Jean Piaget University of Cape Verde

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Jean Piaget University of Cape Verde
Universidade Jean Piaget de Cabo Verde
Rector Osvaldo Borges
General Administrator Felipe Tavares
Location Praia, Cape Verde
Website http://www.unipiaget.cv
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The Jean Piaget University of Cape Verde (Portuguese: Universidade Jean Piaget de Cabo Verde) is a Cape Verdean university located in the capital city of Praia on Santiago, with a smaller second location in Mindelo on São Vicente. Until the 2007-2008 school year, it had been Cape Verde's only university. Geographically it is the westernmost university in Africa. The main location is in the northwestern part of Praia. Several campuses are planned, to be added throughout the archipelago. The university is named after the famous Swiss theorist Jean Piaget. It primarily serves Cape Verdeans, but there are students from the rest of Africa and Latin America as well.

Jean Piaget University offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees, as well as continuing education courses.

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  1. ^ According to the Statutes of the university, May 2004, the Administrador Geral presides over the Advisory Council, represents the university in legal matters, and proposes the budget, in addition to other duties.

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Coordinates: 14°55′18″N 23°32′18″W / 14.9218°N 23.5384°W / 14.9218; -23.5384