Dalian Maritime University

Province : LiaoningDalian                               University Ranking : 820

About University

Dalian Maritime University

Dalian Maritime University is one of the biggest and best maritime universities and it is the sole key maritime institution concealed by the Ministry of Communications, People’s Republic of China. DMU maintains a high reputation internationally as an excellent center of maritime education and training. It is approved by the International Maritime Organization (IMO). The long history of the University are often derived back to 1909, once the Nanyang Institute in Shanghai established a Shipping Management Section. 

Established over a century past, Dalian Maritime University was designed to develop in students with this statement “a steadfast, rigorous, diligent, and pioneering spirit”. The University has a world vision relating an academic cooperation and exchange. Since 1979, DMU was established cooperative relations with over 20 international far-famed maritime institutions, that embrace those in Russia, USA, Japan, Great Britain, Korea, Australia, Sweden, Egypt and Vietnam. The academic relationships with these sister universities are maintained mutual visits, faculty staff and student exchanges, joint programs and joint research projects.

Dalian Maritime University is situated in southwestern Dalian, that is accepted coastal city in northeastern China with a population of 6 million. The University covers an area of 1 million square meters with nearly half a million square meters occupied by buildings. The University made the buildings for maritime sciences that contain fully functional equipment and facilities. There are more buildings for maritime training and research, survival training, swimming pool, planetarium and libraries. 

The university provides a training dock and conjointly has over 40 laboratories for teaching, training and research that also includes a full mission ship-handling simulator and an engine room simulator.  Currently, student population has risen to approximately 20000. Up to now, over 80,000 advanced professionals have been educated and trained at Dalian Maritime University, most of them have become the backbone of China’s shipping industry.

University's Program Types





Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ),

What is the world ranking of this University?

The Country rank of this University is 101 and the world rank is 820.

Does Chinese universities provide programs in English?

YES, Chinese Universities provide programs in English. International Students can pursue their degrees in English taught in Chinese Universities.

Do I need to take an IELTS or TOEFL exam before applying in this University?

No, Students don’t need the IELTS or TOEFL certification for getting admitted to this University but for applying Chinese Government Scholarship (CSC) sometimes students are asked for the IELTS certificate.

What Documents do I need to apply for this University?

The primary documents a student need for applying this University are Notary stamped scan copies of the last Academic degree certificate and testimonial, Passport, Police Clearance Certificate and Medical Certificate.

When my offer letter come after applying this University?

 Usually, It takes 4 to 8 weeks to come to an offer letter from any Chinese Universities after applying.

University's other Information


Admission is going on for March & September Intake. Interested students are invited to apply. Both semesters are open for Diploma, Bachelor, Post-Graduates, and the Doctoral program.

To get admission information or any kind of queries, please contact:

China: +8613632437050 (Whatsapp/Wechat/Viber/IMO)


Scholarships 30%
Result Status 80%
Foreign Students 45%
Positive Reviews 80%
University Ranking 85%

All Programs

Undergraduate Programs in English at Dalian Maritime University, China

Program Degree Teaching Medium Duration Tuition fee(RMB) Entrance Time
Marine Engineering (marine) Bachelor English 4 Years 30000.00 / Year September
Nautical Science Bachelor English 4 Years 30000.00 / Year September

Postgraduate Programs in English at Dalian Maritime University, China

Program Degree Teaching Medium Duration Tuition fee(RMB) Entrance Time
Foreign Linguistics and Applied Linguistics Master English 2 – 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
English Language and Literature Master English 2 – 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Law Master English 2 – 3 Years 28000.00 / Year September
Business Administration Master English 2 – 3 Years 28000.00 / Year September
Logistics Engineering and Management Master English 2 – 3 Years 30000.00 / Year September

Doctoral Programs in English at Dalian Maritime University, China

Program Degree Teaching Medium Duration Tuition fee(RMB) Entrance Time
Law Doctor English 2 – 3 Years 36000.00 / Year September
Navigation Science and Technology Doctor English 2 – 3 Years 38000.00 / Year September

The final information is subject to the University If there is any discrepancy!

