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 oceans 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

Editors: Dr. Momoko Kitada, Erin Williams, and Dr. Lisa Loloma Froholdt
Ship recycling is considered the most environmentally friendly way to dispose of a vessel reaching the end of her operational life.

News

A free online course has been developed through the European Union project e-CME Ballast Wat
From 15-16 June, WMU hosted a 2-day SeaTalk Partners Meeting and on 17 June, a one-day SeaTALK Maritime English Symposium that signalled the conclusion of the European Commission (EC) funded Projec
On 5 June, Mr. Motoyoshi Nakashima, President, Nakashima Propeller Co., Ltd., was at WMU for a ceremonial inauguration of the propeller that his company donated to WMU and the City of Malmö.
WMU Associate Professor, Dr. Aref Fakhry, was recently in Maputo, Mozambique, from 12-15 May.