University of Saint Joseph
West Hartford, CT
Private University|Religious|Liberal Arts|Research
About Our College
The University of Saint Joseph (USJ; Chinese: 聖若瑟大學; Portuguese: Universidade de São José) is a Catholic university founded in 1996, previously known as Macau Inter-University Institute (Chinese: 澳門高等校際學院; Portuguese: Instituto Inter-Universitário de Macau; IIUM). It was jointly organized by the Catholic University of Portugal and the Diocese of Macau. It is also connected by structural, academic, and social bonds to the special administrative region of Macau, to Portugal, and to mainland China. It expresses its mission as being a private Catholic University in, of and for Macao, in of and for China, concentrating on post-graduate teaching and research, together with professional training in the liberal arts and social sciences.