Goa University, established in June 1985, is located on the outskirts of Panaji
, on the Taleigao
plateau overlooking the Zuari River
joining the Arabian Sea
It offers courses in Latin American Studies, French, Portuguese, computer science and technology, business administration, marine biotechnology. PG Diploma and certificate courses are also offered. The university has a DOD sponsored research cell in ocean science and technology. A remote sensing laboratory has also been established.