IMU is a central university constituted by the Union Government of India.The Cochin campus will be the fourth campus of the Chennai headquartered Central University.
Media reports that The Cochin Port Trust (CPT) Board will consider allotment of 10 acres in Willingdon Island to set up IMU's the campus.
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The other campuses of IMU are at Visakhapatnam, Kolkata and Mumbai Ports.
Here are the some of the Courses offered at IMU - Indian Maritime University
- BSc Nautical Science
- BE Marine Engineering
- MBA in Port and Shipping Management and International Transportation and Port Management
- B.Tech (Naval Architecture)
This is the first University to commence shipping related graduate courses in Kerala.