Welcome to the Institute of Oceanology!

The Institute of Oceanology of the Polish Academy of Sciences (IO PAN) was founded in 1983 in place of the Marine Station in Sopot which had existed since 1953.   hand Learn more about our history (in Polish)

Our mission:

The mission of the Institute of Oceanology PAN is to seek, understand, and communicate the scientific understanding of the marine environment and the issues related to its protection and sustainable use. IO PAN scientists and engineers achieve this by carrying out innovative, high-level scientific and technological research that further enhances our understanding of the environment, and provides expertise and new technologies which are then shared with the broader public and interested parties from the public and private sector. The Institute of Oceanology conducts scientific research in the Baltic Sea and in the seas of the European Arctic.

The Institute of Oceanology, as part of the Centre for Polar Studies, has been awarded the title of a Leading National Research Centre (KNOW) in the field of Earth Sciences for the years 2014-2018 by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education.

Rekrutacja na studium doktoranckie przy IO PAN na rok akademicki 2018/19 odbędzie się 18 września 2018 w Instytucie Oceanologii PAN. Gwarantujemy stypendium doktoranckie na pierwszym roku. Dokumenty należy składać w Sekretariacie IO PAN do dnia 10 września 2018. . . .

Areas of Research:

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