The rules on how to determine affiliations in publications are regulated by the Rector's Regulation no. 11/2021 of 8 February 2021, according to which the correct form of affiliation must include:

  • the name of a unit, i.e. the clinic / department,

  • the name of the faculty,

  • the name of the University.

An affiliation to UCK GUMed does not constitute an affiliation to MUG.

Examples of the correct affiliations:

  • Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, Medical University of Gdańsk, Gdańsk, Poland

  • Clinic of Rehabilitation Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences with the Institute of Maritime and Tropical Medicine, Medical University of Gdańsk, Gdańsk, Poland

  • Department of Monitored Therapy and Pharmacogenetics, Faculty of Pharmacy, Medical University of Gdańsk, Gdańsk, Poland





Information about the phenomenon of predatory publishers accompanying Open Access publishing is available in the section Open Access / predatory publishers.

There you will also find advice on how to verify a journal / publisher.









>> National Library of Medicine Catalog / abbreviations used in Medline

>> CAS Core Journal Abbreviations


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On 27 April 2016 Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Union and of Council came into force. It relates to data processing for natural persons and the freedom of movement of such data. In the light of this and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation), the Main Library would like to draw your attention to the following:

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