Legal status

Gdynia Maritime University Genealogy

Gdynia Maritime University (GMU) is the legal successor to the Maritime School, founded on 17th June 1920 in Tczew, as well as the Polish maritime schools in London and Southampton which were responsible for the training of maritime personnel during WWII, and, later, the National Maritime School, the National School of Maritime Fishing, the Higher Maritime School in Gdynia, and the Maritime Academy in Gdynia.

Public Academic University

As a public university, the Gdynia Maritime University operates according to the Law on Higher Education and Learning Act of 20th July 2018 *(Journal of Laws [Dziennik Ustaw] 2018, item 1668*) and the GMU Statutes.

Seat of the University

The seat of the University is the city of Gdynia.

University’s Name

The name Gdynia Maritime University was attributed to our university by the Regulation of the Minister for Maritime Economy*(Journal of Laws 2018, item 1362).

Previously the University was known as the Gdynia Maritime Academy, as attributed by the Act of 5th December 2001*(Journal of Laws 2001, no. 154, item 1785)

Maritime University

In accordance with the Act, GMU is a maritime university overseen by the Minister for Maritime Economy Affairs. GMU has a legal personality.

NIP 586-001-28-73
REGON 000145112

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