Carlos Ferreira

Carlos Ferreira.

Research, Seniors


Academic institution


PhD in Geography (Regional and Local Planning), from the University of Lisbon. From 1991 to 2008 Carlos worked in a consultancy firm, on spatial planning, tourism strategies, local/regional development, policy/project assessment. He is Assistant Professor at the Department of Geography and Tourism, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Coimbra, Portugal, focusing on: tourism planning and development; social tourism; tourism geographies; leisure and tourism facing demographic ageing; Big Data and tourist mobilities.
He is an invited teacher in several post-graduate (PhD and Master) programs and responsible for 18 completed or ongoing PhD and Master supervisions. As a consultant or academic Carlos coordinated several research projects/studies, both national and international. Published over 15 peer reviewed papers, 16 sections of books and 2 books.

Publications related to tourism (general)


Publications related to social tourism