World Maritime University (WMU) 

IAU-021339

IAU Member

Sweden

top General Information

Address

Street:P.O. Box 500
Fiskehamnsgatan 1

City:Malmö

Province:Skåne

Post Code:SE-201 24

Tel.:+46(40) 35-63-00

Fax:+46(40) 35-63-00 +46(40) 12-84-42

WWW:http://www.wmu.se

Institution Funding

Private

History

Created 1983 as a postgraduate maritime university under the United Nations, founded by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) as its premier institution for maritime postgraduate education, research, and capacity building. Not a part of the Swedish education system

Academic Year

September-December - semester 1: foundation studies; January-August - semester 2: specialisation; September-December - semester 3: students have a choice from a range of electives

Admission Requirements

a Master’s degree in a relevant discipline, or an equivalent university qualification; competence in English language, demonstrated by an internationally recognised standard test; computer competence; English language test result: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): 96+ in the internet-based test, 590+ in the paper-based test International English Language Testing System (IELTS): band 7.0 or above. Cambridge Examinations: Cambridge Proficiency Examination at grade A or B
GCE O-level or the equivalent: a good pass grade

Tuition Fees

National:15,000; field study programmes 2,500 (EUR)

Language(s)

English

Accrediting Agency

As a United Nations University (UNU), World Maritime University is not part of the Swedish system

Student Body

co-ed

top Officers

Head : Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry

Job title:President

Tel:+46(70) 533-98-72

Years of office:2015-


Senior Administrative Officer : Jens-Uwe Schröder-Hinrichs

Job title:Vice-President, Academic Affairs

Tel:+46(40) 35-63-06


International Relations Officer : Shuo Ma

Job title:Vice President, International

Tel:+46(40) 35-63-69

top Divisions

Area : Engineering

Fields of study:Marine Engineering, Naval Architecture


Area : Law

Fields of study:Maritime Law


Area : Natural Sciences

Fields of study:Coastal Studies, Marine Science and Oceanography


Area : Social Sciences

Fields of study:Economics, International Economics, International Relations, International Studies


Area : Transport and Communications

Fields of study:Marine Transport, Nautical Science, Transport Economics, Transport Management


Area : Welfare and Protective Services

Fields of study:Environmental Management, Environmental Studies

top Degrees

Masterexamen (Degree of Master) / Konstnärlig masterexamen (Degree of Master in Fine Arts)

Fields of study:Environmental Studies, Marine Science and Oceanography, Marine Transport, Safety Engineering, Transport Management


Doktorsexamen

Fields of study:Marine Science and Oceanography

Note

Also MPhil and Executive Programme

top Academic Periodicals

Periodicals

WMU Journal of Maritime Affairs

Updated on 19-05-2020