The Library collects books from the medical, pharmaceutical, dentistry, nursing and health sciences field, as well as from cognate sciences fields, i.e. chemistry, biology, physics, psychology etc.
The collection of the Library comprises the resources of the Main Library, the Library of the Faculty of Pharmacy and the resources located at the clinics and various departments.

Most of Library collection (print & online) can be searched using multisearch tool EDS (Ebsco Discovery Service).

At present our collection amounts to (as for 31.12.2018) 441.186 units, including:







special collections



Currently there are 283 journal titles coming in, including 25 foreign and 230 Polish titles subscribed by the Library and acquired by gifts and exchange. 

The Library is a member of the following consortia:


  • Elsevier

  • Springer

  • Wiley

  • Your Journals@Ovid


  • BMJ

The Library provides access to about 24.000 e-journals and users have access also to 210.000 e-books titles.



The Main Library users in the number of 7.362 (as for 31.12.2018)  can use computer workstations with access to the Internet; in the Library the wireless access to the Internet is also provided.

Three reading rooms are available to Library visitors: Reading Room 1, Reading Room 2 and Scientific Information Reading Room. There is free access to their collections.

The Library have 289 seats.



The Main Library conducts the subjects delivered via e-learning to MUG students at the undergraduate and doctoral levels, including:

  • the obligatory classes for all the first-year students - the aim of these courses is to familiarise students with the Library regulations and the rules of using its collections and services, mostly the ways of searching for and ordering the literature,

  • the obligatory and facultative classes for undergraduate and doctoral students improving their medical scientific information literacy competencies




Regulations of collecting personal data in Medical University of Gdańsk

Due to the entry into force of The Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation) the Main Library informs that:

1. The administrator of your personal data is Medical University of Gdańsk based in Gdańsk, Marii Skłodowskiej-Curie 3A, 80-210 Gdańsk,

2. The Data Protection Inspector in Medical University of Gdańsk is Piotr Małecki (iod@gumed.edu.pl),

3. Your personal data will be processed using the Tricity Libraries IT System (Stanisław Moniuszko Academy of Music, Gdynia Maritime University, Academy of Fine Arts in Gdańsk, Medical University of Gdansk, Gdansk University of Physical Education and Sport, European Solidarity Centre) in order to enable the use of library resources on the basis of art. 6 par. 1 lit. A of the general regulation of personal data of 27 April 2016,

4. Your personal data will not be disclosed to other entities, except for entities authorized under the law, debt collection companies or companies supporting IT services,

5. Your personal data will be kept for a period required by law,

6. You have the access to the content of your data, the right to demand rectification them, the right to remove or limit of their use, the right to transfer them, the right to post an objection in relation to their processing and the right to withdraw legal consent at any time,

7. You have the right to make a complaint to the Office for Personal Data Protection, if it is justified that your personal data are processed by the administrator in breach of the general regulation of personal data of 27 April 2016,

8. Providing personal data is voluntary, however, the refusal to provide them may result in the refusal to provide the service.