Baseline Study, and the Preparation Towards the XXIst Century Undergraduate Deck and Engine Curricula of Istanbul Technical University, Maritime Faculty

Çiçek İ., Sağ O. K.

IAMU Journal, vol.1, no.2, pp.50-67, 2000 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 1 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2000
  • Journal Name: IAMU Journal
  • Page Numbers: pp.50-67
  • Istanbul Technical University Affiliated: Yes


In this paper, it is presented that STCW 95, Chapters II and III, Regulations II/1, II/2, III/1, III/2 define the mandatory minimum training and education requirements for certification of watchkeeping officers, masters, chief mates, and oceangoing engineering officers, second engineer officers, chief engineer officers.

The general state / private education system in Turkey is given in detail with some striking examples. The existing Merchant Maritime Education which has classically been a 4+1 year University Degree Education with the Istanbul Technical University, Maritime Faculty is presented in comparison with other newly founded Turkish Institutions after STCW 95, emphasizing on the problems experienced.

A model of a baseline study, and preparations towards the XXI. Century Merchant Maritime Undergraduate Education curricula‟s of Turkey towards finding solutions for the existing problems of the education system is clearly defined.