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.


15 May - 15 May 2014
30 Jun - 30 Jun 2014
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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.
The book provides an introduction to shipping in all its aspects. It is a valuable source of information for students of traditional maritime law as...


A seven-part customized professional development program for maritime surveyors from the Swedish Transport Agency (STA) concluded on 11 April.
An unprecedented gathering of female maritime leaders from around the globe participated in the recent Maritime Women: Global Leadership International Conference (MWGL).
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Academic Cooperation was signed between WMU and the Bangladesh Marine Academy (BMA) on 2 April. WMU welcomed alumnus and WMU Governor, Dr.