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    Our graduates about us
  • Faculty of Water-Transport and Shelf Constructions
    Faculty of Water-Transport and Shelf Constructions
  • Faculty of Shipbuilding, Information Technology and System Engineering
    Faculty of Shipbuilding, Information Technology and System Engineering
  • Faculty of Port Engineering
    Faculty of Port Engineering
  • Merchant Marine Institute
    Merchant Marine Institute
  • Educational and Scientific Institute of Marine Business
    Educational and Scientific Institute of Marine Business
  • Educational and Scientific Maritime Institute of Humanities
    Educational and Scientific Maritime Institute of Humanities
  • 2-D program

Faculty of Water-Transport and Shelf Constructions

Bachelor: "Construction"

Master and Specialist: "Hydrotechnical Construction"

The graduates are going to work in sphere of sea ports construction, ship lifting machines and coastal port constructions (facilities), special hydrotechnical constructions for mastering of the continental shelf, protection of sea coast (littoral, shore) from hazardous (harmful) destructive forces of waves in  Administrative Departments of Water Ways, in Repair-rescuing Subdivisions and Departments of Subwater Technical works, in Sea and River Ports, in Shipyards and Shipbuilding Plants, in Project and Scientific Researching Organizations, in Educational Establishments. 

Faculty of Shipbuilding, Information Technology and System Engineering

Bachelor: "Shipbuilding and Ocean Technologies", "Computer Sciences"

Master and Specialist: "Ships and Ocean Technologies", "Informational Management Systems and Technologies"

Graduates of the Faculty work in Shipyards and Shiprepair Enterprises, in Project Instructive Bureau, Scientific Researching Societies, Educational Establishments, Management Departments of Waterways, also in Detachments of Rescuing and Shiplifting Works.

Faculty of Port Engineering

Bachelor: "Machine Engineering", "Electromechanics"

Master and Specialist: "Lifting and Transport, Road-building, Construction, Melioration Machines and Equipment"

Engineers-mechanicals are prepared on this Faculty. The sphere of their activities is ensuring of high-productive work of transshipment (reloading) mechanisms, their maintenance, invention of new machine constructions and transshipment process technologies, introduction of advanced progressive methods of machine work, rising of complex mechanization standards and productivity of reloading process automatization, organization of staff training and further staff qualifications development.

Educational and Scientific Nautical Institute

Bachelor: "Shipbuilding and Ocean Technologies", "Sea and River Transport", "Electromechanics"

Specialist:   "Operation of Ship's Power Plants" 

Master and Specialist: "Ship Power Plants and Equipment"

Students of "Operation of Ship's Power Plants" and "Electromechanics" can also obtain Watch Mechanic's Diploma of the third level for working on board a ship. 

The profile of the graduates is exploitation of ship power plants, organization and management of ship repairing and ship construction (building), production on enterprises of marine transport, technical maintenance of the Fleet, repairing of ship equipment, construction of ship power plants, mechanisms and power units (systems).

Educational and Scientific Institute of Marine Business

Bachelor: "Economics of Enterprise", "Management",

Master and Specialist: "Economics of Enterprise", "Management of Organizations and Administration"

The graduates are trained for economic, organizational, management and researching activities in Shipping Companies, Sea and River Ports, Shipyards, Shipbuilding Plants, in Departments of Sea and River Ways, in Department of Tug-rescuing and Specialized Fleet, in Broker’s, Agents and Transport Expedition Companies, in Customs Control Organizations of different levels (standards), in Project, Scientific and Researching Institutes, in Banks, in  Economic Organizations, also in many other Organizations of Water Transport and adjoining (co-operating) branches of all the property forms.

Educational and Scientific Marine Institute of Humanities

Bachelor:  "Law"

Specialist: "Law"

Educational activity on the Faculty satisfy the requirements of modern national and international markets of transport services and of changes provided in Ukrainian and foreign law that in currently in force.


In 2006 the ONMU got the License for preparation of foreign citizens for studying at the Universities of Ukraine.

The syllabus for foreign citizens is adopted to prepare them for mastering technical science disciplines. The list of studied subjects include: Ukrainian and Russian Languages, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Drawing, Computer Sciences.

Odessa National Maritime University has been training specialists for the maritime industry from foreign countries since 1950. The first students and postgraduates were representatives from Poland, Romania, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, Korea and China.

In 1978, the OIIMF was awarded the Vietnamese medal of «Friendship» training specialists from Vietnam. In 1985, the Institute was awarded the Commemorative sign of the Ministry of Higher Education of the Republic of Cuba for training specialists for the Republic of Cuba.

In 1958 was established an evening correspondence faculty as the branch of OIIMF in Baku. It was headed by the dean, associate professor A.M.Hajiyev. The faculty has trained more than 1,600 ship mechanics, shipbuilders, mechanics, hydraulic engineers and operators for the Caspian Sea transport.

During the period from 1950 to 2020, more than 2,000 specialists were trained for 73 countries in Europe, Asia, Africa and America, not including graduates from the former Soviet republics.

Graduates, current students, teachers of Odessa National Maritime University are proud of their Alma Mater, and a star named OIIMF is burning in the sky - this name was given in 1998 (at the initiative of the Ventspils port management) to the star from the constellation of Auriga by International Star register.

    An important point in the modern educational preparation of foreign students is that the Maritime University is a member of:
  • Charter of European Universities (Magna Charta Universitatum);
  • International Association of Maritime Universities (IAMU);
  • European Universities Association (EUA);
  • Central European Initiative (CEI);
  • outh East European Association of Transport Researches (SETREF);
  • United Nations Academic Impact.

In 2017 the first in Ukraine a Research Center of Social Development of the Belt and Road along countries was established in ONMU, and in 2018 CASS-ONMU: Center of China Studies together with the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (Beijing, China).

From the beginning of 2000s, foreign students have been trained at all ONMU faculties and supported by the Department of International Cooperation and later by the Department of International Relations. These structural subdivisions of the University were responsible for admission of foreign citizens, international activities of the university, conclusion of international agreements, participation of the University in international projects and programs of academic mobility, reception of foreign delegations in ONMU.

Due to the increase of the foreign students contingent, on January 1, 2020, the Faculty of Foreign Students was established in ONMU. The Faculty has been headed by Glovatska Svitlana - Candidate of Engineering Sciences, Associate Professor of the Department of Logistics Systems and Projects Management, ONMU. She headed the Department of International Cooperation and the Department of International Relations in ONMU since 2004.

Today the Faculty is the educational, scientific and administrative subdivision of ONMU, which conducts education (internships) for foreigners and stateless persons at different levels of education in accredited specialties of ONMU.

The system of education of foreign students meets the requirements of state standards and the states from which students study at ONMU. It should be noted that in 2018 ONMU began training foreign students in English language.

    The Faculty includes:
  • Department of Pre-University Training;
  • Department of Natural and Technical Disciplines;
  • Training laboratory and laboratory of audiovisual teaching methods.

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Dean of Faculty

Svitlana Glovatska (PhD)


Monday-Friday from 9-00 to 17-00

break from 12-00 to 13-00

Contacts of Faculty

Office 219, Mechnikov street, 34, Odessa, Ukraine, 65029

tel.: +380 48 732 05 47

+ 38 (063) 368 12 24 (Viber)

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