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Intensive Programmes | FORREC | Learning Outcomes and Competences
At the end of the course unit the learner is expected to be able to:
  1. Recognise the new reality of recreation and tourism on nature and forests in Europe;
  2. Identify the potential and pressures of nature tourism on protected areas;
  3. Apply planning techniques and programs to nature, cultural and ethnic tourism;
  4. Discover cultural and environmental issues from local populations and visitors.
  5. Acquire techniques in natural and cultural inheritance marketing;
  6. Project outdoor recreation infrastructures for occasional, short and long duration tourism.
This Intensive Programme cover the following study areas:
  1. Introduction to forest recreation and nature tourism in Europe.
  2. Benefits of outdoor recreation and nature tourism.
  3. History and societal trends in European forest recreation.
  4. Health, well-being and environment related to nature tourism.
  5. Recreation planning of the forest.
  6. Strategic planning of forest recreation.
  7. Ecological planning for nature tourism.
  8. Forest management on protected areas.
  9. Instruments for rural development.
  10. Examples of strategic planning of forest recreation in Europe.
IP Coordinator
José Castro
Department: Natural Resources and Environment
School of Agriculture
Campus de Santa Apolónia
Apartado 1172
5301-855 Bragança - Portugal
Phone: +351 273 303 345
Fax: +351 273 313 405
Key Dates
IP Date:
11/07/2011 to 22/07/2011
Application Deadline:
Arrival to Warsaw:
Departure from Warsaw:
Application Documents
Campus de Santa Apolónia - 5300-253 BRAGANÇA * Tel: (+351) 273 303 200 / (+351) 273 331 570 - Fax: (+351) 273 325 405 * E-mail: suporte@ipb.pt