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Engineering Science Mechanical Engineering

PhD (ISCED 2011 level 8)


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

Our mission is to train engineers in the fields of marine engineering and navigation, electrical engineering, environmental engineering and electronics, in compliance with the accredited study programs. Education and research activities are set according to the Bologna Declaration, therefore each cycle of studies ensures that graduates obtain specific skills and competences, measurable and acknowledged by the certificate issued at the completion of the studies.

Upon completion, candidates will be experts in operating and running naval engines, installations and machinery

The students in the first study year can attend IMO courses for cadets necessary to obtain the seaman book and the certificate of competency for aspiring marine officer (cadet).

These are:
• Basic training program for maritime safety:
1. Elementary first medical aid;
2. Basic fire fighting;
3. Personal survival techniques at sea;
4. Personal safety and social responsibilities on board ships;
• Ship security and specific security tasks on board ship.
After the university’s graduation and completion of the seagoing practice period, the student can enroll for the examination in order to obtain the maritime officer license. The courses required to obtain the certificate of competency for maritime officer are:
• The Human Element, Leadership and Teamwork training course (HELM)
• Basic training program for maritime safety for officers
• Proficiency in the use of survival and rescue boats other than fast rescue boats
• Prevention and fight against fire – advanced
• Medical First Aid
• Ship security and specific security tasks on board ship/Ship Security Officer
• Global Maritime Distress and Safety System – General Operator Certificate (GMDSS-GOC)
• Use of Electronic Chart Display & Information System (ECDIS)

Application procedure

Foreign citizens from the European Union member states have the right to enroll to studies in România in the same conditions as Romanian citizens, directly to the universities, according to the Order of the Ministry of Education, Research Youth and Sport no. 3855 of 17.05.2010; The documents required for registering to a higher education institution must be translated into Romanian, authenticated to the public notary and the study diplomas must be recognized by the National Centre for Degree Assessment and Academic Recognition CNRED; Registration and admission exam shall take place directly at the chosen faculty, in accordance with its methodology; For the candidates who want to study in Romanian, a Romanian Language Certiicate is required.


As a rule, the application ile for admission to study at Constanta maritime University has to be sent to our University. The ile shall be checked and then sent to the Ministry of National Education in Bucharest together with our formal acceptance. The International Students Department of the Ministry does the inal checking and a Letter of Acceptance is issued and sent either to the applicant or to the university. This letter allows the applicant to obtain the study visa from the Romanian Embassy in his / her country. Upon arrival in Romania, the Ministry will issue the Order of the Minister, a document required for enrolling at the University.

Grant opportunities

CMU students are entitled to scholarships and financial aids, in line with the National Law of Education and with the internal regulations.

There are three main types of scholarships:

Scholarships for studies – they are reserved for CMU students who have the best results in a given academic year

Social scholarships – they are meant for students who are verifiably in critical financial or personal circumstances that endanger their ability to continue their academic studies

Scholarships for Romanians Everywhere – they are meant for Romanians who live abroad (Republic of Moldova, Ukraine, etc.) and are distributed in compliance with the national provisions.

ISCED Categories

Naval engineering