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Caribbean International University is a private university duly registered and authorized by the government of Curaçao.


Our university prides itself on offering a wide array of programs that cater to a spectrum of academic interests and career aspirations.

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Whether you are a student, faculty member, or part of our administrative staff, you contribute uniquely to our collective mission of fostering academic excellence and professional development.

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Welcome to Caribbean International University, a vibrant and dynamic center of learning, innovation, and community engagement. As members of this thriving academic community, each of you plays a vital role in shaping a nurturing and inclusive environment where ideas flourish and diverse perspectives are celebrated.

News & Updates

Education Reform Plan Announced

The Minister of Education in Curaçao has unveiled a comprehensive five-year education improvement plan, focusing on enhancing educational standards, digitizing educational data, and restructuring the current system to address declining student numbers and improve resource allocation. For more details on this initiative, visit the Curaçao Chronicle.


Digital Transformation in Education

As part of a global initiative with UNESCO, Curaçao is advancing its digital transformation in the educational sector. This project is part of the UNESCO Global Education Coalition effort to adapt to educational disruptions and enhance learning through technological integration. Learn more about this initiative on UNESCO’s website.


Opening of EducationUSA Advising Center

Curaçao is set to open its first-ever EducationUSA advising center, aimed at promoting U.S. higher education by offering accurate and comprehensive information about studying in the United States. This center is a collaboration between the U.S. Consulate, the Ministry of Education, and Stichting Studiefinanciering Curaçao (SSC). More information is available on the U.S. Consulate’s website.


Curaçao Study and Career Fair 2024

The 30th edition of the Curaçao Study and Career Fair is scheduled for November 2024, focusing on the hospitality industry and technology sector. This event is critical for students and job seekers as it offers opportunities to connect with educational institutions and employers. For more details, visit the Study and Career Fair website.


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