The John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University (JBLFMU) is a beacon of excellence in maritime education, and has set the standard for producing top-quality seafarers in the Philippines. The institution, which comprises the JBLFMU-Arevalo, JBLCF-Bacolod, JBLFMU-Molo, and JBLF-Training Center, is the first maritime school in the country to be accredited by DNV (Det Norske Veritas), one of the leading classification societies in the world.
With its commitment to providing world-class education, JBLFMU has earned a Level IV re-accredited status from the Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation (PACUCOA), the highest level of accreditation that a Philippine educational institution can receive. JBLFMU is also the first to establish a maritime high school in the Philippines, publish a maritime education review, and be granted the Expanded Tertiary Education Equivalency Program (ETEEAP) for Maritime Education in the country.
Moreover, JBLFMU has made its mark on the international stage, as it is the first maritime university in the Philippines to become a member of the esteemed International Association of Maritime Universities (IAMU). It has also gained international accreditation, ISO 9001 Bureau Veritas Certification, solidifying its reputation as a world-class institution that adheres to the highest standards of quality.
JBLFMU’s dedication to producing top-quality seafarers has helped bolster the maritime industry in the Philippines and has contributed significantly to the country’s economy. Its commitment to providing high-quality education has made it one of the top choices for students who aspire to join the maritime industry in the Philippines and other parts of the world.
Through its innovative programs, state-of-the-art facilities, and world-class faculty, JBLFMU continues to empower students to reach their full potential and become leaders in their field. The institution’s success in producing exceptional seafarers is a testament to its unwavering commitment to excellence in education.