Students and doctoral students with special needs can benefit from the support of other people in the form of an assistant.
The task of an assistant to a person with special needs is to help a student or doctoral student in activities related to the education process and functioning at the University, in particular:
1. assistance in moving around the premises of Gdańsk University of Technology, in buildings where classes are held and between the University's buildings;
2. making notes on classes and internships;
3. assistance in completing formalities related to the education process in the dean's office, doctoral studies office and other organizational units of the University;
4. assistance in carrying out activities related to the use of the University's library resources.
The consent for the appointment of an assistant for a person with special needs or a sign interpreter is issued by the Vice-Rector responsible for student affairs after consulting the Rector's Representative for Persons with Special Needs.
The application together with the relevant documentation, i.e. a certificate of the determined degree of disability or another document necessary for the examination of the application, e.g. a certificate from a specialist doctor, should be submitted to the Vice-Rector responsible for student affairs through the Rector's Representative for Persons with Special Needs.
The remuneration of an assistant to a person with special needs or a sign language interpreter is made on the basis of a statement of the number of hours and activities performed according to the hourly rate specified in the contract of mandate concluded with the assistant or interpreter.
The Rector's Representative for Persons with Special Needs is responsible for the settlement