Universidade Agostinho Neto


Founded in 1962, the Agostinho Neto University (UAN) is the leading public institution of higher education in Luanda, Angola, and hosts some of the country’s finest Centres for Scientific Research. UAN is the largest university in Angola and strongly committed to academic excellence with its diversified curriculum offer. In fact, the University comprises 12 units (Faculty of Architecture and Fine Arts, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, Faculty of Law,Faculty of Economics, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Humanities, Faculty of Medicine, Higher Institute of Health Sciences, Faculties of Educational Sciences, Higher Institute of Tourism and Higher Politechnical Institute), which are all dedicated to provide high quality tertiary education following the University motto “ENSINO, INVESTIGAÇÃO, PRODUÇÃO” (education, research, production).

UAN is a crucial partner for our CESSAF project, as the host for the PhD Centre of Excellence that will open its doors in 2014.