Batumi State Maritime Academy

country rank  24
world rank  10696

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University Overview

Founded in 1992, Batumi State Maritime Academy is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Batumi (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Adjara. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Tbilisi. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Center for Educational Quality Enhancement, Batumi State Maritime Academy (BSMA) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Batumi State Maritime Academy (BSMA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 26 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this Georgian higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. BSMA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name ბათუმის სახელმწიფო საზღვაო აკადემია
Acronym BSMA
Founded 1929
Motto Honor, Disciplina, Experientia
Honor, Discipline, Experience
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address 53 Rustaveli Avenue
Batumi (population range: 50,000-249,999)
6004 Adjara
T +995 (8422) 275 388
F +995 (8422) 274 850
Other locations Tbilisi

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office 53 Rustaveli Avenue
Batumi 6004
+995 (222) 74956
(93) 217287

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 500-999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 50-99
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Batumi State Maritime Academy's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
National Center for Educational Quality Enhancement

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Education Accreditation Centre (NEAC)


  • International Association of Maritime Universities (IAMU)
  • Black Sea Association of Maritime Institutions (BSAMI)
  • International Marine Simulator Forum (IMSF)
  • Global Maritime Education and Training Association (Global MET)

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Site last updated: Sunday, 4 February 2018