Welcome to the Faculty of Arts and Humanities!

The Faculty of Arts and Humanities (FAH) is home to nearly 1,400 students who are studying within eight key departments and centres, which offer a wide range of programmes, including Chinese Language and Literature, English Studies, History, Translation Studies, Philosophy and Religious Studies, Portuguese Language and Literature and Japanese Studies, etc.

Located in Macao – the first gateway between China and the West and today a vibrant multi-cultural society – FAH offers an ideal place to engage in studies of the humanities, exploring meanings, history, values and ethics of human experiences. It is also an ideal place to develop cross-language and cross-cultural communicative competence in Chinese, English and Portuguese, in addition to skills that allow graduates to navigate freely in different global contexts. With its dedicated professors, talented students and creative curricula, FAH is committed to deliver to our students by the end of their four-year university education the following learning outcomes: advanced fluency in language and expression; independent thinking; critical enquiry; creative imagination and respect for different cultural perspectives.

FAH is a new Faculty but its mandate lies at the heart of a comprehensive university education. Along with other faculties of the University, FAH plays a fundamental role in carrying out the university mission of a student-centred, research-focused, and service-oriented world-class public institution through its “four-in-one” whole- person education model.

This is a vibrant and exciting faculty of the University of Macau. We invite you to be part of it.

Jie Xu, PhD
Dean of FAH

Distinguished Professor of Chinese Linguistics