BUP Teachers Conference “Sustainable Tourism for Development”

March 19, 2017 – March 23, 2017 all-day
Lviv Oblast

The United Nations declares the year 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development.So, this year BUP Teachers Conference will be devoted to “Sustainable Tourism for Development” and will be organised 19-23 March 2017 in the town Zhovkva, Lviv region, Ukraine. Participants from all countries in the BUP network representing different universities are welcome.

The conference is organised by Ivan Franko National University of Lviv: the Department of Tourism of the Faculty of Geography, the Department of Country Studies and International Tourism of the Faculty of International Relations, and Ukrainian BUP centre in cooperation with BUP Secretariat in Uppsala (Sweden), and WSB University in Poznan (Poland).

The topics of the conference will embrace methodological approaches and ways of introducing elements of sustainable development in tourism and recreational sphere, European and world experiences of sustainable tourism development, and contribution of the tourism sector to the three pillars of sustainability – economic, social, and environmental. The conference will also deal with sustainable transboundary tourism, its main tendencies, and perspectives of development in the Ukrainian-Polish border zone.

The working language of the conference is English.

The participants are expected to contribute actively both in the workshops and with their own presentations. After acceptance to the conference the participants will be asked to send the titles of their presentations/posters as well as the theses of the reports.

The theses of the reports will be published before the conference.

The proceedings will be published after the conference.

Applications are to be sent to the BUP National Centres of the respective country

The theses of the reports are to be submitted to Iryna Kriba

The deadline for applications  and theses submission is 12th February 2017.

Find the requirements to publications as well as an application form in the attachments.

Please, note also that BUP will cover the expenses for the participating teachers from the member universities during the conference: accommodation, full board, and transportation from Lviv to Zhovkva and back. Travel costs to and from Lviv will be the responsibility of the participants and their universities.

However, teachers from the participating universities will have to pay participation fee which is 200 Euros per person. Please see the updated list of our member universities on the web site.

Please, note that the citizens from the European countries, as well as the USA, do not need the visa to enter Ukraine.

For more information you are welcome to contact Iryna Kriba ( at Ukrainian BUP Centerand Lyudmyla Babak at BUP Coordinating Secretariat (



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