Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Maritime University (BSMRMU), Bangladesh emerged 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 in order to maintain high standard of 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 more evident 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, qualified and knowledgeable human resources in the coming days. Towards attaining its goals, the university is conducting both Graduate and Post-Graduate Programmes including short (certificate) courses on various maritime fields. Process to establish a permanent campus in Chittagong is ongoing, where other specialized fields of study will be opened. Thus, the university will endeavour to emerge as a centre of excellence in higher maritime 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 faculties and staffs, expanded frontier of research based knowledge and international standards supportive of the new horizons in diverse fields by 2021.