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.


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.


September 29, 2015
On 23 September, the 2015 Gathering Orientation for the Sasakawa Fellowship Students was held at WMU.
September 29, 2015
PRESS RELEASE: 29 Sept 2015
September 24, 2015
Since 1978, World Maritime Day celebrations have been held throughout the world to focus attention on the importance of shipping safety, maritime security and the marine environment, and to emphasi
September 22, 2015
From 7-11 September, WMU held the Safety of LNG Handling on Plant, Bunkering Station, and On-board Vessels course as part of the On the MoS Way Network project funded by the EU Marco Polo Pr