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COVID - 19 : Communiqué from the UoM

UoM Covid-19 Workplace Preparedness Plan 
(Restricted to UoM Staff and Students)

“Mauritius was made first, and then heaven; and that heaven was copied after Mauritius."
- Mark Twain, "Following the equator" 1897.


At a Glance:

 Population  1.2 Million
 Language  English, French
 Climate  17-33 Degree Centigrade
 Local Currency  Mauritian Rupees (1 US $ = Rs 31 apprx.)
 Government  Democratically elected
 Capital  Port-Louis
 Industries  Tourism, Sugar, Textile, Financial Services
 Leisure  Water sports,
 Food  Creole, Asian, Western
 Leisure  Water sports, Outdoor activities
 Time Zone  GMT + 4 hrs
 Public Holidays  15 days every year
 Office hours (general)  09:00 – 16:00
 Telecommunication  Internet Access, Cellular phone
 GNP per capita  US $ 4,008 (year 2003)



Useful Information





2020 Edition of the Mauritius Africa Scholarship Scheme (MASS)

International students are hereby informed that due to the COVID-19 pandemic and as no decision has been taken up to now regarding the opening of the borders by the Government of Mauritius, the Ministry of Education, Tertiary Education, Science and Technology has communicated to the University that the 2020 edition of the Mauritius Africa Scholarship Scheme is being cancelled and that the next call for application is scheduled in December 2020.


Contact Information

Postal Address

Admissions and Student Records Office

Professor Sir Edouard Lim Fat Engineering Tower,
University of Mauritius,


Fax Number
Fax No. :  (230) 464 8004
E-Mail Address

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