Faculty of Maritime Studies in Kotor is a higher education institution being a part of the University of Montenegro. It was established in 1959 as a Maritime College and afterwards, complying with the growing trends of maritime infrastructure of Montenegro, this educational institution, recognized in former Yugoslavia, was turned into Maritime Faculty in 1981.
Today, in accordance with the Bologna declaration, Faculty of Maritime Studies in Kotor provides academic and applied studies lasting from three years (six semesters). Academic studies comprehend Maritime Sciences (Basic; Postgraduate Specialist and Master Studies; PhD studies), and Management in Shipping (Basic; Postgraduate Specialist and Master Studies). Applied Studies consist of Nautical Studies, Marine Engineering and Marine Electrotechnics (third year is a differential year).
Today, Maritime Faculty in Kotor is a modem educational institution for personnel in shipping. Maritime experts are being educated and professionally trained in line with international standards, conventions and regulations. Education of maritime experts is carried out within regular classes and special programmes for professional training and competence. The Institution is equipped with modem equipment for organization of teaching process as well as equipment for practical training. Quality of knowledge and skills of large spectrum of application enable that personnel who gain education at Maritime Faculty in Kotor easily get a job on shipping companies worldwide.