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Navigation and Waterborne Transport

Bachelor (ISCED 2011 level 6)


Cost The monthly fee is 280 Euros, calculated for a period of 10 months, for each academic year.

The maritime sector is a key factor for modern society. This sector plays a key role regarding the social & economic development and it is a potential source of excellent employment & career opportunities for the millions of people currently working in maritime-related activities and companies around the world.

The maritime industry includes the provision of goods and services in the maritime sector, shipyards, shipbuilding, ports, infrastructure, logistics and tourism. According to Koncept Analytics statistics, maritime transport is the dominant branch of the transport sector in terms of size.

The study program Navigation and Maritime and River Transport is addressed to those who want to pursue a career in the maritime and port field or in related sectors.

The program has a duration of 4 years and it is designed to provide graduates with specific and specialized engineering skills, corresponding to the requirements of the international maritime economy. Graduates will thus acquire the level of scientific, engineering and managerial knowledge but also the practical skills appropriate to the current and future needs of the shipping industry, respectively the river, sea and offshore shipbuilding industry.


The interdisciplinary curriculum is aligned with the international standards, STCW (Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping), based on the IMO (International Maritime Organization) model course 7.03 and is certified by ANR (RNA) (Romanian Naval Authority) to contribute to providing the technical and managerial skills for a successful career.

  • Terrestrial, astronomical and electronic navigation
  • Seamanship
  • Ship’s stability
  • Marine meteorology
  • Maritime insurance
  • Marine environment protection
  • Inspections and audit onboard ship
  • Watchkeeping team management
  • Naval accidents investigation


Graduates of the Navigation and Maritime and River Transport study program may hold the positions of Officer, Chief Officer, Captain or various other positions in the maritime industry, including:

  • Port inspector
  • Technical Superintendent in the Maritime and Oil and Gas Industry
  • Maritime Agent
  • Marine superintendent
  • Operations manager
  • Crewing Officer
  • Fleet operations manager

ISCED Categories

Logistics and shipping management
Naval engineering
Navigation and seamanship