Axxell Vocational Institute -
trains professional mariners on the youth level and as adult education

Aboa Mare offers secondary level education at Axxell vocational institute. We offer versatile education for both youth and adults. At Axxell you can take a Watchkeeping Officer (Vaktstyrman) or Watchkeeping Engineer (Vaktmaskinmästare) degree in Swedish but you can also improve your professional skills by participating in Domestic traffic area courses in Swedish or Finnish, not leading to a degree.

Axxell concentrates on providing maritime education for future and present seafarers. 

More information about how you can apply for Axxell Aboa Mare's maritime education programmes 
(in Swedish):

Ansök till Axxells Vaktstyrmans- eller Vaktmaskinmästarutbildning vid Aboa Mare

Kontinuerlig ansökan året runt,

Undervisningsspråket är svenska. 
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Contacts for Axxell

Robert Stolpe

Robert Stolpe

Head of Watchofficer, Deck


+358 44 739 7262

Bertel Henriksson

Bertel Henriksson

Head of Watchofficer, Engine


+358 44 739 7255

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Aboa Mare

Juhana Herttuan puistokatu 21, 20100 Turku, Finland