Another International Scientific Conference "Transport of the 21st Century" was held in Arłamów in the period 30.08-02.09.2016.
It’s still a month before the new academic year begins, but we have already welcomed 34 future students of the Maritime University of Szczecin coming e.g. from Ukraine and Belarus. They will begin their stay in Szczecin with a course in the Polish language.
During the last two weeks of July, six students from our University participated in a summer school in the beautiful Portuguese town of Aveiro located on the Atlantic Ocean. It’s a well-known resort described as “Portuguese Venice” due to a network of channels with gondolas sailing on them as well as picturesque tenement houses with characteristic tiled facades. Within 10 minutes, one can get to sandy beaches, which change their width depending on the tide. All this with a lighthouse in the background… Yet, let us start from the very beginning.
Four representatives of the Maritime University of Szczecin joined the Working Group whose task will be to facilitate awarding financial support from the European Union.
We hereby inform, that the quarterly Zeszyty Naukowe Akademii Morskiej w Szczecinie, Scientific Journals of the Maritime University of Szczecin following Decision No. 790/P-DUN /2016 of 17 June 2016 received funding for the years from 2016 to 2017 from the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of Poland for the activities of promoting science.
On 30th June 2016, the ceremony of presenting the participants of the 5th edition of post-graduate studies in "Management and Auditing in Environmental Protection" conducted at the Faculty of Economics and Transport Engineering with completion diplomas was held in the Tradition Chamber of the Maritime University of Szczecin. The following representatives of university authorities participated in the event: Vice Rector for Education Piotr Treichel, PhD, Eng., Second Engineer and Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Engineering of Transport Zofia Jóżwiak, PhD, Eng., Professor of MUS.
On 29.06.2016 at the Faculty of Navigation, the public defence was held of a doctoral dissertation in the field of technical sciences, discipline of transport of Kinga Łazuga, MSc. entitled: "The Model of Optimal Allocation of Oil Spill Response Resources and Measures"
On 29th June 2016, the Council of the Faculty of Navigation of the Maritime University of Szczecin conferred the scientific degree of habilitated doctor in the field of technical sciences, discipline of transport to Wojciech Ślączka, PhD, Eng. from the Faculty of Navigation of the Maritime University of Szczecin.
During the 51st edition of the International Choral Festival in Międzyzdroje, which was held in the period 19-24 June this year, the five-person choir of the Maritime University conducted by Sylwia Fabiańczyk - Makuch had its triumph in the modern music contest receiving the Golden Diploma, the Award of the Town Mayor of Międzyzdroje and, most of all, the Grand Prix title of the best choir from among all the festival choirs. The ensemble received many positive opinions from members of the international jury headed by Professor Ryszard Zimak, who especially appreciated the musicality, the artistic values and the vocal culture of the ensemble.
On 24 June 2016, students of the Faculty of Navigation, field of study: "Geodesy and Cartography" (year 2012/2013) completed their studies.  
On 24 June 2016, students of the Faculty of Maritime Engineering (year 2012/2013) completed their studies. The celebration with participation of the university authorities and employees was held in the Senate Hall.
The Conference of Rectors of Polish Universities of Technology (KRPUT) was held in the period 6-10 June 2016 in Szczecin. This year the organiser of the meeting was the Maritime University of Szczecin and the West Pomeranian University of Technology in Szczecin. The conference plenary sessions were held at the Maritime University of Szczecin.
"Szalupiada 2016"- the rowing lifeboat regatta traditionally organised by the Department of Physical Culture and Sports and the Academic Sport Association was held on 11.06.2016 in the Marine Rescue Training Centre.
In this year's 47th edition of the Legnica Cantat contest, which took place last weekend, the five-person Choir of the Maritime University of Szczecin conducted by Sylwia Fabiańczyk-Makuch won the Golden Diploma, the second place in the general classification and the Prize of the City Mayor of Legnica. The ensemble was also the only one to receive a special distinction: The Prize of the Polish Choir and Orchestra Association Management Board in Warsaw for the best performance of a piece by a Polish composer. The work awarded with the prize was Ave Maris Stella by Piotr Jańczak.

The Maritime University has taken part in international cooperation for many years. The European programmes have a special role within this scope. Therefore, the Career Office of the Maritime University together with the Department of Maritime Issues and Work Placements organised for the first time INTERNATIONAL STAFF TRAINING WEEK, organised as a part of the Erasmus+ Staff Mobility International Programme.