The Employment and Vocational Training Observatory of UMa is a university advisory body that deals with the analysis and advice on the employment and training problems of UMa graduates. It tracks employment in quantitative and qualitative terms, taking into account the evolution of qualifications, in order to assess the sectoral and regional impacts as well as the effectiveness of UMa's internal policy instruments.
Created in January 2015, the Tourism Project of the University of Madeira was born in order to become a key player in the development of research and innovation activities, as well as in the creation of advanced and postgraduate training programs in the areas of destination management and tourism companies.
The Center for Academic Development (CDA) is a project organized within a horizontal structure of services provided by the University of Madeira (UMa), whose mission is to improve academic skills in a logic of excellence in teaching and personal development of its teachers. The CDA develops professional training and updating of teachers' knowledge, promotes activities for training and personal development.
O Conselho de Cultura tem por missão a divulgação e promoção de iniciativas que fomentem a reflexão, dando a ver e a debater as novas realidades culturais, artísticas e científicas, em todos os seus tipos, formas e vertentes, sem esquecer a necessidade de sublinhar as necessárias inter-relações entre as teorias e práticas sociais, políticas, culturais, científicas, económicas e religiosas, que as projetam transformando os nossos entendimentos e vidas.