UNWTO / GWU Cours universitaire EN LINGNE sur "Le tourisme: un outil pour la coopération internationale et le développement durable"


18 Septembre 2017 - 3 Novembre 2017


The UNWTO.Themis Foundation, in collaboration with The George Washington University, is launching the 2017 University ONLINE Course on “Tourism as a Path to International Cooperation & Sustainable Development”. This intensive course trains university graduates, industry professionals and government official in subject areas related to international cooperation and development through tourism. The course will be held in English, starting from September 18th - December 3rd, 2017.


Tourism as a Path to International Cooperation & Sustainable Development is a professional development programme that consists of complementary, yet stand alone, online and onsite course.


The ONLINE Course prepares university graduates, industry professionals and government officials with the specialized knowledge required to engage in tourism-related international cooperation projects and development.


This University Course has the threefold objective of: (a) providing participants with the latest knowledge and tools for leveraging tourism as a tool for sustainable development; (b) foster practical application of UNWTO’s principles and guidelines for sustainable tourism; and (c) present innovative approaches that contribute to the 2017 United Nations International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development.




Candidates presented for the University Course on Tourism as a Path to International Cooperation & Sustainable Development” willing to apply for the course should be university graduates, industry professionals or government officials from disciplines relevant to tourism and interested in planning international cooperation and sustainable development projects related to tourism.

Candidates should have an excellent command of English, as the Course will be conducted in this language.


Candidates interested in taking part can read all additional information about the ONLINE part of the course by downloading the Brochure and fill out the application form and upload the supporting documents as soon as possible.


Documents must be addressed to:

        Omar Valdez

Executive Director

UNWTO.Themis Foundation




Please note that applying does not mean that the candidate is automatically accepted as a participant.

All candidacies will be considered and evaluated, but only short-listed candidates will be contacted. We will keep all resumes on file for coming initiatives. We would like to thank all applicants in advance for their interest and trust. A final selection of participants will be carried out and those selected will be informed via email.



The Online Course fee is $1,225 USD.




The deadline for application is 21st AUGUST 2017.

The deadline for payment is 01st SEPTEMBER 2017.