City University of Macau, formerly known as University of East Asia which was established in 1981, was renamed in February 2011. The Taipa campus is located in the heart of the South China Sea, the Pearl River and Macau. It is a comprehensive University located on the highest altitude in ââMacau. It is an ideal institution of advance learning and research engagement. CityU consists of nearly 5,590 students, of which more than 4,260 undergraduates (76%), nearly 850 postgraduates (15%), more than 365 doctoral students (7%). Among them, there are more than 3,230 local students (58%), nearly 2,230 students from mainland China (40%), nearly 126 overseas (non-mainland) students (2%). There are 7 bachelor's degree programs, 9 master's degree programs and 6 doctoral degree programs, including 31 degree programs from: the Faculty of International Tourism and Management, Faculty of Business, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Urban Management and Studies, Faculty of Law, Open Institute, and School of Continuing Studies. There has been an increasing number of applicants of the Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs in International Tourism and Management, Service Industries Management; Bachelor’s degree programs of Arts in Design and of Social Work; Master’s and Doctoral degree programs in Applied Psychology; as well as Professional Certificate in Financial Consulting (Executive Program) (PCFC (EP)), Professional Diploma in Financial Consulting (PDFC) and other featuring courses. They are greatly welcomed by students due to the applicability and practicality. The University has also established several research institutions, including the Research Centre for Macau Social and Economic Development, Institute for Research on Portuguese-speaking Countries, Macau “One Belt, One Road” Research Centre, Institute of Economic Research, Institute of Tourism and Gaming, and Institute of Macau Development.