Department of Maritime Studies

The Department of Maritime Studies offers study programs on Bachelor-, Master- and PhD-level, and is home to an established and active research program. Our department employs persons from six different nations and collaborates with both Norwegian and international universities and research institutions. The department is situated in Haugesund.

Study programs

Research areas

The research program MarSafe covers issues such as:

  • Passenger safety, evacuation and survival in extreme conditions in Arctic waters (ARCEVAC)
  • Autonomous vessels (HUMANE)
  • Safety management in the maritime sector (SMMS)
  • Standardized design of navigational instruments (S-mode)
  • Maritime work in complex socio-technical systems (MASALA – book project)
  • Social life and organization on vessels