BOURSES pour le cours universitaire de troisième cycle en Gestion de destinations de montagne de l’Université d’Andorra

Date

15 Novembre 2017 - 15 Mars 2018

Sant Julià de Lòria
Andorre

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and its UNWTO.Themis Foundation offer 1 scholarship to officials from UNWTO Member States and 1 scholarship to graduates from a TedQual certified programme for the first international Postgraduate Diploma in Mountain Destination Management, to be held from October 2018 to June 2019.

This Postgraduate Diploma -taught in English, in blended format (online and onsite)- is offered by the University of Andorra in collaboration with the World Tourism Organization, its UNWTO.Themis Foundation and Pallarsactiu, and will provide limited coursework by the Colorado State University and Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts.

The main objective of this postgraduate programme is to ensure excellence for professionals aiming to occupy positions in organisations and tourism companies geared towards improving the competitiveness and sustainability of mountain tourism destinations. As a destination manager, future graduates of this programme will be responsible for all aspects of the tourism experience, planning and implementation, resource management, services, infrastructure, events, activities and all the general elements that ensure the best experience for visitors to their destination.

The Postgraduate Diploma has a total of 30 ECTS credits. Therefore, the students who successfully complete the credits will obtain the Postgraduate Diploma in Mountain Destination Management by the University of Andorra. Moreover, as the Colorado State University (CSU) will deliver some courses for this programme, its credits will be recognised by this University within its Ski Area Management Graduate Certificate Programme.

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

The UNWTO scholarships offered to officials from UNWTO Member States and graduates from Education Institutions with TedQual certified programmes cover 50% of the tuition fees. They do not cover transport to and from the onsite sessions, full-board accommodation during the onsite sessions, or travel insurance (compulsory).

Scholarships will be granted only to candidates accepted by the University of Andorra.

 

REQUIREMENTS for OFFICIALS

Candidates wishing to apply should:

  1. Be an official from UNWTO Member State’s Tourism Administrations;

  2. Be nominated by the highest authority of his/her National Tourism Administration (Minister/ Secretary/ etc.) via a letter of nomination;

  3. Fill out the application form and submit the documents required.

 

REQUIREMENTS for GRADUATES

Candidates wishing to apply should:

  1. Be a graduate from a TedQual certified programme;

  2. Be nominated by the highest authority of his/her Faculty (Dean, etc.) via a letter of nomination

  3. Fill out the application form and submit the documents required.

 

 DEADLINES

  • Application for the scholarship: 15 March 2018

  • Evaluation of candidates: 30th April 2018

  • Announcement of beneficiaries: 15th May 2018

  • Registration at University of Andorra: 31st May 2018

 

INFORMATION

For further information on the Postgraduate Diploma please visit: https://www.mountaindestinationmanagement.com/  or contact Alisa Vaughan at: mountain@uda.ad

For further information on the UNWTO scholarship, please contact Ms Pay Facio at: capacity@unwtothemis.org