Studying in English in the field of Tourism and Recreation
The field of Tourism and Recreation provides students with extensive knowledge of the tourism industry, allowing them to understand the mechanisms that govern it. Depending on the chosen specialty, students become acquainted with the specifics of organizing a travel agency, planning and calculating tourist and cultural events, aspects of social psychology, the nature of work in the hotel industry, wellness and spa institutions, international tourism, small and large gastronomy. The graduate has the ability to manage a human team and solve problems creatively.
The course requires 12 weeks of professional internships, organized by the University at the Conference Center “Biały Pałac Palczew” as well as in tourist institutions in the country and abroad, including in Spain, Greece, France, Germany, and Italy. The course requires learning one foreign language: Italian, Spanish, Russian, German, or French.
Students have the opportunity to complete part of their studies at partner universities abroad as part of the Erasmus pan-European program.
Graduates find employment in travel agencies and tourist offices, in managerial and operational positions, and can run their own tourism, hotel, and gastronomic activities.
Full-time – Classes from Monday to Friday from morning to afternoon hours
Course of study
3-year bachelor’s studies with the possibility of continuation in 2-year master’s studies
According to the law of July 20, 2018, Higher Education and Science, the program of studies of a practical profile provides for professional
internships for students admitted from October 2019, for at least:
6 months – for first-cycle (bachelor’s) studies
The University provides internship places for all students in travel agencies, hotels, conference centers, etc. depending on the chosen specialty and student expectations. Internships take place in tourist institutions in the country and abroad, including in Greece, France, Spain. In the case of foreign internships, the student receives remuneration, meals, and accommodation from the foreign contractor during the internship.
At WSTiJO, we place great emphasis on practical foreign language learning. Our students can choose from: German, Spanish, Italian, French, Russian, and Italian. Such a wide range of languages significantly increases the chance of finding attractive work after graduation.
Students have the opportunity to complete part of their studies orinter nships at higher education institutions and partner institutions in European Union countries as part of the pan-European “Lifelong Learning”
Erasmus + program. Internships and trips for learning purposes are co- financed from the Erasmus + program. The program covers all students of
both full-time and part-time studies. More on this topic in the Erasmus + tab.