International Maritime Law, Certificate | World Maritime University | Malmö, Sweden
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International Maritime Law

5 days
2750 USD/full
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The International Maritime Law programme offered by World Maritime University introduces the participant to the realm of maritime claims in a wider context, which includes areas such as ship registration, marine insurance, decarbonization, salvage, and compulsory liability.


What you will learn

On successful completion of the International Maritime Law programme offered by World Maritime University, the participant should be able to:

  • Understand the legal challenges in the shipping sector;
  • Understand the concept of ship registration and how it is undermined by fraudulent registration practices;
  • Appreciate the significance of sanctions compliance and the repercussions in case of breach;
  • Understand the problem of maritime disruption and how marine insurance can assuage the negative consequences;
  • Appreciate the risks and legal challenges in a liability regime for autonomous ships;
  • Understand the existing legal framework for ship collisions, especially the rule on liability apportionment;
  • Grasp the principles that apply in the law of salvage and appreciate the significance of an LOF in a salvage operation;
  • Achieve an overview of the compulsory liability regime in shipping and understand the challenges that lie ahead for the sector;
  • Understand the IMO GHG strategy on decarbonization and associate its relevance to practical aspects, such as vessel chartering;
  • Gain a deeper understanding of transport documents, especially e-docs;
  • Understand the current risks of cyberthreats and their impact on the shipping sector;
  • Understand the significance of due diligence incorporate sustainability of the shipping sector;
  • Gain knowledge on a range of significant issues pertaining to maritime claim satisfaction, such as provision of security by ship arrest, claim enforcement, including the mechanism of judicial sale, transboundary maritime bankruptcies, as well as the international dimension of dispute resolution.

Programme Structure

The program focuses on:

  • Current Challenges for Shipping
  • New Technologies in Shipping
  • Liability
  • Regulatory Compliance and Commercial Relationships 
  • Maritime Claims

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 5 days

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Participants should be close to completing, or have already completed, their Master’s or PhD studies and/or have several years of equivalent professional experience in the field.
  • Participants will be selected based on curriculum vitae, academic and professional career. Students applicants must also submit a letter of motivation.
  • The programme is delivered in English and participants must be able to follow the programme delivery in this language.

Tuition Fee

To always see correct tuition fees
  • International

    2750 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2750 USD for the full programme during 5 days.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 5 days.
  • Full  -  $ 2,750
  • Early bird  -  $ 2,500 (full payment by 30 April 2023)
  • Students/WMU Alumni  -  $ 1,750

Living costs for Malmö

7318 - 11465 SEK /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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