With the aim of collaborating and promoting education and research in Tourism in Spain, which is consolidated as one of the most relevant sectors from an economic and social point of view, the Interuniversity Doctorate program in Tourism comes about from the coordination and cooperation between research teams with experience in the scientific-social knowledge of tourism and in accredited training programs, including doctoral programs currently existing in the 12 participating universities.
This cooperation framework is based on the Interuniversity Network of Postgraduate Studies in Tourism (REDINTUR), made up of 28 Universities with postgraduate studies in Tourism, which has been qualified in the National Tourism Plan 2012-2015 of the Ministry of Energy, Industry and Tourism, within the Talent and Entrepreneurship section as a strength, highlighting its operation and education programs in Tourism.
The intended approach is based on the analysis of the relationships between territories and resources, the complementarity of which would allow opening new perspectives and relationships between tourism agents located in a specific geographical area, whose cooperation could bring innovation processes, while managing to improve social, environmental and economic competitiveness. This system of interaction, relationships and flow of knowledge, in which the public and the private converge, makes innovation a key concept of this Program.
Degree denomination: Doctorate Degree in Tourism
ISCED 1 code: Social and behavioral sciences
ISCED 2 code: Travel, tourism and leisure
According to the data analyzed, in the current doctoral program, employability has been high, reaching 80%. All the positions obtained have been related to teaching and/or research, specifically university professors and research technicians.