Unveiling of the UNESCO UNITWIN plate
On Thursday 17 March 2016 Week the Faculty of Tourism Studies – Turistica organised the formal unveiling of the UNESCO UNITWIN network plate in the frame of the University of Primorska.
The University of Primorska achieved the esteemed membership in the UNESCO UNITWIN network through the international activities of the Department of Cultural Tourism and Cultural Heritage at the Faculty of Tourism Studies Turistica.
With the membership in the UNESCO UNITWIN Chair, the Department of Cultural Tourism and Cultural Heritage is linked to 30 other universities, which highlight cultural tourism amongst their research, educational and developmental interests. In the frame of the abovementioned, Turistica already began performing the new study programme Cultural tourism, which in this study year enrolled the first generation of students.
The UNESCO plate was formally unveiled by prof. Aleš Gačnik, the Head of the Department of Cultural Tourism and Cultural Heritage at Turistica, who is also the representative of the University of Primorska in the academic network UNESCO UNITWIN.