City University of Macau, formerly known as University of East Asia which was established in 1981, was renamed in February 2011. The Taipa campus is located in the heart of the South China Sea, the Pearl River and Macau. It is a comprehensive University located on the highest altitude in ​​Macau. It is an ideal institution of advance learning and research engagement.


UM undertakes as its prime mission the advancement of scholarship and education in the realms of humanities, social sciences, business, law, natural sciences, engineering, health sciences, education, and other areas.

In carrying out this mission, the University is committed to the following taking full advantage of its unique Sino-European heritage and global connections:

Providing higher education in accordance with the University Motto (Humanity, Integrity, Propriety, Wisdom, and Sincerity);
Promoting academic research and disseminating knowledge;
Advancing culture, science, and technology, and promoting Macao’s growth;
Cultivating responsible citizens and leaders of high caliber who possess sound moral judgment and the ability of independent thinking necessary to meet the needs of development of Macao and the region.