Czech Republic, Prague

Modern Approaches Towards Tourism – Applied Examples from Prague

when 11 August 2019 - 23 August 2019
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 EC
fee EUR 990

The programme will be based on application of tourism. The whole programme will be based upon combination of classical tuition in classrooms combined with field trips.
Students will during this summer school experience:
• Magnificent city of Prague from the point of view of locals
• Attend following cities, where they will have an occasion to spend also some spared time: Prague, Liberec, Olomouc and Dresden
• Czech Republic is very safe and affordable country with low living expenses-see http://www.studyin.cz/living-costs/

Course leader

Ing. Juraj Chebeň, Ph.D. Academic Coordinator (e-mail: summerschool@vso-praha.eu, phone: +420 731 689 963)

Target group

Applicants must be undergraduate (Bachelor) students or major students with an interest in modern tourism approaches and interested in Prague and the Czech Republic.

Course aim

The goal of the program is to provide the students with an on-hand experience in designing touristic products in the wonderful city of Prague. The programme will be based on the mix of theoretic disciplines, mainly geography, culture, history and the theories of tourism with the practical application of this knowledge in Prague and some selected Czech cities.
The curriculum was designed to provide a unique opportunity to experience Prague not as a mere place of a touristic visit, but also as an object of the study. It also makes possible cultural immersion through extracurricular activities including many field trips. Students are also integrated into the local life through numerous events, walking trips, fun and sports activities.

Credits info

5 EC
At the beginning of the program, students participate in an intensive introduction to Czech culture as well as the orientation at the university, which is located at the very heart of Prague, and the city of Prague. The programme explains the way how to prepare touristic products and students will apply this knowledge on the cases in Prague.
Field Trips are academically interlinked with in-class sessions and are designed to provide better understanding of the discussed issues. The program lecturers guide all of the following trips: South Moravia, Bata's Canal

Fee info

EUR 990: Price includes course fee and all course materials, accommodation and half board, welcome and farewell party, all transport to the field trips, entrance fees and non-stop students´ assistance). The price does not include the cost of a weekend trip.