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Tourism and Hospitality

Vistula School of Hospitality

Mode

Part-time Full-time

Level

Master’s Degree Programme (2-year)

Language of studies

English, Polish

Location

Warsaw

Number of specialities

3

Price from

2000 € / year

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About studies

Vistula School of Hospitality is the only non-public university in Warsaw offering education in the area of tourism and hospitality at Master’s degree level. Our study program provides a response to the tourism and hospitality market demand as this industry sector is, both in Poland and worldwide, in acute shortage of highly qualified managers and leaders.

The Master’s degree study program in the field of Tourism and Hospitality at the Vistula School of Hospitality in Warsaw has a practical profile. During the studies, you will receive comprehensive, interdisciplinary knowledge allowing you to professionally run a hotel, tourist office, tourist or gastronomic center or organize business events at the highest level.

During your studies, you will learn about the latest trends in the industry and the specifics of modern business entities in tourism and hospitality. You will learn the insights of marketing, law, as well as people and risk management. You will get acquainted with the latest information technologies, the issues of intercultural relations and human impact on the environment. We will also teach you how to build a competitive advantage based on quality of services and innovation. This will provide you with attractive prospects and opportunities for professional development in this fascinating area. Our study program will open up for you the door to a professional career in a dynamic and fascinating environment.

Our outstanding experts and practitioners will help you to develop other competences that are highly sought-for competences in this industry – communication skills, knowledge of foreign languages, organizational skills and entrepreneurship. You have a chance to improve your skills by engaging in the activities of our Student Science Club “2B”, during field classes and by participating in international scientific conferences.

The field of Tourism and Hospitality run by the Vistula School of Hospitality in Warsaw has the prestigious THE-ICE (The International Center of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education) accreditation. This is one of the two most important certificates in the world awarded to universities educating for the needs of industries dealing with tourism, hospitality, event organization and culinary arts. THE-ICE accreditation is a globally recognized sign of the highest quality of education, a proof of recognition for the culture of openness, cooperation with the industry and strong links between science and practice.

On graduation from the Vistula School of Hospitality in Warsaw, you will obtain a diploma of a recognized university which will be your passport to a worldwide professional career. Thanks to the contract concluded with the prestigious B.H.M.S. Business & Hotel Management School in Lucerne, you can study in Switzerland for a year and earn a double or even triple Master’s degree (Vistula, B.H.M.S. and Robert Gordon University). This will open the door to an exciting adventure and international career.

The Vistula School of Hospitality in Warsaw with furnish you with comprehensive knowledge and skills in the area of the industry thus allowing you to develop in a competitive market, also abroad. We will help you quickly become an expert in your chosen area. This business will become your passion, it will give you satisfaction and money.

The study program in the field of Tourism and Hospitality inscribes in the mission of the Vistula School of Hospitality in Warsaw, which focuses on innovative education and openness to challenges in the field of sustainable development. The education is carried out in cooperation with entities operating in the tourism and hospitality sector, gathered in the Business Council.

Field specialties

This specialty is addressed to students who are interested in planning and promotion of activities in the hotel and catering sectors. You will get familiar with the domestic and global market and gain knowledge in the field of accommodation and catering facilities management.

This specialty is ideal for those who want to learn about the legal, economic and marketing aspects of global tourism. You will learn about the principles of the tourism market operation, its products, and tourist regions. You will develop your knowledge during international projects by cooperating with companies organizing trips and travels.

This specialty will provide you with the skills necessary to organize business trips, conferences, fairs and other business events. During your studies at the Vistula School of Hospitality in Warsaw, you will have the opportunity to participate in international congresses and incentive trips. You can also become a member of MPI (Meeting Professional International), which will allow you to take part in industry conferences organized, among others in London, Copenhagen, Davos, Dusseldorf and Barcelona.

The study program

The Master’s degree study program in the field of Tourism and Hospitality at the Vistula School of Hospitality in Warsaw has been developed based on the experience of foreign universities, both European and non-European. It will allow you to expand the knowledge acquired during your Bachelor’s studies. You will also gain new skills related to comprehensive management in tourism, hotel and gastronomy as well as in the organization of business events. You will acquire competences needed to undertake creative, entrepreneurial and professional activities in an international environment. You will learn the full range of operational management tools. We will help you develop the key social competences that are in great demand today. Courses are conducted by practitioners, recognized experts and experienced lecturers.

Advantages of studying Tourism and Hospitality

Practice first

Our study program focuses on practical aspects. It relies on projects, case analysis, preparation of business plans and marketing strategies, workshops, internships, scenarios of communication with the client, brainstorming, simulation games, practical use of professional computer programs, role-playing, as well as participation in daily operation of the internships hosting institutions.

Practice first

Prestigious THE-ICE accreditation

The study program in the field of Tourism and Hospitality at the Vistula School of Hospitality in Warsaw has been awarded the prestigious THE-ICE accreditation. It is a mark of the highest quality of delivered education, recognition of the student support system, cooperation with business and the value of scientific research.

Prestigious THE-ICE accreditation

International career at hand

Studies at the Vistula School of Hospitality in Warsaw will open up global opportunities for you. The contract signed with the prestigious B.H.M.S Business & Hotel Management School in Lucerne, will allow you to study in Switzerland for a year and obtain a double or even triple Master’s degree (Vistula, B.H.M.S. and Robert Gordon University).

