Odessa National Maritime University

The University began its history in June 1930 as the Odessa Institute of Water Transport Engineers (OIVET). In 1945, it was renamed the Odessa Institute of Marine Engineers (OIMF).  On August 29, 1994, the institute was renamed the Odessa State Maritime University (OGMU) by the decree of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine. By the Decree of the President of Ukraine on February 26, 2002, the university was granted the status of national (ONMU). ONMU is directly subordinate to the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine. The university is accredited according to the IV level.