KSMA holds a membership in the following international associations:
On 19-21 October, 2022, a delegation of Kherson State Maritime Academy participated in the meeting of the 22nd Annual General Assembly (AGA) and the International Association of Maritime Universities Conference (IAMU). IAMU brings together 68 partner universities in 36 world countries. KSMA has held a full membership in IAMU since May 2020; however, the delegation managed to take part in the event for the first time and confirm membership in the Association.
The International Association of Maritime Universities (IAMU) supported by The Nippon Foundation implements a grant program to support the professional development of cadets of maritime educational institutions for the second time. KSMA has become a nominee for the second time: in 2021-2023 and 2023-2025.