University of Saint Joseph

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This article is about University in Macau. For similar titled university in Beirut, Lebanon, see Saint Joseph University. For the university in Connecticut, see University of Saint Joseph (Connecticut). For the former college and university in New Brunswick, Canada, see University of St. Joseph's College.
University of Saint Joseph
聖若瑟大學
Universidade de São José
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Established 1996
Type Private
Rector Peter Stilwell
Students 1,800
Location  Macau; Rua de Londres 16 (NAPE), China
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Website www.usj.edu.mo

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.

Courses offered[edit]

University of Saint Joseph offers courses ranging from Business to Information Technology to psychology and Bachelors degree(Licentiate) to PHD courses.

The University of Saint Joseph offers a broad range of Licentiate 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.

List of Programs
  • Pre-University
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Education 
  • Licentiate in Architecture
  • Licentiate in Business Administration
  • Licentiate in Christian Studies
  • Licentiate in Communications and Media
  • Licentiate in Design
  • Licentiate in Education
  • Licentiate in Government Studies
  • Licentiate in Information Systems
  • Licentiate in Psychology
  • Licentiate in Social Work


  • Master in Business Administration
  • Master in Community Development
  • Master in Contemporary China Studies
  • Master in Counseling & Psychotherapy
  • Master in Design
  • Master in Education
  • Master in Government Studies
  • Master in History & Heritage Studies
  • Master in Lusophone Studies
  • Master in Women's Studies


  • Doctorate in Business Administration
  • Doctorate in Education
  • Doctorate in Global Studies
  • Doctorate in Government Studies
  • Doctorate in History
  • Doctorate in Information Systems
  • Doctorate in Psychology
  • Doctorate in Religious Studies

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