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Mokpo National Maritime University  
General Information

1.1 Education Philosophy:

This university seeks to promote the following ideas:

- The pursuit of truth,

- Service with sincerity,

- The scientific exploitation of oceans.


1.2 Education Goals:

Based on a strong educational ideology, the university proposes to conduct research and instruction in the maritime and ocean field in order to develope profound academic theories and methods for their application. It also proposes to graduate well rounded students with creative abilities who will contribute to the development of the nation and human welfare.


1.3 Brief History:

1950. 04. 05          University was founded as Mokpo fisheries and Marine High School.

1979. 03. 01          Promoted to Mokpo Merchant Marine College.

1993. 03. 01          Upgrade to Mokpo National Maritime University.

(3 Departments : Nautical Science, Marine Engineering Science, Communication Science)

1995. 03. 01          Two new Departments were added.

(Marine Elecronic Engineering Science, Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering Science)

1996. 03. 01          University was reorganized into 4 Division.

(Martime Transportation System, Marine Engineering, Marine Electronics and Communication Engineering, Ocean System Engineering)

1997. 03. 01          TGraduate School was established.

1999. 03. 01          Department of Maritime Police Science was established in the divisions of Marine Engineering and Maritime Transportain System.

Doctoral program was established in Graduate school.

2001. 07. 26          Industrial graduate school was established.

2002. 11. 09          Department of Computer Science & Engineering was added to the division of Marine Electronics and communication Engineering

2003. 04. 25          Training ship SAENURI was started on a voyage.

2003. 07. 07          MMU Lifelong Education Program was established.

2004. 08. 03          Residence Hall was completed.

2005. 06. 16          Marine Simulation Center was established.

2006. 01. 05          MMU Honam Sea Grant College Program was established.

2007. 01. 07          MMU Language Education Center was established

2007. 10. 01          MMU New Main Building was officially opened.

Structure of Institution


IMO: 9288643

MMSI: 440135000

Call Sign: D8QS

Flag: Korea (KR)

Gross Tonnage: 4701

Dead Weight tonnage: 1806

LOA*Breadth: 102.74m*15.62m

Built: 2003


IMO: 9033804

MMSI: 440100016

Call Sign: D8WX

Flag: Korea (KR)

Gross Tonnage: 3644

Dead weight Tonnage: 1914

LOA*Breadth: 102.7m*14.5m

Built: 1993            


Structure of Program
On-Board Trainig Scheme