European Dimension in Qualifications for the Tourist Sector




Tourism trade fair ITB Berlin 2016, which is a leading forum in tourism industry takes place in Berlin 9-13 March 2016. From the experts’ points of view, the exhibition announces brand-new tendencies in tourism industry development, global trends for tourism product establishment as well as relevant segments of tourism industry implementation. The exhibition is a guide to integration of advanced IT technologies in tourism sector; it attracts principal tour operators, authorities, corporate clients and private customers.

In the framework of ITB Berlin trade fair members of consortium presented Erasmus + project “European Dimension in Qualifications for the Tourist Sector” (EurDiQ) implemented since December 2015. The main objective of the project is to harmonize educational programs of tourism industry in Russia and Kyrgyzstan with learning outcomes and qualification standards integration based on best European practices. Realization of this project contributes to competitiveness and employment of partner countries graduates. During the implementation of this project, pilot version of master’s program in tourism is to be developed by partners from Russia, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Germany, Great Britain and Cyprus. Within the forum, members of consortium are going to visit Training Centre for specialists in tourism industry under Berlin Chamber of Commerce and Industry, participate in master classes held by outstanding chefs, familiarize with training programs for tourism specialists (waiter, chef, porter, etc.). The facilitator of the international forum is University of Applied Sciences of Schwerin (Germany).


Project Dates

: June 5, 2019: Institutional monitoring of EurDiq project at DSTU, Rostov-on-Don, Russia

APRIL 09, 2019: EurDiQ project Monitoring at Financial University, Moscow, Russia

February 26-28, 2019: EURDIQ Project Final Conference, Baltic International Academy, Riga, Latvia

February 1 - 2, 2019: EURDIQ Project Quality Assurance Meeting, Baltic International Academy, Riga, Latvia

January 14-16, 2019: EURDIQ Project Meeting, Financial University, Moscow, Russia

November 15 - 21, 2018: IV International Scientific Conference “Children and Youth Tourism: Education Technologies”, St. Petersburg – Riga

May 28-29, 2018: International dissemination conference at DSTU, Rostov-on-Don, Russia

April 11, 2018: Seminar “Modern approaches to organising distance learning” at Saint Petersburg State University of Economics, Russia

April 5-7, 2018: Conference “Cultural Heritage and Tourist Areas: creative approaches in development”, Riga, Latvia

February 15, 2018: Seminar at the Ministry of Education and Science of the Kyrgyz Republic in Bishkek

January 17-20, 2018: VII Europe+Asia Event Forum EFEA 2018 was held in St. Petersburg, Russia

December 21, 2017: Regular coordination meeting was held at SPbSUE

December 8, 2017: Monitoring of the EurDiQ project at the Adam / BAFE University in Bishkek

July 10-15, 2017: Workshop in Issykkul State University and Bishkek Academy of Finance within EurDiQ project

July 4-11, 2017: III International Youth Scientific and Practical Summer school “Management and Marketing in Tourism: MICE Qualification & Experience Design”, Riga, Latvia

May 30, 2017: Project Monitoring at SPbSU, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

May 2– 7, 2017: Seminar ”Methodology of OS and QF development. Part 2” Nicosia, Cyprus

March 9-11, 2017: Seminar “ Methodology of OS and QF development”, Moscow, Russia

November 21 – 23, 2016: Development of tourism occupational standards and qualification frameworks, London, The UK

September 15 – 17, 2016: Session of Strategic planning the professional competences with tourist enterprises, Sochi, Russia

May 23 – 25, 2016: Methodology of OS and QF development, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

March 9 – 14, 2016: Study traveling seminar Schwerin – Berlin, Germany

January 14 -15 2016: Kick-off meeting, International academic forum, Riga, Latvia

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