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CITTA is a research centre of the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Oporto (Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto - FEUP) and the Faculty of Sciences and Technology of the University of Coimbra (Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade de Coimbra - FCTUC).

Vision of CITTA

  • An innovative, creative, dynamic and productive European research centre, developing inter and multidisciplinary applied research, policy and design oriented, in the complementary fields of Spatial Planning, Environmental Policy, and Transport Planning and Engineering, focusing on the roles of cities, urban systems and their transport infrastructure and services under a distinctive post carbon paradigm perspective, able to feed and influence the international research agenda without jeopardizing the potential of knowledge generation associated to the specific nature of local, regional and national planning and transport issues.




Scientific Council

Advisory Council

Paulo Pinho Paulo Conceição Paulo Pinho
Isabel Vázquez
António Pais Antunes
Álvaro Seco
Cynthia Barnhart
Kenneth Button
Patsy Healey
Richard Church
Simin Davoudi


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