UM is a comprehensive university with a high degree of internationalisation. Its predecessor was the University of East Asia established in 1981. It was acquired by the local government in 1988 and renamed ‘University of Macau’ in 1991, becoming the only public university in Macao. It currently offers approximately 130 degree programmes, including bachelor’s programmes, master’s programmes, PhD programmes, and other programmes, through the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Faculty of Business Administration, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Social Sciences, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Chinese Medical Sciences, and Honours College. English is the main medium of instruction. UM has an outstanding faculty team comprised of internationally recruited scholars with rich teaching experience and impressive academic backgrounds, many of whom graduated from well-known universities.
UM’s campus covers 1.09 square kilometres, with state-of-the-art facilities. The well-equipped campus allows UM to pursue quality undergraduate education, outstanding faculty, research excellence, and environmental friendliness, which will in turn help UM achieve the goal of becoming a world-class university with regional characteristics.