Center for Science and Research

The Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality in Ohrid, its intensive development implements through the development of the scientific idea and its applied usage. So, the Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality is modern institution fully involved in modern scientific trends. One of the main locations within the development of the FTH – Ohrid, certainly belongs to the Centre for scientific research (CSR), as a separate organizational unit with its own place and tasks.

The Teaching Council (TC) of the FTH, on December 27, 1985, brought a special decision, which allowed and confirmed the establishment of the Institute for Researching of Tourism, as a separate organizational unit within FTH. Its aim is scientific research work to be successfully and more efficiently intensified and developed.

In 2002, with the change of the status of the FTH, new Book of Regulations for working of the Institute is adopted and it is renamed as a Center for Scientific Work (CSW) at FTH-Ohrid.

Today, the Center for Scientific Research heads its activities towards the necessaries for scientific research of the problems that appear in the field of tourism in Republic of Macedonia and wider, gastronomy, insurance, customs and shipping and recently in the field of security and financial control.

CSR functions as a separate organizational unit at the FTH, with all rights and obligations required by the Book of Regulations for internal relations and the Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality-Ohrid.

The entire scientific research activity in the Centre is managed and coordinated by the head of the Center who is proposed by the organizational unit, and he is elected by the Teaching Council of the teachers for 2 years.

The Center for Scientific Research heads its activities towards the necessaries for scientific research of the problems that appear in the field of tourism in Republic of Macedonia and wider, gastronomy, insurance, customs and shipping and recently in the field of security and financial control. Its aim is scientific research work in the FTH-Ohrid to be successfully and more efficiently intensified and developed. CSRW-Ohrid is opened both for the scientific public and to the economy in the country and beyond.

In the working process of the CSRW all employees at the FTH participate, who have an ambition for scientific research such as teaching staff, associates, undergraduate students, especially the postgraduate students. For certain separated studies, the CSRW hires scientific and professional staff from other institutions from the country or abroad.

The main activities of the CSRW are:

  1. Determining of problems and problem tasks in the field of tourism and hospitality, but also from the field of insurance and customs, safety and financial control in the country and beyond;
  2. Organizing professional and scientific debates, meetings, symposiums, congresses, international conferences and similar forms for certain issues, which treat the problem of tourism, gastronomy, insurance, customs and shipping, security and financial control;
  3. Public presentation of the results of the scientific and professional counsels, projects, conferences, implementation of the European acts for advancement of the higher education and giving suggestions, recommendations for further work;
  4. Publishing of scientific and professional papers in the field of tourism, hospitality, gastronomy, insurance, customs and shipping, safety and financial control;
  5. Publishing of particular thematic articles and scientific results of the above-mentioned areas;