The Arab Academy

Introduction - The Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport

Arab Academy The Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport is one of the specialized organizations of The League of Arab States whose member-states are participants in the AASTMT. Since its establishment in 1972, the Academy has been involved in the various fields of education, training, scientific research and community service. Being a multi-purpose, multi-task institution, the Academy basically offers its services to students from the entire Arab world, as well as those from African countries. The studying system in the Academy is working according to the credit hours system which allows maximum interaction between the lecturer and the student. The preparation of the Academy has provided the latest laboratories and modern teaching methods to qualify its students to keep abreast of the global development in various fields of technology, which represents the mission of the Academy to provide graduates with the highest level of competence and experience that needed in the different labor markets.

The Academy deliver its educational massage through 8 campuses in Egypt:

  • Alexandria (the Headquarter)
  • Miami Campus (Alexandria)
  • Heliopolis Campus (Cairo)
  • Dokki Campus (Cairo)
  • Smart Village Campus (Gizah)
  • Port-Said Campus
  • South Valley Campus (Aswan
  • El-Alameen ( will started at sept. 2019 )

In view of the distinguished educational level provided by the Academy and the higher qualifications of the teaching staff and equipped with the latest educational tools and modern laboratories, the Academy obtained the accreditation of local and international entities and boards:

  • Certificate of conformity to the ISO 9001 standard from the Norwegian DNV.
  • International Maritime Organization (IMO)
  • The Central Agency for Assessment and Accreditation of Germany (ZEvA) of the Faculty of Maritime Transport

Arab Academy The buildings of college are fully equipped according to the updated international systems in terms of laboratories, studios and audiovisual teaching aids that serve the students of different faculties and qualify them according to the needs of the labor market.

The academy has an integrated complex for training students and specialists in various fields of maritime transport as well as training vessel "Aida 4" (floating academy), which is equipped with educational classes and various training tools to contribute effectively in the implementation of training programs for students of the College of Maritime Transport & Technology. The Academy is one of the first universities that has a planetarium which was established for various educational purposes as well as to serve the students of the College of Maritime Transport & Technology in the study of astronomy and its applications in the field of maritime navigation.

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Sharjah Branch

. On Tuseday 8 January 2019, His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al-Qasimi, member of the UAE Federal Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah Emirate signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between Sharjah Government and AASTMT, an Egypt based specialized organization of the Arab League, to establish AASTMT branch in Khor Fakkan, Sharjah.

His Excellency Professor Ismail Abdel Ghaffar Ismail Farag has signed the MOU on behalf of AASTMT. The new AASTMT branch in Sharjah will qualify graduates specialized in various maritime transport sciences and technologies, in addition to international transport, logistics as well as maritime law. This will offer state-of-the-art specialized educational programs and provide the labor market with calibers in all fields of the maritime industry.

The Maritime College

The Maritime College is considered one of the specialized colleges of the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport which awards specialized certificates in the field of Maritime Transport. Throughout its glorious history of more than 46 years, this College has been a pioneering college in the field of maritime education and training, which culminated in obtaining Quality Certificate ISO 9001 in September 1999. The infrastructure of the College includes modern simulators, laboratories and other facilities necessary to do research and specialized studies. The College programs are also revised and developed periodically, in order to cope with the latest technologies and regulations in the maritime transport field.

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Application Form for Bachelor Degrees

Admission Requirements

To enroll

  • Holder of a High School certificate or any equivalent certificate (The number of school years must not be less than 12 years.)
  • The high school must be fully accredited and authorized by the Ministry of Education in United Arab Emirates.
  • Medical fitness for the Maritime College.
  • birth certificate
  • ID card photo copy |passport photo copy
  • 4 recent personal photos.
  • Sitting for the English Placement Test is a must or submitting one of the following:
      • IELTS exam with score not less than 5.00.
      • International TOEFL (IBT) with score 61.
      • Institutional TOEFL with score 500.
  • A letter of national service termination or no objection to completion of the study from the National Service Authority and reserve
  • Copy of the citizens' abstract