International Day 2019

Published: Aug 19 2019 - 12:30pm
The annual WMU International Day celebration for 2019 was held on 17 August at the Henrik Smith Residence for students. The theme for this year’s event was “Unlocking Sustainable Development Through Culture and Harmony.” Nearly 300 people attended including students, staff, host families, friends and families of the students.  

WMU Launches Maritime Energy Postgraduate Diploma by Distance Learning

Published: Mar 5 2019 - 11:52am
Today, 5 March 2019, the World Maritime University is launching a new, ground-breaking Postgraduate Diploma programme on Maritime Energy by distance learning. The Maritime Energy programme takes a holistic approach from ships to ports and shipyards, combining innovative technical solutions with a socio-economic-environmental perspective.

Transport in 2040: how automation and technology will impact the future of work

Published: Jan 15 2019 - 4:02pm
On 15 January the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and the World Maritime University (WMU) launched a flagship report entitled: “Transport 2040: Automation Technology Employment - the Future of Work”.

WMU Graduation Ceremony 2018

Published: Nov 5 2018 - 4:07pm
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Maritime Energy Management Executive Development Course Delivered in London

Published: Nov 2 2018 - 3:23pm
From 24-26 October, WMU delivered an Executive Professional Development Course (EPDC) in London for representatives of Maritime Technology Corporation Centres (MTCCs).

UN DAY 2018

Published: Oct 24 2018 - 9:29am
On 24 October, United Nations Day will be celebrated around the world. It is an opportunity to reflect on the organization’s work on behalf of humanity, including on urgent challenges such as alleviating poverty and hunger, defending human rights and addressing the need for bold climate action.

Class of 2018 Grounded in Ocean Science

Published: Oct 3 2017 - 4:48pm
As part of aligning the WMU curriculum with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Class of 2018 began their first week of studies with an intensive Marine Environmental Science course that ran from 18-27 September.

World Maritime University and UN Environment step up cooperation to achieve Sustainable Development Goals

Published: Mar 23 2017 - 3:13pm
A Memorandum of Understanding was signed by Mr Erik Solheim, Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) and Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, President of the World Maritime University (WMU) on 22 March.

Nordic Working Group for Global Climate Negotiations Organizes a Workshop at WMU

Published: Dec 16 2016 - 3:45pm
On 13 December, the Nordic Council of Minsters’ Nordic Working Group for Global Climate Negotiations (NOAK) organized a workshop on Nordic Action for a Transformation to Low-carbon Shipping at WMU. Dr Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry welcomed the group noting the importance of low-

WMU-KMI MoU and Seminar on IMO Member State Audit Scheme

Published: Jun 21 2016 - 1:11pm
On 16 June, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the President of WMU, Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, and Dr. Sung-Gwi Kim, President of the Korean Maritime Institute (KMI).