Instituto Politécnico de Macau

country rank  3
world rank  2234

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University Overview

Founded in 1991, Instituto Politécnico de Macau (Macao Polytechnic Institute) is a non-profit public 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), Instituto Politécnico de Macau (IPM) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Instituto Politécnico de Macau (IPM) 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 27 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name 澳門理工學院
Name Macao Polytechnic Institute
Acronym IPM
Founded 1991
Motto Conhecimento, Experiência, Universalidade
Knowledge, Expertise, Global Vision
Colours Green

University Location

Address Rua de Luís Gonzaga Gomes
Macau (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
T +853 2857 8722
F +853 2830 8801

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Not reported
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Rua de Luís Gonzaga Gomes
+853 8599 6149

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Instituto Politécnico de Macau's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Gabinete do Secretário para os Assuntos Sociais e Cultura, Macau

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • The Institution of Engineering and Technology
  • The Institute of Certified E-Commerce Consultants
  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, UK
  • CPA Australia
  • Agency for Assessment and Accreditation of Higher Education (A3ES), Portugal
  • Higher Education Evaluation & Accreditation Council of Taiwan (HEEACT)
  • Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education, UK

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Asia-Pacific Quality Network (APQN)
  • International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE)
  • American Institute of CPA (AICPA)
  • Associação das Universidades de Língua Portuguesa (AULP)
  • Association of Universities of Asia and the Pacific (AUAP)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Conselho Coordenador dos Institutos Superiores Politécnicos (CCISP)
  • CPA Australia (CPAA)
  • Eastern Regional Organization for Public Administration (EROPA)
  • Institute of Internal Auditors Hong Kong (IIAHK)
  • Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC)
  • International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)
  • Macao Library and Information Management Association (MLIMA)
  • National Association for Gambling Studies Inc. (NAGS)
  • Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA)
  • Society of Competitive Intelligence of China (SCIC)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019