MASTER Program
Direction "Tourism"
  Profile "Sustainable Tourism"

The license from the Ministry of Education and Science of the Kyrgyz Republic authorizes the implementation of the Master's program in "Economics, Management, and Tourism" with a focus on the direction 600200 "Tourism."
The standard duration for completing the main educational program for postgraduate professional education - Master's preparation is 2 years.
Individuals desiring to pursue the Master's degree program must possess a higher education degree in relevant specialties (specialist) and fields (bachelor's degree).
Individuals with a higher education degree are accepted into the master's program based on the results of entrance exams on a competitive basis. At the discretion of the examination committee, individuals with achievements in scientific research, as reflected in academic publications, may be granted the right to preferential enrollment through an interview.
The Master's program in "Tourism" with a focus on "Sustainable Tourism" will provide students with confidence in making strategic decisions in the field of tourism, competencies in effectively managing the development of tourist companies, and skills for effective collaboration with partners in this field.
The program's goal is to prepare professionals to work in the tourism industry, contributing to the development of tourism businesses and creating comfortable conditions for leisure and travel. Students study tourism, marketing, and management in the tourism industry, and also practice their skills in real tourism projects.
The objectives of the "Tourism" program may include the following:
1.    Preparation of highly qualified professionals for work in the field of tourism.
2.    Study of fundamental concepts and principles of tourism and the tourism industry.
3.    Development of marketing and management skills in the tourism industry.
4.    Training students in the organization and planning of tourist routes and products.
5.    Practical training in real tourism projects and enterprises.
6.    Development of communication and customer-oriented skills.
7.    Preparation of students for a career in the international tourism industry.

To enhance the success of the learning process, master's students, in collaboration with their academic supervisor and the program director, may develop an individual study plan. This is of crucial importance considering the diverse educational backgrounds and levels of preparedness of incoming master's program students.

The program's content is based on the latest scientific achievements and developments of the faculty at Adam University, possessing all the necessary expertise for training high-level professionals (master's level) capable of successfully working in both domestic and foreign companies.
The Master's program with a focus on "Sustainable Tourism" aims to achieve the goals and objectives of preparing highly qualified professionals for the top management level in tourism companies. This ensures students acquire professional knowledge and managerial skills necessary for effective professional activities in tourism business management, as well as for conducting research, teaching, and analytical work.

The curriculum of the program consists of core disciplines and elective courses that may be adjusted based on the needs of the labor market.
1.    History and Methodology of Science.
2.    Legal Support in Tourism Activities.
3.    System Analysis in Tourism.
4.    Computer Technologies in Science and Tourism.
5.    Expertise and Diagnostics of Objects in the Tourism System.
6.    Modeling and Optimization of Processes in the Tourism System.
7.    Quality Management of Services and Works.
8.    Economic Analysis of Tourism Industry Activities.
9.    Research Work.
10.    Scientific and Pedagogical Practice.
11.    Research Practice.
12.    Master's Dissertation Preparation.

Research work in the Master's program 
Research work is a crucial component of Master's degree preparation. It includes various forms such as independent research projects, research seminars, preparation of scientific publications, and participation in conferences.
Scientific publications. The outcome of research seminars, research practice, and other forms of independent work by Master's students may include the preparation of scientific publications in collections and scientific journals.

Basic curriculum (Master's degree)