About UM

Founded in 1981, the University of Macau (UM) is an international public comprehensive university in Macao, with a multicultural campus and a system of whole-person education underpinned by faculties and residential colleges in an international education setup. 80 per cent of its faculty members are from outside Macao. With English as the main medium of instruction, the university is committed to producing creative and socially responsible graduates with a global mindset and international competitiveness.

UM is ranked in the 201-250 bracket in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, with a global ranking of No 5 in International Outlook, No 26 in the THE Young University Rankings, No 37 in the THE Asia University Rankings, and No 1 in the Association of Portuguese Speaking Universities. In the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings, it is ranked No 254. It is among the top 1% in Essential Sciences Indicators (ESI) rankings in 10 subjects, namely Engineering, Computer Science, Materials Science, Chemistry, Pharmacology & Toxicology, Psychiatry/Psychology, Clinical Medicine, Biology & Biochemistry, Social Sciences, General, and Agricultural Sciences.

In July 2018, the University of Macau (UM) received the approval of the Ministry of Science and Technology for the establishment of the nation’s first state key laboratory in the Internet of Things for smart city. The laboratory aims to provide for the needs of the country with the expertise of Macao and develop itself into a world-class laboratory with local characteristics. By solving the key scientific and technical issues of the Internet of Things for smart city, the laboratory will put forward common theories, algorithms and systems that are of fundamental importance, and develop exemplary applications for smart city.

More information about the University can be found: About UM

A University Visitor Guide is available to download here: Visitor Guide

Map: UM-Map

More information about IOTSC: About SKL-IOTSC (UM)

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