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Founded in 1909, Dalian Maritime University (DMU) is one of the largest and best maritime universities and is the only key maritime institution under the Ministry of Transport, China. Regarding “Scientific Navigation” as its educational feature and through years’ of hard work and development, DMU today enjoys a high reputation internationally as an excellent center of maritime education and training as recognized by the International Maritime Organization. As a comprehensive university, DMU also provides complete sets of academic disciplines at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including liberal arts, science, engineering, management, law, economics, philosophy, and foreign languages.
About DMU

Dalian Maritime University

Dalian Maritime University is a national key university affiliated to the Ministry of Transport of China, a national "211 Project" and "first-class discipline" construction university, and one of the few maritime universities in the world recognized by the International Maritime Organization as "internationally renowned". As one of the first batch of Chinese government scholarship institutions, Dalian Maritime University has accepted foreign students since 1955. Up to now, it has trained more than 5000 students from more than 90 countries and regions to study in China, including undergraduates, masters and doctoral students.

The school has always regarded the work of international student education as an important part of the international construction, as well as an important way to serve the national transportation diplomatic strategy and the "the Belt and Road" initiative. In recent years, the school adheres to the running concept of "giving play to characteristics, improving quality, optimizing structure, and steadily expanding", adheres to the purpose of "telling a good Chinese story, and transmitting a good Chinese voice", aims to cultivate high-level international talents who know China, love China, and take the development of studying in China to improve quality and efficiency and connotation construction as the core, and continues to build an education brand of studying in China with distinctive shipping characteristics, continuously providing talents for the transportation development of countries along the "the Belt and Road", and reserving human resources for national transportation diplomacy strategy.