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Madeira Interactive Institute (University of Madeira)

Madeira Interactive Institute (University of Madeira)

Madeira Interactive Institute (University of Madeira)


The University continues to carry out scientific research activities, promoting the dissemination and social and economic valorization of knowledge and technological innovation. It guarantees human training at the highest level, in its cultural, scientific, artistic, technical, and professional aspects, by carrying out study cycles conferring an academic degree, CTeSP, and other non-academic degree courses. It seeks to prepare its students for the challenges of global society and lifelong learning, imparting scientific knowledge, technical competence, and transversal training.

It intends that all those who graduate from it are citizens of the world, creative and enterprising, responsible and professional, tolerant and attentive to the environmental, cultural, and human challenges of a society that claims to be sustainable and equitable. To this end, UMa promotes and supports actions and programs that contribute to the insertion of its graduates in the world of work and that foster their spirit of initiative and entrepreneurship, as well as the mobility of students and graduates, namely in the European education space higher.

In terms of the relationship with the environment, UMa collaborates with the community, government agencies, companies, professional associations, and higher education and research institutions, discovering, disseminating, and applying knowledge, forming staff, and carrying out research projects. and development and provision of services.

It also develops a teaching and research policy taking into account the specificities of the Autonomous Region in which it operates, collaborating in the formulation of national and regional policies on education, science, and culture, and commenting on the legislative projects that concern it. UMa is also an essential element for deepening the internationalization of RAM, seeking to contribute to a greater connection to the diaspora and to the construction of the Lusophone space and the European space for teaching, science, and culture. Due to its nature and dynamics, UMa maintains a relationship of commitment and interdependence with the economic, social, and cultural development of RAM.


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