Cours universitaire de troisième cycle en Gestion de destinations de montagne de l’Université d’Andorre


30 Avril 2018

Sant Julià de Lòria

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and its UNWTO.Themis Foundation are pleased to announce that the registration for the first international Postgraduate Diploma in Mountain Destination Management, is now open.

This Postgraduate Diploma, offered by the University of Andorra in collaboration with the World Tourism Organization, its Foundation and Pallarsactiu, will include limited coursework provided by Colorado State University and Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts.

It will be taught in English, in blended format (online and onsite) from October 2018 to June 2019.

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 with a curriculum that will offer students the opportunity to complete two itineraries -of 16 ECTS each- in order to focus on their professional career through greater specialisation and thus, improve their chances of employment. Therefore, the students who successfully complete the 16 ECTS credits of one itinerary will acquire a Postgraduate Certificate in Mountain Tourism Destination Planning and/or a Postgraduate Certificate in Mountain Tourism Destination Marketing by the University of Andorra.

In addition, the students who successfully complete the 30 ECTS credits of the programme will obtain the Postgraduate Diploma in Mountain Destination Management by the University of Andorra.

Moreover, as Colorado State University (CSU) will deliver some courses for these postgraduate programmes, its credits will be recognised by this University within its Ski Area Management Graduate Certificate Programme.



Candidates are invited to apply for this Postgraduate Diploma on Mountain Destination Management via



The deadline for the application is 30th April 2018.



For further information on the Postgraduate Diploma please contact Ms Alisa Vaughan at: