Doctorate On Campus


Universidade de Aveiro

36 months
2325 EUR/year
2325 EUR/year
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It is noteworthy that the completion of all the taught modules of the Doctoral Programme in Tourism from Universidade de Aveiro, except for the thesis, will give access to an Advanced Training Course in the Tourism area. 

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The Doctoral Programme in Tourism from Universidade de Aveiro  seeks to create a new research programme, under the umbrella of the Bologna Treaty, and pursues the following objectives: 

  • to create critical and advanced thinking in tourism
  • to contribute for the redesigning of the University of Aveiro tourism school, by re-launching the foundations of the present tourism area and help to creating a revigorated tourism school
  • to contribute for the creation of a more dynamic tourism research pole, capable of articulating the theoretical and scientific knowledge produced in the UA with the needs of the tourism industry. 

These objectives will be supported on the creation of an international tourism school, that will be based on top international scientific criteria.

A holder of a doctoral degree in Tourism should be able to:

  • Identify problems or opportunities for improvement and propose solutions through theories, techniques and
  • tools in the domain of management, economics, and planning in Tourism;
  • Develop learning abilities and research skills consistent with the autonomous development of scientific work
  • in Tourism with applied relevance for the sector;
  • Conciliate the Tourism management and planning process with the requirements of an adequate territory
  • organisation and an effective socio-economic development of destination areas;
  • Promote innovation and the creation of new markets and products in Tourism;
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate the conclusions of the conducted scientific work in international
  • scientific meetings, thinking ahead to the creation of, and integration in international networks.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Knowledge and Strategy in Tourism
  • Marketing In Tourism
  • Research Methodologies In Tourism
  • Tourism And Territory
  • Data Analysis
  • Tourism Economics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


English, Portuguese


180 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Master level degree, or legal equivalent in tourism or tourism related areas.
  • Foreign higher education degree in tourism or tourism related areas awarded on completion of a 2nd cycle study programme organised in accordance with the principles of the Bologna Process by a State adhering to this process. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2325 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 2325 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • National

    2325 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2325 EUR per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Aveiro

500 - 900 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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