Institute for Tourism and Leisure (ITF) - University of Applied Sciences of the Grisons

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Institute for Tourism and Leisure (ITF)
Institute at a glance

Institute at a glance

The Institute for Tourism and Leisure (ITF) is the tourism department of University of Applied Sciences of the Grisons. We are Switzerland’s most important university-level institution for education, further training and research in the tourism and leisure industries and have both national and international appeal.

Expertise

Expertise

Through applied research and practical projects, we contribute to the development of the tourism industry. Especially the revitalisation process for Swiss and Graubünden tourism is actively supported. For this purpose, the institute concentrates on the research fields of Service Innovation, Tourism 4.0, Management of Tourism Real Estate and Infrastructure as well as Sustainable Development. In cooperation with destinations, service providers and associations as well as stakeholders from the world of politics and administration departments, solutions for business, social and political issues relating to tourism and leisure are developed.

With event series, like for example the Distinguished Speaker Series (DSS), students’ projects and publications, the Institute for Tourism and Leisure (ITF) encourages exchanges of experience between the fields of science, economy and politics.

Degree programmes

Degree programmes

Our bachelor’s and master’s degree programmes in the fields of Tourism and Service Design are cutting-edge in terms of teaching and content, and optimally prepare our students both professionally and personally for a career in tourism, leisure industries and other service sectors.

Further education

Further education

Research and consulting

Research and consulting

The primary focus is on education with its practice-oriented international bachelor’s, master’s and further education degree programmes, which are developed and offered according to the market and quality criteria.

In applied research, the Institute for Tourism and Leisure (ITF) addresses actual entrepreneurial and social developments and deals with current professional practice problems. Publications, case studies, presentations, conferences and other methods support the efficient transfer of knowledge to practice. Furthermore, services for the benefit of third parties (private organisations or public authorities), such as data collection, analyses, assessments (without valuations), consultancy or management mandates are offered.

Forms of cooperation

There are various forms of cooperation: research projects, consulting projects or student projects. Please contact us – we are happy to support you with your projects.

Projects

Projects

There are various forms of cooperation, be they research projects, consultuing projects or student projects. Get in contact with us and we will support you with your projects.

Below you can find a current project in English. The full range of projects is available in German only.

Contact

Contact

University of Applied Sciences of the Grisons
Institut für Tourismus und Freizeit (ITF)
Comercialstrasse 22
7004 Chur
Switzerland

Phone:   +41 81 286 39 16
Mail:       itf@fhgr.ch

Deuber Andreas
Prof. (FH), Dr. iur. HSG, MRICS