Medical University of Gdańsk

General Information 

Congress date: 22–25 June 2019

An application has been made to the EACCME® for CME accreditation of this event

Congress venue
Medical University of Gdańsk
Dębinki street 7
80-210 Gdańsk, Poland

The Medical University of Gdańsk is approx.15 mins by taxi from the main railway station and 30 mins from Gdańsk airport if you take a taxi.
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ou can easily get to Gdańsk, by flying to Gdansk Lech Walesa Airport. Sometimes, when flight connection to Gdańsk is not available from your country, it’s good to check connection to Warsaw Chopin Airport, and then get to Gdańsk by domestic flights, or by train( ). Airport can be easily and quickly reached from the city’s centre.
Gdańsk airport is located approximately 10 km from the city centre. The airport is connected with Gdańsk Wrzeszcz by PKM train (Pomorska Kolej Metropolitalna) – it takes 23 minutes to get to Gdańsk Wrzeszcz (the ticket costs ca. 5,5zł = 1.5 euro). You can easily buy the ticket in a ticket machine at the station. The station is located at the airport, near the terminal T2.
Other way to get to the city center is to use a bus- bus line nr 210, or to Gdańsk Wrzeszcz – Bus line nr 110 (cost ca. 4zł=1euro).
You can also use a Taxi – f.e. Hallo Taxi, which offered a 20% discount for you during your stay in Poland. The number is +48 58 19 666. To use a discount you need to say the password “CONGRESS”. You can use it also later during your stay.
The cost is 10-12 € to get to Gdańsk Wrzeszcz, Gdańsk Główny(city center) or Medical University of Gdańsk.

You can reach Gdańsk from other cities by using Intercity or PKP trains. The main station (Gdańsk Główny) is located in the heart of Gdańsk, less than 3 km from Medical University of Gdańsk. You can book your train ticket in advance using this website:
From train station you can either use a taxi or tram to get to Gdańsk Medical University.

You can also come to Gdańsk by car – it is very comfortable option, but please note that there are traffic jams in Gdańsk, especially in rush hours. Parking your car, you need to buy a ticket, which usually costs 3zł/1h. There is a parking zone near Gdańsk Medical University – if you park on a street it will cost 3zł/1h, if you park on the hospital area it costs 8zł/1h.
In Gdańsk you can also use Trafficar – renting car for minutes. To do this, you need to download the app

Taxi fares
From Lech Wałęsa Airport: ca. 10 €
From Gdańsk Główny (main station): ca. 4 €
From Gdańsk Wrzeszcz: ca. 4€

From Gdańsk Wrzeszcz: By tram 6,9,12, from tram stop “Klonowa” to “Gdański Uniwersytet Medyczny”
From Gdańsk City center: By tram nr 2,3,6,9,12 from tram stop “Dworzec Główny” to “Gdanski Uniwersytet  Medyczny”


The Congress venue is the Medical University of Gdańsk/MUG (Dębinki street 7, 80-210 Gdańsk, Poland)
The Medical University of Gdańsk is approx. 15 mins by taxi from the main railway station and 30 mins from Gdańsk airport if you take a taxi.

Hotel rooms in different categories are available for EACTA Echo 2019 participants. The hotel situation will be tight during the Course, therefore please proceed reserving the room as early as possible.

Please find below a list of the recommended hotels nearby with the related links:

Impresja1*** – 450 m / 7 min walking distance from MUG
Scandic Gdańsk**** – 2 km / 27 min
Central Hotel**** – 2,3 km / 30 min
Mercure, Accorhotels**** – 2,4 km / 32 min
Ibis Gdansk Stare Miasto Hotel** – 2,4km / 32 min
Hotel Szydlowski1*** – 2,5 km / 32 min
Hilton Gdansk**** – 2,9 km / 38 min
Hotel Hanza**** – 3 km / 39 min
Hampton By Hilton Gdansk Old Town*** – 3,4 km / 39 min
Radisson Blu**** – 3,4 km / 43 min
Marina Club Hotel*** – 3,5 km / 46 min
Hotel Gdańsk**** – 3,5 km / 46 min
Puro Hotel**** – 3,7 km / 47 min
Qubus Hotel Gdansk**** – 3,8 km / 48 min
Novotel Accorhotels*** – 3,8 km / 48 min
Q Hotel Grand Cru**** – 3,1 km / 41 min
Hotel Sadova**** – 4,2 km / 54 min

1 – outside walking range from Gdańsk Old Town

Venue Details
Bidding Requirements

Site Selection

Every year, the EACTA Executive Committee calls for venue proposals from the National Societies by sending out the document “Request for Proposal”. The EACTA Executive Office receives the bids and evaluates them on the basis of objective criteria and makes a list of the top ranked venues recommended to the Directory Board (BoD).

The BoD makes the decision for the forthcoming venues max. 8 years ahead of time and the Representative Council (RC) is informed about the decision. The first important issues is to select a LOC.

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