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BUP Teachers Conference on Sustainable Tourism for Development

2017 UN International Year of Tourism for Sustainable DevelopmentThe United Nations declares the year 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development.

Thus, we are happy to organise the BUP Teachers Conference on “Sustainable Tourism for Development” the 19-22 March 2017 in the town Zhovkva, Lviv region, Ukraine.

The conference is organised by Ivan Franko National University of Lviv: the Department of Tourism of the Faculty of Geography, the Department of Country Studies and International Tourism of the Faculty of International Relations, and Ukrainian BUP centre in cooperation with BUP Secretariat in Uppsala (Sweden), and WSB University in Poznan (Poland).

Please see the Program for the Conference pdf and Information for authors doc.

The topics of the conference will embrace methodological approaches and ways of introducing elements of sustainable development in tourism and the recreational sphere. European and world experiences of sustainable tourism development, and contribution of the tourism sector to the three pillars of sustainability – economic, social, and environmental will be covered. The conference will also deal with sustainable transboundary tourism, its main tendencies, especially the development in the Ukrainian-Polish border zone.

The working language of the conference is English.

The participants are expected to contribute actively both in the workshops and with their own presentations. After acceptance to the conference the participants will be asked to send the titles of their presentations/posters as well as the theses of the reports.

The theses of the reports will be published before the conference.

The proceedings will be published after the conference.

Applications are to be sent to the BUP National Centres of their respective country. The theses of the reports are to be submitted to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Please, note that BUP will cover the expenses for the participating teachers from the BUP Member Universities during the conference: Accommodation, full board, and transportation from Lviv to Zhovkva and back. Travel costs to and from Lviv will be the responsibility of the participants and their universities.

However, teachers from the Participating Universities will have to pay a participation fee which is 200 Euros per person. Please see the updated list of our Member Universities on the web site.

Citizens from European countries, as well as the USA, do not need the visa to enter Ukraine.

For more information you are welcome to contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it at BUP Coordinating Secretariat and This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  at the Ukrainian BUP Center.


5th BUP Rectors Conference

Åbo Akademi University 100 years

The 5th BUP Rectors Conference will be held in Turku the 24 - 26 January 2018. For further information and also the registration form please see the Rectors Conference web site.

The conference is a part of the 100 year celebrations at Åbo Akademi University.

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