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Admiral Ushakov            

Maritime State University            



The mission of the University


Federal State Budgetary Educational Institution of higher professional education “Admiral Ushakov Maritime State University” (hereinafter - the University)  as one of the leading universities of maritime transport, the main activity principle of which is combination of traditions and innovations in the field of professional education, has had a significant impact on the development of education, science, maritime transport and transport infrastructure, culture of region and country. This is achieved by efforts of  tutors, scientists, cadets (students)  and thousands of graduates.


In its work the staff of the University is based on the established at the educational institution  traditions:

- the unity of educational and scientific activity, giving professionals deep scientific knowledge;
- the unity of educational and training activity during the forming of effective “model of a graduate", as a business  marine specialist;

- fundamental theoretical and practical, including training, professional training, which enable  graduates to adapt effectively in modern production conditions;

- a high level of requirements to students and tutors, ensuring appropriate quality training of specialists;

- innovation, requiring from students, teachers, researchers and all employees of the University constantly find the best solutions to tasks facing them.


The mission of the University is to provide high professional level, development of civil and moral qualities of a person in conditions of a developing society, dynamically changing labour market needs through effective organization and high quality of scientific and educational process; satisfy  the requirements of Russian society in the modern knowledge, innovations and scientific developments.


The mission of the University as a Maritime University is to provide the personnel for the all types of Maritime businesses in Russia taking paramount  importance in the field of exploration, development, and use of the World Ocean in the interests of safety, sustainable economic and social development of the Russian Federation, and based on the principles of continuous advanced training of qualified specialists of seafarers and management of marine activity with the level of professional competences and innovative activity that meet national and international requirements with regard for high dynamism of social process.


In broad meaning of this word, the mission of the University is formed not only to deliver of educational services. The University is considered as a creative environment, socio-cultural function of which consists in the production of knowledge and values, creation of concepts, theories, methodologies, technologies, information.


The University’s  activity is aimed both at ensuring continuity of traditions and the preservation of the fundamental education, and flexible, adaptive response of the University to the change of factors of external and internal environment,  designed to satisfy current and expected needs of all groups of consumers and other stakeholders.


Rector of the University Professor S. I. Kondratyev.