The Malmö MSc in Maritime Affairs and the PhD in Maritime Affairs are accredited by the Government of Sweden, through the Ministry for Education.

Since 2014, these programmes have also been accredited by ZEvA (Zentrale Evaluations- und Akkreditierungsagentur Hannover/Central Evaluation and Accreditation Agency Hanover, Germany).

The World Maritime University is a member of:

  • the     European University Association (EUA)
  • the     International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • the     International Association of Maritime Universities (IAMU)

WMU is recognized by the US Department of Veterans’ Affairs for study at both MSc and PhD level.

The World Maritime University is committed to a policy of quality in the management, control and delivery of its higher education, research and support systems.