Goals and objectives

  • to build up students' knowledge and experience in the culture, tourism and gastronomy in eastern Portugal.
  • to educate students about the importance of maritime and natural resources and its relationship with sustainability in tourism development.
  • to develop students' interpersonal skills and team spirit through international exchange activities.

Medium of instruction


Intake worldwide


Who can apply

Participants must be current registered full-time undergraduate and postgraduate students of higher education institutions, regardless of country and region, with a good command of the English language.

Target participant age group

18 - 25 years old

Dress code

  • Formal attire is required for welcoming and farewell dinners.
  • Business attire is recommended for presentations.
  • Smart casual wear is good enough for most lectures, visits and excursions.
  • Sport shoes are required for gastronomy workshops.
  • Beachwear is recommended for water sports and beach activities.
  • Revealing or obscene outfit must be avoided at all times.


Participants will be awarded a Certificate of Attendance upon successful completion of the programme.