Universidade do Mindelo

General information


Cabo Verde

Business partnership

Partnership with Finnish company



Interested in this company

Elizabeth Okunda

Regional Coordinator – Africa

+254 (0)714 865 803

Other company information

Certifications/quality standards

Erasmus + Mobility for learners and staff in Higher Education 2018 – 2020 (partners countries) Associate member of effective member of RACS (Academic Network of Health Sciences of the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries)

Year of registeration


Number of employees


Annual turnover

0-0.5 million €

Annual balance sheet total

0-0.5 million €

Already engaged in international business


Percentage of international business

10 to 49%

Cooperation proposal

The university is looking for a Finnish partner that could technically assist to set up the training and Innovation Centre that may attract many other students from the vicinity of Cabo Verde and other African countries.. The company aims to enhance their competence by importing Finnish experience.  


The university has 1000 students. Universidade de Mindelo already participates in international programs such as Erasmus + (EU program in the fields of education, training, youth and sport for the period 2014-20201); CAPES (It is a Foundation within the Ministry of Education in Brazil in support to programs for higher education); Macao (Chinese program that allows this mobility in this region); Africa (INTERAFRICA Program); East Timor (The government funds students to study in Cabo Verde). The university offers courses in various levels: Bachelor’s degree: Nursing, Accounting and Finance, Hospitality Management and Tourism, Organization and Management of Companies, Languages and Business Relationships, Political Science and International Relations, Journalism, Sociology, Psychology, Renewable Energy Engineering, Computer Engineering and Computer Systems, Information Management and others. Master’s degrees: Computer Engineering, Dental Medicine (Integrated Masters), Political Communication Right, Maritime Law and International Trade, Computer Engineering, Psychology and some others. PhD degree: Social Sciences