The target group of this programme of study is international students with a good command of English. This is a joint online tourism programme based on a cooperation between the following three partners: Harstad University College (Norway), Northern Arctic Federal State University, Russia and Kemi Tornio University of Applied Sciences (Finland). Each of the three partners is responsible for teaching 15 ECTS each, and all teaching is net-based. The programme offers an introduction to travel and tourism management, the phenomena of tourism and the tourism business. Heritage, cultural tourism and eco-tourism are other important topics of interest for the tourism industry in vulnerable areas. Tourism is also concerns how to run the business in a sustainable way, and topics such as business administration, strategic planning and service marketing are included in the programme. It is given as a part time study programme over three semesters.