At the end of February, a group of experts from Argentina, France, Portugal, Paraguay, Spain, Germany visited our university within their Hungarian study trip.

The international team deals with volunteering and supporting youth and experts from the tourism sector.

Dr. Beáta Fehérvölgyi, dean of Faculty of Business and Economics welcomed the delegation, after that dr. Viktória Csizmadiáné Czuppon and Dóra Jankó introduced our Erasmus+ EcoMode* project that was followed by a professional discussion during the morning.

*The “ECOMODE – Fostering Eco – Innovative Business Model Development in SMEs in Hospitality Industry” is an Erasmus+ strategic partnership project. The project contributes to the promotion of eco-innovative business model training programs to become a sustainable part of the hospitality industry. ECOMODE foresees to improve the quality of training of professionals in Eco-innovative Business Management through flexible, transferable innovative learning outcomes and design of a new learning pathway based on competence development. The project’s main aim is to create framework conditions regarding Eco-innovation business models for SMEs in the hospitality industry in partner countries and to combine existing best practices to develop a standard practice to be used as a training methodology and certification.

Participating organizations:

– Training 2000 – Italy
– Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University – Turkey
– Ankara Hacı Bayram Veli University – Turkey
– Georgian Technical University – Georgia
– Bit Management – Austria
– University of Pannonia – Hungary

The ECOMODE project primary target group are trainers in VET organizations, who will train managers and companies in the hospitality industry on eco-innovative business models.

The professional leader of the project is PhD Viktória Czuppon Csizmadiáné.