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International Tourism

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The Bachelor of Arts (6 semester)

International Tourism is a specialization offered at the Faculty of Law, Administration and International Relations, in the form of first-cycle (bachelor degree) full­time studies with English as the language of instruction.  

The offer is addressed to candidates from Poland and abroad with a good command of English.

The studies aim at equipping the students with comprehensive theoretical knowledge, as well as with the indispensable practical skills, making it possible for the students to choose professional careers on the domestic and international market of tourist services.

The didactic offer includes the following subjects, among others:
 

  • World Tourist Attractions
  • Principles of Hotel Management
  • Polish Tourist Attractions
  • Hotel Gastronomy
  • Spanish
  • SPA&Wellness


The course of studies provides for work placement (four weeks) and participation in different events (e.g. tourism fairs) related to the core subjects.

The knowledge, skills, and some of the professional competences acquired in the course of the studies are certified with international certificates.
The acquired professional competences will make it possible for the graduates to run their own business activity in the field of tourism, and to undertake work in the area of tourism organization and management (public administration, local and economic governments),as well as in hotels, travel agencies, holiday resorts, and many other entities operating on the market of tourist services.
Professional preparation of the IT graduates for further careers in the tourist industry is guaranteed by the highly qualified academic staff (theoreticians, experts, and practitioners). Completion of the first-cycle studies allows the graduates to go on to second-cycle studies offered by the Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski Cracow University or other universities at home and abroad.

Application process:

Documents that you have to submit if you are a candidate from abroad:

 

FIRST CYCLE STUDIES

  • A complete application form (available upon electronic registration)
  • Secondary School Exam and a certificate issued by The Board of Education that confirms the equality of foreign diploma with Polish ones *,**.
  • Sworn translation of the diploma done by a sworn translator who is included in the sworn translators' list of the Ministry of Justice, or of the Consul of Poland in the country where the diploma was issued.
  • Photocopy of the passport that allows you to cross the border.
  • One colour current photos (size 35×45mm, the whole profile of mace must be shown, without accessories, earrings and headgear, on a bright background)
  • Language diploma or certificate which confirms level of English at required level. In the case of lack of language diploma or certificate, positive result of placement test guarantees the admission
  • Copy of the birth certificate with translation (concerns foreigners)
  • Recruitment fee payment 85 PLN;

 * It doesn't apply to the candidate from the country included in international agreements;

** After fulfilling demanded formalities, recognition of the certificate can be done by The Board of Education appropriate for the student's place of residence in Poland, or by the Provincial Department of Education in Krakow (due to the location of Krakow University); IB (International Baccalaureate) and EB (European Baccalaureate) diplomas don't need recognition.

SECOND CYCLE STUDIES

  • A complete application form (available upon electronic registration)
  • The diploma of higher education *, **, ***.
  • Sworn translation of the diploma done by a sworn translator who is included in the sworn translators' list of the Ministry of Justice, or of the Consul of Poland in the country where the diploma was issued
  • Photocopy of the passport that allows you to cross the border
  • One colour current photos (size 35×45mm,the whole profile of mace must be shown, without accessories, earrings and headgear, on a bright background)
  • Language diploma or certificate which confirms level of English at required level. In the case of lack of language diploma or certificate, positive result of placement test guarantees the admission.
  • Copy of the birth certificate with translation (concerns foreigners)
  • Recruitment fee payment 85 PLN;

 

* a certificate from your home University that confirms your ability to continue studiesin the country where the diploma was issued (unless this information is includes in the diploma's content;

** the opinion or certificate of the Ministry of Higher Education which confirms accreditation of the university, which issued the diploma;

*** the certificates mentioned above don't apply to the candidates from the countries included in international agreements.

Cost of studies:

Recruitment fee: 85 PLN;
Registration fee: 400 PLN;
First cycle studies: tuition fee per semester - 2880 PLN
Second cycle studies: tuition fee per semester - 2880 PLN
 
Recruitment fee
Bank transfer to:
account name: Krakowska Akademia im. Andrzeja Frycza Modrzewskiego
at: PKO Bank Polski SA (PKO BP)
account number IBAN: PL 95 1020 2892 0000 5102 0636 7231
BIC (SWIFT): BPKOPLPW
title: recruitment fee - IT, [YOUR NAME and SURNAME]
 
THE RECRUITMENT FEE SHOULD BE PAID IN POLISH CURRENCY (PLN) ONLY!
 
The decision concerning admission for the studies upon the analysis of the candidate’s documentation is undertaken by the Faculty Recruitment Commission.
The candidate admitted for studies is required to cover the registration fee, tuition fee and signing the agreement with the AFM Krakow University.
Registration fee and tuition fee are paid to an individual bank account of a candidate (admitted to studies) when upon signing the agreement.

For more information please contact:

Admissions Office
ul. Gustawa Herlinga-Grudzinskiego 1
30-705 Krakow, Poland
building C, ground floor
 

phone: +48 12 252 44 00
phone: +48 12 292 62 16
e-mail:


 

Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski Krakow University
Gustawa Herlinga - Grudzińskiego 1, 30-705 Kraków, Poland
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