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.


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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.


WMU welcomed a delegation from the Transport Education and Training Authority (TETA) of South Africa for a meeting with WMU Acting President, Neil Bellefontaine, and Registrar, Sue Jackson, o
The International Maritime & Oceans Education & Training Symposium took place at the World Maritime University on 19 and 20 May and brought together 175 participants from around the globe.