University of Madeira

University of Madeira, our university! Madeira Island offers an excellent quality of life, a subtropical climate, several leisure, cultural and artistic activities, friendly people and security due to the situation of COVID-19. Studying at the University of Madeira allows you to prepare and build your future and enjoy all these advantages!
Welcome to University of Madeira! The Madeira is an island from Portugal, located in the Atlantic Ocean. The archipelago is formed by the Madeira Island, Porto Santo, the Desertas Islands and by the Selvagens Islands. Our archipelago is known for its breathtaking landscapes and its absolutely stunning natural heritage. Madeira also offers many events throughout the year, which will make your experience even more enriching and authentic, either for its traditions or for its cultural variety. The University of Madeira (UMa) is a public higher education institution in Portugal created in 1988. Talking about the universities of Portugal it is impossible not to mention University of Madeira which is among the top 20 universities in the country. The University of Madeira (UMa) is located in Funchal (the capital of Madeira) with the main building, Colégio dos Jesuítas, with the Rector’s Office and other main offices. The Facultys and classes are in Campus Universitário da Penteada (ten minutes by car or bus from the center of Funchal). In the campus, there are also the Academic Services, the Student’s Office, the library, the canteen, restaurant and laboratories. In Quinta São Roque, near campus, you can relax or have sports. You can ask for accommodation at the University Residence which is also located in Funchal. UMa teaches undergratuate, master’s and doctoral degrees in the following areas: chemistry, physics, biology, computer engineering, telecommunications, educational sciences, physical education and sport, economics and management. The University of Madeira has also Higher Professional Technical Courses and Postgraduate Studies. Can find more information here: For investigation and research projects, can find more information in the links: Check also the website! Studying and doing research at UMa allows you to build your academic and professional curriculum while you enjoy the beautiful island!

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