Overall information about the SPOT project

The SPOT project is implemented by the consortium of educational and scientific institutions co-operating on a regular basis, representing various research, educational, cultural and geographical contexts. The final selection of project partners resulted from the interdisciplinary nature of education and research in the field of tourism and spatial planning, as well as the diversity of tourism spatial planning challenges and problems diagnosed in different locations.

Tourism geography and spatial economy are the educational and research fields of the leading project institution – University of Lodz. Tourism economics and tourism management are the fields of contribution of Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences. Mersin University’s input to the project is associated with tourism sciences and city planning. Tourism sciences is also the main axis of the contribution from the Polytechnic of Leiria. Architecture, territorial, urban and environmental planning, historic cities, and heritage management are the main scientific and educational interests of Politecnico di Torino. Finally, research projects carried out by Institute of Geography and Spatial Organisation Polish Academy of Science are focused on geography and spatial economy.

Moreover, various geographical contexts represented by SPOT project partners refer to different ways of social and economic development, and different cultures: Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, and Turkish.

News in Overall

  • Programme of study visit to Portugal
    All activities are presented in Portuguese time zone (GMT+1). Students and academicians are requested to take own laptops. ESTM means School of Tourism and Maritime Technology, Polytechnic of Leiria. You might also download the programme of study visit to Portugal as a PDF file. May 9, 2022, Monday, Study visit Day 1 Time Activity Presenter(s) […]
  • Meet Hnat, our Ukrainian colleague
    Meet Hnat Sumyshyn, Ukrainian student of the Faculty of Geographical Sciences at University of Lodz in Poland. Now, he is a master student of spatial planning and organisation programme and a member of the students’ community of the project ‘SPOT. Sustainable Spatial Planning of Tourism Destinations’. He also participated in our study visit to Turkey. […]
  • Programme of study visit to Turkey
    Mind to convert the time zone when out of Turkey. All activities of study visit are presented in Turkish time zone (GMT+3). You might also download the programme as a PDF file. December 6, 2021, Monday, Study visit Day 1 Time Activity Presenter(s) Venue 11:40 Departure from the hotel Divan Hotel 12:00 – 12:30 Campus […]
  • Kick-off meeting
    The SPOT project started officially on December 1, 2019. However, kick-off meeting was organized few days after, on Friday and Saturday, December 6 and 7. All project partners met in Warsaw (Poland). We were hosted by Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization Polish Academy of Sciences. The goal of the kick-off meeting was to meet […]
  • Meet the team of Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization PAS
    Stanisław Leszczycki Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization Polish Academy of Sciences was founded in 1953 (initially as the Institute of Geography PAS). The Institute is an important research centre in Poland in the fields of socio-economic geography, physical geography as well as spatial organization. Within the framework of the Institute, the Central Library of […]
  • Who is who in the team of Mersin University
    Mersin University was established on 3 July 1992 and initiated its activities on 10 November 1992. In the academic year of 1993-1994, Mersin University started its education by admitting students to the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Faculty of Fine Arts, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Faculty of Engineering, School of Tourism and Hotel […]
  • Get to know about the team of Politecnico di Torino
    Politecnico di Torino (POLITO) is a leading institution in Italy and in Europe in the field of technical-scientific research. Currently it is among the top Engineering and Technology universities in the world, and its international education network features about 460 bilateral agreements and 129 double-degree agreements with EU and non-EU universities, active participation in university […]
  • Who is who in the team of Polytechnic Institute of Leiria
    Polytechnic Institute of Leiria is a public higher education institution, at the service of society, dedicated to the production and diffusion of knowledge, creation, transmission and diffusion of culture, science, technology and arts, applied research and experimental development. IPLeiria develops its activities in the aim of education and training, research, provision of services to the […]
  • Get to know about Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences
    Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences operates on six campuses in south-eastern Norway: Blæstad, Elverum, Evenstad, Hamar, Lillehammer and Rena, and have approximately 13,000 students and about 1,000 faculty and staff. The institution offers 35 one-year study programs, 52 bachelor programs, 31 master programs and 4 PhD programs (plus one in cooperation with the Norwegian […]
  • Meet the team of the University of Lodz
    The University of Lodz is a higher education institution, focusing its actions on intercultural and social integration. The University of Lodz boasts the oldest and most recognized School of Polish for Foreigners. International relations of the University are visible in various areas. Currently, within direct cooperation agreements, the school cooperates with about 260 partner institutions […]
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