Admiral Ushakov Maritime State University

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Specialist’s programs
Master’s programs
PhD programs
scientific schools

Admiral Ushakov Maritime State University is a major water transport university and the only university in the South of Russia that trains marine specialists for shipping companies, shipbuilding and ship repair yards, water transport enterprises, ports, and transport

Starting from 2013, the university is annually awarded the Leader of Industry title by the Federal Agency for Maritime and River Transport.

Institutes and faculties

  • Faculty of Water Transport Operation and Navigation
  • Faculty of Marine Engineering
  • Institute of Maritime Transport Management, Economics and Law
  • Faculty of Secondary Vocational Education and Pre-University Training
  • Faculty of Extramural Studies
  • Research Institute
  • Advanced Training Institute

Popular fields of study

  • Navigation
  • Operation of Ship Power Plants
  • Operation of Ship Electrical Equipment and Automation Equipment
  • Land Transport Technology
  • Operation and Maintenance of Transport Radio Equipment
  • Customs Affairs
  • Information Systems and Technologies
  • Technosphere Safety
  • Technology of Transport Processes
  • Operation of Transport and Technological Machines and Complexes
  •  Water Transport Management and Hydrographic Support of Shipping
  • Shipbuilding, Ocean Engineering and Systems Engineering of Maritime Infrastructure Facilities
  • Economics
  • State and Municipal Management

•• Law


  • Four educational buildings, the educational and laboratory building “South” and three dormitories
  • More than 500 laboratories and classrooms, an electronic reading room, the library with a book collection containing around 400,000 items
  • Modern marine equipment simulators, including a ship navigation and manoeuvring simulator and communications and digital mapping simulators
  • University history museum
  • Navigation school
  • Military training center
  • Legal clinic

Student life

  • 12 scientific communities
  • 20 sports clubs
  • The KVN Club (the Club of the Funny and Inventive)
  • The Media Club comprising a thematic video channel “Compass”
  • Psychological Game Club “Day and Night”
  • History and Politics Club “Loco fermissimo”
  • Photography Club “Paradox”
  • Cybersport tournaments
  • Movie Club “The Last Showtime”
  • Literary creative salon
  • Anime Club
  • On-stage performance groups
  • Volunteering Club “Transport Volunteers Center”
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