Founded in 1983 by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), a specialized agency of the United Nations, WMU is a global center of excellence for maritime and ocean 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.