Fees Details

Expenses in Dalian Maritime University 

1. Tuition Fee:

  • Bachelor Degree: 22,000 RMB/ Year
  • Master Degree: 26,000 RMB/ Year
  • Doctoral Degree: 34,000 RMB/ Year

2. Service Fee: 50 USD

 3. Insurance fee: 

  • 200 RMB for a year 
  • 120 RMB for a semester

4. Dormitory Fee:

  • Single Room: 12,000 RMB/ Year 
  • Double Room: 7,000 RMB/ Year

5. Food Cost: 150 USD

After you are admitted, we will inform you via email for your confirmation of acceptance. Afterward, we will issue the admission letter, JW201/202 Form for visa application. If you wish to live on campus, please complete the Housing Application form.

Prepare Your Departure:

Before your departure, be sure to take the following materials:

(1) The Admission Letter

(2) Passport (valid for at least 6 months).

(3) JW201/202 Form

(4) Official Foreigner Physical Examination Form and your blood test report.

Be aware that the orientation is mandatory for freshman students.

Admission Procedure

Apply for a course in a Chinese University is very easy.  Students just have to follow some steps to apply for their favorite course. In order to help students complete their online application, International students are recommended to follow the following simple instructions. International applicants must provide the following documents to apply:

1.  Application Form fills in Chinese or in English.

2.  Passport & Passport Size Photo (Scan copy of the applicant’s )

3.  Transcripts & Certificates  (Must be Notarized Copy )

For Bachelor Degree applicants, they need to only provide high school transcripts and certificates. And for Master Degree applicants, they need to show their undergraduate transcripts and certificates.  Applicants for Doctorate Degree have to provide their both (undergraduate and graduate) transcripts and certificates.

Note: All the applicants degree (Bachelor, Masters and Doctorate) transcripts and certificates should be notarized and language should be in Chinese or English version.

4. English Proficiency Certificate

In China, some universities do not ask IELTS but if you study in Chinese Taught for CSC scholarship, English Proficiency Certificate needs to have ready. If you have IELTS already then you are lucky to study in China without delay.

5.  CV/Resume

Applicants must have to make their CV if you want to study abroad in your desired country. In your Resume or CV, there have to be your academic qualifications with results, personal details (name, date of birth, marital status, national Id or school Id, physical address, contact no, nationality, language, etc), reference from your institution’s faculty (his/her name, address and designation), personal achievement, etc. To know how to make a standard CV please click here the sample of The Resume.

6. Study Plan or Research Proposal

Applicants for graduate studies need a study plan or research proposal in Chinese or in English (no less than 800 words). This document required only for Ms or PhD applicants.

7.  Recommendation Letter

Applicants for all graduate studies need two letters of recommendation from full professors or associate professors (in Chinese or English). Letters must be included professors’ phone numbers and email addresses. Here is the sample of Recommendation Letter

8.  Published Academic Papers or Other Academic Achievements (if  applicable).

9.  Foreign Physical Examination

Applicants are expected to keep the original copies filled in English. The medical examination must cover all the items listed in the Foreigner Physical Examination Form. Incomplete records or those without the signature of the attending physician, the official stamp of the hospital or a sealed photograph of the applicants are invalid. Medical examination results will be valid for 6 months. All applicants are kindly requested to take this factor into consideration as they plan to take the medical examination. Click here to collect Foreigner Physical Examination Form

10.  Bank Statement 

Bank statements must show to any foreign country for the purpose of a visitor or a business or an immigrant. For the study purpose in foreign countries also need to show a bank statement. So dear applicants, you will need to have ready your all documents. Sponsorship can be your parents or anyone who is your blood-related.

11.  Police Verification (No Criminal Record)

This is also needed to have ready for the study purpose. It is important because a foreign country does not allow criminal records. A Police Clearance Certificate is an official document approved by the police or government agencies in order to prove that the applicant has no criminal offense against him/her like arrest, conviction. For this, you need to provide your Police Clearance Certificate. A Police Certificate is also known as a good citizen certificate. See the sample of  Police clearance Certificate.

Please send us all these documents at admission@digiedupro.com.

Dear applicants, If you have more queries please don’t hesitate to knock on our consultants. Here is our  Consultant’s contact number : +8613632437050/ +8618852867225. 

