There is no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic has formed a global impact in many sectors.
It is a notable fact that the maritime industry, which is a respectable part of the global supply
chain, is also affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Along with these, it is though that there
are radical changes in the education sector with the COVID-19 pandemic. That These changes
exist, when combined with the changes of COVID-19 in the sector, is created a considerable
impact on maritime students' perceptions of their profession. In this study, it is aimed to
investigate the effect of COVID-19 on students' occupational perceptions. On this paper, the
impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on maritime students’ perceptions of their profession is
investigated using the Five Point Likert Type Survey method. Recent developments resulting
from COVID-19 have led to a renewed interest in maritime students’ perceptions of their
profession. Accordingly, the study provides a better understanding of maritime students'
opinions in order to help maritime regulatory bodies construct future policies that best match