Instituto Universitário da Maia

country rank  29
world rank  5468

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University Overview

Established in 1991, Instituto Universitário da Maia (Superior Institute of Maia) is a private higher education institution located in the medium-sized town of Castelo da Maia (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Porto. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Ensino Superior, Portugal (Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education, Portugal), Instituto Universitário da Maia (ISMAI) is a coeducational higher education institution. Instituto Universitário da Maia (ISMAI) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), 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.

University Identity

Name Superior Institute of Maia
Acronym ISMAI
Founded 1991
Motto Bonum studium, Optimus labor

University Location

Address Avenida Carlos Oliveira Campos - S. Pedro de Avioso
Castelo da Maia (population range: 10,000-49,999)
4475-690 Porto
T +351 (22) 986 6000
F +351 (22) 982 5331

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Ensino Superior, Portugal

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Agencia de Avaliacao e Acreditacao do Ensino Superior A3ES

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019