Tourism Geography of Serbia (NOG31O3)

  • Level of study undergraduate studies
  • Teacher: Ph.D. Mirjana Gajić
  • Subject status: obligatory
  • ECTS: 3
  • Semester: V
  • Number of classes: 2+1

The objective of the course is to introduce students to the basics of tourist geography of Serbia, numerous structural features and contemporary tendencies and transformations of geospatial resources. Given that this program is based on a combination of theoretical, professional and applied knowledge, its main goal is to prepare and train students to independently perform specialized jobs in the field of tourism geography, and to define, based on the importance of historical, socio-geographical, economic and other factors types, forms and motives of tourist movements, carry out the tourist regionalization of Serbia.

Training students to understand the basic elements, motives and factors of tourism trends. It is especially important for students to be able to analyze the tourist resources, understand the function of space in tourism, inventory, systematisation of spaces and specially protected values through the application of these knowledge.

Theoretical lectures

1. Introduction. Contents of the course, objectives and tasks of studying tourism geography of Serbia, 2. Stages in the development of tourism in Serbia, 3. Serbia and its borders - Serbia's position as a tourist value, 4. Tourist values of Serbia, divisions and species, 5. Geomorphological tourist values of Serbia, 6 7. Hydrophotographic tourist values of Serbia, 7. Climate as tourist value of Serbia and biogeographic tourist value of Serbia, 8. Anthropogenic tourist value of Serbia, 9. Material base of tourism of Serbia, 10. Scope and structure of tourist traffic of Serbia, 11. Tourist regions S rbije, 12. Tourist destinations of Vojvodina, 13, Tourist destinations: Belgrade, Djerdapska gorge, Podrinje, Sumadija, Pomoravlje, Kopaonik, Zlatibor, 14. Tourist destinations of Kosovo and Metohija, 15. Priorities for tourism development in Serbia.

Practical lectures

Addressing teaching topics through specific tasks for students. Methodology of seminar work and defense of seminar papers. Calculating indicators, drawing graphic representations, analyzing and interpreting data, charts and maps.

Stanković M. S. (2013). Tourist Geography of Serbia. White City.

Jovičić D. (2009). Tourist Geography of Serbia. Belgrade: Faculty of Geography.

Stanković M. S. (2008). Tourism geography. Belgrade: Institute for Textbooks.

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