Traditionally, the academic year began with an official ceremony - the Saturday matriculation of students at the foot of Wały Chrobrego and a solemn but intimate roll-call by the Monument in memory of Those who were lost at sea in the Central Cemetery in Szczecin. 

The West Pomeranian Science Festival initiated by the Szczecin Scientific Association is an event addressed to young people attending schools and universities as well as adult inhabitants of the region, including students of the University of Third Age. 

In the period 11-15 September 2017, the 4th session of the Sub-Committee on Carriage of Cargoes and Containers was held at the headquarters of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in London.

The "Academic Paper Chase" integration game was organised on Monday, 18th September, at the Maritime University of Szczecin. The participants were foreign students who will soon begin their education in the first year at the Maritime University. 

The Maritime University of Szczecin has obtained almost 2 million zlotys for work placements for first-cycle students as a part of the project TIME FOR WORK PLACEMENT II. The project will be carried out in the period from January 2018 to September 2019.

A great sailing celebration - The Tall Ships Races 2017 final in Szczecin was simultaneously an opportunity for the Choir of the Maritime University of Szczecin to get involved in three big artistic events. This is a huge success of the ensemble conducted by Sylwia Fabiańczyk-Makuch. 

The Tall Ships 2017 in Szczecin were a great opportunity for meetings on boards of vessels - the crews of Kruzenshtern and Mir visited the board of Nawigator XXI and our students with the ship's crew paid a visit to both tall ships. Yet, this is not the end of hospitable meetings. The crews of the tall ships taking part in The Tall Ships Races 2017 also visited the Maritime University building in Wały Chrobrego.
Last October we informed that the Scientific Journals of the Maritime University of Szczecin was included in the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI).

In the period 12 – 13.07.2017, as a part of the project South Coast Baltic, a survey was conducted among sailors in selected yacht ports in Germany, Poland, Denmark and Lithuania. The aim of the study was to learn about the preferences of sailors as regards selecting sailing routes and the activities undertaken in the visited towns.

An agreement on cooperation between the Maritime University of Szczecin and the town of Kędzierzyn-Koźle as well as the Kędzierzyn-Koźle District was signed on Thursday, 13 July 2017, in Opole. 

We hereby inform that the Jury of the West Pomeranian Nobel Prize Competition awarded the prize in the field of marine sciences to the employee of the Institute of Transport Engineering

In the period 25-26.05.2017, a meeting was held with Vincent Riekerk a representative of the hydrographic sector and a Dutch company Deep BV. The aim of the meeting was to tighten the cooperation, especially in the field of student work placements.

The Sea Dog Prize is awarded annually to praiseworthy graduates and distinguishing students of Maritime University of Szczecin. 

An innovative laboratory of virtual and augmented reality systems has been established at the Faculty of Navigation of the Maritime University of Szczecin - it is one of the first units in the world using VR and AR possibilities for the needs of maritime industry.

Almost 300 people - graduates of maritime schools, which have functioned in Szczecin for 70 years - took part in celebrations of the 70th anniversary of Maritime Education in West Pomerania.