UNWTO Students’ League - Participating

Students’ League - Who

Can you resolve the current challenges of the Tourism Sector?

Participating Institutions

  • UNWTO Partner Institutions: Education & Training Institutions from UN Member States that are UNWTO Affiliate Members or/and that hold a UNWTO.TedQual Certificated Programme at the moment of the League.
  • Other non-partner Institutions can participate for 1 year.


  • 1 Team per Institution supported by the Institution with an official letter
  • Students in the corresponding study level for each Challenge
  • Teams of 5 permanent members + the possibility to draw-in 1 extra team member from another degree, etc according to the level of studies established for the particular National, Regional or Global League.
    *Students who have completed previous degrees in other subjects will not be accepted in order to maintain the impartiality of age groups and life experience between teams 
  • Requirements:
    • Creative thinking and problem solving
    • Ability to think out-of-the-box
    • Teams must be effective communicators and have a good understanding and defend the Global Tourism Code of Ethics and SDGs


  • 2021 Categories soon to be published

Stakeholders to present the challenges:

  • Stakeholders to present the challenges
  • National Tourism Administration – National Tourism Organization
  • Tourism Destinations
  • Private Sector Companies (Hotel Chains, Transport companies, etc)
  • 2021 Challenges soon to be published