Maritime Academy

Aboa Mare incorporates maritime education provided by two educational establishments, i.e. by the Novia University of Applied Sciences and by vocational institute Axxell. Some of the training offered to the students is delivered by the Meriturva Training Unit and by the Maritime Safety Center.

Yrkeshögskolan Novia

Novia University of Applied Sciences – sea captain studies in Swedish and in English

Are you interested in an international career? Novia UAS offers tertiary education leading to the Bachelor’s Degree in Marine Technology and in addition to the Swedish education you can also study in English in the Degree Programme in Maritime Management!



Axxell trains professional mariners, both on the youth level and as adult education in Swedish

Axxell offers versatile secondary level education both for the youth and adults. At Axxell you can take a degree but you can also improve your professional skills by participating in courses not leading to a degree. Axxell, Aboa Mare concentrates on providing maritime education for future and present seafarers. The education is carried out in Swedish.


Onboard Training

Supervised on board training is an essential part of the maritime studies at Aboa Mare.

All of our deck and engine students are guaranteed supervised on board training on board Finnish and international ships in order to complete their maritime degree. Aboa Mare´s on board training network has grown rapidly during the last years and is continuing to do so.

Onboard Training

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Juhana Herttuan puistokatu 21, 20100 Turku, Finland