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Universidade Eduardo Mondlane Eduardo Mondlane University UEM

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  1. Universidade Eduardo MondlaneEduardo Mondlane UniversityUEM Mozambique

  2. Mozambique • Location • Southeast Africa • Surface area, population and climate • 799, 380 sq km • 23 515 934 inhabitants ( July 2012) • Tropical and sub-tropical – 2 seasons: dry (May - September) and wet (October – April)

  3. Mozambique Borders: North – Tanzania South – South Africa and Swaziland East – Indian Ocean West – Zimbabwe, Zambia and Malawi Administrative division and official language 11 provinces, 148 districts, 414 administrative post and 979 localities. Portuguese Currency Metical (MZN) 1MZN = 4.75 SEK ( on Monday, 19th May by https://www.bci.co.mz) Source: world atlas

  4. UEM Brief History Vision • To be a national, regional and international reference in production and dissemination of scientific knowledge and innovation, highlighting research as the foundation of the teaching-learning and extension processes.

  5. UEM Brief History Mission To produce and disseminate the scientific knowledge and stimulate innovation through research as the foundation of the teachin-learning and extension processes, educating generations with humanistic values in order to face the current challenges for the development of society

  6. UEM Brief History • August,1962: The Eduardo Mondlane University (UEM) was founded in the capital city of Mozambique as “General University Studies of Mozambique”; • 1968: it was promoted to the category of University, adopting the name of ‘Universidade de Lourenço Marques’; • 1976: the University was renamed Universidade Eduardo Mondlane (named after the first president of the liberalization movement against the colonization).

  7. UEM Brief History UEM 11 FACULTIES 6 SCHOOLS HEI IN 2013 PUBLIC: 18 PRIVATE: 27 Business and Entrepreneurship School (Gaza province) Marine Sciences School Rural Development School Confucius Institute HospitalityandTourismSchool UEM headquarters/ Sports School and Communication and Arts School

  8. Faculties, Centers and Schools 11 Faculties Some areas of teaching, research and extension covered by UEM are unique in the country, fact that represents distinctive capacities of intervention in the process of social and economic development. 6 Schools 8 Research Centers 132 courses in different areas

  9. Graduated Students vs. Gender

  10. Courses Offered

  11. Courses Offered

  12. Courses in Perspective Undergraduate Courses • Petroleum Engineering • Railway and Port Engineering • Hydrocarbons Engineering • Mining, Mineralogy and Metallurgy Engineering • Mapping and Geological Survey Postgraduate Courses • Master Program in Wood Technology • Master Program in Food Technology • Master Program in Chemistry and Processing of Local Resources • Master Program in Mineral Resources Management • Master in Petroleum Engineering • Master in Disasters Risk Management and Climate Change Adaptation • Doctorate in Energy Science and Technology

  13. Fields of Research Research • The Research programs at UEM arise through the: Faculties, Schools and Centers • Fields of research: humanities, social science, engineering, public health, natural sciences… • Examples: • Impact of Bovine Tuberculosis on Public Health and Livestock Production in Mozambique – Faculty of Veterinary • Use of Cassava Flour in Bread Making – Faculty of Engineering • Solar Panels in the Communities – Faculty of Sciences

  14. Examples of ongoing programs • Continued research cooperation between Sweden and Eduardo Mondlane University (2011-2015): 13 Research programs; 96 PhD and 46 Msc in Sweden and in S.A; 90 Msc scholarships for UEM Mscstudents • Capacity building from Italy (2013 – 2016) on Academic Reform, Technology Innovation and Scientific Research • Belgium Government: VLIR-UOS IUC: Development Programme in Reproductive Health, HIV/AIDS and Family Matters through Multi-disciplinary Inter-university Research • Dutch Government: NICHE funding 3 projects for the period 2011 – 2015 • Japan: Bio fuel production from Jatropha in Mozambique

  15. UEM FUNDING

  16. UEM Funding

  17. Challenges

  18. New Development

  19. New Development Expectations • Establish cooperation with more universities (…) • Conceive and promote exchange programs (for students, lecturers and staff) – mobility and internationalisation

  20. Some images of Mozambique • Gorongosa National Park • Quirimbas Archipelago • Inhaca Island • Moatize Coal Mines • Maputo Fortress • Wood • Fisheries

  21. Some images of Mozambique

  22. Thank you for your attention! Muito Obrigado! Universidade Eduardo Mondlane - Office of Cooperation Rectory Building - UEM Main Campus, 2nd Floor, Av. Julius Nyerere - Maputo City Telefax: +258 21484991 By: Ângela Olimpia R. Fernandes