Post-Graduation in Creative Gastronomy


Program Description

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In recent years, gastronomic tourism has grown considerably and has become one of the most dynamic and creative segments of tourism. Both destinations and tourism companies are aware of the importance of gastronomy to diversify tourism and stimulate local, regional and national economic development. Additionally, Gastronomic Tourism essentially includes ethical and sustainable values based on territory, landscape, sea, local culture, local products and authenticity, which is something that has in common with current trends in cultural consumption.

It is in this context that the Universidade Europeia promotes the 3rd edition of the Post-Graduation in Creative Gastronomy, in partnership with AHRESP - Association of Hospitality, Catering and Similars of Portugal.

The Graduate Program in Creative Gastronomy is an excellent opportunity for those who want to develop a career, acquire or deepen knowledge in this business area, characterized by profound changes and constant innovation. Training and updating the knowledge of human resources in tourism is a core factor to ensure the competitiveness of companies.

This program consists of 22 curricular units and 5 master classes that will allow participants to develop highly specialized academic-professional skills to face the challenges of a global tourism market, providing trainees with skills in the field of management, innovation, marketing and operational planning in the field of gastronomy.


  • Strong connection to the business world;
  • Strongly practice-oriented program;
  • Integration of the program in a University strongly oriented to internationalization;
  • High sector employability;
  • The breadth of the curricular units makes it possible to provide trainees with essential skills for the gastronomy professional in a contemporary world.


Provide trainees with the essential skills for a successful career in the catering sector. hospitality and tourism, both in terms of strategic, marketing or innovation, as well as in the context of operational management. In addition to the technical knowledge of an academic nature, the program has a very striking practical component, oriented towards the resolution of problems with real applicability in the life of companies, having in the realization of optional curricular units a way to align with the motivations of the participant.


Professionals in the area of Catering, Hospitality and Tourism who wish to acquire or update skills in terms of management and innovation in the sector;

Young graduates who intend to perform functions in the area of Catering, Hospitality and Tourism.

Last updated Mar 2020

About the School

The Universidade Europeia is located in Portugal and offers access to student-centered quality education.

The Universidade Europeia is located in Portugal and offers access to student-centered quality education. Read less
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