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Universidade de Aveiro - Portugal
Description organisation:

The university has 12 Departments and 3 Autonomous Sections. The licenciatura of "Management and Tourism Planning" (5 year degree) is lectured by teachers who belong to the Autonomous Section of Industrial Engineering.
Address: Campo Universitário de Santiago
Aveiro 3810-193
Contact person: Maria João Aibéo Carneiro

Many courses are offered in the scope of management, planning, languages, mathematics and computer science. The courses most related to tourism are: Introduction to Tourism, Sociology of Tourism, Transport and Accommodation, Structure and Legislation of Tourism, Tourism and Development I and II, Recreation and Leisure Management, International Tourism, New Product Development in Tourism and Hotel Management.

Under Graduate:


Post Graduate:

Number of students: Approx. 8.600 students
Main teaching language: Portuguese
Other teaching language:

None of the courses of the tourism degree is offered in other language beyond the Portuguese

Students facilities and other practical information

Computers: The University has extensive computing facilities both within each Department and at the Computing and Communications Centre.

Students can have Internet access through the computers located in the Autonomous Section of Industrial Engineering.
ECTS: We are already operating in the ECTS system

The University has many indoor and outdoor facilities (including an indoor complex with a fully equipped games hall)

Fees: The payment of fees depends on whether or not there is a bilateral agreement between the University of Aveiro and the Institution where the student comes from.
Insurance: All registered students will be covered by personal accident insurance for on-Campus activities. EU nationals in possession of the E128 health certificate can obtain health care through the public health service in Portugal.
Term dates:

The academic year is divided into two semesters, each followed by an assessment period. The first semester usually begins in the first week of October and the second semester begins in late February.

Students's accomodation

International students can make their application for accommodation to the Social Services via the International Office. At the university owned residences on (and off) Campus (Undergraduate Residences) the cost of rooms per month (per person) range from 17000 PTE (room for three) to 19000 PTE (room for one) (1 Euro = 200.482 PTE). At the private sector student housing in town (student apartments or lodgings with a family): estimated costs per month range from 25000 PTE (single room with a Portuguese family or in a furnished student flat) to 70000 PTE (fully furnished two-bedroom apartment).

Research interests

Key words:
  • Tourism planning and development
  • Tourism marketing
  • Tourism economics
  • Tourism management
  • Tourism polic
  • rural tourism
  • Tourism in protected areas
Modification date: Wednesday, 26 January 2011

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