European projects


The French Maritime  Academy’s application, associated to European partners, has been accepted for two European projects:

  • The European project “SKILLSEA” or “Futureproof Skills for the Maritime Transport Sector”
  • The European project “CMES West-Med” or “Common Maritime Education Standards in the West Mediterranean”.


The SkillSea project aims at encouraging cooperation at a European level between industry, maritime academies and authorities in order to develop a strategy which goal is to give the future sea professionals an adaptable and attractive training providing the appropriate competences suited to the labour market and which enables to retain the sustainability of the European maritime sector.

SkillSea gathers 28 partners, of which the French Maritime Academy, over 4 years from 1st January 2019 to 31st December 2022. The total budget is €4m
Contact at the Academy : Gersende Le Dimna 

The CMES West-Med project, Common Maritime Education Standards in the West Mediterranean, aims at establishing a pertaining network of maritime academies, public authorities and private actors from maritime transport in the Mediterranean sector. The network relies on the commitment to adopt a common methodology to develop new training courses for seafarers.The French Maritime Academy is associated to two training centres ; the Italian “Fondazione Accademia Italiana della Marina Mercantile » and the “Institut Méditerranéen de Formation aux Métiers Maritimes” (IMFMM) in Tunisia.
The project will last two years from 1st January 2019. The total budget is €500,000.


Read the newsletters :

Newsletter n°1

Newsletter n°2

Newsletter n°3

Newsletter n°4

Read the press release about the european project about the support and the development of maritime economy.

Watch the video presenting the project

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Contact at the Academy : Caroline Pons