180 ECTS credits distributed across 6 curricular semesters (3 years), each with 40 weeks of full-time study (20 weeks per semester). Total study hours per year: 1620 (1 ECTS credit = 27 study hours).
The course curriculum comprises 6 compulsory modules per semester, most of them compulsory, and first- and second-year students can choose among the foreign languages available such as French I and II or German I or II. Third-year students must carry out an Integrated Tourism & Culture Project or a Professional Internship.
Furthermore, the course curriculum includes the module "Integrated Tourism & Culture Project/Professional Internship" worth 11 ECTS credits which can be undertaken in a public or private institution with which the ESGT has formal links. These qualification criteria are based on the provisions set out in Decree-law No.74/2006, dated 24 March.
- the candidates who have completed level-4 Vocational Programs (20%).