Maritime Academy (form. Faculty of ship navigation)

Ship Navigation and Transportation Faculty was formed in 1957. In 1991, the department of Ship Navigation separated into an independent faculty. The first graduation of students awarded degree in "Inland and Maritime Navigation" specialization was in 1996. Since then graduates have taken up seafarer’s positions, including positions with shipping companies in all coastal areas adjacent to the borders of Russia. This includes the Pacific Ocean, the Mediterranean, Baltic seas, and Artic Ocean. Graduates of this program also have gone to gain employment on foreign ship fleets.

The Faculty provides training for bachelor of engineering in the following academic programs:

  • Ship Navigation


  • Ship Navigation
  • Foreign languages
  • Physical education & sports
  • Numerical analysis and engineering

Department of Ship Navigation

Department’s activity expands at all faculties. This profile includes educational boat work, marine practical training, and navigational practice. Many teachers are engaged in scientific work, some are involved in scientific work of graduate students.

Department of physical education and sports

Department of Physical Education and Sports provides athletics activities in all areas of training for the students of 1-3 grades of full-time and 4-5 grades of extramural.

Department’s staff is responsible for managing volleyball, basketball, swimming and other teams, organizing school and dorm Olympics, and more than 40 other annual sports events. Department’s teachers are also involved into research work, as well as research work with students participating in the university and intercollegiate conferences.

Department of numerical analysis and engineering

Professors of the Department provide learning classes related with computer sciences and information technologies in all areas of training programs of the University. The department has four terminal classes, which are equipped with modern facilities.