First-cycle studies, Bachelor of Tourism and Hospitality Management

General

Program Description

Bachelor’s degree graduates of Tourism and Hospitality Management have comprehensive knowledge of the environment, society, economics, and legal organization. This course will appeal to you if you are looking for a career in tourism, reputed to be the world’s biggest industry.

The 3-year full-time programme combined in-depth study of the tourism industry at home and abroad with the development of essential business knowledge and skills. A special feature of this course is an emphasis on increasingly important forms of tourism such as rural tourism, sustainable tourism, and ecotourism. The 12-week practical training forms an integral part of the educational process. Students can check their theoretical knowledge and put it into practice in prestigious hotels in Poland such as Europa Hotel, travel agencies, guest houses and in nature reserves and parks. They take part in a one-week field practice in the University Education and Recreational Centre in Piotrawin upon the Vistula and in the national tourist trade fairs (in Poznan, Warsaw) or can go to Berlin for the international fairs (ITB Berlin).

Students who successfully complete their studies obtain a degree diploma of higher education and a bachelor's degree in the field of their chosen specialty.

The program qualifies successful students for work in tourism within the public as well as the private sector. Practical skills taught at the University enable our graduates to set up their own tourism and recreation-related business. Our students can apply for jobs in both management and executive positions in: hotels, guest houses, restaurants, retailing, transportation, travel agencies, tour companies, tourist attractions, leisure, recreation and sport, cultural industries, state administration and various social organizations. This course gives you the opportunity to develop a range of practical and academic skills to allow you to enter the profession successfully.

Specialities at bachelor’s degree:

  • HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT
  • TOURISM MANAGEMENT

Last updated December 2018

About the School

Vincent Pol University (VPU) is located in Lublin in eastern Poland, 170km south of Warsaw. Lublin is an historic city set on the banks of the River Bystrzyca. It is popular with tourists and students ... Read More

Vincent Pol University (VPU) is located in Lublin in eastern Poland, 170km south of Warsaw. Lublin is an historic city set on the banks of the River Bystrzyca. It is popular with tourists and students alike, and is a great place to study. Read less