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European joint Master's programme

Tourism Development & Culture

This two-year Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD) explores contemporary theoretical and practical issues in tourism development, with a cultural focus, providing critical analytical skills.

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Tourism Development & Culture (Erasmus Mundus Joint Master)

This is an exciting and innovative new programme offered by the University of Glasgow (Dumfries Campus), the University of Malta, Lund University and the University Institute of Lisbon. You will graduate with a joint degree awarded by three of the partners. By studying with a combination of three partners, you will be taught by world-class experts in the areas of social science analysis of tourism, heritage, business innovation and sustainability. You will also have the opportunity to attend a two week summer school at Wageningen University (Netherlands) with a focus on the environment and tourism.

Programme structure

Semester 1 (Sep - Dec) University of Glasgow (Dumfries Campus): Social science analysis of tourism
Semester 2 (Feb – June) University of Malta: Cultural tourism and heritage (Optional placement available)
Summer (July) – Wageningen University (optional)
Semester 3 (Sep - Jun) study track choice

  • Lund University: Innovation and sustainability in the tourism industry


  • University Institute of Lisbon: Tourism management including urban, events, retail and hospitality (Optional placement available)

Semester 4 (Feb - Jul) (Dumfries, Malta, Lund or Lisbon): Independent study, dissertation

Courses at Lund University (semester 3)

This programme will not run in 2024. For more information, visit the Tourism Development and Culture website

Top quality Master's programmes

Lund University participates in several European joint Master's programmes. These Master's programmes were set up within the Erasmus Mundus Programme, an EU-programme with the aim to enhance quality in higher education through scholarships and academic cooperation between Europe and the rest of the world.