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General Information
Unit Coordinators
Assist. Prof. Zehra EĞE
Bologna (ECTS/DS) Coordinator
Assoc. Prof. Osman Nuri ÖZDOĞAN
Erasmus Coordinator
Assist. Prof. Tuğrul AYYILDIZ
Farabi Coordinator
The school was founded as affiliated with Ege University at the beginning of 1974-1975 academic year , and it is the first school that has been opened in its field. Our school, which was affiliated with Dokuz Eylül University in 1982, then became affiliated with Adnan Menderes University in 1992. At the beginning of 1996–1997 Academic year, it was moved from Aydın to Kuşadası. The school has been carrying on its education and training activities in Kuşadası since then. Besides our department, the Department of Travel Management, the Department of Accommodation Management and the Department of Food and Beverage Management are available in the academy. The students who will receive education in our department are determined according to Language- 1 score. The students are required to attend to Operational Turkey Tour, to succeed in the evaluations following the tour, and to get at least 75 points in YDS (Foreign language exam) in order to get a Tour Guiding Certificate from the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. (Fees are paid by students). If these conditions are fulfilled, the graduates are entitled to get Tour Guiding Certificate from the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.
History
Although our department was active as Travel Management and Tour Guiding in the beginning, as a result of the assessments of the councils associated with the issue in 2011, it was determined that the heads of the departments in the School of Tourism and Hotel Management would be reconstituted.Within this scope, Department of Travel Management and Tour Guiding was transformed into two departments named as Travel Management and Tour Guiding.The foundation of the department was put into practice in 2011-2012 academic year with three academic members. By year 2016, there are six academic staff ,in the department of tourism guiding whose names are Assoc. Prof. Dr. Abdullah TANRISEVDİ, Asst. Prof. Dr. Gül ERBAY ASLITÜRK, Asst. Prof. Dr. Battal OĞUZ, Teaching Asst. Ergün EFENDİ, Res. Asst. Vedat ACAR and Res. Asst. Ayşe ARSLAN.
Mission
To train the students as tourist guides, who know the structure and the operation of the tourism industry in Turkey, who are experts on Tour Guiding Sector, who know at least one foreign language at an advanced level and a second foreign language very well, who could offer service to visitors coming from different cultures by meeting their needs, who are sociable and self confident and who are deeply bound up with the ethical values that the occupation of tourist guiding requires.
Vision
To maintain and improve the qualification of being a preferable department in Tourism Sector through the students who graduate from the department.
Purpose
To contribute the students to become expedient tourist guides by bringing in them the necessary qualifications to meet the expectations, the demands and the needs of foreign and domestic visitors.
Physical Infrastructure
The department carry on education in the campus of Tourism and Management School in Kuşadası. In addition to the offices used for administrative services, 13 classrooms, 1 lecture hall, 1 canteen, 1 dining hall, 1 library and 1 auditorium are available in the school. There are adequate amount of teaching materials in the classrooms and laboratories (projector, PC, interactive white board etc.).
Technical Infrastructure
The department carry on education in the campus of Tourism and Management School in Kuşadası. In addition to the offices used for administrative services, 13 classrooms, 1 lecture hall, 1 canteen, 1 dining hall, 1 library and 1 auditorium are available in the school. There are adequate amount of teaching materials in the classrooms and laboratories (projector, PC, interactive white board etc.).
Adnan Menderes University - Information Package / Course Catalogue