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Potential for sustainable tourism in ecologically sensitive regions

Department 58 – International Relations
Department 58 – International Relations


RegionNational coverage
Title of the ProgrammeCZ07 - Scholarship Programme
Title of the ProjectPotential for sustainable tourism in ecologically sensitive regions
Number of the ProjectEHP-CZ07-ICP-2-140-2015
Project Promoter

Environment Center, Charles University

Name of Norwegian Partner(s)

University of Iceland

Objective of the Project

The project will establish institutional cooperation, develop joint research program, and build capacities for cooperation in teaching. The partners will sign an Agreement of understanding; jointly develop a methodology to assess potential for sustainable tourism and use it in CR national park Sumava. This region will be explored, local stakeholders contacted and interviewed, data analysed and case study written which will serve for comparison with similar cases in Iceland. Research report will be produced (basis for joint article published beyond the scope of the project); case study will be elaborated into the teaching case and used in an international online course which will be taught in WS/2016. The project outcomes and gained expertise will be presented to local stakeholders who will become more informed about sustainable tourism, its benefits and means to achieve this sustainable path. The theme of the project is innovative in CR in the sphere of research and higher education.

Approved grant

489 859 CZK

Project DurationStart date: 1st October 2015, End date: 30th September 2016