Batumi Navigation Training University (BNTU), a maritime higher education institution is located in Batumi, on the Black Sea coast. Georgia is a country with many years of experience in maritime education. The first maritime school in Batumi was opened before World War II.
The history of Batumi Navigation Teaching University dates back to 1998, from foundation of “Batumi Maritime College – Seaman School”. In 2007, the University was established at the premises of Seaman School, successful development of which is continued for more than 12 years.
The Batumi Navigation University holds Quality Management International Standard (ISO) Compliance certificate, has international recognition certificates, recognition of European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA), document of recognition of Georgian Maritime Transport Agency. BNTU is an authorized and accredited sectoral education center, holding special place in Georgian educational environment with modern equipment and its own training vessel. BNTU cooperates with 11 crewing and 8 logistics companies. The University has contractual research and educational partners in 12 countries worldwide.
There are two faculties in BNTU - Maritime Engineering Faculty and Faculty of Logistics, implementing three vocational, three bachelors and one master degree programmes.
We welcome international students who are eager to challenge themselves with a demanding academic schedule that combines classroom study, field trips, excursions, social events, and more.