The University of Technology was opened in 2001 with a focus on industrial systems engineering, software engineering, tourism and hospitality management and public sector management.
The University of Technology, Mauritius has the determination to become one of the leading tertiary education institutions of the region. UTM is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities.
The role of the UTM extends beyond the traditional roles of instruction and academic research. It is assisting in the economic and social development of the Republic of Mauritius and the Indian Ocean region through the application and commercialisation of advanced management and technical knowledge in close collaboration with government, industry and business.