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Cape Verde


The University of Cape Verde (Portuguese: Universidade de Cabo Verde, abbreviated "Uni-CV") is the only public university of Cape Verde. The main campus is in Palmarejo, Praia, but there are also institutes in Mindelo, Assomada and São Jorge dos Órgãos. It has over 5000 students. A new campus for Uni-CV is under construction in Palmarejo, financed by the Chinese government. It should be completed by July 2020. It will have capacity for 4,890 students and 476 professors, with a library, dorms, cafeterias and sports facilities. It will have 61 class rooms, five auditoriums with a capacity of 150 seats, eight computer rooms, eight reading rooms and 34 laboratories.

Established in 2006, 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 da Educacao e Desporto, Cabo Verde (Ministry of Education and Sport, Cape Verde), Universidade de Cabo Verde (Uni-CV) is a small 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. This 12 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations.