Universidade Católica de Angola
Universidade Católica de Angola is presently located at the Northeast wing of the St. Clunny School (Luanda), Nossa Senhora da Muxima Street, 29. The Catholic University of Angola (UCAN) is an Institution of the Church, authorised by Decree of the Ministries Cabinet, n.38-A/92, 7th August 1992 and was created by Catholic Bishops' Conference of Angola and S.Tomé (CEAST) on 29th October 1997 to help the education of the Angolan people. UCAN corresponds to CEAST's desire of promoting in Angola a Centre of Universtiy Studies, that upgrades an extensive and deep work of research and of formation in Human Sciences, Exact Sciences, Biological Sciences, contributing in conformity of Christian values, for development and growth of the Angolan nation. UCAN does not mean exclusion of anyone by religious reasons. It means only that the university will seek to ensure an integral formation, that is not only technical and scientifc, but also ruled by Christian Humanism.
University Agostinho Neto
It was founded as the "Universidade de Angola" (University of Angola) in 1979 to replace the limited institutions created by the Portuguese colonial administration. It became known by its current title in 1985 to honor the first president of Angola, Agostinho Neto. It essentially was founded to produce secondary school teachers as part of a goal of the government's to reduce illiteracy in Angola, although it has expanded significantly since that time to include faculties of: Natural sciences, law, agricultural sciences, economics, engineering, medicine, education, and nursing. These faculties are centered on various campuses of the university across the country; for example, the faculty of agricultural sciences is based in the central Angolan town of Huambo. The Agostinho Neto University (Universidade Agostinho Neto) is a public Angolan university based in the capital, Luanda. In the academic year 2005/06, 68 licensing courses were ministered by Agostinho Neto University, being 18 in Bachelor’s Degree and 15 in Master’s Degree involving various areas of scientific knowledge within the various faculties, institutes and higher learning schools. It is one of seven recognized universities, both private and public, in Angola