Faculty of Electrical Engineering

The fundamental aim of Gdynia Maritime University has always been to educate highly qualified personnel for careers in the maritime industries. Even in today's volatile job market, well-educated graduates of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, who hold a bachelor or master of engineering (inżynier/mgr inżynier) in attractive disciplines and specialisations, are well sought after by modern in-land companies. The Faculty produces electrical engineers - specialists in operation of ship and land-based electrical equipment and automatic control systems, electronics engineers, specialists in electronic circuit design and operation, land-based, marine and ship communications facilities and systems, as well as stationary and mobile telecommunication and computer tele-informatics networks.

Graduates in marine specialisations are prepared for the roles of shipboard electroautomation engineers or shipboard radio electronics and electronics engineers onboard ships of the merchant fleet.

The academic staff of the Faculty includes 22 professors, 35 assistant professors, 2 lecturers and 15 assistants. As many as 13 members of staff hold Marine Diplomas and Certificates of Competency allowing them to serve in officer positions on merchant vessels.

The Faculty of Electrical Engineering offers 1st-cycle (bachelor of engineering), 2nd-cycle (master's) and 3rd-cycle (doctoral) degrees on a part-time and full-time basis. 1st-cycle and 2nd-cycle degree programmes (both full and part-time) are conducted in two disciplines: Electrical Engineering and Electronics and Telecommunications. In addition, full-time studies are offered in a further two disciplines: Computer Science (1st-cycle) and Communication and Information Systems (2nd-cycle).

Within the academic field of Electrical Engineering, the Faculty provides education in the following specialisations:

  • Ship Electroautomation,
  • Computer Control Systems,
  • Electroautomation,
  • Renewable Energy Sources and Electromobility.

Within the academic field of Electronics and Electrical Engineering, the Faculty provides education in the following specialisations:

  • Marine Electronics,
  • Data Communications Systems and Networks,
  • Marine Electronics and Automation,
  • Electronics Systems,
  • Administration and Security of Information Systems.

Within the academic field of computer science, the Faculty teaches two specialisations:

  • Internet and Mobile Applications
  • Internet of Things Applications.

The field of Communications and Information systems offers degrees in the following specialisations:

  • Data Analysis and Processing,
  • Data Transmission Security.

Both full- and part-time courses of study are held in Gdynia on the main Gdynia Maritime University's main campus.

The faculty's teaching infrastructure include modern technical and laboratory facilities. As part of the element of our degree programmes, students also undertake training aboard the University's training ships, the "Dar Młodzieży" and the "Horyzont II", as well as on commercial ships and at land-based companies.

Apart from full-time and part-time studies, the Faculty conducts and develops, according to the needs, a variety of enhancement courses aimed updating the knowledge of its graduates and officers of various specialisations, employed at sea.