Founded in 1983 by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), a specialized agency of the United Nations, WMU is a center of excellence for maritime post-graduate education and research. WMU offers M.Sc. and Ph.D. programs, postgraduate diplomas, and Professional Development Courses with the highest standards in maritime affairs. Headquartered in Malmö, Sweden with additional M.Sc. programs in Shanghai and Dalian, China, WMU promotes the international exchange and transfer of maritime ideas and knowledge.

Publications

Ship recycling is considered the most environmentally friendly way to dispose of a vessel reaching the end of her operational life.
Over more than three decades starting in the 1990s, thousands of robberies, acts of piracy, and other violent attacks against merchant vessels have...
A textbook for instructors and assessors working with STCW in the maritime education and training sector.

News

For the second time this year, WMU collaborated with a consortium led by France Expertise Internationale (FEI) and delivered an Executive Professional Development Course (EPDC) in Djibouti.
From 10-14 November, 19 senior and mid-level managers from the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) were at WMU to participate in a Corporate Executive Development Program (C
On 2 November, WMU welcomed Kevin Slade, Director, Northern Marine Management (NMM), for the Class of 2014 graduation ceremony.