Our University is a technical school with over a 60-year-old tradition.
In three faculties (Faculty of Navigation, Faculty of Marine
Engineering, Faculty of Economics and Transport Engineering) offering 9
specializations study 4 000 students a year. Our mission is to educate
highly qualified maritime staff i.e. navigators and mechanics answering
the needs of contemporary transport and fishing fleet as well as
offshore staff prepared to implement computer software and systems for
supporting transfer of information in the transport-forwarding-logistics
The University has over 100 well-equipped laboratories, a modern
research-training vessel the m/s Nawigator XXI and 16 technically most
advanced simulators: Marine Centrifugal Pump's Simulator, Ship Handling
Simulator, Anti-Collision ARPA Simulator, Electronic Chart Display and
Information System (ECDIS) Simulator, Vessel Traffic System (VTS)
Simulator, Satellite Communication System Simulator - GMDSS,
Hydro-Acoustic Simulator, Autopilot Simulator, Radar Simulator, Cargo
Handling Simulator, Fishing Simulator, Operational Engine Room
Simulator, Graphical Engine Room Simulator, Refrigeration Simulator,
Marine Centrifugal Pump's Simulator, Full-Mission Bridge Simulator with
several virtual bridges and Engine Room Simulator.
They make our University one of the best-equipped maritime universities
in the world. To add, we participate in numerous international projects
and actively apply for funds to the EU funding instruments. In the years
2007-2013 we gained over 18 mln € for different purposes, from research
through lifelong learning to infrastructure.