1. Summer Camp Introduction and Application
The Faculty of Social Sciences will continue to organize the “FSS Summer Camp Programme 2024” this summer, which includes professional courses, interest seminars, local exchange activities and visits to Macao’s history and culture. Through this programme, Mainland students will be able to deepen their understanding of the University of Macau and at the same time get to know the curriculum and development of the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Activity Period: 28 July – 2 August, 2024 (6 days)
Language: English/Chinese
Participants: Mainland Undergraduate (Year 3 and Year 4) and Master students
Application: Interested students should fill in the following application form to submit an application. (Quotas are limited)
Application Deadline: 20 May 2024, by 5:00 p.m.
(Selected students will be notified on or before mid-June)
The Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Macau reserves the right of final decision and interpretation.

2. Camp Schedule

Date Breakfast A.m. Lunch P.m. Dinner
28 July(Sun) N/A N/A N/A Arrival/Check-in at UM N/A
29 July(Mon) Incl.
  • Opening Ceremony
  • Ice breaking games
  • Campus tour
  • Buffet lunch in campus
Incl. Faculty Activities

  • Doctor of Public Administration (DPA) Programme
  • Master of Science in Data Science with Specialization in Smart Governance Programme
30 July(Tues) Incl. Department Activities
N/A Department Activities
Communication*Economics**at the same time slot
31 July(Wed) Incl. Department Activities
Gov’t and Public Administration
N/A Department Activities

Faculty Activities
Master of Philosophy in Macao Studies Programme*

*at the same time slot

1 August (Thurs) Incl. All-Day City Tour N/A
2 August (Fri) Incl.
  • Graduation Ceremony
  • Farewell lunch in campus
Incl. Leaving Macao N/A

(Please refer to Attachment 1: Detailed Itinerary)

Subsidised items (provided by the University of Macau):

  • 3-night Accommodation at the University of Macau’s N1 UM Guest House during the period of the camp
  • Breakfast from 29 July to 2 August
  • Lunch and dinner on 29 July
  • Lunch on 1 and 2 August

Self-funded items:

  • 2-night Accommodation at the University of Macau’s N1 UM Guest House during the period of the camp
  • Relevant fees and arrangements for arriving in Macao early and/or late return due to transportation (including flight) issues
  • Costs related to valid travel documents, visa fees*, and other relevant expenses for entering and leaving Macao (For details, please refer to the requirements of the immigration service from the Macao S.A.R., Public Security Police Force)
  • All personal expenses during free time
  • Travel insurance* required to enter Macao, valid travel insurance has been purchased before joining the camp

* To ensure enrollment, selected students must upload (a) valid Macao visas or receipt for visa application; and (b) provide proof of travel insurance to confirm their participation. Otherwise, it will be considered as giving up, and the vacant quota may be allocated for supplementary selection.

(Please refer to Attachment 2: Notes)

About the University of Macau
Founded in 1981, the University of Macau (UM) is an international public comprehensive university in Macao, with a multicultural campus and a system of whole-person education underpinned by faculties and residential colleges in an international education setup. 80 per cent of its faculty members are from outside Macao. With English as the main medium of instruction, the university is committed to producing creative and socially responsible graduates with a global mindset and international competitiveness. Currently, there are more than 13,500 students at UM. UM is ranked No 193 in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, No 26 in the THE Young University Rankings, No 37 in the THE Asia University Rankings, and No 1 in the Association of Portuguese Speaking Universities. In the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings, it is ranked No 254.

About the Faculty of Social Sciences (FSS)
The Faculty of Social Sciences (FSS) is one of the oldest academic units offered by the University of Macau. The Faculty aims to provide a holistic, student-centred liberal arts education which is designed to prepare students to be knowledgeable, informed, and productive global citizens equipped to contribute to a complex and dynamic planetary condition. The Faculty of Social Sciences has five departments: Communication, Economics, Government and Public Administration, Psychology, and Sociology, offering five bachelor’s degree programs, nine master’s degree programs, and seven doctoral degree programs, with English as the primary language of instruction.

The Creative Media Laboratory is designed to support multi-media productions and provide a venue for television and film production and professional filming. It provides students with a broadcast-quality virtual studio and creative space to support the local creative production industry.