World Maritime University (WMU)
WMU was established by IMO in Malmö, Sweden, in 1983 and has become an outstanding institution, bringing together young people with various educational, cultural and social backgrounds to study and live together for two years.
WMU is a centre of excellence for maritime post-graduate education and research, promoting the highest standards in teaching maritime affairs, including maritime law and policy, maritime safety and environmental administration and management, maritime education and training, shipping management, port management, marine environment and ocean management, and international maritime transport and logistics.
From its Malmö campus, outreach teaching locations in Shanghai and Dalian, and via professional development courses, WMU promotes international exchange and transfer of maritime ideas and knowledge.
International Maritime Law Institute (IMLI)
IMLI was established by IMO in 1988, in Malta, to help ensure that sufficient maritime law experts would be available to assist in the implementation and enforcement of international maritime law and, more particularly, the vast body of rules and regulations developed under the aegis of IMO, especially within developing countries.
The Institute provides suitably qualified candidates, particularly from developing countries, with high-level facilities for advanced training, study and research in international maritime law. Special emphasis is given to the international regulations adopted by IMO.