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M.Sc. in Maritime Affairs

Degree Level


Minimum Education


Subject Areas

  • Criminology
  • Environmental Studies
  • Government
  • International Policy & Diplomacy
  • Law
  • Marine Biology
  • Political Science & Politics
  • Public Management
  • Sustainable Development
  • Trade & Technical Specialties

Cost in US$:


Program Fees Include:

(i) Tuition Fee: the cost for all teaching and education expenses, including the legally required health, life, and accident insurances to study in Sweden;
(ii) Field Study Program Fee: the cost for the 3-week field study program, including all air, land, and sea travel costs, per diem allocations while on travel, and necessary visa costs.

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Apartment/Flat
  • Dormitory

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups of max. 5

Scholarships are Available

Students who cannot secure funding in their home countries can be considered for one of the fellowships that are made available each year by a number of international donors, who are supporting the World Maritime University.

The majority of these fellowships cover the full costs of studying at the University, while others may cover only the tuition fee. Liaison with the donors is through the University, which puts forward the files of eligible applicants to the donors. Please note that the donors have indicated that they do not wish applicants to contact them directly. The donors have established the criteria that they use when considering applicants: age, priority to certain regions, to certain specializations or to female applicants.

Current Fellowship donors include:

* Ocean Policy Research Foundation of Japan
* IMO Global Project and IMO Special Funds
* International Transport Federation Seafarers' Trust
* European Union's SafeMed II Project
* Government of the Republic of Korea
* TK Foundation
* BP
* Gard AB

Max. Amount: EUR 44,500

Application Process Involves

  • Letters of Reference
  • Physical Exam/Health Records
  • Resume
  • Transcript
  • Written Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

1 month

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network