European Dimension in Qualifications for the Tourist Sector




VII Europe+Asia Event Forum EFEA 2018 was held in St. Petersburg, Russia, from 17 to 20 January 2018. This first events industry forum in Russia has already become a traditional one with which every January event industry professionals start their business year in order to share experience, knowledge, contacts and impressions as well as identify trends for the next year. More than 500 industry experts from 20 regions of Russia and 15 countries of the world took part in the Forum. The Forum participants were given the great opportunity to meet with potential business partners and customers. The sessions and workshops were designed so that the participants could get familiar with the maximum of practical information, mastering specific tools for further application. EC EURDIQ project consortium members took part in the Forum, speaking at plenty of В sessions, sharing their experiences and reporting on the outcomes of tourist industry integration in Russia, Kyrgyzstan and the European Union. Qualifications Framework presentation was held at a meeting of the RF Chamber of Commerce and Industry, represented by Elena Vasilieva from St Petersburg University (SPbU) and Daria Ostrovskaya from Exhibition Research Center R&C. The expert from FHM (Germany) Marianne Gevorsky spoke about the need to develop entrepreneurial competencies in the conceptualization of Human Resources in the Companies of the Future and Marina Guunare, BMA (Riga, Latvia) talked about new approaches to the formation of actual content for educational programmes in Emotional Marketing. In the end, the members of the consortium identified a range of potential partners for further interaction. They also agreed that, as long as rapid globalization takes place in the ever-changing world, creative economy, entrepreneurship and integration will contribute to disclosure of human creativity, forming a space of co-creation and being a source of innovation and competitiveness that are much needed for the EC EURDIQ project.


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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