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New Participating University: Admiral Makarov State University of Maritime and Inland Shipping


We have the pleasure to welcome a new Participating University to the BUP: Admiral Makarov State University of Maritime and Inland Shipping. The central office of the university is located in St. Petersburg, Russia. It specialises in the education and training of shipping industry personnel.

AMSUMIS logotypeBeyond the central office in St. Petersburg, Admiral Makarov State University of Maritime and Inland Shipping (SUMIS) have several campuses and branches located in maritime as well as inland water areas.

The international perspective is important to Admiral Makarov State University of Maritime and Inland Shipping. The university has extensive contacts with foreign educational institutions. It takes part in several international scientific and educational activities and is a member of international associations. In addition to all the essential Russian accreditations, Admiral Makarov SUMIS is accredited by many foreign and international organizations.

The university counts 1809 as its founding year, and has since merged with various institutions of higher education. It is named after Stepan Osipovich Makarov, who was a famous vice-admiral of the Russian navy, oceanographer, explorer, shipbuilder, and inventor. Today, the university both has traditions and are following the innovative models of teaching. The university has an outspoken ambition to do its best to provide its students and cadets with everything they need to achieve their professional efficiency and reveal their creative potential.

The university preserves academic educational traditions and develops innovative technologies and teaching methods. Students and cadets are educated through bachelor and master programs as well as specialist programs in the fields of maintenance. There are twelve majors available.

Scientific specalist areas include development of ship intelligent control systems, high voltage marine equipment, exploration of the Northern Sea Route, modeling of ports and approaches to them.

Last modified: 2022-07-01