Alcide De Gasperi University of Euroregional Economy in Józefów

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Hotel and tourism management

This course is designed for those who think about running own business or working as managers in the companies related to hotel or tourism industries. It is designed to create modern leaders and managers, full of knowledge, skills and competences, who will be able to cope with different business issues and conduct business operations in current world.

First degree studies last no shorter than six semesters. Number of hours should not be less than 2000. Number of ECTS credits (European Credit Transfer

 

TUITION FEE

Course lasts 3 years / 6 academic semester. Tuition fee costs 2800 Euros / year  (8400 euro for the entire course). 

This is the management course giving students the opportunity to learn about managing the hotel and tourism industry This course is designed for those who think about running own business or working as managers in the different organization related to tourism and hotel industry. It is a field that focuses on all aspects of hotel operations as well as focuses on tourism development, management of the travel industry, issues related to tourism marketing and tourism services.

The course is composed of four main parts:

The basic subjects

This part includes subjects from:

  • The social science area (for example: Media studies, Philosophical and ethical dilemmas of the modern world),
  • Language courses (Polish and English language).

The general management subjects

This part includes subjects which give general and basic knowledge, skills and competences in the area of management:

  • General rules of economy and business (for example: Microeconomic, Macroeconomic, Theory of organization, History of economic thoughts),
  • Different styles of management (for example: Basics of Management, Project management, Quality management, Human Recourse management),
  • Methods of conducting business analyzes (for example: Mathematics for business, Statistics),
  • Marketing, promotion and PR (for example: Public Relations, Marketing and advertisement with marketing research) are also important part of this course.

The specialization subjects

This part of the course is focused on management of in the area of hotel and tourism. It includes:

  • Introduction to hotel and tourism issue (for example: Introduction to tourism, Tourism and Hotels Law, Tourism economics and tourism markets)
  • Planning and organizing the tourism events (for example: Tourist attractions, types of tourism and tourists' behavior, Trends, innovations and marketing in touristic and leisure services, Theory and metodology of leisure. Free time management)
  • Management of hotel and torusim organizations (for example: Hotel, tour operators and travel agencies operations management, Human resources and productiveness in tourism)

The practical part – internship in the business field

This part of study course is meant to give students practical skills related to the knowledge they got from lectures. It is implemented in two ways:

  • Practical classes (for example: projects, case study and the simulation on opening own company, preparing tourist offers, preparing the projects of events),
  • Internship in different companies such as restaurants, travel agency, hotels and other organizations conducting business in the area of hospitality and tourism.

As the University we offer also extra-curriculum workshops, the internships as the part of Erasmus program implemented in different countries of the European Union as well as paid internship under the Europeans Union programs.

A graduate in Bachelor’s in Hotel and Tourism Management should have a theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of management and related sciences regarding the meaning, patterns and problems of organizational performance of - enterprises, especially related to hotel and tourism industries. They should have ability to recognize, diagnose and solve problems in human resources management, as well as in property, finance and information management.

STUDY PROGRAMME FOR BACHALOR'S IN HOTEL AND TOURISM MANAGEMENT (please click to download the study program)