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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.

Call for applications for IFZO-Research Fellowship

The Interdisciplinary Centre for Baltic Sea Region Research (IFZO) has opened the call to award four research fellowships. They are looking for scholars at doctorial and postdoctoral level who are looking to support research abour transformations in the Baltic Sea region and would benefit from a period of residence in Griefswald. 

Logo of the IFZO in Griefswald

The application deadline is the 15 November 2021. The IFZO invites applicants from scholars who are willing to contribute to this programme as well as engage in an interdisciplinary manner with researchers from the wider Baltic Sea region. The IFZO accomodates seven research themes:

  • Cultural Heritage
  • Energy
  • Security and International Relations
  • Regional Development and Rural Areas
  • New Nationalism 
  • Sustainability
  • Regional Land Use Dynamics

Applications are welcomes from those scholars who work on case studies with a strong connection to the Baltic Sea region or which follow a strong conceptual appraoch that can benefit the centre. There are a number of benefits to becoming an IFZO-Fellow which include time to research, access to an extensive network and a close research environment. 

Full details which include details of the fellowship duration and stipend, along with the guidelines and material necessary for application can be found below

Information PDF

Further information:

University of Greifswald, IFZO, Interdisciplinary Centre for Baltic Sea Region Research, Bahnhofstrasse 51, 17487 Greifswald, Germany, ifzo@uni-greifswald.de 

Logo of the University of Greifswald

Last modified: 2021-10-07