ITS is participating in a TEMPUS IV Project entitled: "Using local resources for microregional development---sustainable agribusiness and tourism in the southern Balkans". (Tempus-159143)
The specific objectives of the project are:
Harmonising the higher educational offerings with existing local resources, developing agribusiness and sustainable tourism curricula in Albania,Kosovo and Macedonia in accordance with the Bologna principles, promoting adult learning in these fields offering certificate programs, introducing double degrees, planning joint degree programs with EU partner universities, mass-education in susutainable agriculture, tourism and business, promoting environmental awareness, disseminating the results to the stakeholders and public of the region, promoting agricultural entrepreneurship able to absorb European funds, develop sustainable eco and rural tourism practices and promote micro regional development.
ITS will share its experience in Integrated Relational Tourism (IRT) arising from the INTERREG IIIA PRISMA Project and its long experience in e-learning with the Balkan partners in the project.