The EMTM Course offers a truly integrated study programme already recognised in all the participating countries. When students have acquired 120 ECTS they will obtain a EMTM multiple degree and the Diploma Supplement.
The first semester, Term 1 (30 ECTS,September January) is carried out at the University of Southern
Denmark at the Kolding campus (Faculty of Humanities). Students are introduced, at an advanced level, to the conceptualization and strategic communication of sustainability and competitiveness in tourism development and management.
Individual courses have been selected and designed to fulfill these objective.
The second semester, Term 2 (30 ECTS, February - June) is carried out at the University of Ljubljana (Faculty of Economics). Students, with the knowledge acquired on sustainable tourism development and management, are involved in courses regarding the policy instruments, indicators and management tools available for governmental sustainable policy making in tourism development. Additionally, students are introduced to the
research methods they will use in the completion of the Master thesis in the fourth semester.
The third semester, Term 3 (30 ECTS, September January) is carried out at the University of Girona (Faculty of Tourism and Communication). After having gathered an advanced knowledge on sustainable tourism concepts and policy strategies, the third semester is devoted to fully analyze the actual and effective implementation by private businesses, public administrations and public-private partnerships and networks of processes of competitive and sustainable tourism product and destination development and management. Focus will be on contemporary issues of strategic importance like, local destination tourism planning, partnership and network management, product innovation and quality management, economic management of destinations and tourism products, urban and cultural tourism management, relational and contractual arrangements in tourism management.
The fourth semester, Term 4 is exclusively devoted to the completion of the Master thesis