The Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Science maintains and is always improving upon it sophisticated curriculum geared to carrying out research on relative products in order to develop and graduate entrepreneurs that can compete in world markets. The teaching activities are handled by a staff of 200, 20 of whom are professors with various expertice in areas of fisheries and marine science. These experts have graduated from international universities such as in Japan, the USA, the UK, Canada, Australia, Germany, France, Italy, Denmark, Thailand and the Philipines.
The Faculty has 6 study programs:
- Aquatic Resources Management
- Marine Science
- Fisheries Product Technology
- Fishery Agribusiness
- Utilization of Fisheries Resources
The Faculty has both national and international research collaborations with several institutions:
- Aquamarine Fukushima and Museum (Japan)
- The University of Ryukyu’s (Japan)
- Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology (Japan)
- Nagasaki University, Hokkaido University (Japan)
- Kagoshima University(Japan)
- Ocean Research Instiute, the University of Tokyo University (Japan)
- Ancona Univiversity and Genoa University (Italy)
- Silliman University of the Phillipines
- IOI Australia
- Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries, Queensland (Australia)
- Aarhus University (Denmark)
- Texas University (US)
- CRC-URI and Missisipi University (US)
- ZMT- University of Bremen, (Germany).
- Tohoku University of Pharmaceutical Science (Japan)
- Kanazawa University (Japan)
The Faculty has various supporting facilities to ensure that field and class activities run synergistically. The marine field station of Likupang is one of the Faculty’s assets where students have hands-on experience.
In addition, the faculty also has a research vessel and 16 laboratories. The laboratories are: Hydrobioecology, Aquatic Resource Management, Marine Biotechnology, Marine Chemistry of Biomaterial, Breeding and Fish Reproduction Technology, Fish Food Technology and Nutrition, Environmental and Water Quality, Pathology and Fish Disease, Aquaculture Engineering, Fisheries Business and Economy, Sociology of Coastal Communities, Fishing Technology, Seamanship, Fisheries Chemistry Products , Fisheries Product Handling, Processing and Fisheries Product Microbiology.