Studies in English

International Tourism

We are undertaking various initiatives aiming at the internationalisation of our institution. Within the Human Capital Programme run by the European Union, we have developed an academic programme in International Tourism which is run by the Faculty of Law, Administration and International Relations.

It is a first-cycle programme which lasts 3 years (6 semesters) and finishes with the Bachelor diploma. Courses are conducted by top specialists in the field of tourism including members of UNWTO and visiting professors. Eligible students are able to get a substantial financial support. Elements of e-learning are implemented in the programme of studies as well.

Recruitment:
16.05-30.09.2022

Level:
1st & 2nd cycle studies

Mode:
full-time studies

Duration:
6 (1st), 4 (2nd) semester

International Tourism is a specialization path offered at the Faculty of Law, Administration and International Relations.

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.

1st cycle studies

Students get an opportunity to study over 30 courses in 3 years (6 semesters) including such subjects as Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Principles of organization and management, Principles of Marketing, Theory of Tourism, Antropology of Tourism, International Tourism Marketing, Polish Tourist Attractions, Polish Tourism Market, World Tourist Attractions, Basis of Hotel Management, Information System in Hotel Management, E – Business and Computer Graphics in Tourism, Medical Tourism – SPA & Wellness or Risk and Safety Issues in Tourism.

2nd cycle studies

The specialization path of International Tourism in master’s studies is carried out for 4 semesters and leads to obtaining a master’s degree. As part of the master’s program in the International Tourism specialization path, students gain knowledge in the field of (incl.):

  • Development Economics
  • International Social Policy
  • Strategic Tourism Destination Management
  • Cultural and Economic Aspects of Management in Tourism
  • Development of International Tourist Traffic
  • Information Technology Tools in Tourism
  • Ecotourism
  • Religious Tourism

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).

Application process

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

1st cycle studies

  • A complete application form (available upon electronic registration):
    e-Recruitment
  • 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.
  • ID card or passport (foreigners) – with the original document to be presented upon request; notarized copy in case of using the power of attorney
  • 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;

* 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.

2nd cycle studies

  • A complete application form (available upon electronic registration):
    e-Recruitment
  • 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
  • ID card or passport (foreigners) – with the original document to be presented upon request; notarized copy in case of using the power of attorney
  • 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;

* 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.


It is advised to start the procedure at least four months before the deadline especially if the candidate requires a student visa since it may take up to three months before it is issued.

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 and tuition fee.

Cost of studies – academic year 2022/23

Recruitment fee: 85 PLN (100 PLN is paid by those candidates who take the English language examination confirming their B2 level knowledge);
Registration fee: 400 PLN;

1st cycle studies – tuition fee per semester: 3750 PLN
2nd cycle studies – tuition fee per semester: 3750 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!

Registration fee and tuition fee are paid to an individual bank account of a candidate (admitted to studies).

ADMISSIONS OFFICE

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

building C, ground floor

e-mail: rekrutacja (at) afm.edu.pl

phone no.: (+48) 12 252 44 00

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