Universidade Católica de Moçambique

country rank  3
world rank  7607

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University Overview

Established in 1996, Universidade Católica de Moçambique (Catholic University of Mozambique) is a private higher education institution located in the medium-sized city of Beira (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Sofala. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério de Educação e Desenvolvimento Humano, Mozambique (Ministry of Education and Human Development, Mozambique), Universidade Católica de Moçambique (UCM) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Universidade Católica de Moçambique (UCM) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details.

University Identity

Name Catholic University of Mozambique
Acronym UCM
Founded 1996

University Location

Address Rua Marquês de Soveral, 960
Beira (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
T +258 (3) 312 835
F +258 (3) 311 520

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

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


Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 400-499
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universidade Católica de Moçambique's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministério de Educação e Desenvolvimento Humano, Mozambique


  • International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018