Universidade da Madeira

country rank  16
world rank  2865

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University Overview

Founded in 1988, Universidade da Madeira (Madeira University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Funchal (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Madeira. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Ensino Superior, Portugal (Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education, Portugal), Universidade da Madeira (Uma) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade da Madeira (Uma) 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 in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 30 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Madeira University
Acronym Uma
Founded 1988

University Location

Address Praça do Município
Funchal (population range: 50,000-249,999)
9000-072 Madeira
T +351 (291) 209 400
F +351 (291) 209 410

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Colégio dos Jesuítas
Funchal 9050

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidade da Madeira's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019