There are 22 regular institutions of higher learning in Dalian, and more than 200 research institutions, which contribute greatly to foreign exchange by providing high-level talents and research achievements.
Dalian Maritime University
Dalian Maritime University (DMU) is one of the largest and best
maritime universities in China. DMU enjoys a high reputation internationally as an excellent center of maritime education and training as recognized by the International Maritime Organization (IMO).
DMU is located in southwestern Dalian, which is a famous coastal city in northeastern China with a population of six million. The University covers an area of one million square meters with almost half a million square meters occupied by buildings. The University owns the buildings for maritime sciences that contain fully functional equipment and facilities. There are additional buildings for maritime training and research, survival training, swimming pool, planetarium and libraries. DMU has a training dock and over 40 laboratories for teaching, training and research that also include a full mission ship-handling simulator and an engine room simulator. DMU also owns and operates an ocean-going training vessel of over 10,000 deadweight tonnage.
The University consists of 13 colleges, and in addition to the departments in each college, there are three other departments which serve as support departments for entire University. Presently DMU has a post-doctoral program (R&D base), 16 Doctoral programs,57 master’s degree programs, and 42 undergraduate programs. Both the Traffic Information Engineering and Control and the Marine Engineering are national key disciplines. The University is authorized to confer MBA, MPA, J.M, and Master of Engineering, an on-the-job master’s degree.