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. 

Facts 2019

 
5156
ALUMNI
 
170
Alumni COUNTRIES
 
35
Student AVERAGE AGE
 
70
Students FUNDED (MALMÖ)
 
30%
FEMALE students (MALMÖ)

UN SDGs 2030 - Goal 4

Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all

UN SDGs 2030 - Goal 5

Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

UN SDGs 2030 - Goal 7

Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

UN SDGs 2030 - Goal 9

Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

UN SDGs 2030 - Goal 13

Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

UN SDGs 2030 - Goal 14

Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development

UN SDGs 2030 - Goal 16

Promote just, peaceful and inclusive societies

UN SDGs 2030 - Goal 17

Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development

UN SDGs 2030 - Goal 8

Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all

UN SDG 1

WMU is well positioned to deliver tangible

UN SDG 2

WMU is well positioned to deliver tangible

UN SDG 3

WMU is well positioned to deliver tangible

UN SDG 6

WMU is well positioned to deliver tangible

UN SDG 10

WMU is well positioned to deliver tangible

UN SDG 11

WMU is well positioned to deliver tangible

UN SDG 12

WMU is well positioned to deliver tangible

UN SDG 15

WMU is well positioned to deliver tangible

UN SDGs 2030

WMU is well positioned to deliver tangible contributions to the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development