Worldwide, tourism is seen as a tool to create new jobs and economic growth. To develop a successful destination requires extensive insights into complex socio-economic and political contexts that affect tourism, at local, regional, national and international level.
The programme focuses on how tourism affects destinations and the consequences tourism have for societal development. The work with real life cases during the study prepares the students to leading positions in the tourism industry or further studies on Ph.D. level.
You are studying at one of the most successful academic tourism milieus in the Nordic countries with extensive research and international collaborations. This adds to ensure an up to date education with a clear connection to the research community. The programme is given in English.
Teachers and researchers in Tourism
Dieter Müller, Professor
Carina Keskitalo, Professor
Roger Marjavaara, Docent
Linda Lundmark, Docent
Doris Carson, Forskarassistent
Marco Eimermann, Forskarassistent
Cenk Demiroglu, Postdoktor
Jundan Zhang, Postdoktor
The programme offers advanced insights into the tourist industry and provides student with the opportunity to develop their knowledge and interests within the field of tourism.
The programme offers broad perspectives on tourism by combining various scientific approaches. Students meet researchers not only from the Faculty of Social Science, but also from the Humanities and Sciences introducing issues related to history, ethnology and ecology.
The programme qualifies succesful students for work in tourism within public and private sector.
Can I be admitted to the program despite not having a Bachelor issued when searching alt. begins?
Yes, you can be registrerard as independent classmates until graduation is approved and then become a program student, importantly, if you does´nt take the bachelor's degree, you can not get a degree of Master.Close
Can I read the courses in the program in which order I want and still apply the same degree?
It is possible to read all courses standalone and then take out an equivalent degree.Close
Can you write master's thesis (oneyear) in semester 2 and then writing a master's thesis on semester 4?
Yes you can, and you do not have to decide what you want to do before the courses starts assuming you have applied for two courses, the thesis course and another course.Close