The University of Gibraltar Maritime Academy delivers UK-aligned, MCA-approved maritime training.
It is responsible for delivering the STCW courses required for the University’s BSc (Hons) Maritime Science programme and will soon diversify and offer additional training for other sectors of the Maritime Industry including the Oil and Gas sector (OPITO Standard), Renewable Energy Sector (GWO Standard), Superyacht crew courses and STCW Refresher courses.
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Maritime Hub

As a British Overseas Territory, Gibraltar is a globally-significant maritime centre of excellence that benefits from 20,000 crew changes a year, the busiest bunkering operation in the Mediterranean and regular calls from commercial and private passenger vessels. Gibraltar enjoys regular air links with the UK, a land border with Spain makes it an ideal location to carry out training.

Quality Learning Experience

The University of Gibraltar aligns itself to UK quality standards of academic delivery and this approach runs through each training course offered by its Maritime Academy. Students can expect a professional and highly participative learning experience designed to impart the skills and knowledge required for each certificate.


Accommodation is available at the purpose built Europa Suites. Located just a two-minute walk from our Europa Point Campus, the rooms have been designed as spaces in which to relax and study. Each self-contained studio apartment features a compact kitchen, en-suite bathroom and large desk.

Our People

Aaron Lopez
Manager (Ag)
University of Gibraltar Maritime Academy

Our Courses

  • Elementary First Aid;
  • Fire Prevention and Firefighting;
  • Fire Prevention and Firefighting (Refresher Training);
  • Personal Safety and Social Responsibility;
  • Personal Survival Techniques;
  • Personal Survival Techniques (Refresher Training);
  • Proficiency in Maritime Security Awareness.
Bookings are complete for 2021 courses. Details on 2022 courses coming soon.

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