Universidade Estatal Marítima de Almirante Ushakov
Federal State Educational Institution of higher professional education “Admiral Ushakov Maritime University” is the largest educational institution of water transport and the only higher educational institution in the South of Russia training marine specialists for shipping companies, building and shipbuilding plants, works of water transport, ports and transport terminals.
The University offers training under the programs of secondary and higher professional education and under programs of additional and post-graduate education. Diplomas and certificates of University meet International Conventions requirements and are approved by all countries round the world. Maritime specialties of the Academy are accredited in the European Union and International Maritime Organization.
The University prepares specialists in 14 specialties. It includes 5 faculties, 36 departments, Southern Regional Center of Additional and Professional Training (SRCAPT), etc. For performing study process the University possesses study-laboratory complex with a block of lecture rooms and 3 study buildings, more than 500 laboratories and study rooms, reading hall for 160 seats, library with a book store of 300 000 copies.
The University owns the complex of up-to-date navigation simulators including 21 professional simulators and 12 mini-simulators, imitating ship’s equipment. In Particular simulator of handling and maneuvering ship, simulators of communication system and electronic cartography using modern educational Internet technologies. On the basis of the Southern Regional Center of Additional and Professional Training (SRCAPT) the refresher courses for ship’s personnel (136 kind of training) are arranged and regularly work. The post-graduate course prepares scientific-pedagogical personnel.
More than 300 teachers work in the University. Among them 29 professors and doctors of science, 8 academics of professional academies, 198 docents and candidates of science.
Today more than 4 000 people have been studying in the University.
• Faculty of Water Transport Operation and Navigation
• Marine Engineering Faculty
• Faculty of Economics and Management
• Faculty of International and Marine Law