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This year, a billion tourists are going to leave their homes and embark on adventures all around the world. Thousands of hotels, airlines, theme parks, tour agencies, museums, sport, recreational and wellness centres in the world are going to strive to transport, accommodate and offer an unforgettable experience to their guests as best they can. For this they need young, creative and dynamic people ready for challenges, travels, flexible work hours and a different work ambient. Are you one of them?
Our primary goal is to prepare you for entering the practice in tourism and complementary fields more quickly and successfully. Our teaching staff is mostly made up of young and professional experts in their respective fields, while our teaching methods follow the latest trends, relying on interactive classes and practical lessons, computer work, up-to-date literature, seminars and workshops.
Employment after studies
After completing the studies of tourism there is a large number of available career choices in the growing field of tourism and hospitality industry. Here are but some of them:
- Managers or directors of small enterprises in tourism: agencies (travel, traffic, consulting in tourism…) or smaller accommodation units (family apartments, camps, motels, granges…);
- Managers of other service enterprises complementary with tourism, such as arts and crafts shops, manufacturing and package of products into “souvenirs” and othes;
- Workers in destination organisations, clusters, associations and state agencies dealing with tourism advancement;
- Programmers and promoters of services in receptive, village, cultural, eco-, sport or ethno tourism;
- Programmers of leisure activities in tourist facilities and in nature – in hotels, camps, granges, river banks, lake shores, mountains, bicycle and nautic corridors, national parks;
- Managers of research and development businesses in public sector and tourist industry;
- Planners and programmers of services in the field of culture, leisure, events, celebrations, performances at tourist facilities and destinations performances;
- Guides and animators in culture, leisure and recreational tourism.
10 reasons to study at tims.
- Accredited and recognised study programme with years of experience.
- Latest teaching methods directed towards adoption of practical knowledge and development of skills and abilities.
- Work in small groups enables interaction, good communication with teachers and high quality of studies.
- Contact with practice and guest lectures by leading professionals.
- A kind student support service team that follows you from enrolment to graduation.
- High student evaluation marks in all areas of Faculty work showing our orientation towards students.
- Organised visits and field practice trips in Serbia and abroad on all years of study (trips and tours included in tuition fee).
- Well-equipped premises with quality amenities provide a top work environment.
- Possibility of choosing several study levels (3 to 5 years) in accordance with your needs.
- Additional extracurricular activities that enrich your student life.
Basics of tourism
English language 1
Block of optional courses 1 (1 of 3 is chosen)
Italian language 1
German language 1
Spanish language 1
Resources in Tourism
Basics of Management
English language 2
Block of optional courses 2 (1 of 3 is chosen)
Italian language 2
German language 2
Spanish language 2
Law and Ethics
English language 3
Block of optional courses 3 (1 of 3 is chosen)
Italian language 3
German language 3
Spanish language 3
English language 4
Block of optional courses 4 (1 of 3 is chosen)
Italian language 4
German language 4
Spanish language 4
Principles of Sustainable Development
Finances with Accounting
English language 5
Block of optional courses 5 (1 of 4 is chosen)
Exercise and Health
Sociology of Culture and Arts
Creating and Product Development
Block of optional courses 6 (1 of 3 is chosen)
Transport and Tourism
English language 6
Block of optional courses 7 (1 of 4 is chosen)
Animation Theory and Planning
Consumers Communication Process Management
Block of optional courses 8 (1 of 5 is chosen)
Theory and Practice of Wellness
Complementary Sectors in Tourism
History of Art and Culture
Block of optional courses 9 (1 of 3 is chosen)
Human Resource Management
Leadership and Personnel Management
Block of optional courses 10 (1 of 4 is chosen)
Recreational and Wellness Areas
English language 7
Worldwide Tourism Destinations
Block of optional courses 11 (1 of 4 is chosen)
Products of Rural Areas in Tourism
English language 8
Upon a successful completion of the study programme of Tourism Management and Business, students are expected to have acquired basic knowledge in the fields of management, economics, marketing and applied tourism studies. Educational methodology is of great importance for the learning process. That is why the students engage in creating a variety of professional documents and reports in the form of students papers, business plans, travel offers and programs, case studies and other scientifically and professionally acclaimed approaches to tourism valorisation, analysis of tourism destination growth and raising competitiveness of tourism enterprises.
Competencies that the students are to acquire upon the completion of Tourism and Development master studies are as follows:
- Solving concrete professional problems and challenges through the application of acknowledged methods and procedures;
- Knowledgeable planning, organization, guidance and control of business processes in tourism;
- Developed skills for the initiation and realisation of new business ideas based on the entrepreneurial thinking and spirit;
- Using informational technologies for the analysis of business performance and managerial decision-making;
- The ability to apply various research methods in theory and practice of tourism management;
- Competence related to the trends and performances of tourism industries in various areas based on the sustainable development approach.
During the course of the study, students are to engage in extracurricular activities of choice. The Faculty of Sport and Tourism supports students’ initiatives such as organising various events and research significant for their professional specialisation, promotion of knowledge and cooperation with other institutions directly or indirectly related to tourism management.