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Join TURID-project 2014 “Green Care Tourism in the Nordic-Baltic Region”! (0)

Are you interested in…

  • making new friends from Latvia, Estonia, Finland, Norway and Sweden during an intensive course in Gauja National Park, Latvia,
  • helping to develop a new form of tourism;  Green Care Tourism in an unique international tourism development project,
  • learning communication and strengthening language skills in international environment

...and in gaining an experience you will never forget?


JOIN TURID-project 2014
“Green Care Tourism in the Nordic-Baltic Region”

Turid Network is an interdisciplinary network between Nordic-Baltic education programs in tourism and gastronomy, sport and health promotion and adventure production at the university/college level in Latvia, Estonia, Sweden, Norway and Finland. The primary objective of the network is to develop students’ knowledge and interest in developing a new form of tourism - Green Care tourism in the Nordic and Baltic region.

The main aim in TURID- project 2014 is to focus on networking among versatile tourism and other type of SMEs within Green Care – concept in Gauja National Park, Latvia.

Turid project 2014 is worth of 5 ECTS and it includes three online seminars, various learning assignments prior to and during the intensive course. The project starts in February 2014 with the first online seminar and ends with a 5 days intensive course in Ungurmuiža manor, Gauja National Park, Latvia 5th to 9th May 2014. During the course students will visit local companies, analyze, reflect, discuss and develop Green Care Tourism related issues with various stakeholders.

The project is partly funded by Nordplus and therefore co-financing is required. This means that students pay a participant fee of 50€ per person which includes all the travel costs, accommodation, meals and activities during the intensive course.


Send your application letter until the 16th January 2014 to the local coordinator Ainārs Brencis: 


Only two students will be chosen from each University based on the application letters. The final choice of students will be made in the mid-January 2014.