International activities
The Academy is a full member of the International Association of Maritime Universities (IAMU) and works closely with foreign higher institutions in maritime education.

The top management of the Academy is involved by the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine in the process of working out international documents for the sphere of education and science. Thus, in March 2012 the Rector of KSMA as a member of the delegation of Ukraine took part in the work of the Commission for Co-operation between the governments of Ukraine and China.

The Academy is actively involved in the development and realization of the measures to implement the requirements of the Manila Amendments to the Convention on Training, Certification and Watch-keeping for Seafarers (STCW) into a national system of education and training of seafarers.

The Academy regularly hosts international scientific, scientific-technical conferences and seminars.

The Academy regularly hosts international scientific, scientific-technical conferences and seminars.

Focus on the highest modern international standards makes favorable the process of obtaining required quality of education by the students of the Academy, their successful employment and career development in shipping companies, sea and river ports, coastal enterprises of Ukraine and other countries.

The quality management system of the Academy and all its units are certified according to the standard ISO 9001-2009.

The quality of the students training in maritime professions is regularly supervised by the public security authorities in the field of maritime and river transport, as well as by the international organizations, including that on behalf of the European Commission.