Tourism and Catering (tourism)
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Programme Objective

The aim of this higher education vocational training programme is to train business professionals with work experience and advanced level foreign language skills for tourism businesses and non-profit organizations. Graduates are able to establish, manage and operate micro- and small enterprises in tourism, manage certain departments of medium-sized and large companies and perform specialist desk officer and assistant tasks in support of the work of senior executives.

Main Features of the Programme

Full time
Full time
Part-time
Part-time
  • Study ScheduleFull time
  • Form of FinancingState scholarship
  • Programme Level(S) Short-cycle Vocational program
  • LocationBudapest
  • LanguageHungarian
  • Title of the qualification on the diplomaEconomist Assistant in Tourism and Catering Specialized in Tourism
  • Educational RequirementSecondary school-leaving certificate

If You choose this Programme....

This higher educational training programme is designed to train business professionals working in tourism businesses who possess and are able to use in their work theoretical and practical knowledge; speak one or more foreign languages at a high level; can explore and understand consumer needs, implement, provide and enhance the contents of quality services, contribute to organizational work, establish, manage and operate micro- and small enterprises operating in the field, manage certain departments of medium-sized and large companies and perform specialist desk officer and assistant tasks in support of senior executives.

Programme Content

In the tourism specialization, students become familiar with the sub-fields of tourism and become fit for performing assistant and desk officer tasks independently or under managerial instructions.

Career opportunities

Typical jobs available to students with the higher educational qualification according to the Standard Classification System of Occupations (FEOR):

1331 Head of a unit providing accommodation services
1335 Head of a unit pursuing cultural activities
3631 Conference and event organiser
3639 Administrator of other business type services not elsewhere classified
3641 Travel advisor, organiser, tourist agent
4221 Tour organiser, consultant
4222 Receptionists
4223 Hotel receptionist