Eduardo Mondlane University

The Eduardo Mondlane University (UEM) is a public institution of national scope, the oldest institution of higher education in Mozambique. It was founded on August 21, 1962, by Decree-Law no. 44530, under the name of General Studies University of Mozambique. In 1968, he ascended to the category of University, and then called University of Lourenço Marques. The May 1, 1976, President Samora Moises Machel assigned to this institution the name of Eduardo Mondlane University, named after the relevant historical role played in Mozambique by Dr. Eduardo Mondlane Chivambo. It's still in his honor the day June 20, the date of his birth is celebrated as the Day of the University Eduardo Mondlane.

Today, the Eduardo Mondlane University is present in the provinces of Maputo, Gaza, Inhambane, Zambezia, and through distance learning, throughout the country and abroad.