The School

School of Hospitality and Tourism is one of the organic units of IPCA and began operating in the academic year of 2017/2018, being part of the public polytechnic higher education network.

The School was born from a strategic plan to affirm IPCA in the area of Tourism and in the Ave region and will soon have its headquarters in the city of Guimarães.

A School focused on higher education and applied research in different areas of hospitality and tourism, attentive to the evolution of training needs in an expanding sector.

This Sc hool offers 1st and 2nd cycle courses as well as postgraduate courses and short courses.

With a young and qualified teaching staff, ESHT’s mission is to be a reference school and guide its activities towards excellence.

School of Hospitality and Tourism stands out for its learning model in a real context, based on the teaching model of some of the best international hotel and tourism schools, providing students with the acquisition of transversal skills by experiencing the reality of hotel and tourism. in different areas of intervention.