Universidade de Cabo Verde

country rank : 1

world rank     : 7708

University Overview


Established in 2006, Universidade de Cabo Verde (University of Cape Verde) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Praia (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Santiago. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Mindelo, São Vicente. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério do Ensino Superior Ciência e Inovação, Cabo Verde (Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Cape Verde), Universidade de Cabo Verde (Uni-CV) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade de Cabo Verde (Uni-CV) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 11 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. Uni-CV also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity


University Name(s)

University of Cape Verde



Scientia via est Knowledge is the Way

Burgundy, gray, white and black

Yearly Tuition Range


uniRank Tuition Range Matrix

Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int’l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)


University Admissions


Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on entrance examinations

Admission Rate
Not reported

Admission Office
Praça António Lereno
Praia CP 379C
+238 261 9904


Size and Profile


Student EnrollmentTotal Enrolment Range

Academic StaffTotal Faculty Range

Control TypeControl Type

Entity TypeEntity Type


Facilities and Services 


LibraryUniversity Library

HousingUniversity Housing and Accommodation

Sport Facilities
Not reported

Financial AidsUniversity Financial Aids

Study AbroadStudy Abroad and International Exchange Programs

Distance LearningDistance Learning and Online Courses




Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministério do Ensino Superior Ciência e Inovação, Cabo Verde




  • Associação das Universidades de Língua Portuguesa (AULP)


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