Institute for Tourism Studies

country rank  4
world rank  2321

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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 medium-sized city of Macau (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Macao. 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 24 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 Institute for Tourism Studies
Name 旅遊學院
Acronym IFT
Founded 1995
Colours Blue, yellow and gray

University Location

Address Colina de Mong-Há
Macau (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
T +853 2856 1252
F +853 2851 9058

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

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

Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Instituto de Formação Turística's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Gabinete do Secretário para os Assuntos Sociais e Cultura, Macau

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Higher Education Bureau-Macao


  • 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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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019