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Information provided here furnished by staff personnel or faculty member of the representative schools listed. Listings presented are, as submitted. The listings are by no means inclusive. We appreciate those who do make the effort to contact us and are pleased to pass along their information.

University of Calgary - World Tourism Education and Research Centre – Calgary, Alberta, Canada
The University of Calgary is a large research university with over 25,000 full-time equivalent students. Conceived in 1945 and established as a fully separate institution in 1966, the University of Calgary is a coeducational, nondenominational, public institution. 

The University of Calgary offers a complete portfolio of tourism degree programs in multidisciplinary academic environment. At the undergraduate level, the following degrees are offered:

  • Bachelor of Hotel and Resort Management;
  • Bachelor of Commerce, Major in Tourism and Hospitality Management; and
  • Bachelor of Arts, Major in Leisure Tourism and Society.
At the graduate level, the following degrees are offered:
  • Master of Business Administration, Major in Tourism and Hospitality Management;
  • Master of Environmental Design, Major in Planning or Environmental Science (both allow for emphasis on tourism); and
  • Ph.D. in Management, Major in Tourism Management.
The World Tourism Education and Research Centre (WTERC) provides a forum for collaboration and exchange between academics and researchers in various faculties at the University of Calgary. The tourism education and research programs are supported by one of the most extensive tourism library collections in North America. The University also has three active tourism student organizations: the Tourism Association of Students in Commerce; the Tourism Studies Association; and the TTRA International Student Chapter.

Located in the foothills of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, Calgary is a short drive to the internationally renowned resort locations of Banff and Lake Louise. The University of Calgary was the site of sport venues during the 1988 Olympic Winter Games, and in 1989 was designated as the fourth institution in the World Tourism Organization’s International Education and Training Network (which now consists of 14 such institutions world-wide). The American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business also accredits the Haskayne School of Business tourism programs.

Dr. J.R. Brent Ritchie
Professorship in Tourism, Hospitality and Entertainment, Faculty of Management, and
Chair, World Tourism Education and Research Centre
2500 University Drive N.W., 4th Floor Scurfield Hall
University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2N 1N4
Tel. (403) 220-6994, Fax (403) 284-7915, E-mail: brent.ritchie@haskayne.ucalgary.ca
Website : www.haskayne.ucalgary.ca/tourism

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