The Master of Science programme in Maritime Safety and Environmental Management (MSEM) is delivered by WMU in Dalian, China in collaboration with Dalian Maritime University (DMU).

Shanghai is a renowned international metropolis and the Port of Shanghai is the world's busiest container port serving as a critical transport hub for the Yangtze River region and the most important gateway for foreign trade in East China. It is a blend of traditional and modern Chinese culture with western culture in China's largest commercial and financial center.

WMU offers a postgraduate programme in Maritime Affairs, leading to a Master of Science or a Postgraduate Diploma, in the following specializations:

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) was established in 1948 as a specialized agency of the United Nations and, in the process, has been charged with the regulation of international shipping from the safety, security and environmental protection points of view.

The World Maritime University operates in a complex environment of stakeholders, of which all are key to the success of the institution

The President’s Office is responsible for several key areas such as fund raising, corporate affairs, international liaison and communication.

Shipping is probably the most international and oldest of the world's industries, serving nearly 90 per cent of global trade by carrying huge quantities of cargo cost effectively, cleanly and safely.

Strategic Vision Plan 2014-2018

As the International Maritime Organization’s centre of excellence for postgraduate maritime education, WMU’s mission is to be the world centre of excellence in postgraduate maritime and oceans education, professional training and research, while building global capacity and promoting sustainable development.

WMU has an established reputation as a global center for advanced education and research in the maritime field. Offering high-quality professional education, WMU provides students with unique insight into the maritime sector.
WMU offers only postgraduate degrees:
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Master of Philosophy (MPhil)

The World Maritime University (WMU) in Malmö, Sweden is a postgraduate maritime university founded in 1983 by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), a specialized agency of the United Nations.