The Medical University of Gdańsk
Faculty of Health Sciences with Subfaculty of Nursing and Institute of Maritime and Tropical Medicine
full-time first cycle degree,
part-time second cycle degree,
full-time second cycle degree

Graduates have the professional training to work with ill and disabled persons, especially in the use of natural (physical) factors in prophylactics and therapy. The course covers general subjects: human anatomy and physiology, etc. and professional subjects: physiotherapy, kinesiotherapy, therapeutic massage, balneotherapy, climate therapy, spa therapy etc. Our graduates’ qualifications and professional skills provide them with the credentials for: restoring physical fitness and functioning in people of various ages, which they had lost or had reduced as the result of various illnesses and/or injuries; and in serious conditions – to develop motor capabilities at an optimum level for a given person; to develop and maintain physical fitness and functioning in people with disabilities, depending on their potential capabilities, so that they can live active lives; adapt measure to the overriding rehabilitation goals for individuals in rehabilitation groups. The knowledge and skills acquired during the course give graduates the opportunity to seek employment in: public and non-public health institutions (e.g. various kinds of hospitals, specialist clinics, rehabilitation clinics and treatment centres, multi-specialist clinics, rehabilitation centres and sanatoriums); school and inter-school corrective gymnastics and rehabilitation-education centres; supported employment enterprises and activity therapy workshops; public and non-public institution for the disabled; businesses and enterprises running pro-health operations (e.g. physical culture societies, health and beauty salons and centres, massage parlours and fitness centres); sports institutions (e.g. club wellness centres, sports medical clinics and central sports centres). Graduates can also run their own physiotherapy practices. Furthermore, graduates are prepared to take up a second cycle course and to continue their education with a third cycle (doctoral) studies course.


Uczelniane Centrum Rekrutacji Gdańskiego Uniwersytetu Medycznego
al. Zwycięstwa 41-42, 80-210 Gdańsk
Stanowisko ds. Rekrutacji Polskojęzycznej
tel. 58 349 13 91