Universidade de Madeira (UMa)

Universidade de Madeira (UMa)

The University of Madeira is a public university in Funchal, Madeira. The university offers first, second cycle and Doctorate academic degrees in a wide range of fields, in accordance with the Bologna process.

In the Accelerate Future HEI project, UMa is represented by Higher School of Technology and Management.

Founded in
Faculty & Researchers

OUR VISION for entrepreneurial and innovative transformation

Empowering tomorrow’s leaders

Rooted in recognizing evolving needs, our purpose is to bridge the gap between traditional education and a swiftly changing world. We empower students with skills, knowledge, and a forward-thinking mindset, fostering innovation, entrepreneurial thinking, and social responsibility.

Transformative higher education

Our vision is to evolve into a forward-thinking Higher Education Institution, addressing the demands of a dynamic global landscape. By cultivating critical thinking, problem-solving, creativity, and empathy alongside technological understanding, we bridge the gap between education and the job market. We are committed to equipping graduates for success in the digital age, envisioning a future where our institution thrives in change and produces leaders across diverse professions.

Leadership in an evolving landscape

Our commitment is to lead in the digital age, addressing the urgent need for reskilling and continuous learning. Envisioning graduates excelling in professions from cybersecurity to sustainability consulting, we strive to create a resilient and adaptive institution that not only embraces change but thrives in it, contributing to a more sustainable, equitable, and resilient global landscape.

Our Strengths

Young, agile and adaptable institution

Strong representation in the region with rich and diverse academic environment

Commitment to interdisciplinary
collaboration, entrepreneurship and nurturing students