Master of Science in Maritime Science

The study programme is aimed at students of diverse academic backgrounds, who have a common passion for and interest in the maritime world. People who are already working in the maritime sector may also profit from the programme to enhance their knowledge and skills.

Subsequent Master's Programme
1 year 60 credits
Faculty of Law and Criminology
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Application Deadline (for International degree students)

We welcome applications from October until 1 April (students who need a visa) or 1 June (students who don’t need a visa) for the upcoming academic year. Early applications are recommended. Applications received after June will only be considered if the number of previously admitted students permits. The application is to be started via the specific website.


Information on enrolment at Ghent University.

Enrolling institution(s)

  • Ghent University

Organising institutions

This course is jointly organised by:
  • Ghent University
    Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 25
    9000 Gent (Belgium)
  • Vrije Universiteit Brussel
    Pleinlaan 2
    1050 Elsene (Belgium)

Tuition Fee

The tuition fee for the Maritime Science programme is € 6.550. The costs of study trips and company visits are included. Fees do not cover course materials or living expenses.

More information on tuition fees.

Programme contact

Department of European, Public and International Law
Frederik Rogiers
T +32 (0)9 264 68 94