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World Maritime University

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world rank 4522

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University Overview

Established in 1983, World Maritime University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Malmö (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Skane County. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the International Maritime Organization, World Maritime University (WMU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 250-499 students) coeducational higher education institution. World Maritime University (WMU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 34 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this Swedish higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. WMU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name

Acronym

WMU

Founded

1983

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University Location

Address

PO Box 500
Malmö (population range: 250,000-499,999)
201 24 Skane County Sweden

Telehone

+46 (40) 35 63 57

Telefax

+46 (40) 12 84 42

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

Undergraduate
Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees


Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of World Maritime University for detailed information on areas of study and degree levels currently offered; the above uniRank Degree Levels and Areas of Study Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local students Not reported over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)
International students Not reported over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate World Maritime University's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above uniRank Yearly Tuition Range Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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University Admissions

Gender Admission

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)

International Students

International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection

Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades

Admission Rate

Admission Rate 20-30%

Admission Office

The Registry, WMU, PO Box 500
Malmö 201 24+46 (40) 35 63 57
(409) 35 63 32

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate World Maritime University's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment

Total Student Enrolment 250-499

Academic Staff

Total Faculty and Academic Staff under-50

Control Type

Control Type Private

Entity Type

Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar Semesters

Campus Setting

Campus Setting Urban

Religious Affiliation

None

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Facilities and Services

Library

University Library Yes Go to 's Library

Housing

University Housing and Accommodation Yes

Sport Facilities

University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids

University Financial Aids Yes

Study Abroad

Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes

Distance Learning

Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Important: please contact or visit the official website of World Maritime University for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

Accreditation Seal Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

International Maritime Organization


Year of first Accreditation

1983


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Malta Qualifications Council (MQC)
  • Ministry of Education in Beijing



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the World Maritime University as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in the specific Affiliations and Memberships section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

  • International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Council of Graduate Schools (CGS)
  • Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO)


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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Friday, 13 October 2017