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Date added: 2021-09-21

Meeting of the Fahrenheit Union of Universities at the University of Gdańsk

Paweł Orłowski, chairman of the MUG's Council, Sławomir Halbryt, chairman of the Gdańsk Tech Council, prof. Marcin Gruchała, Rector of the MUG, prof. Piotr Stepnowski, Rector of the University of Gdańsk, prof. Krzysztof Wilde, rector of Gdańsk Tech and Maciej Duszczyk, PhD, DSc, chairman of the UG Council. Photo UG materials
In the photo from the left: Paweł Orłowski, chairman of the MUG's Council, Sławomir Halbryt, chairman of the Gdańsk Tech Council, prof. Marcin Gruchała, Rector of the MUG, prof. Piotr Stepnowski, Rector of the University of Gdańsk, prof. Krzysztof Wilde, rector of Gdańsk Tech and Maciej Duszczyk, PhD, DSc, chairman of the UG Council. Photo UG materials  
The assembly of the Fahrenheit Universities was held yet again. This time, representatives of the largest Gdańsk universities met at the University of Gdańsk.

Let us remind you that the University of Gdańsk, Gdańsk University of Technology and the Medical University of Gdańsk have created the Daniel Fahrenheit Union of Universities in Gdańsk (FarU), which is to jointly build the position of Gdańsk as a strong academic center in Poland and abroad. MUG, Gdańsk Tech and UG have been cooperating with each other for many years in almost all areas of teaching, research and organizational activities.

The meeting was hosted by the rector of the University of Gdańsk, prof. Piotr Stepnowski, PhD, DSc, as well as other members of the FarU Union: prof. Krzysztof Wilde, PhD, DSc, Eng., rector of Gdańsk Tech and Sławomir Halbryt, chairman of the Gdańsk Tech Council, prof. Marcin Gruchała, PhD, DSc (Rector of the MUG), Paweł Orłowski (Chairman of the MUG Council) and Maciej Duszczyk, PhD, DSc (Chairman of the UG Council).

The meeting was also attended by: prof. Adriana Zaleska-Medynska, PhD, DSc, Eng., director of FarU, Katarzyna Zygmunt, MSc, deputy director of FarU and prof. Dariusz Mikielewicz, PhD, DSc, Eng., vice-rector for organization and development at Gdańsk Tech.

During the general meeting, the most important current activities of the Union were presented, mainly in the field of FarU brand building strategy and correlating it with the promotional strategies of the city and the region. The results of the work of thematic teams were also summarized, which in the last few months identified areas of synergy, cooperation and consolidation prospects in the field of scientific potential, evaluation, education of doctoral students, financial management, library resources, engineering of technology transfer to the economy and many other topics.

During the meeting, further joint activities in the field of international promotion of the Union, cooperation in the "Study in Pomorskie" program and planned joint activities in the field of consolidation of academic sports at Gdańsk universities were also discussed .

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