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Regional Maritime University.

Regional Maritime University.

The Regional Maritime University is one of the oldest maritime universities in Africa and boasts of a rich and proud history.

Regional Maritime University (RMU), located in Accra, Ghana, is an international tertiary institution founded by the Republics of Ghana, Cameroon, The Gambia, Liberia and Sierra Leone in 1958. It was launched as The Regional Maritime Academy (R.M.A) on Thursday, 26th May, 1983.

Accreditations And Affiliations.

Despite being in existence since 1958, RMU gained full university status on the 25th of October, 2007.

The RMU has institutional accreditations from the Department of State for Education of The Gambia, the National Accreditation Boards of Ghana and the Republic of Liberia, for the running of its degree programmes.

In fostering globalize academic cooperation, the University entered into intellectual networks with established institutions in the form of collaboration and affiliation.

  • University of Ghana, Legon for the Master of Arts (MA) in Port and Shipping Administration programme.
  • Kwame Nkrumah University Of Science And Technology for Laboratory Practice.
  • John Moore University, Liverpool, England for Post graduate programmes.
  • University of Doualafor the Fisheries Department.
  • Shanghai Maritime University for Joint Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes.
  • SMTC Malaysia for Offshore Oil and Gas Safety Training.

Regional Maritime University Vision And Mission.


“Within the next decade, the Regional Maritime University (RM) will be known and recognized as the tertiary institution of first choice in advanced maritime education and training, research and consultancy in Africa and beyond”.


A sub-regional tertiary institution that exist to enhance the development of the maritime transport sector and the fishing industry in member states through the maritime education of students, training of marine personnel, research and consultancy and promotion of maritime co-operation. The hallmarks of its operations are meeting international standards, teamwork, discipline and professional integrity.

RMU Faculties.

The university has three(3) faculties and they are as follows;

  • Faculty of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
  • Faculty of International Business and Humanities.
  • Faculty of Maritime Studies.
Regional Maritime University.

Regional Maritime University Undergraduate Programmes.

  • B.Sc Accounting.
  • B.Sc. Computer Engineering.
  • B.Sc. Marine Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
  • B.Sc. Marine Engineering.
  • B.Sc. Logistics Management.
  • B.Sc. Nautical Science.
  • B.Sc. Ports and Shipping Administration.
  • Diploma in Banking Technology and Accounting.
  • Diploma in Computerised Accounting.

RMU Postgraduate Programmes.

  • M.Sc. Renewable Energy.
  • M.Sc. Bio-Processing.
  • M.Sc. Environmental Engineering.
  • M.Sc. Ports and Shipping Administration.

Regional Maritime University Contact Details.


P.O.BOX GP1115,

Nungua, Accra,

Ghana, West Africa.


+233 302 712 775, +233 302 718 225.

+233 302 714 070.




Website: www.rmu.edu.gh.

Regional Maritime University.
Regional Maritime University.

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