♦ Studies in this field are primarily aimed at people who want to combine a sports career with gaining and expanding knowledge in the field of various aspects of the functioning of sport.

♦ As part of the field of study, the student chooses one of the coaching majors in Olympic sports offered by the University, including: gymnastics, judo, basketball, athletics, handball, swimming, tennis, sailing, football, football volleyball, rowing, horse riding and many more.

♦  University of Physical Education and Sport (GUPES) is the only sports university in Pomerania where theoretical and practical classes are conducted by both recognized scientists and highly qualified specialists in the areas relevant to individual fields of study, as well as coaches of Olympic and national teams and outstanding athletes.

♦  GUPES is one of the best sports universities in Central and Eastern Europe according to the Shanghai Ranking’s Global Ranking of Sport Science Schools and Departments, 2020. In the Perspektywy magazine ranking for 2019, GUPES placed 2nd among all sports universities in Poland.

♦ Our specialist facilities are among the very best anywhere in Poland. Located on the picturesque Gdanks Oliwa we have purpose-built teaching and research laboratories for sport and exercise physiology, biomechanics, health and performance psychology and qualitative research. We have: 5 outdoor sports fields, 13 gyms, 2 sports halls, 1 swimming pool, 5-laboratories.


♦ professional title of magister (Master of Arts) in sport
♦ diploma of a coach or sports instructor in a discipline resulting from the specialisation
♦ preparation to program, organise and implement the sports training process, being a member of the coaching / specialist staff
♦ management of sports clubs and organizations


The didactic offer of Gdansk University of Physical Education and Sport is modern, wide and varied. As part of the field of study, a student may choose a specialisation from a wide range of specialisations designed to meet the needs of the labour market and supplement it with other specialisations offered by the university:

♦ instructor and coaching specialisation in a selected sport discipline
♦ personal training coach
♦ instructor/trainer of motor preparation
♦ regeneration and nutrition
♦ sports management
♦ world sport
♦ sports analytics
♦ mass event management
♦ communication and sports journalism
♦ instructor of mental training in sports
♦ traumatology in sport
♦ sport and dynamic shooting instructor
♦ e-sport management

* specialisations are launched at a minimum number of students.

LEVEL/ second-cycle

FORM/ full-time

PROFILE/ practical


The conditions for admitting a foreigner to studies in English:

• effective registration in the IRK system
• meeting the formal requirements, attaching a complete set of documents in the IRK system within the required period
• obtaining the required number of points in the qualification procedure in terms of knowledge in a given field of study
• confirmation of English language skills at the level required for the relevant cycle of study (2st cycle – B2) by obtaining at least 5 points for language skills in the qualification procedure

Recruitment deadline in the IRK system

• from 14 March 2022 to 31 August 2022