International career at hand

Professional qualifications for managerial positions

The studies provide you with knowledge and competences allowing you to take managerial positions in a selected area directly without additional training.

Professional qualifications for managerial positions

Ready for virtual work

After completing the Master’s degree study program in the field of Tourism and Hospitality, you will easily find yourself in virtual work, which involves not only remote contact with the client, but also implementation of projects with colleagues from different cities, countries or continents.

Ready for virtual work

International atmosphere

You will study in an international environment. The Vistula School of Hospitality is one of the most internationalized universities in Poland.

International atmosphere

Close ties with alumni

Our graduates are the best ambassadors of our University. We keep in touch with our alumni and award “Vistula Compasses” to those who are most successful on the market.

Close ties with alumni

Competence development program

During your studies, you can take the Gallup and Filipowicz tests that will help you to discover and develop your strengths.

Competence development program

Career

Professional prospects

After graduation in the field of Tourism and Hospitality at the Vistula School of Hospitality in Warsaw, you can work in tourism, hotel and catering companies as well as in institutions dealing with broadly understood tourism. You will gain competences necessary in the management of tourism and catering companies (travel agencies, accommodation facilities, restaurants) as well as in the area of organizing business events.

You will be offered employment opportunities in many interesting places:

You will be offered employment opportunities in many interesting places:

  • hotels and other accommodation facilities,
  • exhibition and conference centers,
  • professional congress organizers,
  • incentive travel organizers,
  •  travel agencies,
  • Airlines,
  • event agencies,
  • restaurants,
  • catering establishments,
  • tourism departments at city / commune / poviat offices.

Internships and job placements

Our study program is an excellent opportunity to acquire not only theoretical knowledge but also practical skills. You will gain valuable experience by taking up internships and job placements in leading companies we cooperate with. Thanks to this, you will take your first steps in the profession and enhance your CV. You will uncover the specific character of working in your selected area. You will meet new people and make valuable contacts. This experience will open many professional opportunities for you. You will get an exciting and highly paid job.

Price list

How to reduce your tuition fees?

Vistula Universities offer a rich scholarship system that will allow you to substantially reduce the cost of education. You can apply for a social scholarship, scholarship for academic performance, sports and artistic achievements, and an allowance. We also offer various promotions. You can benefit from them.

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Our Staff

Prof. Wiesław Alejziak, PhD

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Prof. Elżbieta Biernacka, PhD

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Professor Krzysztof Celuch, PhD

Bogdan Dębowski, PhD

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Piotr Dominik, BEng, PhD

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Prof. Ewa Barbara Dziedzic, PhD

Michał Ryszard Koskowski PhD

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Prof. Adam Mazur, PhD

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Agnieszka Muszyńska, PhD

Mirosław Nalazek PhD

Przemysław Płoskonka, PhD

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Prof. Teresa Skalska, PhD

Prof. Hanna Zawistowska, PhD

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Prof. Jolanta Żyśko, PhD

MA Adam Latek

MA Marcin Lewandowski

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How to apply online?

In order to submit an online application, click on the APPLY ONLINE button, which is visible on our website. We also invite you to read the RECRUITMENT information, where the following steps of recruitment are explained in details.

Where can I find the price list for studies?

The price list of studies is available on the website related to individual fields of study: https://www.vistula.edu.pl/en/programmes

Are there any promotions for new candidates from Poland?

Yes, please visit the CANDIDATE – SPECIAL OFFERS website, where you can find details about current promotions for new candidates.

I want a refund of my money, how do I arrange that?

Please, write to: refund@vistula.edu.pl. Also, please read the contract,  §4, abstract 8-16.

I am a student, can I pay for my studies at the university?

Yes, you may come to the Bursar’s office, and pay there: by cash or by card.

I am a student, I want to pay for next semester/year.

Please contact: kwestura@vistula.edu.pl from your student e-mail and ask for an invoice.

Where can I find information about the exam session?

Exam session dates are given in the organisation of the academic year. Each lecturer is obliged to inform students about the date of the exam / final test.

Where can I find the timetable?

The timetable is available in the USOSweb (University Study-Oriented System). The link to the USOSweb is available on the University’s website, in the Intranet tab. Students can see their individual timetable after logging the USOS system.

How can I collect my student ID card?

Student ID cards for students of the 1st semester can be collected at the reception of the University, the remaining cards should be collected at the Dean’s Office.

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    International Admission

    Director
    Leonid Markusyk
    phone: +48 501 294 962
    e-mail: l.markusyk@vistula.edu.pl

    International Admission Coordinator
    Halina Bożko
    phone: +48 502 603 174
    e-mail: h.bozhko@vistula.edu.pl

    International Admission Officer
    (Belarussian)
    Anna Voronko
    phone: +48 798 066 870
    e-mail: admission2@vistula.edu.pl

    International Admission Officer
    (Ukrainian, Polish)
    Oleksandra Hlotova
    WhatsApp or Viber: +48 798 066 870
    e-mail: admission2@vistula.edu.pl

    International Admission Officer
    (English)
    Tosin Oladosu
    phone: +48 510 858 087
    e-mail: admission2@vistula.edu.pl

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