Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Maritime University (BSMRMU), Bangladesh came out as the first ever maritime university of Bangladesh by an Act of the Parliament on 26 October 2013. Right after the inception, the university started its journey towards excellence. MoU with several reputed Maritime Universities of the world has already been signed for necessary supports to maintain high standard in education system in this university. As the resources on land are depleting, it has become imperative for the nation to look towards the sea for its survival. Besides, the onus of maintaining ‘good order at sea’ is becoming heavier with the passage of time. In order to attain these goals, the nation desperately needs right kind of human resources.
BSMRMU with its motto ‘We Strive for Maritime Excellence’ would provide necessary human resources for the nation, through creation of effective, well qualified and knowledgeable human resources in the coming days. Towards attaining its goals, the university is conducting both graduate and post-graduate including short (certificate) courses on various maritime fields. Process to establish a permanent campus in Chittagong is going on, where other specialized fields of study will be opened. Thus, it will endeavour to emerge as a centre of excellence in maritime higher education within the shortest possible time.
Envision promoting and creating a learning environment for higher maritime education with excellence, through state of the art facilities and gadgets, competent faculty and staff, expanded frontier of research based knowledge and international standards supportive of the new horizons in diverse fields by 2021.