The University of Gdańsk 

The University of Gdańsk Studying at the University of Gdansk Third Age University

The Gdańsk University of the Third Age

The University of the Third Age was established in November 2004. GUTA students take part in lectures, workshops, additional classes and trips, all specially prepared for them. The University of Gdańsk has become for them a meeting place somewhere where they can achieve their dreams . Through its activity, the Gdańsk University of the Third Age is realising the idea of lifelong learning and development, all in accordance with the Lisbon Declaration. The long-term aim is the intellectual and social activation of persons of mature age. So far, almost five thousand people have participated in these activities. The students have been able to take part in lectures in the fields of Medicine, History, Literature, Astronomy, Astrophysics, Oceanography, Social Sciences and Psychology. An additional range of courses includes foreign-language workshops (English, German, French, Russian, Italian and Spanish), computer, art, literary and photography workshops, history of art, Eastern culture, relaxation exercises, Tai Chi and Nordic walking.

ul. Wita Stwosza 58,80-952 Gdańsk
tel.: +48 58 523 23 54
Photos: Tomasz Hutel
Author: Magdalena Bury
Translator: Agata Hoffman
Last updated: 07.01.2010