Universidade de Macau

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world rank  798

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University Overview

Established in 1981, Universidade de Macau (University of Macau) is a non-profit public private partnership higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Macau (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Macao. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Gabinete do Secretário para os Assuntos Sociais e Cultura, Macau (Office of the Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture, Macao), Universidade de Macau (UM) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade de Macau (UM) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 37 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name 澳門大學
Name University of Macau
Acronym UM
Founded 1981
Motto Humanity, integrity, propriety, wisdom and sincerity
Colours Blue, red and gold

University Location

Address Avenida da Universidade, Taipa
Macau (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
999078 Macao
T +853 8822 8833
F +853 8822 8822

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Registry, Room G002, Administration Building N6, University of Macau, Avenida da Universidade, Taipa
Macau 999078
+853 8822 4007

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 9,000-9,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 500-599
Control Type Control Type Public Private Partnership
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universidade de Macau's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Gabinete do Secretário para os Assuntos Sociais e Cultura, Macau

Year of first Accreditation


  • Associação das Universidades de Língua Portuguesa (AULP)
  • University Mobility in Asia and the Pacific (UMAP)
  • International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • International Association of University Presidents (IAUP)
  • US University Mobility in Asia and the Pacific (US UMAP)
  • Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Portuguesas (CRUP)
  • Associação das Universidades de Língua Portuguesa (AULP)
  • International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience (IAESTE)
  • Eurasia-Pacific Uninet
  • Asia-Pacific Higher Education Research Network (APHERN)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018