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In Porto region there is a wide range of wine and tourism courses, offering different levels of expertise, thus serving every type of student’s profile, from those looking for becoming professionals to those just aiming for self development and recreation.
Universities and Institutes offer several courses corresponding to first, second and third cycles of studies leading to undergraduate, graduate or doctorate degrees.
To discover some of the available offers, just browse through their websites.
University of Porto (UP)
A benchmark institution for Higher Education and Scientific Research in Portugal and one of the top 200 European Universities according to the most relevant international ranking systems.
- First degree in Agricultural engineering
- Master's degree in Wine, Tourism and Innovation
- Master's degree in Agricultural Engineering
- Master's degree in Viticulture and Oenology Engineering
- Doctor's Degree in Agricultural Sciences
International Programmes at the University of Porto.
University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD)
Located in Vila Real, it is a high-level institution, dedicated to the creation, transmission and diffusion of culture, knowledge and science.
- Bachelor degrees: Agronomic engineering, Oenology, Tourism
- Masters degrees: Agronomic Engineering, Oenology and Viticulture
- PhD: Agribusiness & Sustainability, Agriculture and Forestry Sciences
Check out their admission conditions for foreign students.
Polytechnic Institute of Viana do Castelo (IPVC)
A regional institution, whose aims are a qualified human, cultural, scientific, technical and professional training, to carry out necessary research to accomplish its mission and to cooperate with the regional community of Alto-Minho, particularly with its productive and entrepreneurial sectors.
- Udergraduate in Agronomy - Plant Production / Animal Production
- Undergraduate in Tourism (Daytime and evening classes)
- Master in Innovative Tourism Development
Admission of International Students
Polytechnic Institute of Porto - School of Hospitality and Tourism
The School of Hospitality and Tourism is located in Campus 2 of the Plytecnic Institute of Porto, and it offers a Post Graduate in Wine Tourism
Also, it has developed a Wine School, which is a space for sharing know-how in the wine area, with a set of master classes for professionals and another for the general public with a common passion for wine. For the general public, they have prepared a set of courses, from the initiation to the tasting to thematic courses, with the aim of exchanging experiences and strengthening links between higher education, producers, winemakers and the final consumer.
Escolas do Turismo de Portugal - School of Hospitality and Tourism of Porto
It is a reference in the Training for Hospitality and Tourism Sector, offering courses aimed at meeting the needs of the Tourism Sector.It currently offers a range of Technological Specialization Courses that respond to the enormous challenges proposed by companies in the sector.
Foreign citizens applications
Finally, there are numerous short training courses, such as workshops or master classes, regularly promoted by entities linked with wine production and selling, namely the ones realized by some of our Best Of Wine Tourism winners, which are available to every visitor in several languages.