International project: Educating Professionals on Islands in GastroTourism (EPIG)

The aim of the project is to improve the level of knowledge in the sectors of tourism and gastronomy, by creating a course of 10 ECTS in gastronomic tourism.

The course will be available to both students and employees in the sectors and is both flexible and useful .

The basis for the course is determined based on what the sectors want or need, the staff's knowledge and development are in focus. To gater information, we will use interviews and questionnaires. Everyone is welcome to contact us with imput! 

Some of the topics we hope to include in the course is sustainability, staycation, collaboration and how to prolong the peak season. 

Project results

EPIG Curriculum general and Teacher’s manual 28.12.2022>

Report from final seminar>link opens on new page


Ålands yrkesgymnasiumlink opens on new page / Åland Vocational School (Åland, Finland)

Gutegymnasiet link opens on new page(Gotland, Sweden)

Kuressaare Ametikool (Saaremaa, Estonia)

Three islands, three vocational schools and many common challenges - all in the Baltic Sea.

We hope to exchange many experiences and together create a course that will benefit the gastronomic tourism on our islands! 


Funded by ERDF through Central Balticlink opens on new page

Time period

01.04.2020 - 31.12.2022


Ave Paaskivi
452 4601
ave.paaskivi@ametikool.eelink opens on new page

Read further

Project website>link opens on new page

Project story: study visit to Åland in Sept 2021 (in Estonian)

Ametikoolis saab õppida uutel toiduturismi koolitustel>

Avaldatud 08.01.2021. Viimati muudetud 05.06.2023.