Overview:Founded in 2004, the CITAR is an Academic Research Center of School of the Arts of the Portuguese Catholics University who foster interdisciplinary collaboration and promote theoretical and applied research in their creative production. The center has extended its activities in 2007 from Digital Arts towards Music Studies, Theory of the Arts and Cultural Heritage Study, Conservation and Management. These different research groups, representing multiple disciplinary interests, have created a unique academic environment dedicated to envisioning an interdisciplinary dialogue between Arts and Science.
To develop activities R&D in the fields of Science and Technology of the Arts.
To conduct scientific and technology activity research, theoretical and experimental, in the scientific fields Science and Technology in the Arts;
To support bridges between the arts, humanities, and sciences;
To promote and support human resources formation in its activity field including pos-graduated studies;
To foster interdisciplinary, particularly through the development of collaboration projects with other research units;
Disseminate scientific knowledge in its expertise field, namely through publications publishing and conference organization;
Promote scientific mobility between institution and researchers, national and international;
To develop projects for the community.