About WMU

Maritime & Ocean Postgraduate Education, Research and Capacity Building
The World Maritime University (WMU) was founded in 1983 by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), a specialized agency of the United Nations, as its premier centre of excellence for maritime postgraduate education, research, and capacity building. The University offers unique postgraduate educational programmes, undertakes wide-ranging research in maritime and ocean-related studies, and continues maritime capacity building in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
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FACTS 2019
5156
alumni
170
alumni countries
35
student average age
70
students funded
(malmö 2019)
30%
female students
(Malmö)