Education at GMU

Gdynia Maritime University (GMU) is the biggest maritime university in Poland and one of the biggest in Europe. The University offers undergraduate engineering and master’s degrees for prospective merchant marine officers, as well as engineering and managerial personnel for the maritime industry. The University provides education on full-time and part-time degree programmes, postgraduate diplomas, as well as specialist courses, including qualification upgrading courses for seagoing officers and land-based specialists, and professional certification courses.

GMU is home to four dynamically developing faculties: Electrical Engineering, Marine Engineering, Navigation, and Management and Quality Science. Between them the faculties conduct scientific research and provide education in 43 disciplines, across 9 fields of study, both marine and land-based. All faculties have the right to award doctoral degrees, and the Faculties of Electrical Engineering and Management and Quality Science also awards postdoctoral degrees.

There are currently over 5,000 students studying at the Maritime University. Students are taught by highly qualified teams of expert academic teachers, guaranteeing the highest standards of education.

The University adheres to international requirements set out in the STCW Convention on the training of merchant marine officers and employs a quality management system in compliance with ISO 9001:2015 norms in all its activity. GMU is also a member of the prestigious International Association of Maritime Universities (IAMU).

Gdynia Maritime University makes every effort to ensure that all students get the best out of the time they spend with us and consider the education and experience they gain as inspiring and useful in every way.