Fostering research excellence
in EU Outermost Regions
Higher education, scientific research and technological development and innovation.
UMa aims to find adequate solutions, within a framework of responsibility, equity and sustainability, which contribute to the development and affirmation of Madeira and the country in a globalized and dynamic world.
The University pursues scientific research activities, promoting the diffusion and social and economic valorization of knowledge and technological innovation. It guarantees the human education at the highest level, in its cultural, scientific, artistic, technical and professional aspects, conducting academic studies to obtain a degree, a Technical Course and other courses. It seeks to prepare its students for the challenges of global society and lifelong learning by providing them with scientific knowledge, technical competence and transversal training.