Shanghai Maritime University(SMU)

Address: 1550 Haigang Ave,Shanghai,P.R.China 201306 

General Information of SMU

Founded in 1909, Shanghai Maritime Universitygrew out of the Shipping Section of Shanghai Industrial College founded in 1909. It was then established by the Ministry of Communications in 1959. It particularly stresses on the disciplines of navigation technology & economic management. The teaching staff is about 726, including 297 Professors and Associate Professors. The Student Population is Over 20,459 including 9,517 for Bachelor's degree, 1,137 for  Master's or Doctor's degree and 3,640 for an Associate's degree.  A Master's degree in Business Administration (MBA) and a EMBA is also authorized to award. Over 1200 for Bachelor's degree and 40 for Master degree in Marine Engineering. Over 1250 for Bachelor's degree and 40 for Master degree in Navigation Technology.
Under the University, there're twelve colleges: Merchant Marine College; College of Communications & Transport; College of Economics & Management; Logistics Engineering College; Information Engineering College; College of Foreign Languages; Division of Basic Courses; Vocational College; Continuing Education College; Pudong Business Administration College; Haihua Vocational College; Ming Wah SMU - Shenzhen Continuation College
SMU has the following research institutes: Research Institute of Logistics; MBA Education Center; Maritime Law Research Center; Port Machinery Quality Inspection Center of the Ministry of Communications; Shanghai Seafarers Training Center; China-Holland Education & Research Center; Ocean Transport Information Network; Research Institute of Shipping Economic; Research Institute of Mechanical Engineering and Design; Research Institute of Navigational Science and Technology; Research Institute of Marine Engineering; Network Computing Research Institute.
SMU has a Maritime Simulation Center, which is a key laboratory of the MOC, a Digital Logistics Experiment Center and Electrical & Electronics Experiment Center. It owns an aquatic training base and two training ships of the 10,000 DWT class, the Yu Yin and the Yu Feng, as well as two ocean-going sailing boats, the Tian Ying and the Tian Qin. The academic journals published by SMU include: Journal of Shanghai Maritime University, Containerization, Water Transport Management, and Computer-assisted Engineering.
SMU prides itself on the quality of its staff. Till the end of June 2004, SMU has a teaching and research staff of 726. The number of staff with Master's degree and Doctor's degree is 453, which covers 62.4% of the total. (The number of the staff with Doctor's degree is 88, which covers 12.1% of the total.) There're 93 professors and 203 associate professors, which cover 40.8 of the total staff. 63 teachers have been awarded Special Government Allowance. 22 teachers have been selected as an excellent or core young teacher by Ministry of Education, Ministry of Communications or Shanghai Municipal Government.
SMU attaches much importance to exchange and cooperation with overseas institutions and has established close ties with the institutions in such countries or regions as Poland, Japan, South Korea, Australia, Russia, Ukraine, Singapore, Egypt, the Netherlands, U.K., U.S.A., Turkey, Sweden, Hong Kong China and Chinese Taipei. Joint educational programs offered by SMU and overseas institutions include: joint postgraduate program in Shipping Economics & Management with UNESCAP, joint MBA program with Maastricht School of Management of the Netherlands, joint MSc program in international transport & Logistics with the World Maritime University, joint program in Business English and Accounting with Saint Martin's College of USA, joint program in English Language with University College Chichester of U.K. SMU also offers international students with opportunities to study the Chinese language, short-term courses, undergraduate or postgraduate programs.
To satisfy the needs of building Shanghai as an international shipping center, according to the Shanghai Municipal Government, SMU will move to a new campus of 133 hectares located in the developing New Port City. SMU will avail itself of this opportunity and strive for the goal that SMU will be built as a high-level maritime university of the world.
International Cooperation & Exchange
SMU attaches much importance to and steadily improve the international exchange and cooperation. SMU has also concluded cooperation agreements with the following institutions: Erasmus University Rotterdam of the Netherlands, Gdynia Maritime University of Poland, Singapore Polytechnic, Tokyo University of Marine Science & Technology of Japan, Kobe University of Japan, Korea Maritime University, Arab Academy for Science and Technology£?California Maritime Academy of U.S.A., Liverpool John Moores University of U.K, Vietnam Maritime University. As well, SMU has set up close ties with Cardiff University of U.K., Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Maritime College of State University of New York, and such shipping companies as NYK and V-ships.
International Cooperation & Exchange
SMU joined Association of Maritime Education & Training Institutions in Asia & Pacific (AMETIAP) in 1997 and was elected as chairman of the Association in 1999. In 2000, SMU became one of the members of International Association of Maritime Universities (IAMU) and Hyogo University Mobility in Asia & Pacific (HUMAP).

