TEMPUS Su To Ma is an international triennial project (2012-2015) aimed at the modernization of educational programmes in the sphere of sustainable tourism management, elaboration of subjects corresponding to the Bologna standards, comprising course-books as per the final results, presenting new methods for training the lecturers, including practice as an essential component. Within the frames of the project, 12 modules were elaborated with proper course-books and educational final results:

1. Tourism destinations management

2. Sustainable tourism

3. Ecotourism

4. Agrotourism

5. Practice management

6. Tour-guiding

7. Capacity building for sustainable tourism

8. Inter-cultural communication and management

9. Language for special purposes – tourism

10. Innovative medium-sized and smaller enterprises in sustainable tourism

11. Cultural heritage management

12. E-learning

The project coordinator is Jade University of Applied Sciences, Germany.

The Armenian partners are:

RA, Ministry of Economics

Yerevan State University

Armenian National Agrarian University

Russian-Armenian (Slavic) University

Yerevan State Linguistic University

Gyumri State Pedagogical Institute

“Berlin Gguest-House” LLC


Foreign partners are:

Worms University of Applied Sciences, Germany

Centre for Higher Education (CHE), Germany University of Reseknes, Latvia Tralee Institute of Technology, Ireland Jakov Gogebashvili Telavi State University, Georgia Shota Rustaveli State University, Georgia Ilia State University, Georgia Agrarian University of Georgia Transboundary Joint Secretariat for Nature Conservation, Georgia

Caucasus Regional Environmental Centre, Georgia “Aragvi Adventure Centre” LLC, Georgia Tourism University, Azerbaijan Mingachevir Tourism Institute, Azerbaijan Nakhichevan State University, Azerbaijan Azerbaijani State Agrarian University Baku State University, Azerbaijan Baku Tourism Information Centre, Azerbaijan NGO “Friends of Nature”, Azerbaijan Azeri Tourism Association

“Ecosphere” Social-Economic Centre, Azerbaijan “Millennium Tourism and Congress” LLC, Azerbaijan Project website: http://www.sutoma.eu/

Project information materials:

ARMENQA project booklet: SuToMa-Leaflet

Sustainable tourism management.Teacher’s manual on elaboration of new modules for Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes: Teachers-book Armenian