Admission is open throughout the year!
At Novikontas Maritime College it is possible to submit documents throughout the year!
Admission to the 1st stage of study programs takes place approximately every 3 months. You can find the current dates of admission on our social media, by calling or emailing us, or by visiting the college in person.
Those who already have basic or higher maritime education can enroll at any time, as an individual study plan will be offered for each of them.
Required documents
- Secondary education certificate;
- Identity document;
- Application form (to be filled out on-site);
- 3 photos (3x4 cm);
- Determination and willingness to study!
At Novikontas Maritime College there are no entrance exams. Instead, motivation and English language proficiency of potential students are assessed through a special interview. Those who pass the interview are later sent to a medical examination.

You can submit your documents at any time because admission is open throughout the year! Groups are formed three times a year, so stay updated on the latest news on our Facebook page or contact us, and be among the first in a new team!
- Secondary education certificate;
- Identity document;
- English language test (Marlins) with a minimum score of 60%;
- Seafarer's certificates;
- 1 photo (3x4 cm).

- Identity document;
- Diploma of higher maritime education obtained in Latvia;
- Licence of a Navigator or a Marine Engineer;
- Seaman's Discharge book which confirms at least 18 months of seagoing service experience in the relevant position.

To enroll in the 1st stage of the study program (without basic maritime education):
To enroll in the 2nd stage of the study program (with basic maritime education):
To enroll in the Professional Development Education Program:
Tuition fees
*conditions for non-EU may students may differ
Student loan
At the moment, Novikontas Maritime College has a partnership agreement with Swedbank, where our students can obtain a state-guaranteed loan.
Additional information:
Students can also apply for loans individually at other banks in Latvia.
It's possible to apply for a student loan regardless of the stage or year of studies.
For questions regarding student loans, please contact us at +37123111114.
Study and earn right away!
Independence from parents
One of the major advantages of a maritime profession is high salary, which allows you to start an independent life at an early age immediately after completing your studies!
Paid internship
At Novikontas Maritime College, students are provided with paid Onboard training after completing the theoretical part of their studies. During this time, students gain not only valuable experience but also their first wage, which can fully cover tuition fees.
International career
We cooperate with 28 international maritime industry companies, where Novikontas Maritime College students undergo onboard training. After graduation they are able to get well-paid job on these companies' ships or on ships at any other merchant fleet companies in the world.
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