Dalian Maritime University

Dalian Maritime University (simplified Chinese: 大连海事大学; traditional Chinese: 大連海事大學; pinyin: Dàlián Hǎishì Dàxué) is a university located in Dalian, Liaoning, China. It is a key maritime institution under the Ministry of Transport of the People’s Republic of China, and is a Chinese state Double First Class University Plan university identified by the Ministry of Education.


The university is designated as one of the “Project 211” institutions. Only about six percent of the universities across China were selected in this project. The university consists of 14 colleges and Departments:

Currently DMU has 42 undergraduate programs, 2 first-class doctoral programs, 12 second-class doctoral programs, 7 first-class master’s degree programs and 59 second-class master’s degree programs. Transport Engineering first-class discipline has a post-doctoral R&D base. The university is authorized to confer MBA, MPA, J.M., and Master of Engineering, an on-the-job master’s degree.

The current student population has risen to approximately 17,000. Additionally, DMU enrolls overseas students for bachelor’s and master’s degrees and PhDs. More than 4,000 overseas students and advanced professionals from over 30 countries and regions have been educated and trained at DMU.

DMU has an academic agreement with 4 academicians from the National Academy of Engineering, 39 chair professors, and 148 visiting professors.