Elisabeth Kastenholz

Prof. and Coordinator of Tourism Studies @ Aveiro University

Elisabeth Kastenholz is Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics, Management and Industrial Engineering (UAVR) and a researcher at GOVCOPP – Research Unit on Governance, Competitiveness and Public Policies. She holds a degree in Public Administration/Foreign Affairs (German Institute of Public Administration of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs). She also holds a Master’s degree on Management (Management School of Oporto) and a PhD in Tourism. Currently she is the coordinator of the Master’s degree in Management and Planning in Tourism at Aveiro University.

She has been involved in several research projects and has been published articles, both at international and national levels. She also coordinates the project “The overall rural tourism experience and sustainable local community development”, financed by FCT.