The UNESCO Chair team wishes you and your families a happy Easter! This is the 1st year with the Holy Week processions in Mendrisio (Switzerland) inscribed on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Photo: Procession & TransparenciesCopyright: Mendrisiotto Turismo
We regret to inform you that, due to the global COVID-19 outbreak, this year’s Summer School has been rescheduled to 2021. We look forward to welcoming you, in Indonesia next year, 16th – 23rd August 2021.
The cooperation with the UNESCO Chair of the University of Genoa (Italy) and anthropologist Fernando Astete, to promote preservation and sustainable tourism at Machu Picchu is continuing. A new project is about the creation of an archive of his photographic works of the past 30 years. Stay tuned!
The project is in the concluding phase of the call-for-tender procedure for the marketing automation platform. Once ready, new strategies of communication personalisation based on data will be developed. USI is working on a survey aimed at Swiss tourism stakeholders on technological maturity.
USI successfully moved all its courses online. eLearning modalities are opening new opportunities for students and teachers and keeping the community close and alive. Applications for Bachelors and Masters are open.Picture: Recording a lecture for a Master course
Don't forget about our small contribution to the current crisis. We have re-opened three MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) we have produced in collaboration with others and several other related free educational resources. Click here for more info!