Scholarship Information

Scholarships at Dalian Maritime University, China for International Student Dalian Maritime University offers a good condition for international students to study. In order to encourage them to study hard for their classes, Dalian Maritime University provides international students Liaoning Provincial Government Scholarship, Dalian Maritime University scholarship, and Dalian Government Scholarship in a certain system.

Liaoning Provincial Government Scholarship

The Scholarship is aimed at assisting Doctorate students who apply for studying at Dalian Maritime University.

 1. Evaluation Criteria:

  • The applicant must be a foreign citizen in good health.
  • Applicants must comply with the laws and decrees of China and the regulations of DMU.
  • Applicants must have obtained a master’s degree recognized by the Ministry of Education, People’s Republic of China and not be older than 40.
  • Applicants should be graduates of internationally known universities, or those universities that have established exchange programs with Dalian Maritime University. Applicants should have excellent grades and provide two professor recommendation letters.
  • Major of master’s degree should belong to the same discipline of the chosen doctoral degree program.
  • The applicant should not be holding scholarships of any other category supported by Chinese Government or local governments in China.

 2. Required Documents

  • Application Form. 
  • Academic Certificate & Transcripts of highest degree study should be submitted. 

(Notarized copies of bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree if have then should be submitted. Documents in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized translations in Chinese or English.)

  • Scan copy of Foreigner Physical Examination Form.
  • Study Plan (Ms/PhD)
  • Two recommendation letters from professors or associate professors.
  • Scan copy of Valid Passport.
  • Applicants applying for English-medium majors should submit a scan copy of test report of TOEFL or IELTS (not applicable for the applicants whose official language is English).
  • Applicants without the above mentioned documents should provide other kinds of official certificate of proficiency in English.


 Dalian Maritime University scholarship for excellent international students

1. Category of Scholarship 

Excellent New Students Award (including new language students, new college preparatory students, new undergraduates and master’s degree students), Excellent Undergraduates Award, Excellent Master’s Degree Students Award, Good Progress Award and Outstanding International Graduates Award. 

 2.  Application Qualification

  • Complying with Chinese laws and regulations and DMU discipline.
  • Respecting the customs of Chinese people, maintaining friendship among people.
  • Respecting teachers and uniting fellow students with good conduct.
  • Excellent academic performance, good attendance, and good daily behavior.
  • Having participated in at least one activity or contest of university-level or above organized by DMU; students who actively participated in activities or contests on/off campus and achieved good results or made great contributions to school would be priorities among all the applicants.

Why choose us?

Dalian Maritime University was established in 1909, it is one of the largest and best maritime universities. The university is the only key maritime institution under the Ministry of Transport, China. DMU enjoys a high reputation internationally as an excellent center of maritime education and training as recognized by the International Maritime Organization. The school has 7 Post-doctoral Research Centers, 6 Primary Discipline Doctoral Programs, 32 Subordinate Discipline Doctoral Programs, 18 Primary Discipline Master’s Programs, 97 Subordinate Discipline Master’s Programs, and 51 undergraduate programs.

Dalian Maritime University now consists of 19 teaching and research institutions, as well as Navigation College, Transportation & Management College, Environmental Science & Engineering College,  Marine Engineering College, Information Science & Technology College, Transportation Equipments & Ocean Engineering College, Law School, Foreign Languages College, Public Management & Humanities College, Department of Mathematics and Department of Physics, etc. 

Since its founded, DMU has educated and trained closely 50,000 advanced professionals and technical authorities for the country. Among them are now playing an important roles in maritime and maritime-related industries both in and outside of China. Currently,  the number of students has risen to around 17,000. In addition, the university enrolls international students for Bachelor’s Master’s Degrees and PhDs. Over 4,000 overseas students and advanced professionals from about 30 countries and regions have been educated and trained at Dalian Maritime University.

Facing the future with its new opportunities and challenges, the school will continue to bear in mind its mission statement: “be steadfast, rigorous, industrious, pioneering”. The university is determined to focus on its mission by exploring and grasping exciting opportunities, creatively addressing new challenges and, with multiple disciplines for research and education, Dalian Maritime University will achieve its goal of upgrading the University to a position of preeminence among the world’s maritime universities.