Jean Piaget University of Cape Verde

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Jean Piaget University of Cape Verde
Universidade Jean Piaget de Cabo Verde
Established7 May 2001
Rector Wlodzimierz Szymaniak (interim) [1]
General AdministratorRosely Rocha [1]
Academic staff
380 [2]
Studentsabout 2,000 [2]
14°55′17″N23°32′15″W / 14.9215°N 23.5375°W / 14.9215; -23.5375 Coordinates: 14°55′17″N23°32′15″W / 14.9215°N 23.5375°W / 14.9215; -23.5375
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Location in Cape Verde

The Jean Piaget University of Cape Verde (Portuguese : Universidade Jean Piaget de Cabo Verde) is a private university in Cape Verde The university is named after the famous Swiss child psychologist and philosopher Jean Piaget. [4] The university was established on 7 May 2001, and now has about 2,000 students and 380 academic staff. [2]


The main campus is in the capital city Praia (Palmarejo subdivision) on the island of Santiago, with a smaller second location in Mindelo on the island of São Vicente, [5] opened in 2005. [2] Jean Piaget University offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees, as well as continuing education courses.

Notable alumni

José Ulisses Correia e Silva, now prime minister lectured at the university. Former teachers included Janira Hopffer Almada who later became a politician from 2014 to 2016.


Praia Campus

Mindelo Campus

High Professional Studies Course


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