Instituto de Formação Turística

country rank  4
world rank  3695

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University Overview

Founded in 1995, Instituto de Formação Turística (Institute for Tourism Studies) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Macao (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Gabinete do Secretário para os Assuntos Sociais e Cultura, Macau (Office of the Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture, Macao), Instituto de Formação Turística (IFT) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Instituto de Formação Turística (IFT) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 25 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this Macau higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name 旅遊學院
Name Institute for Tourism Studies
Acronym IFT
Founded 1995
Colours Blue, yellow and gray

University Location

Address Colina de Mong-Há
Macao (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)

T +853 2856 1252
F +853 2851 9058

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office Colina de Mong-Há
+853 2856 1252

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Instituto de Formação Turística's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Gabinete do Secretário para os Assuntos Sociais e Cultura, Macau

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Higher Education Bureau-Macao

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association for Tourism and Leisure Education (ATLAS)
  • Asia-Pacific Education and Training Institutes in Tourism (APETIT)
  • Asian Academy of Heritage Management (AAHM)
  • Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA)
  • Asia Pacific Tourism Association (APTA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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