Odessa National Maritime
The Odessa National Maritime
Academy is well-known for a long time in the world of marine
shipping thanks to its 40000 highly qualified specialists,
its graduates, who work in hundreds of shipping companies
all over the world.
With every oncoming year more
and more shipping owners of Great Britain, Greece, Germany,
the Netherlands and other European countries give preference
to the graduates of our Academy.
About 8000 cadets and
students study at Odessa National Maritime Academy (ONMA).
The annual graduation is about 1000 specialists.
The Academy was accredited by
the State Accreditation Board of Ukraine with accreditation
level IV (the highest). The specialities of automation,
ships' engineering, electromechanical and radio-electronic
faculties were accredited by the Institute of Marine
Engineering, Science and Technology of Great Britain (IMarEST)
with the "charter engineer", - the highest level, and the
faculty of Navigation was accredited by the Nautical
Institute of Great Britain (NI).
The studies are carried out
according to the graded system. The terms of studies are the
following: four years for bachelor, five and a half years
for specialist and master. The system of ship's crew
training is in compliance with the requirements of the
International Convention of Training, Certification and
Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW -78/ 95) and other
international conventions which give graduates the right to
work on all types of vessels of native and foreign
ONPU institutes, faculties and
1.Sea Navigation Faculty:
"Cargo transportation, Chartering and Agency Service"
four years of studies a cadet is granted a bachelor's degree
(diploma), an international certificate of competency and
all necessary certificates, required for performing the
duties of officer in charge of a navigational watch.
Graduates having bachelor's degree may go on with their
studies up to the level of a specialist or a master. The
term of studies is 1.5 years. The certificate of specialist
or master allows professional growth up to the rank of deep
graduates of the faculty successfully work both on board
sea-going ships and in many branches of the industry, as
well as at many management positions.
Maritime and Inland Waterway Navigation Faculty:
"Navigation on Sea and Inner Water Ways", "Sea-going
Hydrographic Ships' Navigation", "Technical Service Ships'
Navigation and Dredging Operations"
The graduates can occupy the
position of navigators on seagoing ships without any
limitations as well as in accordance with the obtained
specialization: on river vessels of mixed sailing type
"river-sea", technical service vessels, hydrographic and
They can also work at the
enterprises of the appropriate field.
3.The Engineering Faculty:
8.100302 "Ships' power plants operation"
"Ships' power plants operation" "Ships' power and
refrigerating plants operation"
Nowadays this faculty is a
powerful educational, scientific complex, capable to train
highly-qualified ship's engineers. The level of these
engineers corresponds to international requirements. It is
provided by highly-qualified teaching staff. There are 28
laboratories up-to-date-equipped with facilities and
simulators at this faculty.
Graduates of this faculty
can work as ship's universal engineers of all levels and on
all types of vessels. They can operate and maintain power
plants of different capacity. They can work at shipyards on
offshore rigs; at shipping companies; at developer and
scientific organizations; at the appropriate higher
4.Electrical Engineering and Radio Electronics Faculty:
"Electric Systems and Complexes of Transport Means", "Radioelectronic
Appliances, Systems and Complexes"
"Operation and Maintenance of Ship's Automated Systems";
Training standards of specialists in "Electrical Systems and
Complexes of Transport Means" take into account the growth
of ships' power equipment, increase of the number of
electrically-propelled ships, modern evolution level of
electric automatics and computerized control technologies.
Graduates of this speciality are wide profile ships
specialists. They are able to operate effectively not only
electrical equipment and automatic systems, but also a ship
The graduates get the "III class electrician" certificate
and international certificate of officer in charge of an
engineering watch according to the STCW Code Requirements.
Training standards of specialists in "Radioelectronic
Devices, Systems and Complexes" meet the requirements of
modern progress in radioelectronics, terrestrial and
satellite communication and navigation systems, computer
techniques. Cadets obtain thorough knowledge in modern
digital communication technology, wireless land area
networks (WLAN) and mobile communication.
The graduates get international Radioelectronic's
certificate according to the STCW Code Requirements. The
Faculty possesses modern simulator facilities, on which the
cadets undergo their training
The graduates majoring in their specific fields are employed
on vessels as marine engineers, electrical engineers and
They also work at ship-repairing yards and for shipping
companies, in on-shore radio centers, ports, scientific
research institutes, telecommunication companies, designing
organizations, higher educational establishments.
5.Maritime Law Faculty:
"Maritime Law" Speciality: "Management of Organization";
Specialization: "Management of Organizations of Sea
Practical training is an
essential part of educational process: general sea training
at the educational sailing center of the Academy, natatory
practical training aboard a training vessel of the Academy,
field experience in shore structures, connected with the
navy activities, in public administration organs, in law
The graduates of the faculty
possess deep knowledge, which is necessary for successful
work in all structures of maritime complex. The deep
studying of foreign languages with mastering maritime, law
and economic terms helps in job placement in shipping
companies, ports, maritime agencies, public administration
organs, law machinery, commercial and other structures. The
graduates of the faculty are a deposit of success and
prosperity for any company.
Foreign Students' Dean's Office
Nowadays over 100 foreign
students from 25 countries of the world are studying at ONMA.
The main goal of the Dean's
Office is the adaptation of foreign students to the Academy
training system, control over their training course and
quality and providing them proper conditions for achieving
competence at the level required by national and
Special courses on
translation and methods of teaching Ukrainian and Russian
are organized in the ONMA. Upon finishing the courses the
graduates are given certificates for teaching these
languages in their native countries.
There is Pre-higher Education
Department for foreigncitizens.
1540 USD a year
1-st year 2566 USD a year
2-nd year 2952 USD a year
4-th year 3904
USD a year
2566 USD a year
1476 USD a year
USD a month
4 USD a day
books, computer time,
Free of charge
(included to tuition fee)