Austria, Villach

Destination Management & Tourism

when 30 June 2016 - 10 July 2016
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 350

The International Summer University Carinthia brings highly motivated and talented students from around the world in the areas of entrepreneurship, architecture and tourism together to develop, create, and innovate ideas and new solutions. Moreover, they create networks in an international and multidisciplinary environment.

Course leader

After a general introduction about iSUC, students will have a profound theoretical introduction by well-known lecturers from Austrian and US American top universities on their specific topic.

Target group

Students and young professionals from the field of Tourism and Destination Management.

Course aim

Aspects of destination marketing and management are in the center of the focus of this track. It fosters knowledge transfer from theory to specific tourism case studies. Participants will be encouraged to challenge theoretical concepts in light of a specific problem statement. What is more, the understanding of traveler behavior will be taken into account when developing new concepts.
Objectives:
Understanding traveler behavior and challenging theoretical concepts
Sustainability and tourism
Pre-trip and on trip information demand
Exploring communication in tourism
Learning in an interdisciplinary and international team
Applying learned knowledge to a destination or tourism sector
Developing ideas and concepts for industry
Supervision and interaction with international mentors

Fee info

EUR 350: € 350 – iSUC university program includes 10 days in a 4 star accommodation and full board (breakfast/lunch/dinner)

Scholarships

Scholarships available for deserving and qualified applicants.