European Dimension in Qualifications for the Tourist Sector




The final international conference “European Dimension in Qualifications for the Tourist Sector” for EurDiQ project in the framework of the European Commission Erasmus+ program took place on 26-28 February 2019 at Baltic International Academy (Latvia). The participants of the conference were representatives of the following partner counties: Latvia, Great Britain, Cyprus, Germany, Kirgizstan, and Russia. In the framework of the final conference S.A. Buka, Chairman of Baltic International Academy Senate, and E.A. Gorbashko, vice-rector for Scientific Research of the St. Petersburg Economic University, gave the welcome speech. The head of the International Center for Research and Project Management of St. Petersburg State University of Economics Elena Vasilyevna and the Head of the “Hotel and Restaurant Service, Tourism and Leisure Organization” department of Baltic International Academy Marina Gunare delivered a presentation on the dissemination of the project and implementation of its results, as well as on methods of implementation of professional standards in educational programs. EurDiQ project is being carried out for three years in the framework of the European Commission Erasmus+ program. During this time, professiograms for workers in the tourism industry were created for partner HEIs from Russia and Kirgizstan in compliance with advanced standards of international education and within the framework of qualifications and professional standards, taking into account the competencies and results of education; created interdisciplinary approaches and technologies in creation of the educational programs and IT-accompaniment of the educational process; organized internship for DSTU students in the field of “Tourism” to Baltic International Academy, Latvia. Moreover, in cooperation with universities of partner countries (Baltic International Academy, London Metropolitan University, University of Nicosia, University of Applied Sciences, Bishkek Academy of Finance and Economics, Issyk-Kul State University, Russian State University of Tourism and Service, Saint Petersburg State University, Sochi State University, Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation) network Master’s program “Strategy and leadership in tourism” was created using the MOODLE platform and DonSTU server in the field of “Tourism.”


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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