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World Maritime Day, Sweden 2017
The City of Malmö is organizing the Life Under Water conference in collaboration with KIMO and WMU. 
Offered in partnership with the Dirección General de Capitanías y Guardacostas (DICAPI), the WMU Regional Alumni Conference will take place in the city of Lima, Peru from 23 to 25 October 2017, inc
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September 21, 2017
On 18 September, WMU and the IMO International Maritime Law Institute (IMLI) were delighted to welcome the first student to the joint MPhil programme in International Maritime Law & Ocean Policy.
September 18, 2017
On 18 September, the inauguration of the Class of 2018 MSc in Maritime Affairs, took place in the WMU Sasakawa Auditorium. For this new academic year, 113 students from 47 countries are enrolled in the 14-month programme, including the first student from Timor-Leste.
September 11, 2017
On 8 September, 32 students in the 2017 English and Study Skills Programme (ESSP) completed their intensive 3-month studies. The ESSP curriculum is designed to upgrade the English language competencies of the participants in Academic English for maritime purposes. It may be taken as a precursor to WMU’s M.Sc.
August 30, 2017
On 26 and 27 August, graduation ceremonies were held in Shanghai and Dalian for the two graduating Classes with a total of 54 students. This brings the number of students graduating at the WMU China-based campuses to 876 over the past 12 years.
August 23, 2017
On 20 August, over 250 people gathered together at the Henrik Smith Residence for the annual International Day celebration. The theme for this year’s event was Regional Cooperation.
August 3, 2017
The latest Shipping Podcast features Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, President of WMU.
July 14, 2017
The World Ocean Day takes place every year on 8 June. Annually, Japan celebrates Marine Day on the third Monday in July which falls on 17 July this year.