University degree Certificate in international tourism management french art de vivre in the Rhône Valley / Valence

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Presentation and goals

Looking for training in tourism?

In the Rhône Valley, France, among vineyards close to the ski slopes and not far from the Mediterranean sea?

  • To acquire skills in the production and marketing of tourism products
  • To develop skills for strategic tourism and hospitality management
  • To acquire the skills and expertise to develop tourism products
  • To learn about the trends and skills needed in the tourism industry
The answer...

Certificate in International Tourism Management "French art de vivre in the Rhône Valley"

One semester after which you will be able to manage general skills (Tourism finance management, web marketing, processing of statistical serveys, French as foreign language), but also specialised skills, such as oenology (wine tasting and marketing), gastronomy, event planning.

5 reasons to study in Valence :

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Programme strengths

300h, a semester completely delivred in English, open to every student having passed a year 2 University level.

The training is conceived as a door open for students in tourism after their bachelor's degree, or before; a specialisation for students coming grom language or business training programmes.

Taught by specialists (Company professionals for business-specific skills, University lecturers and reserarchers or visting professors, for broader topics), using the well-know teaching excellence of the French "Instituts Universitaires de Technologie" IUT).

This certificate is based on a partnership with Karelia University, Joensuu, Finland, with student and staff exchanges and ongoing activities and projects. So, for the first time in 2018, it will be possible to continue, after the fall semester in Valence, in a Spring Semester in Joensuu (in order to complete a one-year training).

International dimension :

Internationally-oriented programmes
Partner schools

Registration and scholarships

Registration and scholarships


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  • If you are an Exchange or Erasmus student, you can be guided by the International Office of your University. If your University does not have an agreement with Université Grenoble-Alpes, ask your International Coordinator to sign one. It will be free of charge!