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 as well as 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

The Professional Development Course, Current Environmental Issues in the Offshore Oil and Gas Industry, took place at WMU from 25-29 August.
On 24 August, the Class of 2014 Maritime Safety and Environmental Management (MSEM) Graduation Ceremony took place at Dalian Maritime University (DMU).
The Graduation Ceremony for WMU's MSc Programme in International Transport and Logistics (ITL), Class of 2014, was held on 23 August in Shanghai.