Program description

Studying Tourism and Recreation at the Master’s level, will provide you with knowledge of management in tourism, and will enable you to further develop the skills that you have gained at the Bachelor’s level. You will learn how to independently and professionally operate a travel agency, tourist resort, or food establishment, and organize premium business events.

Four semesters at Warsaw School of Hospitality offer a great opportunity to gain the skills necessary to establish your own tourist or hospitality business – and not only in Poland! This will become possible thanks to, amongst others, management skills, especially strategic thinking, as well as foreign language skills (B2 or higher, according to the Common European Framework of Reference).

By choosing the Master’s program in Tourism and Recreation, you will gain complete industry knowledge, which will enable you to develop your potential on the competitive market. We will help you quickly become an expert in your chosen field.

About the program

The curriculum of the Tourism and Recreation program at the Master’s level has been specifically designed to expand the knowledge gained during your Bachelor’s studies. You will gain new skills related to complex management – in tourism, recreation and sports, hospitality management and catering, as well as organizing business events. You will be taught by long-time practitioners, renowned experts, and experienced lecturers, who will do everything to effectively combine theory and practice.


Working in the tourism sector means working with other people, and requires necessary experience, which you will be able to gain during your studies, thanks to our vast choice of internships. Our careers office will help you do internships, both in Poland and abroad.


Studying at the Warsaw School of Tourism and Hospitality Management will provide you with the knowledge necessary, to quickly become an expert on tourism and recreation.


Studying Tourism and Recreation will enable you to expand your knowledge in one of five sub-majors, which are tailored to the needs of the job market.

  • Sub-major: Management in Tourism

A sub-major perfect for everyone who wants to learn the legal, economic, and marketing aspects of global tourism. You will discover the principles governing the tourist market, its products, and tourist regions. International projects and collaboration with travel organizers will enable you to gain knowledge.

  • Sub-major: Sports Management

This sub-major will allow you to learn how to manage recreational and sports events, as well as fitness centers. Even before you graduate, you will actively participate in organizing events, thanks to our close collaboration with sports events organizers – track and field.

  • Sub-major: Management in Hotel Industry

If you are interested in planning hotel-related business activities and their promotion, this sub-major is for you. You will explore the domestic and global hotel market and acquire the knowledge of accommodations management.

  • Sub-major: Catering Management

This sub-major is aimed at all those who are interested in planning catering-related business activities and their promotion. You will explore the domestic and global food services market, and absorb knowledge of food establishment management.

  • Sub-major: Meeting Management

This sub-major will allow you to learn how to organize business trips, conferences, fairs, and other business events. While studying at the Warsaw School of Tourism and Hospitality Management, you will have many opportunities to participate in international congresses and incentive trips. You will also have the opportunity to join MPI (Meeting Professional International), which will give you access to conferences held, amongst others, in London, Copenhagen, Davos, Dusseldorf, and Barcelona.

Career after studies

Studying Tourism and Recreation at the Warsaw School of Tourism and Hospitality Management will ensure that you are ready for your dream career. We can offer you a sensible curriculum and additional opportunities for development, such as training camps and conferences. This sub-major will allow you to gain practical skills, with which you will efficiently manage tourist resorts and business events.

Benefits of studying computer engineering

  • Proficient management

Our expert-taught courses will teach you to look at your work from a practical, business angle. You will know how to organize business events and how to act in unexpected situations.

  • Operating a hotel or food establishment

You will learn how to operate the running of a hotel, and how to ensure that your guests want to come again. You will expand your knowledge of how to manage people and organizations. You will know how to effectively navigate the international environment.

  • Management in tourism and sports

If you want to work in a dynamic environment, you will surely appreciate the practical nature of our courses, which will teach you how to navigate the tourism market and organize sports events. You will have the opportunity to gain more experience, even before you graduate, by participating in international projects or collaborating with recreational events’ organizers.

Tuition Fees

Tuition fee for full-time and part-time studies in Polish – students from outside the EU

  • Registration fee: 120 €
  • Tuition fee (per year): 1 300 €
  • Tuition fee (per semester): 700 €

Tuition fee for full-time studies in English*

EU and other countries citizens:

  • Registration fee: 120 €
  • Tuition fee (per year): 2 000 €
  • Tuition fee (per semester): 1 100 €

Citizens from the remaining countries:

  • Registration fee: 200 €
  • Tuition fee (per year): 3 000 €
  • Tuition fee (per semester): 1 600 €

*The group of citizens of other countries paying the same fees as EU citizens includes: citizens of other European countries, of all countries in the North and South America, the Caribbean as well as citizens of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.

Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated March 21, 2019
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Oct 2019
4 semesters
2,000 EUR
per year, 1100 EUR per semester - tuition fee for full-time studies for EU citizens. + 120 EUR - registration fee.
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