DEPARTMENT OF RECREATIONAL GEOGRAPHY,
The Chair of Recreational Geography, Regional Studies and Tourism was established on September 1, 2011. Associate professor Fedotov Sergey Vladimirovich is the organizer and the first Head of the Chair.
Professor V.I. Fedotov and Associate Professor S.V. Fedotov specialize in the field of landscape and recreational geography;
Students of the Chair get practical skills in the travel agencies of the Voronezh region, national parks and museums of the countries of Europe, in the recreational areas of the Central Black Soil Region and the Krasnodar Region.
Volume of the disciplines under study allows graduates in the field of study “Tourism” to work successfully in travel agencies and tour operator companies, state tourism management services, management office of the Platonov Art Festival and educational institutions. Department graduates set up and their own travel agencies. Monitoring of the graduate employability shows that about 70% of the ex-students are in-demand by profession. It is evoked by the strong necessity to provide state institutions and private enterprises with the specialists with the complex of geographic and tourism knowledge, who is able to put the knowledge into practice.
Practical training of the students
Integrated tourist and geographic is aimed at theintroduction into the main components of tourist resources, consolidation of theoretical knowledge, received by the students during studying the following disciplines: general geographic consistent patterns of the Earth, local studies, organization of the touristic activity.
Landscape and recreational practice is devoted to the evaluation and analyses of the territory with the aim to develop tourist-recreational zones, consolidation of theoretical knowledge, received by the students during studying the following disciplines: landscape science, types and tendencies of tourism development, cultural and historical resources of the region.
International ecological and tourist practice is aimed at the introduction into the tourist resources of the Exterior Europe, which is represented as the potential region for the development of international tourism in Russia, consolidation of theoretical knowledge, received by the students during studying the following disciplines: foreign language, geography: natural-resources potential of continents and oceans, technology and organization of excursion services, health and wellness, tourist country studies.
Work practices of the students
Work organizational and management practice by profession is being launched within the enterprises of the regional recreational complex and travel agencies, on a contract basis with the university.
Goals of the work practice:
Work scientific-research practice is being launched within the Russian and foreign organizations and institutions in the sphere of tour agency and tour operator activities, organizations in the sphere of hotel and tourist business, other tourist industry enterprises and organization departments of the Voronezh State University.
For successful completion of the work scientific-research practice students should:
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