About The Piaget Institute
The Piaget Institute Created in 1979 by a committee headed by Prof. António de Oliveira Cruz, its President and Director of Institutional Research, with the full acceptance of its patron Jean Piaget (which through a historical letter, accepted "avecjoie ", not only give you the name but also be the first President of Honor) Piaget Institute is a cooperative for Integral Human Development and Ecological. consecrating in its statutes a philosophy of anthropological-cultural and philanthropic matrix, inspired by the values fundamental for an integral humanism, creative and innovative, defends, in its various areas of investigative intervention, training and social, the systematic assumption on the part of its leaders and associates, an independent, open and pluralistic stance on ideological, political partisan and religious, and a management non-profit to reinvest the economic remnant of its activity in the development of regions marked by interior or the remoteness, in setting local and regional intelligence, the creation of jobs, the fight against exodus and demographic desertification, in short, the constant improvement of all aspects of its vast institutional project. Its core areas of its activity research, training and education, literature publication, the cultural and social dynamics. Created in 1979 by a committee headed by Prof. António de Oliveira Cruz, its President and Director of Institutional Research, with the full acceptance of its patron Jean Piaget The University Jean Piaget of Cape Verde The Jean Piaget University of Cape Verde is a higher education institution, created by Piaget Institute and its mission to contribute to the training of human resources in Cape Verde, as well as for the development of local essential skills for development of the country. Recognized by Decree-Law No. 12/2001 as an institution of higher education in the public interest, the UniPiaget started its activities on May 7, 2001 with the opening of the 1st year of Sociology. In 2005 the UniPiaget opened a University Campus in the city of Mindelo began operating with three undergraduate courses (Educational Sciences and Educational Praxis, Economics and Management and Systems and Computer Engineering). In 2007 also opened the course in architecture. The Hub operates under the supervision of a Director of Administration and an assemble of the Rector. Today, the University welcomes about 2,000 students assigned to 16 of the 26 approved courses. The number of teachers is around 380, spread over various hiring schemes and degrees.
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