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Macau University of Science and Technology

Macau SAR


Founded in 2000, Macau University of Science and Technology (M.U.S.T.) has rapidly developed into the largest multi-disciplinary university in Macau and is also ranked as the youngest university among the Top 50 Universities in the Greater China. Macau SAR government has authorized M.U.S.T. to award academic degrees at doctoral, master and bachelor levels; to cater to different interests from different people, M.U.S.T. offers approximately ten programs that are conducted mainly in English, with some conducted either in Chinese, Portuguese or Spanish. In addition to local students, M.U.S.T. attracts students from Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and rest of the world. Currently, there are approximately 11,000 students studying at the University, including approximately 3,200 master and doctoral students and 7,700 undergraduate students. 

The faculties/departments at M.U.S.T. include the School of Business, Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism Management, Faculty of Humanities and Arts, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Information Technology, Faculty of Chinese Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Pharmacy, University International College and the Department of General Education which provide a wide range of courses such as social sciences, science, law, management, business, medicine, pharmacy, art, communications and language. Moreover, The School of Continuing Studies provides learning opportunities for adult learners.

The key to excellent education and extraordinary research is to have a knowledgeable, professional experienced and internationalized faculty team. M.U.S.T. has hundreds chair professors, professors, visiting professors, associate professors and assistant professors.The majority of the academic and research staff have obtained PhD degrees and have worked or studied in world-renowned institutions and universities. In addition, M.U.S.T. has invited a group of world class specialists and experts to teach undergraduates and postgraduates. These specialists include academicians from Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chinese Academy of Engineering, Academia Sinica in Taiwan, United States National Academy of Sciences, Highly Cited scholars and other top scholars. These outstanding scholars are teaching our undergraduates and supervise postgraduates, imparting newest knowledge and disseminating latest research findings, which would widen the horizons of the students.

After years development, M.U.S.T. now owns a number of prominent institutes and research centers, including the Institution for Sustainable Development, the Space Science Institute, the Partner Laboratory of the Key Laboratory of Lunar and Deep Space Exploration, Chinese Academy of Sciences, the Institute for Social and Cultural Research, the State Key Laboratory of Quality Research in Chinese Medicine, Macau Institute of Systems Engineering, Macau Research Center for International Standard of Chinese Medicines, Research Centre on Arbitration & Alternative Dispute Resolution, Macau Media Research Center, Macau Environmental Research Institute, Macau Financial Innovation Research Center, and Macau Academy of Cinematic Arts. In 2016, the University has established Smart City Institute and Macau’s first Nobel Prize Winner Laboratory “Biophysical Laboratory for Chinese Medicine”. These institutes and laboratories perform the functions of teaching and research simultaneously, not only providing practical training opportunities for outstanding research talents but also making great contributions to the studies on the sustainable development of Macau and the adequate diversification of Macau’s economy.


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