Tourism, with competitive employment, compensation and benefits, is one of Macau's leading industries. Numerous employment opportunities, competitive salary, and lower tax policy make tourism the most
sought-after industry in Macau. Discerning and driven individuals inevitably enter the tourism industry
through professional programs.
Faculty of International Tourism and Management (FITM) of City University of Macau was established in
September 2011, in keeping with the direction of Macao's economic development. It was approved by the Macao SAR Government to offer bachelor degree in international tourism and hotel management, and
master degree in international hospitality and tourism management, doctoral degree in international
tourism management, and master degree in international hotel management. In line with the mission of "promoting innovative teaching and scientific research, cultivating high-quality tourism talents, and
fostering social harmony and prosperity", FITM has a vision with "a good reputation and high influence in Macao and the the Asia-Pacific region, a high level of internationalization, distinctive features, and interactive development of industry-academia cooperation". After nearly a decade development, FITM currently
has more than 2,600 full-time undergraduates, master and doctoral students, and dozens of teaching staff and well-known professors.
FITM advocates high-quality teaching and scientific research, and is the first in Macao to achieve full
coverage of the World Tourism Organization TedQual certification in undergraduate, master, and doctoral programs. By the end of June 2020, teachers of FITM have published 116 academic papers in SSCI
academic journals, published 36 various academic works and textbooks, and undertaken 65 various
scientific research projects.
At the same time, FITM continues to expand cooperation channels, build a broader development platform for students, establish close cooperation with many well-known local and overseas tourism companies,
and provide students with professional internships. It also actively boosts the cultivation and development of local talents, and cooperates with large tourism companies to provide a series of "Industrial Assistance and Talent Development Programs" for outstanding local students.
In 2020, subjects of FITM entered top 500 of "ShanghaiRankings Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
2020", ranking 54th for tourism and leisure management, among the top 20% of world universities.
Currently, Macau is striving to build a name for itself as a world tourism and leisure center. Focusing on
improvement of innovation and competitiveness, providing tourists with more quality services, and
ensuring continuous and healthy development of tourism market have become the primary and common goal of the government and the industry. We invite you to join the Faculty to witness the building of world tourism and leisure center and meet the opportunities and challenges of the new economic era.