Kherson State Maritime Academy for the first time entered the ranking group 1001+ among the world universities (THE World University Rankings) on April 21, 2021 on the indicators published by the British publishing house Times Higher Education (THE). The results of the ranking reflect the activities of universities to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals set by the UN for the period up to 2030. In total, only 15 Ukrainian higher education institutions are included in THE World University Rankings 2021.