Universidade de São José
|University of Saint Joseph|
|Instituto Inter-Universitário de Macau|
|Portuguese||Universidade de São José|
The University of Saint Joseph (USJ; Chinese :聖若瑟大學; Portuguese : Universidade de São José) is a university founded in 1996, previously known as Macau Inter-University Institute (Chinese :澳門高等校際學院; Portuguese : Instituto Inter-Universitário de Macau; IIUM). It was jointly organized by the Catholic University of Portugal and the Diocese of Macau. It is also connected by structural, academic, and social bonds to the special administrative region of Macau, to Portugal, and to mainland China.
USJ offers a wide range of courses ranging from the humanities to the social and technological sciences. New courses are regularly being added in order to keep pace with the most recent academic and scientific advances in the modern world. There are programs for certificates, diplomas, licentiate (undergraduate/bachelor's), master's and doctoral degrees, and also some interesting Language Programs which include the teaching of Putonghua (Mandarin), English, Japanese, French, Russian and Portuguese.
In September 2017, the university moved its main campus building to Ilha Verde.
The university has three campuses: The main campus in Ilha Verde, Nossa Senhora de Fátima (Our Lady of Fátima Parish); its original campus (NAPE1) in Sé (Cathedral Parish); and the Saint Joseph Seminary in São Lourenço (Saint Lawrence).
The University of Saint Joseph offers courses ranging from Business to Information Technology to psychology and bachelor's degree to Ph.D courses.
The University of Saint Joseph offers a broad range of bachelor's degrees. These are undergraduate degrees that prepare students to become highly qualified professionals in their respective fields. All degrees are fully accredited and recognized internationally. The degrees are jointly awarded by University of Saint Joseph and the Catholic University of Portugal.
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