The World Maritime University is operating in a complex environment of stakeholders, of which all are key to the success of the institution

The President’s Office is responsible for several key areas such as fund raising, corporate affairs, international liaison and communication.

Shipping is probably the most international and oldest of the world's industries, serving more than 90 per cent of global trade by carrying huge quantities of cargo cost effectively, cleanly and safely.

Strategic Vision Plan 2014-2018

As the International Maritime Organization’s centre of excellence for postgraduate maritime education, WMU’s mission is to be the world centre of excellence in postgraduate maritime and oceans education, professional training and research, while building global capacity and promoting sustainable development.

WMU has an established reputation as a global center for advanced education and research in the maritime field. Offering high-quality professional education, WMU provides students with unique insight into the maritime sector.
WMU offers only postgraduate degrees:
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Master of Philosophy (MPhil)

The World Maritime University (WMU) in Malmö, Sweden is a postgraduate maritime university founded by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), a specialized agency of the United Nations. 

United States Coast Guard Leadership Course

From 5th - 9th March, WMU welcomed Mr. Charles Corio,MS, and Captain Paul S. Szwed from the Leadership Development Center, U.S. Coast Guard Academy who both delivered a successful seminar for the MLP and MSEA Class of 2012 students with topics that included ‘Culture and Leadership’, ‘Team Building, ‘Decision Making’ and ‘Leadership Theory’’.