PhD, Mechanical Engineering [IMe]


Area of Studies

engineering, technology



Degree (in English)


  • English
Course Duration

4 years


Doctoral School at Gdańsk University of Technology

Tuition and Other Fees

One-time and non-refundable payment of an application (admission) fee payable to the account indicated in the application (admission / recruitment) system -> PLN 300.

Training at the Doctoral School is free of charge.

Application Deadline(s)

from 22 April 2024 – until 13 May 2024, at 11:00 AM

Course Description

Course Profile

The program is primarily focused on modern theoretical (cognitive) and practical (applied) issues in mechanical engineering, in particular: power and thermal engineering, efficient and ecological energy systems, operation diagnostics of marine combustion engines: diesel and turbine, Stirling engines powered by low temperature sources, energy storage to optimize the operation of energy generation systems (including heat, cold and electric power storage) using, among others, phase change materials, machine dynamics and mechatronics, multibody systems dynamics, systems for ship industry and power engineering, ships, boats and off-shore constructions, hydraulic drives, gearboxes and pumps, application of mechatronic solutions,  biomedical engineering and biomaterials, biomechanics, surface electromyography, rehabilitation devices, implants, biological reactions, friction and wear, tribology, experimental bearing research, hydrodynamic lubrication, environmental degradation of engineering materials, Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) methods to monitor the equipment structure state, manufacturing techniques, rapid manufacturing and rapid tooling, fracture mechanics, abrasive machining and flat grinding, computer aided manufacturing and process planning, bio-machining.  

The program is designed to prepare the PhD student for independent research and to give him the opportunity to learn about the latest research results in the field of mechanical engineering. The program includes obligatory and facultative classes as well as lectures led by visiting professors. One of the most important elements of education is individual contact with a supervisor and participation in research conducted under his leadership.

Other Requirements

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Gdańsk University of Technology, Main Building, room 209

11/12 Gabriela Narutowicza Street

80-233 Gdańsk, Poland

tel. +48 (58) 348 65 80



Gdańsk University of Technology


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G. Narutowicza 11/12 80-233 Gdańsk, Poland

phone: +48 58 347 28 28

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