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A New Grand Tour in Tuscany. Tourism between Heritage, Knowledge and Digital Media

University of Pisa
5 days
Full time
Summer / Short course

About this program

A New Grand Tour in Tuscany. Tourism between Heritage, Knowledge and Digital Media

Organized by the University of Pisa (Department of Civilization and Forms of Knowledge and Degree Course in Tourism Science) and and the UNESCO Chair in ICT to develop and promote sustainable tourism in World Heritage Sites of USI – Università della Svizzera italiana (Lugano, Switzerland), the Winter School is aimed at students, scholars and professionals.

Participants will have the opportunity to follow lectures held by scholars and experts in a broad interdisciplinary perspective, to meet and to dialogue with local stakeholders to learn about best practices and critical issues in the management of tourist ows, in the organization of major events and in the enhancement of artistic and cultural heritage.

They will have the opportunity to experience firsthand, on an intellectual and sensorial level, the possibility of a new Grand Tour in an unexpected Tuscany.

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Admission requirements

Who can apply

Students, scholars and professionals.

Admission Requirements

No specific background is requested.

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Program delivery

To offer, in one of the most attractive environmental, monumental and landscape contexts in Italy, a highly educational experience exploring the relation between tangible and intangible heritage, tourism and digital media.


Fees: 1000 euro

  • (750 for tuition  fees + 250 euro for accommodation costs)



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Summer Courses & Master Programs at University of Pisa, Italy

Established in 1343, the University of Pisa is an internationally-renown public institution, ranking among the top eight Italian universities and top 300 universities world-wide. The university has 20 departments with many high-level research centers, such as: Agriculture Astrophysics Computer science...

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Why study at University of Pisa

Founded in 1343, the University of Pisa is one of the most prestigious universities in Italy. Famous alumni of the University include Galileo Galilei, 3 Nobel prize winners and 2 Fields medalist.It is amongst the top 3 universities in Italy (ARWU).Nowadays the University of Pisa represents a prestigious modern center for teaching and advanced research.Pisa offers international students the unique opportunity to study and experience the richness of Italian history and culture in a beautiful and stimulating environment. Famous across the world for the Leaning Tower, almost all of its departments are located in the heart of the city. Its strategic geographical location, the international airport and the excellent rail connections offer the possibility of weekend trips to other parts of Italy and Europe.

The Foundation Course

A one-year programme taught exclusively in English, which bridges the gap between High School and University studies and it equips students with the appropriate academic grounding for an Italian degree at the University of Pisa.This programme is aimed at International students who have 11 or 10 years of schooling and have successfully completed High School and at American students who have not taken Advanced Placement (AP) courses during the last year of High School nor have attended 2 years of College

Summer Schools

Intensive academic courses for international students and also for graduates.They mostly last from 1 to 6 weeks and take place in an international context, with students and lecturers coming from various parts of the world and all lectures delivered in English.They are characterized by nonconventional teaching formats (workshops, tutorials, excursions, cultural events, business testimonials, etc.) and a multidisciplinary approach. Professors are experts in their areas and have a keen interest in what they do.Summer Schools meet strict academic regulations: each grants at least 3 ECTS credits and the participants who successfully pass the final exams will receive an official academic transcript.

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University of Pisa

Lungarno Pacinotti 43
56126 Pisa

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