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Maritime education programmes

The maritime educational institutions offer education programmes for the Danish merchant fleet, the maritime industry, the fishing industry, the energy sector and the technical industry etc.

The maritime education programmes include

  • Ship’s officer, bachelor programme
  • Ship master, bachelor programme
  • Marine and technical engineer, bachelor programme
  • Ship master,
  • Ship master home trade
  • Ship machinist,
  • Skipper, commercial fleet
  • Skipper, fishing industry
  • Basic maritime education/ship assistant,
  • Ship mechanics,
  • Commercial fisher and
  • Ship’s cook

Bachelor programmes: ship’s officer and shipmaster education

  • Svendborg International Maritime Academy (SIMAC)
  • Copenhagen School of Marine Engineering (MSK)
  • Fredericia College of Marine and Technical Engineering (FMS)
  • Aarhus School of Marine and Technical Engineering (AAMS)
  • MARTEC Maritime and Polytechnic College (MARTEC)

Graduate programmes: skipper, ship’s chef, and ship machinist etc. The ship assistant, skip mechanic and commercial fisher are vocational education.

  • MARTEC Maritime and Polytechnic College (MARTEC)
  • Marstal Maritime Academy
  • Svendborg Maritime Vocational School
  • Training Ship Georg Stage
  • Training Ship Danmark

The Agency for Higher Education and Science cooperates with The Danish Maritime Authority and the Danish maritime and shipping industry to improve the maritime educations, partly to meet the demands of the maritime sector and partly to fulfil the aim that the seafeares are some of the best qualified in the global maritime workforce.

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Danish Agency for Higher Education and Science
last modified June 23, 2024