Hochschule Wismar University of Applied Sciences (Warnemunde)

Warnemunde Campus


Maritime Education & Training in Warnemunde

The Maritime Simulation Centre Warnemünde (MSCW) is the only one worldwide offering the possibility of combining the simulation of nautical and technical ships’ operations even covering the shore-based support by a VTS system. The MSCW combines the 4 simulators: (1) SHS – Ship Handling Simulator, (2) SES – Ship Engine Simulator, (3) VTSS – Vessel Traffic Services Simulator, and (4) SST – Ship Safety & Security Trainer.

It was established for the education and training of the maritime seagoing personnel (ships officers) and provides an excellent basis for research and development within the following areas: ship’s command (navigation and manoeuvre), ship machinery engineering, maritime traffic management, and safety and security tasks.

(Source: https://www.hs-wismar.de/mscw)

History of MET in Warnemunde

The Department of Maritime Studies and the Maritime technical college is located both in the seaside resort Warnemünde, a district of the Hanseatic City of Rostock. Since 1419 Rostock is a university town and with more than 200.000 inhabitants not only the biggest city in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, but also a significant economic factor.  The spectrum of Education in Rostock is very varied and scientifically successful. Approximately 15.000 students are studying in Rostock.

Since 1952 Education is offered at the Campus  Warnemünde, since 1969 the internationally accepted maritime education. Experienced professors, practice-oriented staff, modern simulation technology as well as well-equipped laboratories and a pleasant study atmosphere are going to await you at the Campus, which is placed directly when you enter  Warnemünde.

At the Department of Maritime Studies a mainly maritime oriented research is conducted, its research topics are frequently processed jointly with international cooperation partners. Based on the amount of the raised third-party-funds the research at the Maritime Department members the top of the research done at the Hochschule  Wismar. Lifelong learning is a matter of course in the modern world of employment. To keep acquired knowledge on the newest level the Department of Maritime Studies also offers continuing education.

(Source: https://www.hs-wismar.de/seefahrt)