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Gdynia Maritime University

Akademia Morska w Gdyni

  address: ul. Morska 81 - 87
81-225 Gdynia
phone: +48 58 621 70 41
e-mail: [email protected]

Gdynia Maritime University (GMU) is the university with a long and rich history, proudly continuing nearly 100-year-tradition of maritime education in Poland.

GMU is an innovative university, providing its students with knowledge and skills on the highest level, in compliance with the international standards. All the faculties conduct I- and II-cycle studies; and the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and the Faculty of Entrepreneurship and Quality Science have also in their offer doctoral studies. Moreover, all the faculties are authorized to grant a doctor degree. All maritime specializations have been awarded the certificates of compliance with the requirements of the STCW Convention established by International Maritime Organization. Gdynia Maritime University prepared and implemented the Quality Management System concerning education on the academic level and scientific research, which received the certificate of compliance with the requirements of ISO 9001:2008.

The faculties of the university continuously extend their educational offer and the scientific and didactic infrastructure is completely modern, having several unique laboratories, modern simulators and the planetary with the cutting-edge projection system. Furthermore, the university prides itself in having two very well equipped school ships: the beautiful frigate “Dar Młodzieży”, famous all over the world for its sailing victories in various races and the scientific research and training vessel, adapted for the polar zones, “Horyzont II”.

Graduates of Gdynia Maritime University – officers of the merchant fleet and specialists in off-shore bases of the maritime economy – are well prepared to work in Polish and international companies operating on the global market. Studies in our university are the times of extensive work, of acquiring vast knowledge and valuable job skills as well as stimulating personal development, which all constitute the solid basis for a splendid career path and a job, which guarantees not only financial success, but also satisfaction and prestige.

Facts & figures

  • Founded in 1920
  • nearly 100 years of Maritime Education in Poland
  • Education in line with the international convention STCW
  • Ships: Dar Młodzieży and Horyzont II
  • Membership in International Association of Maritime Universities (IAMU)
  • Collaboration with 36 foreign universities under the program ERASMUS +
  • Quality management system according to ISO 9001:2008
  • All faculties are granted the right to award doctorates


Gdynia Maritime University
81-87 Morska Street 81-225 Gdynia
3 Jana Pawła II Alley 81-345 Gdynia
phone: +48 58 621 70 41

Deputy Rector for Education:
[email protected]