RMU Governance


The Board of Governors is the highest policy making body of RMU and comprises the Ministers of Maritime Affairs of the respective founding members (Cameroon, The Gambia, Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone), the Secretary-General of MOWCA and the Rector of the University. The Vice Chancellor is the Chief Executive of the University and responsible for its day to day management.


Air-conditioned Auditorium suitable for conferences and similar activities

  • Lecture Halls
  • Computer Laboratories
  • Internet Café
  • Language Laboratory
  • Electrical Laboratory
  • Engineering Laboratory
  • Radar and ARPA Laboratory
  • GMDSS Laboratory
  • Refrigeration Laboratory
  • Engineering Workshop
  • Training Videos and audio-visual facilities
  • Fire Fighting Centre
  • Maritime Safety Centre for training in safety techniques
  • International standard Training Pool for swimming practices
  • Parade Ground for cadet drills, parades etc.
  • Diesel Workshop
  • Control Laboratory
  • Fluid Laboratory
  • Mechanical Laboratory
  • Planetarium
Library and Documentation
  • Well-equipped and specialized Library
  • E-Library
  • Documentation Centre for photocopying, binding of documents etc.

 Recreational Facilities 

  • Lawn Tennis Court
  • Basket Ball Court
  • Volley Ball Pitch
  • Football Park

Other Facilities

  • Executive Lounge
  • Students’ Mess
  • Students’ Dining Hall
  • Anchorage – Staff Leisure Center
  • Catering facilities
  • Students Halls of Residence
  • Staff Bungalows
  • Office Blocks

 Social Life on Campus

There are hostel and catering facilities on campus for cadets and non-cadets.  By way of entertainment, students engage in various sporting activities including football, lawn and table tennis, basket ball and volley ball.  Students also organise excursions to other tertiary institutions as well as places of interest to them.

RMU Alumni Association

The RMU has an Alumni Association which seeks to promote the cause of its members.

Health Service

The University has a Medical Centre where health service is provided for both students and staff by RMU’s qualified medical team on campus. Their services are complemented by a visiting medical doctor and other accredited medical facilities.


The University has high calibre teaching and non-teaching staff.  The teaching staff are responsible for the instruction and guidance of students, whilst the non-teaching staff play an invaluable supportive role which ensures the success of all academic programmes.  Members of teaching and non-teaching staff hold Doctorate, Masters and Bachelor degrees as well as relevant professional qualifications.


RMU combines lecturing with other teaching methods such as role-playing simulation, project assignments, field trips, video display, workshop practice and seminar discussions.


The language of instruction at RMU is English.   However, French is taught as a subject to increase the worth and versatility of students on the job market.  Additionally, an intensive English programme is organised for non-English speaking students.

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