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Batumi State Maritime Academy

Address: Rustaveli Ave, Batumi, Georgia

Description Batumi State Maritime Academy

  • Established: 1929
  • Location: Batumi, Georgia
  • Language of instruction: Georgian
  • Number of students: 3000
  • Type: state.

Batumi State Maritime Academy is an international accredited higher educational institution that provides training for students in the fields of the merchant marine fleet and maritime transport infrastructure.

The university was founded in 1929 and played an important strategic role in providing the Soviet fleet with personnel. Today, about 5,000 graduates of the Batumi State Maritime Academy work on ocean ships. One of the most famous graduates is Anatoly Kacharava: after the Second World War, he became a teacher at the Belarusian State Medical Academy, and after his death he was buried in the university.

After graduation, students can occupy leadership positions in command of marine merchant ships, marine crewing companies, and in public and private services whose activities are related to maritime transport, ship control and management.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Batumi State Maritime Academy

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  • Duration of study: 4 years
  • Age: 17+
  • Form of study: full-time
  • Language: Georgian
  • Beginning of training: September.


  • Maritime navigation
  • Marine Electrical Engineering
  • Marine engineering
  • Operation of ports and transport terminals
  • Economy
  • Economics of transport
  • Finance
  • Financing and Insurance
  • Organization and logistics of shipping
  • Operation of ports and transport terminals
  • Tourism cruise
  • Management.


  • Duration of study: 2 years
  • Age: 21+
  • Form of study: full-time
  • Language: Georgian
  • Beginning of training: September.


  • Port Operations Management
  • Marine power and electrical systems and installations
  • International Business Management
  • Logistics and Forwarding
  • Management of sea tourism.


  • All training programs are in accordance with the rules of the International Maritime Organization and the STCW Convention.
  • Education not only at military and naval faculties
  • Teachers, part of which are active servicemen
  • Georgian language study programs for international students
  • Participation in international programs, for example, Erasmus +
  • Established relations with universities in Russia, Poland, Ireland, Turkey, Norway
  • Pupils of military and naval specialties are required to: work out a certain number of hours of training on the territory of the academy, wear uniforms, start their day with building, playing the national anthem of Georgia and raising the flags of the academy and the country
  • The modern material and technical base of the educational institution.

Equipment Batumi State Maritime Academy

On the basis of the Batumi State Maritime Academy work:

  • Training and certification center for seafarers. Today it is the largest provider of marine training center services in Georgia.
  • The center for the training of applicants and students, where students of the final classes are prepared for passing entrance exams to the academy
  • The vocational training center, the main purpose of which is to provide interested persons with professional education that meets modern requirements.

The proximity of the Academy to the ports of Batumi, Poti, Kulevi and Supsa Customs creates excellent conditions for training and practice of students. The Sailors Training and Certification Center has a professional sailing simulator, a safety and fire extinguishing system is equipped.

Scholarships Batumi State Maritime Academy

If a student enters the academy after completing a training course at the Center for Training Applicants and Students, he will receive a 10% discount for the first year of study. If someone from his family is already studying at an educational institution, he will be offered a 5% discount on his first year of education.

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Batumi State Maritime Academy reviews

victor Agera
i am holding Master COC from Honduras .it will be going to expire on July 2021 .i like apply Georgia COC
Manager SMAPSE
Dear Victor, with this issue you better ask the university directly.
Nuryagdyyeva Jennetgul
Hello, dear administration I am Jennetgul Nuryagdyyewa. I have just graduated from secondary school of N: 97 specializing in foreign languages of Ashgabat city. Now I would like to continue my education at your university. My passport is attached to this email. PS I am looking forward to your reply.
Daria Smapse
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Recommendations on when to apply

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- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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