Gdańsk University of Technology (GUT) is a fully autonomous state university. It continuously develops and pays attention to providing the highest quality education in order to meet the needs of the dynamically developing economy and society. The university undergoes a cyclical accreditation assessment. There are nine faculties, 33 fields of study in Polish, seven types of doctoral studies, 56 types of graduate studies, 12 degree courses in English, three MBA courses, 60 hectares of university campus, 2,670 places in 12 students halls of residence and more than 25,000 students. From 2006 to 2011, as a result of the accreditation process carried out by the State Accreditation Committee (currently known as the Polish Accreditation Committee), 20 fields of study obtained a positive assessment, and two fields of study received an outstanding assessment. In 2012, three GUT faculties – the Faculty of Electrical and Control Engineering, the Faculty of Electronics, Telecommunications and Informatics, and the Faculty of Applied Physics and Mathematics – were assessed by PAC experts and received a positive institutional opinion from the PAC.