• About WMU


    As the International Maritime Organization’s centre of excellence for postgraduate maritime education, WMU’s mission is to be the world centre of excellence in postgraduate maritime and oceans education, professional training and research, while building global capacity and promoting sustainable development.


    To inspire leadership and innovation for a sustainable maritime and oceans future.


    The World Maritime University’s work is based on ten core values:

    • Leadership:  Serve as global maritime leaders in maritime and oceans in postgraduate education, research, training and capacity building
    • Integrity:  Act equitably, impartially, and fairly in all actions
    • Respect:  Behave professionally and earn respect of others, both within and outside the organization
    • Accountability:  Ensure transparency and accountability in actions and outcomes
    • Collaboration:  Develop and maintain effective working relationships and strong partnerships at all levels
    • Innovation:  Treat problem solving and work tasks with ingenuity
    • Transparency:  Encourage open communication and provide access to information
    • Efficiency:  Strive for timely, cost-effective, and accurate results
    • Compliance:  Ensure that policies are implemented and complied with
    • Sustainability:  Support the sustainable development goals and actions relating to the maritime and ocean sectors.
  • Procurement

    Procurement for the World Maritime University (WMU) in Malmö, Sweden is managed by the Finance and Administrative Services following the procurement regulations and rules in the WMU Procurement Manual. The procurement activities aim to seek the best value for money as well as cost-efficient, professional, high-quality and environmentally friendly goods and services through a competitive, fair and transparent process. The procurement activities at WMU cover a wide range of goods and services.

    If your company/entity provides goods, works or services that are of interest to WMU and you agree to the WMU General Terms and Conditions and the UN Supplier Code of Conduct, you are invited to register as a potential supplier of the WMU using the WMU vendor registration form to procurement@wmu.se. In addition, we recommend you to register your company/entity also at the United Nations Global Marketplace which is an important procurement tool for WMU to source new potential suppliers.

    To ensure transparency and fairness, WMU publishes its tenders below. All eligible vendors are given equal opportunity to submit tenders. If you intend to bid please notify WMU at procurement@wmu.se stating the tender reference and contact details. This will allow us to include you in any updates and queries during the tender process.

  • Procurement Opportunities by WMU

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  • Is the e-Procurement system integrated into UNGM? 

    No, and therefore the Express Interest button is grey. The user is required to carefully read the instructions of the procurement opportunity, which can be found under the Links/Documents tab of the actual procurement opportunity. 

    If there is any doubt, contact the UN officer in charge, his/her contact details are included in the notice under the Contacts tab.


  • Procurement Volume

    Unfortunately, the WMU does not report to the ASR. To learn more about their procurement volume, visit the WMU Procurement.


  • Contract Awards by WMU

  • WMU Procurement Information
  • WMU Website
  • Contact Information
    Fiskehamnsgatan 1, 211 18 PO Box 500, SE-201 24 Malmö, Sweden