Network of OTGA Regional and Specialized Training Centres

For an overview of the planned course calendar please check the IOC/OTGA calendar.

To register on the OceanTeacher e-Learning Platform and have access to selected courses, please follow this tutorial.

Once your OTGA account is approved, you will receive an email to activate it (you may need to check your spam box).

The OceanTeacher Global Academy (OTGA) has established a global network of Regional and Specialised Training Centres (RTCs & STCs) to deliver customised training for ocean experts and professionals to increase national and regional capacity in coastal and marine sciences, services and management.


Department of Marine and Fisheries Sciences (DMFS), University of Ghana

Institute of Oceanography and Environment (INOS), Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia

Marine and Coastal Research Institute in Colombia (INVEMAR), Colombia

University of Uruguay (UdelaR)/University of Santa Catarina (UFSC), Uruguay/Brazil

Indonesia Agency for Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (BMKG), Indonesia

International Training Centre for Operational Oceanography (ITCOOcean), India

Centre for Marine Research and Technology (UEM), Mozambique

National Marine Data & Information Service (NMDIS)/National Center of Ocean Standards & Metrology (NCOSM), China

UNESCO/IOC Project Office for IODE, Belgium

Escuela de Ciencias del Mar, Argentina

Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI), Kenya

International Tsunami Information Center (ITIC), USA

Pacific Community (SPC), Fiji

RTC-Portugal (consortium of Universities)

University of Bergen, Norway

Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral (ESPOL), Ecuador

IOC Science and Communication Centre on Harmful Algae, University of Copenhagen, Denmark




The OceanTeacher Global Academy is an endorsed action under the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development.