Joint Masters in International Tourism and Events Management/ ITEM

Project type: Erasmus Multilateral

Period: 01.10.2012. – 31.10.2014.

Total budget: 396 674 EUR

Aim: To develop a joint interdisciplinary master’s study programme in International Tourism and Event Management to be executed in three Baltic countries, with support and joint expertise of 5 countries in order to support modernisation, internationalisation and innovation aspects in higher education.

Main activities:

  • Perform detailed needs and employability analysis in order to provide framework and justification for the content of the modules;
  • Develop and adapt a student group consultancy project module;
  • Develop and adapt the content of the programme and foreseen modules;
  • Work out the organizational framework for the implementation of the jointly delivered study programme;
  • Develop and cooperation model with industry.

Project partners:

  • Lead partner: Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences
  • Estonian School of Hotel and Tourism Management EHTE, Estonia
  • Klaipeda University, Lithuania
  • Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
  • International Centre of Studies on Tourism Economy (CISET), Italy
  • Association of Hotels and Restaurants of Latvia

Study directions: Tourism, Information technology


Project manager in ViA: Iveta Putniņa
Tel: +371 26182255

Other involved staff:
Iveta Druva Druvaskalne, Ilze Grīnfelde, Vineta Silkāne, Agita Līviņa, Ilze Grīnfelde, Inese Ebele, Linda Lotiņa