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The activities of GMU staff in the international organizations and institutions contribute to the development of research and the improvement of educational and training processes.
The International Association of Maritime Universities (IAMU) in Tokyo is a global network of leading maritime universities providing Maritime Education and Training (MET) of seafarers for the global ship industry.
IAMU was founded in 1999 by 7 maritime higher education institutions with the shared recognition of the significance of maritime education and training during the rapid globalization of international shipping. The association consists currently of 62 world's leading maritime institutions and the Nippon Foundation, supporting IAMU actions by providing research grants.
IAMU has been accredited with Non-Governmental international Organization consultative status with the IMO, being recognized as an organization representing world academic maritime community since 2007.
The Annual General Assembly (AGA) is the main forum of IAMU to allow exchange of information, approve policy, and foster good relations and collaboration among members of the association.
Gdynia Maritime University is a member of IAMU since 2000. It is worth pointing out that GMU is also is a member of the International Executive Board IAMU (two terms: 2014-2015 and 2016-2017) and Academic Affairs Committee (IAMU standing committee).
IEEE is the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. IEEE's core purpose is to foster technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity. IEEE and its members inspire, mainly in the fields of electrical engineering, electronics, telecommunications, computer and information engineering and related fields, a global community to innovate for a better tomorrow through its highly cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities.
In 2016 on the basis of the decision of the committee IEEE Member and Geographic Activities the Polish Chapter of the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society was appointed. It is composed of the representatives of the Department of Information Systems (Chapter Chair, Secretary and Treasurer).
The representatives of the Department of Marine Electronics are members of the Polish Chapter of the IEEE Electron Devices (Chapter Vice Chair and Secretary).
In the past, the representative of the Department of Marine Electrical Power Engineering was a Chapter Chair of the Polish Chapter of the IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement.
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) in London is the United Nations specialized agency with responsibility for the safety and security of shipping and the prevention of marine pollution by ships.
GMU experts take actions in the IMO in favor of the Polish government by participating in the work of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), the Sub-committee on Navigation, Communications and Search and Rescue (NCSR), the Sub-committee on Carriage of Cargoes and Containers (CCC) and the Sub-committee on Human Element, Training and Watchkeeping (HTW), as well as in the meetings of the IMO working groups. Experts analyze issues considered at the IMO sessions, prepare the substantial position of the Polish party and the conclusions resulting from the resolutions adopted by the IMO.
The International Mobile Satellite Organization (IMSO) in London is the inter-governmental organization whose primary purpose is the oversight of certain public satellite safety and security communication services provided by mobile satellite communication systems.
IMSO also acts as the International LRIT Coordinator, appointed by IMO to ensure the operation of the international system for the Long Range Identification and Tracking of Ships (LRIT) worldwide by auditing and reviewing the performance of the system.
GMU expert AMG attends the plenary meetings of IMSO.
Gdynia Maritime University cooperates with foreign universities on the basis of the bilateral agreements concerning joint research and teaching activities:
- Admiral Ushakov State Maritime University
- Baltic Fishing Fleet State Academy
- Kaliningrad State Technical University