About CFAT

The College of Fisheries and Aquaculture Technology (CFAT) at the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTMT) is the only college in Egypt that awards a Bachelor degree in fish resources sciences accredited and recognized by both the Supreme Council of Egyptian Universities and the Egyptian Authority for Maritime Safety (EAMS) which qualifies the college graduate to apply for a marine seaman book (passport) under the title "Officer in charge of a navigational watch on fishing vessels."

About Us

The department is a pioneer in teaching navigation and fishing gear design that qualifies the graduates to work on as officers in charge of watch-keeping, fisheries observers and fisheries managers in various fishing ports. The program has been planned to satisfy the requirements of the international convention on standards of training, certification and watch keeping (STCW) for seafarers 1978 and its amendments on 1995 (STCWF) and the international maritime organization (IMO) model courses. Also, students receive marine uniforms and it is possible to have sea training in regional and international waters.

Core Purpose

The College aims to develop human capabilities in the fisheries and aquaculture sector in the Arab world through the following:

  • Preparing qualified cadres to manage the natural fisheries system and enhance the efficiency of fisheries statistics.
  • Designing and managing the different aquaculture systems of both marine and freshwater fish species.
  • Awareness of the organizing fisheries regulations and IMO laws.
  • Designing and operating the modern fishing nets.
  • The ability to command and maintain fishing vessels and deal with navigational equipment as well as the modern fishing devices.

Career Opportunities

The College qualifies graduates to work in the following:

  1. Working as fisheries observers on fishing vessels and landing ports.
  2. Investing in aquaculture projects, such as fish farms and hatcheries.
  3. Governmental and private fish farms.
  4. Specialized fish feed industry
  5. Various fields of seafood processing and technology.
  6. Educational and training institutions of fisheries and aquaculture.
  7. Different areas of scientific research and development of the fisheries and aquaculture industry.

College Mission

The faculty seeks to prepare technical staff in all areas of fish resources (fisheries and aquaculture), qualified for the job market and able to compete in the labor market by distinct educational university programs.

The College is provided by

A research laboratory for biological and physiological science and for the related educational purposes as well as a computer laboratory.

CFAT Catalogue

College of Fisheries and Aquaculture Technology

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