Romanian Nautical College at sun rise
Romanian Nautical College is the only private maritime institute for higher education in Romania and one of the few of this kind in Central and Eastern Europe. Our main objective is to educate and train people in maritime field.
Starting 2016 we operate as a franchise of South Shields Marine School, part of Tyne Coast College, the longest and most prestigious naval college in England. Our partnership offers two maritime education and training products:
Additionally, in 2017 we created our subsidiary School of Computer Science, aiming to host the year 1 of BSc (Hons) Computer Science programmes in partnership with the University of Bedfordshire.
Find out more about our two strategic partnerships in the next section.
Romanian Nautical College works exclusively with 2 British strategic partners:
This new collaborative solution helps Romanian and other international students to study the first year in Romania, in our college, and then to progress to England to the desired programme, with full British awards.
Our team of instructors:
Stelian Cojocaru, Ph.D., Capt(ret), [Celestial Navigation, Navigational Mathematics and Science, Chartworking and Tides]
Adrian Gaureanu, Chief engineer [Naval Architecture-Ship Structure, Propulsion, Engineering Drawing]
Ion Catalin Niculae, Master mariner [Marine Meteorology]
Vlad Dima, Master mariner [Bridge Watchkeeping, Marine Emergency Response and Communications]
Dan Apostol, Master mariner [Marine Cargo Operations, Ship Stability]
Constantin Zaharia, Master mariner [Marine Law and Management, Marine Cargo Operations, Chartworking and Tides]
Claudiu Stratulat, Master mariner [Ship stability, Ballast control operator]
Stelian Stefanov, Chief Engineer [Statics and Strength of Materials, Dynamics and Machines, Marine Heat Engine Principles]
George Zarnescu, Eng. [Electrotechnics, Electronics, Electrical and Electronic Devices]
Mihai Radulescu, Admin
Cristina-Maria Scarlat, Secretary
Starting 2016, Romanian Nautical College (RNC) operates under a Partnership Agreement with Tyne Coast College (STC).
You can download the Partnership Approval Letter here.
RNC task is to organize and deliver the first year or two approved Higher National Diploma programmes:
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Additionally, RNC has the approval to organize and deliver the first part of the following career courses:
For the regional students, advantages of this „1+1” scheme are:
Romanian Nautical College operates in Tomis Marina, Constanta, Romania.
Our infrastructure includes:
-1 chart working room
-a deck simulation complex, comprising:
-A 10-station Engine room simulator, comprising the following components:
-Lucas Nulle technological laboratories for electrotechnology, electronics and naval automatics:
-3 stations”DP Basic Tutors”
-A real naval High Voltage console (6000-13000 V);
-Workshop (220 mp) equipped with the following:
Romanian Nautical College has implemented a functional quality management system accredited by Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance in accordance to ISO 9001:2016 (last Audit Report dated 4th of May 2018)
Romanian Nautical College assumes all obligations regarding collecting and protecting your personal data, in accordance to EU Regulation 2006/679. You are kindly invited to see our official statement on personal data protection HERE.
If you are a new student or a newcoming staff of the Romanian Nautical College, you are kindly invited to review our standard Induction Package HERE or HERE. All our Codes, Policied and Regulations should be reviewd in detail during the first week of work with our College. You will be asked to sign in our special registry as you are aware of rules included in these documents.
Please be advised that printed samples of Student Regulation and Health and Safety Procedure are available in the main classrooms.
Also, there are trays with Appeal and Complaints Forms available in all classrooms and recreational areas of the College.
RNC Secretariat is available to offer you printed samples of all our Policies, Code of Ethics, Students Regulation and Data Protection Declaration.
Read about us in the UK media here.
Thank you for visiting us!