We affirm the inherent calling of the University as a catalyst for the development of persons, peoples and communities. The University stands as the foremost promoter of knowledge, the keeper of the world’s living history, and a guarantor of tomorrow’s promised goodness. We understand that in the pursuit of this mission the University must demonstrate the highest standards of excellence in all endeavors.
The UNIVERSITY OF SAINT JOSEPH recognizes the significance of the legacy of centuries in the catholic tradition of humanistic education in Macau and Southeast Asia, it assumes the responsibility of serving as a dynamic connection between diverse scientific and cultural traditions, and it commits itself to this inheritance, seeking the advancement of science, culture and relations in this part of the world.
The University has strategically elected to be a university on the cutting edge of ideas and knowledge, defined by its adherence to humanitarian and humanistic values and principles, bound to the development of autonomous and creative thinkers, pledged to the highest forms of learning, teaching and research, and committed to the promotion of life, education and culture.
USJ supports the Macau SAR’s initiative for the “Conventions on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities”