Universidade do Mindelo

General Information


Organisation typeCompany

Company Address Rua Patrice Lumumba
648, Mindelo
São Vicente Cabo Verde

Phone number+238 2326810

Web page http://uni-mindelo.edu.cv

Company Address geral@uni-mindelo.edu.cv

Contact Information

Contact Person Mr. Albertino Graça

Phone+ 238 9915939

Email reitor@uni-mindelo.edu.cv

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Project typeFinnish educational partner that could technically assist to set up the training and Innovation Centre.

Project abstractUniversidade do Mindelo (Uni-Mindelo) is a Cape-Verdian university that is looking for a Finnish partner that could technically assist to set up the training and Innovation Centre. The company aims to enhance their competence by importing Finnish experience.

Project descriptionUniversidade do Mindelo, established in 2002 in Cape Verde, currently employs 18 employees, 95 teachers which varies in full time and partial. The has grown 15 to 20% per year, growing four times more than the average of all Cape Verde. The university has 1000 students. Universidade de Mindelo already participates of 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 Cape Verde).

The university offers bachelor’s degree courses such as 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. On the Master’s degree: Computer Engineering, Dental Medicine (Integrated Masters), Political Communication Right, Maritime Law and International Trade, Computer Engineering, Psychology and some other. And one PhD degree: Social Sciences.

Universidade do Mindelo is looking for a Finnish partner that could technically assist to set up the training and Innovation Centre that may attract many other students on the Cape Verde vicinity and other African countries. The university aims to increase the education of quality in Cape Verde. The Finnish know-how is very well known worldwide, and a high valuable and desirable to have a partnership with Finnish education companies. There is a high demand and need for the technology-based innovation and assistance entrepreneurship in Cape Verde.


Number of employees95

Annual turnover in €0 - 0,5 million

Annual balance sheet total0 - 0,5 million

Certifications, standardsErasmus + 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)

Already engaged in international co-operationYes

Percentage of transnational activities10 to 49%