The Catholic University of Portugal (UCP) is a research and teaching university, strongly committed to community development and knowledge transfer. It is a public, non-state funded university and a full member of the Portuguese Rector’s Council. UCP promotes a humanist knowledge model in the Christian tradition across several areas, ranging from the life sciences and biotechnology to the humanities, law, the social sciences and business and economics. UCP boasts among its alumni a Nobel Peace laureate, several of the top CEO’s in the world and recognised leaders in politics, law, economics and the arts. It is the founding institution of the University of Saint Joseph in Macao and it was involved in setting up the Catholic University of Angola.