France, Nice-Toulouse-Angers-Paris

Tourism Destination Management

when 25 June 2016 - 23 July 2016
language English
duration 4 weeks
fee EUR 5000

Courses take place over a four-week period: THE RIVIERA -TOULOUSE - ANGERS PARIS.
The summer school programme is a unique opportunity for students to travel in France and study tourism management at French universities. It has been designed to provide a "Grand Tour" of France, combining the courses with the discovery of famous French sights, monuments, historic cities, art and cultural events. Students are awarded a diploma upon successful completion of the course.

Course leader

The French University of Tourism is an association of thirteen prestigious institutes and universities. It was founded in 2010 with the objective of providing an exciting educational and cultural experience, sharing e

Target group

The summer school is open to holders of a bachelor degree or equivalent.

Course aim

Enrich your career
Students enrolled in the "Tourism Management: Learning from France" programme receive a joint-diploma co-signed by the participating institutions of the French University of Tourism.

Experience the best that France has to offer
France is the world's number one tourist destination offering a mix of diverse landscapes and a huge range of cultural resources. Through field-trips, cultural visits and expert-led tours, the programme gives students first-hand experience of the French tourism cultural product.

Be part of a unique academic setting
The summer school programme is grounded in a solid academic setting backed by researchers, professionals and practitioners dedicated to disseminating France's tourism expertise and know-how. Students are offered a variety of approaches and perspectives on the tourism industry. Classes are thought-provoking and engaging and encourage interactive participation from students.

Gain theoretical and practical skills
The summer school has been designed to ensure that theoretical knowledge goes hand in hand with a practical understanding of the major issues in the tourism industry. This is achieved through the different classes and various field-trips that form an integral part of the programme. Courses are taught both by leading researchers and practitioners of major French tourism firms. Students will learn by interacting with seasoned professionals who are eager to share their experience.

Develop your professional network and expand your cultural horizons
The degree in Tourism Destination Management enables students to widen their network by meeting important stakeholders in the French tourism industry – professors, practitioners and policymakers alike. Likewise, the summer school offers a useful network for the future career of young professionals.

Share an incredible experience with fellow students and experts from around the world
The summer school brings together students from different countries for a multicultural and unforgettable experience.

Credits info

20 credits may be given by the participating universities through vaidation of the sumer school

Fee info

EUR 5000: Tuition and fees are €5,000 per student. This covers payment for the courses, field trips, accommodation, meals from Monday to Saturday (meals on Sunday are not included) and local and national transport. Students are responsible for their own travel costs and arrangements to attend the course (i.e. incoming travel to Nice and outgoing travel from Paris).