future studies: service to others, professionalism, altruism, humanism, and balance are emphasized by Authorities of Medical University of Gdansk. Also present during this ceremony second-year students welcome their new colleagues into the profession of medicine.
Social activities include a welcome party for students. Additional activities are organized and conducted by the second-year students Student Resources
Students attend sessions devoted to the services available to them and essential to their medical school experience. They receive general information on Public Safety and the Student Health Plan.