Upcoming Events

March 8 is annually recognized as International Women's Day (IWD).
On June 8th each year, we celebrate the ocean, its importance in our lives, and how we can protect it.
In 2010, the International Maritime Organization (IMO), designated June 25th as the International Day of the Seafarer as a way to recognize that almost everything that we use in our daily lives has
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Recent Publications

A selection of papers and presentations from two maritime security symposia held at WMU.
A textbook for instructors and assessors working with STCW in the maritime education and training sector.
An essential volume for maritime draftsmen, practitioners and scholars.
October 11, 2017
On 11 October, WMU was honoured to welcome HRH Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden who was welcomed by WMU President, Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry.
October 11, 2017
On 10 October, the Sheldon Kinney Lecture took place at WMU, delivered by Mr. Christopher J. Wiernicki, Chairman, President and CEO of ABS. The lecture topic was Navigating The New Norm: How Technology, Skills and Expectations Are Shaping Shipping’s Future.
October 10, 2017
The City of Malmö has hosted WMU since the University was founded in 1983, and the annual City of Malmö Welcome Dinner for the incoming students was held on 10 October in the Old City Hall. The Welcome Dinner is the occasion when the new students are introduced to their local host families.
October 6, 2017
Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, WMU President, delivered the keynote address at the 37th Women in Shipping and Trading (WISTA) International Conference that was held in Rotterdam, The Netherlands from 3 to 6 October. The focus of the conference was on future-proof maritime solutions.  
October 3, 2017
As part of aligning the WMU curriculum with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Class of 2018 began their first week of studies with an intensive Marine Environmental Science course that ran from 18-27 September.
October 3, 2017
The Orientation for the new Sasakawa Fellowship Students in the Class of 2018 was held at WMU on 22 September in the Sasakawa Auditorium. The event was hosted by The Nippon Foundation which was represented by Mr. Tsutomu Akita, Senior Specialist on International Maritime Cooperation for the Ocean Policy Research Institute and Mr.