Aims of UMDF


As a non-profit making organization, the Foundation is aimed at supporting and promoting the University of Macau (hereinafter referred to as UM), to attain its academic and educational goals, helping UM enhance its competitiveness locally and internationally, and creating all necessary and favorable conditions for such purposes.

In order to achieve its aims and in accordance with the law, UMDF:
1. receives funds, gifts, donations, inheritances or bequests, with terms and liabilities compatible with its aims;
2. provides funding for UM to carry out activities and projects that conform to the Foundation’s aims, promotes and enhances the teaching and research activities of UM, especially giving priority to those specified by the donors referred to in the item above;
3. encourages and promotes development of academic resources from inside and outside the Macao Special Administrative Region in order to carry out activities that conform to the Foundation’s aims;
4. assists individuals and organizations who are connected to UM in applying for support in academic or research areas from other entities;
5. purchases equipment, facilities or apparatus and donates same to UM for its educational or research purposes;
6. makes stable and low-risk investments with reasonable returns by using its resources in order to achieve the Foundation’s aims.