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

Ship recycling is considered the most environmentally friendly way to dispose of a vessel reaching the end of her operational life.
Over more than three decades starting in the 1990s, thousands of robberies, acts of piracy, and other violent attacks against merchant vessels have...
A textbook for instructors and assessors working with STCW in the maritime education and training sector.

News

The annual City of Malmö welcome dinner for the incoming students was held 15 October in the Old City Hall.
A customized professional development course was delivered at the Admiral Makarov State University of Maritime and Inland Shipping Makarov Training Centre in 
The Maritime Risk and System Safety (MaRiSa) research group, led by Professor Jens-Uwe Schröder-Hinrichs, has joined the SAFEPEC research project focused on innovative risk-based tools for ship saf