15.11.2012 – 14.10.2015 (3 years)
A multi-country project to modernize curricula in sustainable tourism management (SuToMa) and develop a joint understanding about the principles of sustainability.
Tourism development is a regional priority for the Caucasus. Especially for Europeans it is a fascinating area with a rich cultural history and biodiversity. Well educated human resources are needed for sustainable regional development.
Only a sustainable regional development within the tourism sector guarantees a long-term economic, social and ecological welfare for people and following generations.
30 universities, enterprises and NGOs in Azerbaijan, Armenia and Georgia. European partners in Ireland and Latvia, 2 representatives from CIM/GIZ.
Development of 12 new modules for innovative topics which will be integrated into already existing curricula.
A common understanding of sustainability and regional development
Creating modules according to the Bologna standards
Comparable qualification standards
New methods and materials for teacher training
Formal integration of practical placements in the curricula
Implementation of an eLearning platform
Building new international academic cooperation
The Coordinator of the project at Yerevan Brusov State University of Languages and Social Sciences is "International Tourism" Scientific-Educational Center. The staff from BRUSOV YSULS is as follows:
Marine Hayrapetyan - Head of "International Tourism" Scientific-Educational Center, Lecturer
Sona Nersisyan - Lecturer of "International Tourism" Scientific-Educational Center
Liana Movsisyan - Lecturer of "International Tourism" Scientific-Educational Center