Kaunas College - University Of Applied Sciences

Introduction

Kauno Kolegija/ University of Applied Sciences is a state-owned institution providing higher education in the areas of technologies, social sciences, biomedicine, humanities and arts. It is one of the biggest institutions of higher education not only in Lithuania but in the whole Baltic Region.

Kauno Kolegija actively contributes to implementing the state regional development policy -study programmes are realised not only in Kaunas but also in Kedainiai, Druskininkai and Taurage. Altogether it offers over 40 study programmes. More than 8000 students are currently studying and approximately 600 teachers are currently working here.

The success of Kauno Kolegija is based on the partnership among students, teachers and employers in the process of training specialists who acquire higher education and practical skills within a shorter period, usually of three years. Close cooperation between Kauno Kolegija and employers has a positive influence on student employment in enterprises and other institutions.

International cooperation is one of Kauno Kolegija priority areas. Participation in international networks and programmes ensures active implementation of provisions of Bologna Process in academic and other activities. International cooperation aims at improving the quality of studies, applied research and ensures the compliance of Kauno Kolegija graduates skills with continuously changing needs of the international labour market.

The Kauno Kolegija community cooperates with other education and research institutions, organisations and associated business structures. This cooperation is carried according to the aims of the study process, needs of the international labour market and the strategy of regional development.

International cooperation is one of KAUNO KOLEGIJA/UAS priority areas. Participation in international networks and programmes ensures active implementation of provisions of Bologna Process in academic and other activities. International cooperation aims at improving the quality of studies, applied research and ensures the compliance of KAUNO KOLEGIJA/UAS graduates skills with continuously changing needs of the international labour market. KAUNO KOLEGIJA/UAS has around 200 collaboration agreements with foreign higher education institutions in the areas of education, applied research, quality assurance, cultural and project activities

The KAUNO KOLEGIJA community cooperates with other education and research institutions, organisations and associated business structures. This cooperation is carried according to the aims of the study process, needs of the international labour market and the strategy of regional development.

Students’ opinion is highly respected here – representatives delegated by students actively participate in the activities of institutional self – government.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • Lithuanian

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Programs

This school also offers:

Bachelor

Bachelor Tourism and Hotel Management

Campus Full time 6 semesters September 2018 Lithuania Kaunas

Practice focused academic programme furnishing students with knowledge of economic, social and applied sciences as well as the business skills necessary in the Tourism and Hospitality industry. [+]

Employment possibilities: Tour Operators, Travel Agencies, Hotels, Airlines, Sport and Leisure Centres, Event Management Enterprises; Studies Area: social sciences; Study Mode: full-time studies, 3 years (6 semesters, 180 ECTS); Language of Instruction: English and Lithuanian; Qualification to be Awarded: Professional Bachelor in Management; Delivered at: Faculty of Management and Economics.

Practice focused academic programme furnishing students with knowledge of economic, social and applied sciences as well as the business skills necessary in Tourism and Hospitality industry.

Programme

The compulsory part of study programme consists of:

General subjects – 15 ECTS credits: Business Philosophy, Lithuanian Language, Basics of Psychology, IT Communications); Professional subjects – 105 ECTS credits; Economics (Micro-macroeconomics, Business Mathematics, Economical Statistics), Intercultural Tourism Environment (Cultural Heritage, Intercultural Communication, Travel Geography, Tourism Anthropology), Management, Basics of Marketing, Tourism Services and Infrastructure, EU Common Market, Law, Enterprise Accounting, Change Management, Environment and Human Safety, Lithuanian Tourism Resources, Business Ethics, Business English, Foreign Language II (German/French); Specialization subjects – 21 ECTS credits: Tourism Marketing, Tourism Company Management, Transportation, Methodology of Excursions; / Hospitality Marketing, Hotel Management, Food Preparation Technology, F&B Service; Optional subjects – 9 ECTS credits; Practical training – 33 ECTS credits (in tourism enterprises/hotels). Final Thesis – 9 ECTS credits. ... [-]

Contact

Kauno Kolegija/ University of Applied Sciences

Address Pramonės pr. 20
LT-50468 Kaunas, Lithuania
Website http://www.kaunokolegija.lt/en/
Phone +370 37 75 11 44