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Institute of Tourism Studies (INSETUR)


Institute of Tourism Studies (INSETUR)

ATLAS (Association for Tourism and Leisure Education)

The Association of Tourism and Leisure Education (ATLAS) was founded in 1991 to develop transnational education initiatives in tourism and leisure. ATLAS provides a forum to promote staff and student exchanges and transnational research, and to facilitate curriculum and professional development. ATLAS currently has members in more than 70 countries.

The ATLAS network representative is Dr Lluís Mundet

NECSTOUR ( European Region Network for Sustainable and Competitive Tourism)

NECSTouR is the European Regional Network that brings together 28 Regional Tourism Authorities associated with 30 representatives of the Sustainable and Competitive Tourism academic and business sectors.

The NECSTouR network representative is Dr Lluís Prats.

For further information, consult the following link:

RED INTUR (Interuniveristy network of Postgraduate courses in Tourism)

The RED INTUR network is made up of 24 Spanish universities that teach postgraduate programmes in different areas of Tourism. Its purpose is to join forces to achieves shared objectives, from cooperation in teaching postgraduate courses to fostering exchange and mobility among teachers and students, conducting R+D+I projects, transferring knowledge and any other activities in relation to postgraduate studies and Doctoral Degrees.

The RED INTUR network representative is Dr Jordi Comas.

For further information, consult the following link:

UNITWIN (University Twinning and Networking)

The UNITWIN / UNESCO Chairs programme promotes international cooperation between universities and the creation of networks to improve institutional capacities through knowledge exchange and collaborative work. The Programme supports the creation of UNESCO Chairs and UNITWIN Networks in key priority areas related to UNESCO's areas, i.e. education, natural and social sciences, culture and communication. At present, more than 854 institutions from 134 countries participate in the program.

The UNITWIN network representative is Dr Dolors Vidal.

For further information, consult the following link:

UNIMED (Union of Mediterranean Universities)

UNIMED, the Mediterranean Universities Union, set up in October 1991, is an association of universities from countries in the Mediterranean basin. It includes 84 associated Universities from 20 countries on both sides of the Mediterranean (data updated in October 2015).

The aim of UNIMED is to develop university research and teaching in the Euro-Mediterranean area in order to contribute to scientific, cultural, social and economic cooperation. UNIMED acts in different fields: material and immaterial cultural heritage, economy, energy, environment, management of water resources, transport, health, media, new technologies, history and tourism. The idea that best illustrates our association is that of a University without Walls.

The UNIMED network representative is the scientific director of the Tourism Campus, Dr José A. Donaire.

For more information, view the following link:

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