中国高等航海教育发轫于上海,1909年晚清邮传部上海高等实业学堂(南洋公学)船政科开创了我国高等航海教育的先河。1912年成立吴淞商船学校,1933年更名为吴淞商船专科学校。1959年交通部在沪组建上海海运学院。2004年经教育部批准更名为上海海事大学。为更好地服务上海国际航运中心建设和国家航运事业发展,根据上海市高校布局结构调整规划,2008年上海海事大学主体搬迁临港新城。2009年学校举行百年校庆系列活动。
上海海事大学是一所以航运、物流、海洋为特色,具有工学、管理学、经济学、法学、文学、理学和艺术学等学科门类的多科性大学。2008年,上海市人民政府与交通运输部签订协议,共建上海海事大学。
学校设有2个博士后科研流动站(交通运输工程、电气工程),2个一级学科博士点(交通运输工程、管理科学工程),19个二级学科博士点,13个一级学科硕士学位授权点,59个二级学科硕士学位授权点,6个专业学位硕士授权点,10个工程硕士点,47个本科专业。拥有11个省部级重点研究基地。现有1个国家重点(培育)学科,1个上海市高峰学科,2个上海市高原学科,9个部市级重点学科。5个国家级特色专业,1个国家级综合改革试点专业,6个教育部卓越工程师教育培养计划专业,17个上海市本科教育高地。现有2个国家级实验教学示范中心,2个国家级虚拟仿真实验教学示范中心,5个国家级实践教学示范中心,1个全国示范性工程专业学位研究生联合培养基地。设有水上训练中心,拥有万吨级集装箱教学实习船“育锋”轮,4.8万吨散货教学实习船“育明”轮。
在2004年教育部本科教学工作水平评估和2006年教育部英语专业教学评估中获得优秀。2016年,年度科技总经费达到2.8亿元,获一批国家级科研项目及部市级以上科技进步奖。
实行校院二级管理体制,现设有商船学院、交通运输学院、经济管理学院(设亚洲邮轮学院)、物流工程学院(设中荷机电工程学院)、法学院、信息工程学院、外国语学院、海洋科学与工程学院、文理学院(设马克思主义学院)、徐悲鸿艺术学院、物流科学与工程研究院、上海高级国际航运学院等二级办学部门。在21000余名学生中,有本科生17000余人,各类在校研究生3500余人,留学生700余名。在1100余名专任教师中,有教授156名,具有博士学位的教师比例约53%。学校致力于培养国家航运业所需要的各级各类专门人才,已向全国港航企事业单位及政府部门输送了大量毕业生,被誉为“高级航运人才的摇篮”。
学校2013年成立中国(上海)自贸区供应链研究院和上海高级国际航运学院。中国(上海)自贸区供应链研究院将自贸区建设与供应链研究有机结合,以提升自贸区产业链建设水平,促进自贸区货物贸易向服务贸易的转型发展,同时推动政府监管职能的转变。上海高级国际航运学院采取国际上先进的商学院运作模式,与全球优秀教育机构资源共享,着力打造国内领先、国际知名的航运金融教育品牌,构筑具有影响力的航运高端人才输出基地。
2008年,上海市教育委员会、上海市城乡建设和交通委员会、上海海事大学、虹口区人民政府等20多家单位共同发起成立上海国际航运研究中心。中心挂靠上海海事大学,是国际航运业发展的研究和咨询机构,为政府和国内外企业与航运机构等提供决策咨询和信息服务,是上海市教委首批建立的“高校知识服务平台”之一。 2014年,市教委将该平台挂牌为“上海市协同创新中心”。
学校与境外80余所姐妹院校建立了校际交流与合作关系,开展教师交流、合作办学、合作科研、学生交换等。与联合国国际海事组织、波罗的海国际航运公会、挪威船级社等国际知名航运组织/机构建立了密切联系。自2010年起开设“国际班”,邀请美国、韩国、波兰、俄罗斯、德国等国家航海院校的学生来校学习“航海技术”“航运管理”等专业。2011年,经教育部批准,学校与加纳中西非地区海事大学合作举办“物流管理”本科教育项目,并开始在非洲招生,这是上海市地方高校第一个颁发中国高校本科文凭的海外办学项目。2012年,学校获教育部批准正式成为“接受中国政府奖学金来华留学生院校”。

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