Maritime Institute Willem Barentsz

NHL Hogeschool Leeuwarden, Maritiem Instituut Willem Barentsz


The Maritime Institute Willem Barentsz (MIWB)

The Institute Willem Barentsz provides a Higher Maritime Academy, offering education for masters and chief engineers FG, a Maritime Simulator Training Centre (MSTC) providing full mission ship simulator training, and its own seagoing training vessel.The institute has been accredited by national (Ministry of Transport, Ministry of Education) and professional authorities (Det Norske Veritas, Nautical Institute).The Maritime Institute Willem Barentsz celebrated its 125th anniversary in 2000 and can be considered among the most advanced ship's officers training institutes in the world.

The Institute participates in various R&D projects in EU development programmes within the 4thFP and 5thFP and Leonardo da Vinci frameworks.

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