Are you a future CEO or engineer?
Choosing a maritime education means choosing a strong career, a unique sector, an excellent network and an endlessly fascinating world. At sea? In a port? Here or on the other side of the world? You decide. Antwerp Maritime Academy (Hogere Zeevaartschool - HZS) offers you all the possibilities.Find your education
Information days in 2023
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The maritime college of Belgium
Do you aspire to a career in the maritime sector? Then you give it a flying start in Antwerp. Our degree programmes are among the best in the world and our campus is at the epicenter of European shipping. Add your talent and work power to that, and nobody will stop you. Note that our Bachelor and Master programmes Nautical Sciences and Marine Engineering are taught in Dutch or French, not in English. You'll need a language level B2 in either Dutch or French to study the full programme at Antwerp Maritime Academy.
Don't be blinded by our students' uniforms and the glass cabinets full of shipping memories on campus: here we surround you with the most modern tools and techniques to learn your trade, from cutting-edge software to the largest shipping simulator in the country. As we speak, we are building a hypermodern second teaching building with auditoriums and practical labs according to the most modern standards. And you will be taught here by experienced maritime specialists who are happy to test the clean theory against the salty reality of life at sea. So that you will not only have a diploma in your pocket, but also bursting with useful insights.
What a network
Those who graduate here do not only have a diploma in their hands. You are also part of a strong network of maritime companies and service providers where your diploma opens doors. Here, but also abroad. That is a priceless advantage that will pay off for a lifetime.
Latest news from the maritime world
If you are so connected with the maritime sector, then you already pick up some news. You will find it on these pages.