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Tourism and Culture Management

Ano Letivo: 2014/15


Provide a solid scientific, technological and social learning, supported by a programme and courses that includes contact with real situations and laboratories experiences. This cycle of studies is based on the development of a diverse set of skills and competencies that permits excellent career opportunities and pursue postgraduate studies.



The study program aims at providing the students with a technical and humanistic background that will allow them to contribute to the Portuguese and European heritage in line with the sustainability of tourism industry and taking into account the connections between tourism and cultural heritage activities. This study program includes a wide range of areas such as Law, Accountancy, Mathematics, Information and Communication, Languages and Administration.


Course coordinator

Eunice Ferreira Ramos Lopes

Eunice Ferreira Ramos Lopes

Gabinete: B 189 (ESGT) ext:3181
t.: 249 328 100
ext.: 3181
endereço de e-mail

Erasmus coordinator

Hermínia Maria Pimenta Ferreira Sol

Hermínia Maria Pimenta Ferreira Sol

Gabinete: B180
t.: + 351 249 328100
ext.: 7221
endereço de e-mail

Administrative Support Staff

Isabel Maria Lopes Pereira

Isabel Maria Lopes Pereira

Gabinete: B 115
t.: 249 328 290
ext.: 3108
endereço de e-mail
Ano Letivo: 2014/15

Publication in the Diário da República: RCC 21/12/2010 [DR.4930/2011 21.03.2011]

Plano curricular
Cód. UC Area ECTS Lecturer
Obg. Opt.
1º Semestre
964104 Computer ScienceTecnologias da Informação e Comunicação 5
964105 Geography and TourismArqueologia 5
964102 Lusophone Language and Literatures ILínguas 3
964103 Mathematics for Social SciencesMatemática 5
964106 Research Methods in Culture and TourismPatrimónio Cultural 6
964101 Tourism SystemTurismo 6
2º Semestre
964111 Economics and Sociology of TourismTurismo 5
964109 English ILínguas 6
964137 French ILínguas 6
964138 German ILínguas 6
964107 History IHistória 5
964112 Introduction to Business AdministrationGestão 5
964108 Lusophone Language and Literatures IILínguas 3
964141 Spanish ILínguas 6


Plano curricular
Cód. UCArea ECTS Lecturer
Obr. Opt.
1º Semestre
964117 English IILínguas 6
964139 French IILínguas 6
964114 General AccountingContabilidade 4
964140 German IILínguas 6
964116 History IIHistória 5
964142 Spanish IILínguas 6
964113 Tourism LawDireito 3
964115 Tourist OperationsTurismo 6
2º Semestre
964123 Art History IHistória 6
964119 Cultural Events and EntertainmentPatrimónio Cultural 6
964121 Descriptive StatisticsMatemática 3
964122 Management AccountingContabilidade 4
964124 Portuguese Ethnography and Traditional ArtsPatrimónio Cultural 5
964120 Tourism and Culture PromotionTurismo 6


Plano curricular
Cód. UCArea ECTS Lecturer
Obr. Opt.
1º Semestre
964129 Archaeology and Development of On-Site MuseumsArqueologia 4
964127 Art History IIHistória 5
964126 International TourismTurismo 4
964128 Management of Tourism UnitsTurismo 4
964130 Safeguard of Cultural HeritagePatrimónio Cultural 6
964125 Tourism PlanningTurismo 7
2º Semestre
964135 Art History IIIHistória 5
964132 Business TourismTurismo 5
964134 Information Society: Tourism and CultureTecnologias da Informação e Comunicação 3
964136 Integrated Tourism and Culture ProjectTuris.+ Patr.Cult.+ Hist.+ Arq.(*) 11
964131 Local Management for Tourism and CulturePatrimónio Cultural 6
964143 Professional TrainingTuris.+ Patr.Cult.+ Hist.+ Arq.(*) 11

Publication in the Diário da República: Despacho nº 14880/2013 de 15/11/2013

Professional Goals

Career prospects for graduates from this program include working in local, central and regional government bodies, public or private organisations engaged in land management and tourist public and private cultural entertainment organisations; tourist companies and resorts; tourist operators and travel agencies; consulting and project companies; international cooperation, particularly within the context of the Community of Portuguese-Speaking Countries; vocational education and training. Graduates from this study program are prepared to perform as:

  • Tourism and cultural tourism technicians;
  • Product managers in tourism;
  • Event managers;
  • Tourism promoters;
  • Tourist operators;
  • Travel agency operators;
  • Hotel managers;
  • Middle managers in the sphere of museums and museography;
  • Cultural heritage technicians;
  • Among others.

Locais de funcionamento


Ano Letivo: 2014/15