Dokuz Eylül University Maritime Faculty

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The Dokuz Eylül University Maritime Faculty was founded in 1988 with the title of “School of Maritime Business and Management” in the body of Dokuz Eylül University as the first higher education institute in Turkey concerning maritime business. The main objective of the faculty is to assist the maritime interests of the country and to raise the competitive advantage of Turkish shipping by providing qualified manpower to Turkish maritime, logistics and transport industries. The faculty, where the medium of instruction is English, aims to provide the students with maritime traditions and commons, critical and analytical thinking, self-discipline, self-confidence, social responsibility, team working, lifelong learning, managerial and leadership qualifications. The faculty has been granted the ISO 9001 Quality Management Certificate since 2001. In addition to various academic activities and numerous publications in nationwide and international fields; the faculty has been organizing a variety of courses and training programs such as STCW, ISPS, Agency and Brokering courses.

Graduate Programs[edit]

Under the auspices of Graduate School of Social Sciences:

  • MSc in Maritime Business Administration
  • Msc in Logistics Management
  • MSc in Maritime Security, Safety and Environmental Management
  • MSc in Marine Tourism
  • MSc in Logistics and Maritime transport (non-thesis)
  • MSc in Maritime security, Safety and Environmental Management (non-thesis)
  • MSc in Marine Tourism and Yacht Master (non-thesis)
  • PhD in Maritime Business Administration

Under the auspices of Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences:

Departments[edit]

Department of Maritime Business Administration[edit]

  • Department is located at Tınaztepe campus.
  • Curriculum covers Maritime Business, Logistics and Transport Management fields.

Department of Marine Transportation Engineering[edit]

  • Department is located at Tınaztepe and Urla campuses.
  • Curriculum covers IMO STCW A II/1 and A II/2 fields.
  • The graduates have the right to sit for the Oceangoing Watchkeeping Officer exam held by Republic of Turkey Prime Ministry Undersecretariat for Maritime Affairs.

Department of Marine Engineering[edit]

  • Department is located at Tınaztepe and Urla campuses.
  • Curriculum covers IMO STCW A-III/1 and A-III/2 fields.
  • The graduates will have the right to sit for the Oceangoing Engineer Officer exam held by Republic of Turkey Prime Ministry Undersecretariat for Maritime Affairs.

Department of Logistics Management[edit]

  • Department is located at Tınaztepe campus.
  • Department is opened because of lack of qualified personnel in logistic sector but department has not started the education yet.

Relations with Other Universities[edit]

In 2001, Maritime Faculty has become a member of the International Association of Maritime Universities (IAMU). Academic protocols have been signed with several universities and institutions aiming exchange in academics, students and information in the fields of logistics, maritime business administration, marine transportation engineering and marine engineering. Protocols signed with:

Universities in Sokrates Consensus

Dokuz Eylül University and Maine Maritime Academy Joint Degree Programs[edit]

The aim of the joint degree programs between Dokuz Eylül University and Maine Maritime Academy is to provide undergraduate degrees in the maritime discipline that will be jointly awarded by both universities in the following majors currently offered by DEU and MMA:

  • Maritime Business Administration (DEU) / International Business and Logistics (MMA)
  • Nautical Science (DEU) / Marine Transportation Operations (MMA)
  • Marine Engineering (DEU) / Marine Engineering Operations (MMA)

Turkish students have two avenues to enter the program. If they can demonstrate an adequate proficiency in English they may enter the first semester of the program which will be taught in Izmir at DEU. If they cannot demonstrate adequate English proficiency they may attend English preparatory classes at DEU appropriate to their levels of proficiency for a maximum of two years.

Hosted International Conferences[edit]

  • The International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME) Annual Conference, 2004
  • International Logistics Congress, 2004
  • International Congress on Coastal & Marine Tourism, 2005
  • 11th National Marketing Congress, 2006
  • International Maritime Lecturers Association (IMLA) 16th Conference on MET, 2008
  • European and Mediterranean Conference on Information System EMCIS, 2009
  • Turkish Maritime Policy in View of the EU Accession Symposium, 2010

Laboratories[edit]

  • Learning Resources Center
  • Computer Laboratory
  • Logistics Laboratory
  • Radar navigation Simulator
  • Bridge Simulator
  • Navigational Aid Simulator
  • GMDSS Simulator
  • Survival at Sea Laboratory
  • Liquid Cargo Handling Laboratory
  • Basic Navigation Laboratory
  • Fire Fighting Training Center

Clubs and Societies[edit]

  • Maritime Club
  • Logistics Club
  • Theatre Society
  • Sailing Club
  • Music Society
  • Boat Model Makers Society
  • Maritime Ethics Club

External links[edit]