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

On 22 August, the WMU Class of 2015 International Transport and Logistics (ITL) Graduation Ceremony took place in Shanghai.
On 23 August, the WMU Class of 2015 Maritime Safety and Environmental Management (MSEM) Graduation Ceremony took place at Dalian Maritime University (DMU) in China.
IMO Secretary General and WMU Chancellor, Mr.