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Date added: 2022-10-18

Visit of ACEEU Accreditation Committee

In the picture from the left: Prof. Dariusz Mikielewicz, Vice-Rector for Organization and Development, Prof. Tomasz Klimczuk, member of the University Council, Agnieszka Lendzion, PhD, Vice-Diretor of the HR Center, Prof. Krzysztof Wilde, Rector of Gdańsk Tech, Joanne Zhan, PhD, member of ACEEU, Agnieszka Cholewińska and Barbara Urbańska, Strategic Analysis Center, Prof. Thorsten Kliewe, Sabina Ratajczak, PhD, members of ACEEU and Prof. Janusz Nieznański, Vice-Rector for Internationalization and Innovation.
On 6–7 October, the ACEEU Committee (Accreditation Council for Entrepreneurial and Engaged Universities) visited Gdańsk University of Technology. ACEEU is the only international quality assurance body that focuses on evaluating the engagement and entrepreneurship in higher education. The accreditation process is aimed at proving that Gdańsk University of Technology can be ranked among the entrepreneurial and socially engaged universities, in accordance with the standards of the organization.  

As part of the accreditation, members of the ACEEU Committee met with over sixty persons: research and administrative staff of the University, students, doctoral students, alumni and representatives of local government and business.

The Committee visited the Main Library, LINTE^2 laboratory and ProtoLab, where they could see examples of entrepreneurship of the students of Gdańsk Tech. Piotr Domanowski and Filip Buława, students of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Ship Technology, presented their project in commercialization stage – fully functional underwater vehicle, that can be built by anyone who has access to 3D printers and simple electronic devices.

The report on the results of the ACEEU accreditation shall be ready in approximately 8 weeks.

Gdańsk University of Technology carries out a project named „International accreditations” which aims at obtaining the ACEEU accreditation. The project is financed from the European Funds within the scope of the project titled POWER.03.03.00-00-P004/16 in the amount of PLN 117,794.36. The obtained accreditation is to contribute to development of the university, also in the aspect of internationalization.

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