Double Degree Program in Management, Tourism and Hospitality
According to the forecasts of UNWTO and WTTC, the global tourism industry is expected to grow and diversify in the following decades. This also increases the need for qualified labour all around the world, especially at managerial level, since strategic planning and development will play a crucial role in destinations’ and companies’ competitiveness in the dynamically changing market.
Double Degree Bachelor Program in Tourism and Hospitality is implemented jointly by «KROK» University (Ukraine) and Kodolányi János University of Applied Sciences (Hungary). The program is accredited by Hungarian Accreditation Committee. The program aims at training students according to EU standards with the further awarding of two qualifications: Manager (Ukrainian degree) and Economist in Tourism and Hospitality, specialization: Hotel Management (Hungarian degree).
Join us if you wish to
- learn to analyze global trends in Tourism,
- understand social, technological, environmental and political challenges in contemporary tourism and hospitality,
- gain a thorough grounding in managerial, marketing, business information and financial skills,
- benefit from real-world experience through international internships.
- Obtaining of two diplomas (Ukrainian and European)
- Internship abroad
- Participation in Erasmus+ credit mobility programs
- Possibility to participate in mobility programs of Hungarian University
- Language proficiency in English and Russian
- Training, based on European teaching methods
- 1 week training session in Hungary in VI semester of study + 2-3 days visit for final examinations (exams and Thesis defense)
Language of instruction: English, study duration – 4 years
Kodolanyi Janos University of Applied Sciences (KJU) is a state accredited foundation university offering, academic programs in the fields of tourism & hospitality, business management, mass media & communication, social sciences, history, cultural and language studies. Besides the academic programs KJU also offers a wide range of post secondary, LLP courses for trainers and trainees as well as international semesters, summer courses, study tours and internship programs. The educational standard at KJU is excellent. The highly-qualified faculty are experts in their fields of specialization.
Over the years KJU has succeeded in retaining its position vis-a`-vis state and other private institutions, moreover, it has been able to increase its advantage in some respects. KJU is the largest non-governmental, non-profit institution of higher education in Hungary. It is a basic tenet of KJU that quality is essential for the successful development of academic study, and its quality assurance system has to be extended to all its services. KJU operates according to the basic principles of quality assurance of the Hungarian Accreditation Committee that monitors the quality of education in Hungarian higher education institutions. KJU’s quality assurance system is based on the EFQM Excellence Model: the standard of management, teaching and academic services is checked yearly through strict monitoring.
The excellence in management, education, methodology and services and has been acknowledged with several national and international quality awards.
KJU aims at becoming an internationally recognized university that trains citizens to be responsive to the challenges and opportunities of the rapidly changing global society, an institution known and respected for its adherence to global standards.
In Hungary KJU has pioneered development of e-based training at all levels conforming to EU standards supported with specialist applied research. All programs capitalize on the professional knowledge of qualified faculty and professional trainers as well as guest lecturers from the industry and international partners.
In the field of internationalization KJU is very active with over 260 partnerships in 36 countries all around the globe.
Experts in Tourism can occupy the following positions: Managers in tourism, travel agents, tour operators, managers of tour desks, travel agencies, affiliated travel agencies, tourist bases, enterprises of the tourism industry (including hotel complexes). Also they can work as excursions organizers, leaders of tourist group, managers of certain tourist destination, booking agents, agents for tourism (inbound, outbound, domestic), head of travel agencies departments (e.g., head of marketing and sales department of travel agency), enterprises of tourism industry, animators, consultants on tourism. In addition, graduate of "Tourism" specialty can open his/her own business.