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.
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.
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: Liberec and Olomouc
Organizer: University College of Business, 5 ECTS credits
Price: 990 EURO (price includes course fee and all course materials, accommodation in the university dormitory, accommodation during field trips, all transport to the field trips, welcome and farewell party, entrance fees and non-stop students´ assistance)
Programme of the summer school:
Weekend 9 – 11 August 2019 – arrival to Prague, pick-up of participants from the airport, accommodation at the university dormitory – see https://www.vso.cz/en/accommodation
Organization of classes/instruction
There will be 6 classes per 45 minutes a day, organized in 3 blocks per 90 minutes. Classes during the days of theoretical instruction are organized as follows:
9.00 – 10.30, 11.00 – 12.30 (1 hour lunch break) and 13.30 – 15.00
However, half of the course will be done by field of field work and field trips, where different schedules shall apply.
Optional weekend in Vienna/wine-tasting in Southern Moravia
Weekend 23 – 25 August 2019: departure of students or continuation at a course “UNESCO in the Czech Republic”, held between 26 August 2019 and 6 September 2019.
see you in prague!