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Eastern Mediterranean University Tourism Faculty Offers International Professional Training

Eastern Mediterranean University Tourism Faculty Offers International Professional Training

Within the framework of GAST 404 – Wine Basics Course,  students of Eastern Mediterranean University Tourism Faculty, Gastronomy and Culinary Arts Department are offered Wine and Spirits Education Trust (WSET) training by  IWSA- International Wine and Spirits Academy.

With a vision of  being a pioneering organization for professional success in the career path and personal development of the alcoholic beverages industry, IWSA endeavors to protect and develop  values attached to fermented and distilled beverages by combining the history and culture of the subject in the light of academic studies, to introduce fully-equipped and well-educated employees to the tourism and alcoholic beverage industry and to create an information and communication platform for all subjects related to alcoholic beverages and services.

Wine & Spirit Education Trust Accreditation

Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET), an expert and globally-renowned organization for wine and spirits, has been operating for the past 45 years and trained 36,000 people, part of whom being enthusiasts or who became professionals of the industry. It has become one of the most accepted and reliable organizations for training wine experts across the world.

Trainers of London-based WSET are accepted worldwide and their knowledge is continuously tested. WSET has training partners all over the world, with its curriculum and qualities prepared by the educational authority of the British government.

Eastern Mediterranean University Tourism Faculty Dean Prof. Dr. Hasan Kılıç stated that within the framework of Wine Basics Course offered by the faculty, students are given the opportunity to sit for an exam as a result of which students receive an internationally recognised certificate. In this respect, students who successfully pass the said exam are awarded WSET Level 2 Wine Proficiency Certificate. Prof. Dr. Kılıç also put forth that in line with EMU Tourism Faculty’s quality policy, the faculty will continue to promote EMU Gastronomy and Culinary Arts Department in the international context and provide sectoral and educational services, accordingly.