Nordplus Higher Education project "Express Mobility for Tourism students"


The goal of the project is to provide an opportunity for the students of tourism management and tourist guide programs of gaining additional experience in an international environment, acquire the tourism product specifics of another country and supplement theoretical and practical knowledge in tourism organisation and management.

Type of project: Nordplus higher education

Implementation period: 01.09.2016. – 30.06.2017.

Total budget: 9600 EUR

Main activities:

  • Include a short (express) mobility into the existing courses, thus adding an international and practical touch to the study contents; carry out this mobility in close cooperation with teaching staff from all partnering institutions – including mobility of lecturers;
  • Carry out express mobility trips for student groups from Latvia to Estonia and Finland, from Estonia to Finland;
  • Evaluate the students’ reports and gains from the international experience in the study course.

Cooperation partners:

  • Leading partner: Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences
  • University of Eastern Finland, Finland
  • Tallinn University of Technology Kuressaare College, Estonia

Study directions: Tourism

More information: NA


Project manager at ViA:  Katrīne Reima


Tel.: +371 64250853

ViA staff involved: Andris Klepers, Agita Līviņa, Gatis Kampernovs, Ilgvars Ābols