Institute Introduction

Institute for Research on Portuguese-speaking countries(IROPC)


Instituto para a Investigação dos Países de Língua Portuguesa


IROPC is a research and resource academic institute aiming to systematically study, teach and publish on:


  • Macau economic, trade and cultural platform between China and Portuguese-speaking countries.

  • Society and Economy, History, anthropology and cultural heritage of Portuguese-speaking countries.

  • Development, Social and Economic changes in Portuguese-speaking countries.

  • China diplomatic, economic and cultural exchanges with Portuguese-speaking countries.

  • Resource Directory of Chinese firms in Portuguese-speaking countries and from Portuguese-speaking countries in China.

  • Gathering academics, local and international researchers throughout projects, conferences, workshops and seminars.

  • Publishing a biannual academic journal FinisTerra.

  • Offering Master and PhD programs in “Portuguese-speaking countries studies”.

  • Hosting and supporting Macau “One Belt, One Road” Center, which is devoted to systematic research of China’s“One Belt, One   Road”Initiative. 

  • Collecting Data, Indexes, and academic resource from Portuguese-speaking countries.