CiTUR is a R&D unit from the polytechnic subsystem of Portuguese higher education, which comprises over 200 researchers  from 17 institutions (polytechnics and universities).


CiTUR focuses on fostering multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary applied research, and on stimulating the production and sharing of scientific knowledge in tourism.


We aim to become leaders in applied research, development and innovation and to be recognized by society, e.g. citizens, business and stakeholders, for our outstanding ability to generate and share knowledge in tourism.