Higher - education institution since 1972, in 1973 it merged with the Military School of Navy Officers, forming the Navy Institute "Mircea cel Batrân" in Constanta, governed by the Ministry of National Defence. In 1990, the Faculties of Navigation and Naval Electromechanics split from the Naval Institute and under the name of Merchant Maritime Institute Constanta they registered under the Ministry of Education. In 2000, it became Constanta Maritime University. Shipping and crewing companies offer our graduates employment in international crews i.e. about 95 percent professional job placement. Since December 2000 the University is to be found on the "White List" of Maritime Institutions acknowledged by the International Maritime Organization.
5 professional licenses and 85 experienced academics : Navigation and Maritime Transport Faculty (engineers, 5 years, full time), Electromechanical Faculty (engineers, 5 years, full time), with two departments: Naval Electro mechanics and Electrotechnics and a college of Maritime and River Navigation College ( 3 years, full time) and Bachelor's degree.
9 postuniversity courses in maritime related fields: Port Management, Maritime Law, Maritime and Multi-modal Transport Management (delivered in English), Advanced Concepts of Marine Engineering, Naval Radio Communications, Maritime Safety (delivered in English), Hydrography and the Exploration of Coast Potential, Technical Management of Port Areas- Master's degree. Ph.D degree - doctoral studies in the field of Mechanical Engineering; so far we have awarded Doctor Honoris Causa titles to several distinguished personalities in the maritime field, such as Osman Kamil Sag, Gunter Zade, Eftimios Mitropoulos. The teaching staff of C M U consists of 85 experienced academics.
Campus: the main building (4,455 sqm) 104, Mircea cel Batrân Street; two hostels to accommodate all students enrolled in the university; a nautical training centre (9,710sqm) on the banks of Mamaia Lake.
Constanta Maritime University is the first Romanian university certified for the Management of Quality by Bureau Veritas Quality International, an internationally regognised body.
State of the art Naval Simulation Centre comprising Full Mission Navigation Simulator, Engine Room Simulator, GMDSS Simulator that train students and seagoing personnel for operational and management level.
The university also offers adult and continuous education courses.