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Macao Institute for Tourism Studies (IFTM)

Colina de Mong-Há Macao,
Macao S.A.R., China View map
Macau SAR


Macao Institute for Tourism Studies, Macao (IFTM), established in 1995, is a public institution of higher education in Macao that offers degree programmes and professional training in tourism and hospitality. IFTM offers degree and professional programmes in a wide range of tourism-related disciplines such as hospitality, tourism business, heritage, events, retail and marketing, leisure and entertainment, sports and recreation, creative and cultural studies, and culinary arts. The mission of IFTM is to become a leading higher education institution in tourism and service industry studies that equips students with professional knowledge and technical competence in preparation for their future leadership responsibilities in the industry. IFTM will continue to strive ahead in its quest of learning and educational innovation, fostering professionals and making contributions to the tourism development of Macao and of the Asia Pacific region.

Its two campuses offer outstanding facilities and services, including a training hotel and restaurant, where students can learn by doing, as well as demonstrations classrooms.

93% proportion of alumni said IFTM readied them for workplace. Majority of IFTM graduates are satisfied with the education they received.

Over 78% found work in the tourism and hospitality industry, while nearly 9% pursued further education.

The Institute for Tourism Studies is involved in a number of study abroad programmes, including the APETIT Marco Polo programme, a network of universities created by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP). Email the university for more info here.

Read a brochure for non-local students here.
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