The Universidade de Santiago
) is a private Cape Verdean university
. The main campus is in Assomada
(subdivision Bolanha), located in the middle of the Island of Santiago
. There are two satelite campuses, one in Praia
) and another one in Tarrafal
. It is one of the eight existing universities in Cape Verde; it was established on November 24, 2008. Since its opening in 2008, it has been run by the current rector Gabriel António Monteiro Fernandes, who holds a Ph.D. in Sociology.
As of August 2018, the university of Santiago offers nineteen (19) undergraduate courses, of which sixteen (16) are readily available, and seven (7) graduate (master's degrees) courses, of which three (3) are readily available. In addition, it offers vocational degrees, such as multimedia development, electromechanics studies and solar power system, and rural tourism and ecology. Read more...