Lurdes Martins is a Professor at the Polytechnic Institute of Viseu, where she teaches and English in the Bachelor of Tourism and the Technical Course of Wine Tourism. She is currently the coordinator of the Wine Tourism course. Between 2012 and 2018, she coordinated Erasmus + mobility in the Management Department and was co-responsible for the creation of 3 International Semesters aimed at Erasmus students. She has been part of virtual exchange projects since 2014. Since then she has collaborated in the planning and implementation of virtual exchange projects with Germany, the USA, Canada, Ghana, Kenya, Italy and France. The participation in these projects has allowed participation in international conferences and some publications. She has Postgraduate Education in Multimedia in Education and has developed a PhD thesis in the area of Web 2.0 technologies in foreign language learning. Her research interests focus on virtual exchange, international project planning and management, and languages for specific purposes.