Coastal regions are areas of major importance for environment and society.

Nature and biodiversity must be protected, as well as the rich historical heritage, but in the same time economy and tourism should develop.

This makes the coastal regions a territory of complex interactions and raises a hard challenge. Would you like to be an active actor in addressing this challenge ?

The EU-CONEXUS Minor in Coastal Development and Sustainable Maritime Tourism provides you competences and professional skills in five key sectors :

  1. Biodiversity and Coastal Zone Management
  2. Environmental Education
  3. Human Geography
  4. Sustainable Tourism
  5. Coastal Engineering.

With a solid theoretical base and through practical activities, you will acquire skills and knowledge that will boost your employability and open professional opportunities in coastal regions in domains like : port and harbour administration, real estate development, governmental agencies, regional and local administration, private and public organisations in the field of environment, tourism and culture, NGOs.

You will also acquire an international experience, develop your cultural awareness and intercultural competencies.

Course capacity

30 students


Admission to the Minor is based on various criteria : mastering of English, perspectives for career, compatibility with study programme at host institution.

CV, motivation letter and any proof of English level (Cambridge, Toefl, TOEIC certificate or your mark in English obtained at Baccalauréat) must be sent by 27 October 2023 to scolarite-transversale@univ-lr.fr.

Courses description

Minor in Coastal Development and Sustainable Maritime Tourism Catalogue

Frequently Asked Questions

EU-CONEXUS minors - Frequently Asked Questions

What next?

EU-CONEXUS opens up opportunities to international curricula, career and experience in :

  • Biodiversity and Coastal Zone Management
  • Environmental Education
  • Human Geography
  • Sustainable Tourism
  • Coastal Engineering

EU-CONEXUS Minor programme is an academic exchange experience.

By choosing any of EU-CONEXUS courses you will be studying with classmates from nine different universities in Europe and will gain not only knowledge but also intercultural experience and improvement of your English language skills.
Each EU-CONEXUS course is considered as an academic exchange (similar to Erasmus+) and will be included in the Diploma Supplement to prove your international curriculum.

Envisaged occupations

  • Port and harbour administration
  • real estate development
  • governmental agencies
  • regional and local administration
  • private and public organisations in the field of environment
  • tourism and culture
  • NGOs.