ADMIRAL MAKAROV STATE UNIVERSITY OF MARITIME AND INLAND SHIPPING

The precise answer to the question “where the real sea dog, the conqueror of the seas and the oceans, the ship captain is taught?” lies in Admiral Makarov State University of Maritime and Inland Shipping and long since. It is …
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ADMIRAL MAKAROV STATE UNIVERSITY OF MARITIME AND INLAND SHIPPING

The precise answer to the question “where the real sea dog, the conqueror of the seas and the oceans, the ship captain is taught?” lies in Admiral Makarov State University of Maritime and Inland Shipping and long since. It is one of the oldest transport State Universities of Russia with its history that goes back to 1809 maintaining its prestige among Russian and foreign naval technical universities for already two centuries. The proof to that can be gauged by the numerous awards gained by the University during its history: one of the latest ones is the gold medal received at the “European Quality” contest 2004 in the nomination “Top 100 State Universities of Russia”. The University's success in training of high quality specialists in all naval transport fields can be easily explained by the professionalism of teachers among whom is the President of Transport Academy of Russia, honorable Russian scientists, honorable workers of transport and inland navigation fleet. Modern material and technical base as well as permanent development of technologies and ways of education procedure organization also contribute to the quality of training. One of the greatest advantages of the University of Maritime and Inland Shipping is its location. The University is situated in Saint-Petersburg, the second largest and the most beautiful city of Russia, its scientific and cultural capital. The sea port is located close to the University, thus the students have the opportunity to become acquainted with the waterway transport organization in practice and get filled with a spirit of future profession.
Applicants can choose among 29 specialties and obtain Bachelor's, Master's Degree or Specialist's Qualification to be able to work on ships of the inland fleet and navy and coastal enterprises. The most popular faculties are those with the names connected with adventures and scientific discoveries: Faculties of Ship Navigation, Ship Mechanics, Electrical Engineering, Shipbuilding, Operation of Port Equipment and Transport Terminals. Upon graduation a student receives the Degree of Admiral Makarov State University of Maritime and Inland Shipping and a certificate confirming that this degree is recognized in Great Britain and approved by London Institute of Marine Engineers. This significant appendix gives career opportunities to a graduate on the world's level. At present approximately 10 000 students from more than 40 countries of the world study in the University. It maintains close friendly and scientific relations with State Universities of Germany, Holland, Great Britain, Poland, China and many other countries. Professors and students often go abroad for their trainings.
In the framework of the scientific activity development, the University participates in large state scientific programs “Transport of Russia” and “The World Ocean” and works on the new scientific projects of state importance. Paying great attention to the practical training of the students, the University opened the educational and training centre where one can find a unique computer complex (simulator) intended for developing and strengthening practical skills of ship navigating for students of the Ship Navigation Faculty and also for retraining of experienced navigators with a degree. To create comfort and good conditions for study and life, students are provided with modern student hostels, medical centre, students' club, and research scientific and technical library. A great attention is traditionally paid to sport. In sport department boxing, basketball, swimming, aerobics, and such rare types of sport as sailing and cross-country skiing, polyathlon are trained. The University possesses its own yachts. In the framework of study, students acquire practical knowledge and skills for their professional achievements as well as they become independent in every day life: students acquire such important skills as cooking, control of room and clothes' cleanness. It's the most important step into adult independent life. Living together with other young people united by the same action, feelings and ambitions brings them together and they become true friends. It's the priceless friendship as friends are representatives of different cultures!!!
Upon successful completion of the University, the graduate gets higher education degree of Russian national standard indicating Degree/qualification and speciality. The graduate also gets additional document “European Appendix”, which allows to get its equivalence in any of 45 European and other countries signed up to the “Bologna convention on the Recognition of Qualifications Concerning Higher Education” and to further education or apply for a prestigious job in these countries. The University graduates unlike others do not have any problems with the choice of future job. Wide theoretic background and great practical skills enable graduates to find a job according to their speciality right after graduation and to work as navigators, mechanics, directors of seaports and industrial enterprises. There are the leaders of high national level such as ministers, Government members, directors of transport and industrial enterprises, chiefs of scientific research and projects organizations and of education establishments among people who graduated from the University. The students proudly answer the question of their graduating University as: “Admiral Makarov State University of Maritime and Inland Shipping!”

SPECIALITIES, DURATION AND FEES

Tuition fees for 1 academic year (USD) Hostel accommodation fees for 1 academic year (USD) Life and health insurance fees for 1 year (USD) Total(USD)

Candidates for studies in Russian State Universities, who don't speak Russian language, are firstly admitted to the Foundation Course (duration is 1 academic year) to study Russian language and improve the level of knowledge in major special subjects up to the required for further study at the University on the chosen specialty. To specify the tuition, accommodation, life and health insurance fees and other expenses, please, contact the representative office of RACUS organization in your country.

Applied mathematics and informatics; Law; Management; Economics; State and municipal administration; Advertisement and PR; Technical maintenance of transport radio equipment; Ship navigation; Exploitation of ship power plants; Exploitation of electricalmaintenanc and automation equipment;  Management of water transport and hydro geographical support in ship navigation; Exploitation of transport and technological machines and systems; Technology of transport processes; Information Systems & Technologies; Applied informatics; Industrial and Civil Engineering; Environmental engineering and water management; Shipbuilding.
from 1800 to 2500
depending on the specialty
250 160 from 2210 to 2910

Course duration: 4 years – Bachelor's Degree; 2 years – Master's Degree; 5 years – Specialist's Qualification; 3 years – Ph.D.

Tuition, accommodation in a student hostel and insurance fees, stipulated in US dollars, are an approximate equivalent of tuition fees in Russian rubles. The actual tuition and accommodation fees may be slightly corrected due to the US dollars /Russian ruble exchange rate correlation on the International Monetary Exchange as on the date of the tuition, accommodation and insurance fees invoice issuance.

The price for legalization of the documents which is required to obtain the 'Certificate of Equivalence', obligatory for all international students, in Rosobrnadzor (Department of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation) is 6500 Russian rubles (which is equivalent to approximately 100 US dollars). All the activities concerning the preparation of the documentation package required to obtain the equivalence certificate and the equivalence procedure itself are undertaken by the student himself/herself at their own expense.

The above-mentioned fees for tuition, accommodation in student hostel, life and health insurance are valid only for 2016/2017 academic year.

During the initial registration procedure the candidate pays a enrollment fee of 300 USD which covers the charges for the issuance of the invitation letter for studies, sending the original and other documents to the candidate's country of the permanent residence by express mail (DHL), meeting the candidate at the international airport in Moscow/Saint-Petersburg, transfer to the domestic airport/train station in Moscow, meeting at the airport/train station of Saint-Petersburg and accompanying to the University, drawing up documents for admission to University for studies, registration fee, etc. The above mentioned amount doesn't include the cost of the airfare/train ticket Moscow-Saint-Petersburg. Average food expenses in Saint-Petersburg are 300-400 USD per month. When first entering Russia, the candidate should have about 500 USD to buy some basic necessities and personal things (clothes, dishes, electrical equipment, etc.).

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