The MSc in Maritime Affairs and the PhD in Maritime Affairs are accredited by ZEvA (Zentrale Evaluations- und Akkreditierungsagentur Hannover/ Central Evaluation and Accreditation Agency Hanover, Germany).

The Swedish Ministry of Education and Research, the public agency responsible for higher education in Sweden, has issued a formal statement that WMU is entitled to conduct activities in Sweden and confer degrees in Sweden under its Charter.

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.