The two years’ Master's program is developed in cooperation with ETOUR, a leading tourism research center in Northern Europe. With us, students will receive a unique oppo
The two years’ Master's program offered by the Department of Tourism Studies and Geography is developed in cooperation with ETOUR, a leading tourism research center in Northern Europe. With us, students will receive a unique opportunity to gain quality education through cutting-edge courses that link up-to-date research to contemporary practices in the area of tourism and human geography.
In more detail, this problem-based and project-oriented program seeks to develop students as much as professionals by conveying an comprehensive understanding of theoretical, methodological and practical approaches necessary in order to understand and tackle core, contemporary and emerging issues related to complex global phenomena and their implications for local sustainability, policy-making, and decision-making processes related to tourism as well as tourism destination development, planning and governance....
Our master's program offers you a quality education relating to up-to-date research in the area of tourism. The program is linked to ETOUR, a leading tourism research cen
Our master's program offers you a quality education relating to up-to-date research in the area of tourism. The program is linked to ETOUR, a leading tourism research center in Northern Europe.
The program deals with destinations development and sustainability issues. During your education, you as a student take part in an interesting combination of courses, study visits, and independent research. Upon completion of your studies, you have a strong track record that gives you the opportunity to work in leading positions and to conduct research in a global context. Examinations in this program can either be taken tourism or human geography. Teaching in this program takes place in English. The program is offered at Mid Sweden University campus in Östersund, which is an ideal environment for studying tourism and sustainable development. Easy proximity to the Swedish and Norwegian mountains, means that students can easily access many of the region's top destinations. Because the program is linked to the European Tourism Research Institute, this enables students to participate in current research and develop international contacts....
Discover the opportunities and challenges that come with developing tourism destinations in a sustainable way.
Site visits to regional tourism destinations combined with research conducted at Dalarna University aim to give you knowledge as to how sustainable destination development is implemented in Sweden and the world. Interaction with peers and staff from some 15 nations will expand both your professional network as well as your understanding of different cultural needs and values.You will learn about assessing global changes in the tourism industry and interpreting these changes in a local situation. You will gain the ability to critically assess the consequences of different strategies for sustainable tourism destination development. These skills and this knowledge will help you join our many graduates who now work internationally as marketing and project assistants, service center advisors and event managers....