A Welcome Note

Welcome to the Website. The Institute of Marine Sciences was established in 1978 with the mandate to conduct research and offer postgraduate and undergraduate training and consultancy services in all aspects of marine sciences. Our vision is to become a centre of excellence in the advancement of knowledge in marine science.

Our Vision

To become a centre of excellence in marine sciences training and research

IMS at heart. Institute of Marine Sciences alumni– Stay connected to IMS through events, publications, and social media, and contribute to networking opportunities across the country. Socialize, network, share news, and get involved with fellow alumni, students, staff, and friends: show your #imsudsm, and always stay an IMS at heart.


Physical and Environmental Marine Sciences has two subsections namely, Physical and Chemical Sciences


Marine Biology and Resources Management  focuses on issues related to biological oceanography..


The library collection comprises a wide range of marine sciences related subjects that includes publications


Information and Communication Services offers advice and support  related to ICT to all employees and students