MESTER at the MODUL University

Our member DACH Advisory succeeded in establishing an Austrian University in Dubai: The MODUL university. Established in Vienna in 1908, the MODUL brand has over 100 years of legacy in hospitality and tourism education. The Dubai branch marks the opening of the first ever Austrian university in the region. Founded by Dubai Investments, the University offers a number of academic and professional programs with tourism and hospitality education at the heart of its offering.
Based at MODUL University in Dubai, is MESTER: The Middle East Sustainable Tourism Education & Research (MESTER) Center. It is the first Center of its kind to be established in the Middle East. The Center supports the region’s efforts in driving sustainable tourism through investment in education scholarships, research grants and entrepreneurship support. The Center will promote Dubai and the UAE as a center of excellence for sustainable travel, tourism and hospitality as well as become a regional hub for collaboration between the industry, policy makers and NGOs.
MESTER’s Activities:

  • Education scholarships for unprivileged students from the Middle East to study hospitality and tourism
  • Research grants to support applied-research in the field of sustainable tourism funded by the Center
  • Entrepreneurship support for young start-ups with a mission to contribute to sustainable tourism the Middle East

MESTER provides ABC members a partnership opportunity. If you are interested in receiving  more information, kindly contact:

Mr. Ramy BayyourHead of OutreachMESTER Center / MODUL University DubaiONE JLT, Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Dubai, UAE+971 4 562 3833 / +971 52 212 2516