Switzerland, Lucerne

International Winter School on Event and Destination Management

when 29 January 2018 - 9 February 2018
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 7 EC

The University of Economics, Prague (VSE), Czech Republic and the Lucerne School of Business (LSoB), Switzerland offer a two-week Winter School programme which takes the participants from one internationally recognised tourist location to another.

Both universities are recognised for the quality of their Tourism and Marketing departments and offer participants valuable insights into the field of event and destination management. The first week in Prague is dedicated to Event Management. It aims to provide students with the theoretical and practical knowledge and skills necessary to organize various congresses, conferences, sports and other events. The second week in Lucerne features Destination Management. It introduces participants to the complexity of tourism destinations, the mutual dependence of various service providers involved and the development of tourism destinations.

Course leader

The University of Economics, Prague (VSE), Czech Republic and the Lucerne School of Business (LSoB), Switzerland

Target group

Bachelor's and master's students who wish to apply for the winter weeks need to fulfil the following criteria:

– They need to have completed a minimum of one semester of university-level study at bachelor's or master's respectively (confirmation of enrolment).

– The working language of the weeks is English. It is advisory that the student's English language level is IELTS 6 or equivalent.

If participants wish to transfer the credits they earn during their time in Prague and/or Lucerne to their home institution, they should obtain approval for credit transfer prior to submission of their application.

Course aim

With numerous, wide-ranging, collaborative ventures, involving national and international partners, the Lucerne School of Business prepares its students for roles in a globalised economy.

Credits info

7 EC
The grading will be done by the University of Economics, Prague (VSE) and the Lucerne School of Business separately. Participants can achieve 4 ECTS for their week in Prague and 3 ECTS for their week in Lucerne. The grading will be done according to the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System.

Fee info

CZK 0: –Fees for students of partner institutions of the University of Economics, Prague (VSE) or the Lucerne School of Business for one week: CZK 33,000
CZK 0: –Fees for students of partner institutions of the University of Economics, Prague (VSE) or the Lucerne School of Business for both weeks: CZK 66,000

Further Options:

–Fees for students of non-partner institutions for one week: CZK 37,000
–Fees for students of non-partner institutions for both weeks: CZK 74,000