Study Program: Tourism (English)

  • Discover the world and start an exciting career in the field of tourism

  • Turn your passion for travelling into a profession with our tourism program
  • Experience a dynamic blend of theory and practical work

  • Gain a competitive edge in the global job market with our Bachelor of Tourism

  • Learn from academics and professionals who will guide you through every aspect of the tourism field

Academic title:

  • Дипломиран Туризмолог
  • Bachelor in Tourism

Study period:

  • 4 years
  • 240 ЕCTS

Head of Department

Detailed study program

Semester 1

Code Course name Mandatory / Elective ЕCТS
SPT101 Basics of law with tourism law M 8
SPT102 Sociology of tourism M 8
SPT103 Basics of Tourism M 7
SPT104 Foreign language 1 M 7

Semester 2

Code Course name Mandatory / Elective ЕCTS
SPT201 Psychology in Tourism and Hospitality M 8
SPT202 Economics of Tourism and Hospitality M 8
SPT203 Hotel management M 8
SPT2ХХ Elective course E 6
Security in tourism
Serving techniques
Principles of risk management
Enterprise economics
Business Informatics
Microbiology of food and beverages
Information and communication technologies
Basics of Management

Semester 3

Code Course name Mandatory / Elective ЕCТS
SPT301 Management in tourism and hospitality M 8
SPT302 Cultural heritage M 8
SPT303 Knowledge of goods with nutrition science M 7
SPT304 Foreign language 2 M 7

Semester 4

Code Course name Mandatory / Elective ЕCТS
SPT401 Promotional activities M 7
SPT402 International Tourism M 7
SPT403 Tourist geography M 7
SPT4ХХ Elective course E 6
Internship M 3
Business planning in the service sector
Human resources Management in Tourism and Hospitality
Principles of public administration
Communications in tourism
National cuisine
Nutrition psychology
Business psychology

Semester 5

Code Course name Mandatory / Elective ЕCTS
SPT5ХХ Elective course E 6
SPT5ХХ Elective course E 6
SPT5ХХ Elective course E 6
SPT5ХХ Elective course E 6
SPT5ХХ Elective course E 6
Tourist destination
Standardization in Tourism and Hospitality
Organizing congresses and meetings
Food and culture
Marketing research
Basics of cooking
Transportation in tourism
International passenger traffic
Business communication
Logistics systems
Strategic management
Channels of distribution
Marketing research
Business operational research
Business mathematics
Economics of European integration
Contracts in international trade
Investment management
Payment systems
Management accounting
Insurance in Tourism and Hospitality
Restaurant management
Food and beverage quality testing methods
Financial markets and institutions

Semester 6

Code Course name Mandatory / Elective ЕCТS
SPT601 Marketing M 7
SPT602 Travel agencies M 7
SPT603 Information systems in tourism M 7
SPT6ХХ Elective course E 6
Internship M 3
Animations in tourism
Management of food production in hospitality
Bar and bar operation
International business
International Management
Health Tourism
Environment and Tourism
Financial management
Life and health insurance

Semester 7

Code Course name Mandatory / Elective ЕCТS
SPT701 Business planning in tourism M 8
SPT702 Sustainable tourism development M 8
SPT703 Accounting M 8
SPT7ХХ Elective course E 6
Valorization of tourist resources
Integrated market communication strategies
Administrative law
Foreign language 3
Gastronomic Tourism
Business Law
Social pathology
Non-life insurance
Organizational learning
Economy of Macedonia
Corporate financial management
Bakery and confectionery
Constitutional law

Semester 8

Code Course name Mandatory / Elective ЕCТS
SPT801 Development policy in tourism M 6
SPT8ХХ Elective course E 6
SPT8ХХ Elective course E 6
SPT8ХХ Elective course E 6
SPT802 Graduate thesis M 6
Trade logistics
Insurance in agriculture
International Economic Relations
Foreign language 4
Development economics
Techniques for measuring the effectiveness of propaganda
Commercial law
Obligatory right
Hotel engineering
Knowledge management
Control and audit
Processing and liquidation of damage
Sensory analysis of food
Public relations

Career opportunities

With our Bachelor in Tourism, you will open up a world of exciting career opportunities. There are four key areas where your degree can lead you:

  • Hospitality Management: Take responsibility for managing hotels, resorts and other accommodation facilities. Your degree equips you with the skills to thrive in the hospitality industry.
  • Destination Marketing: Become a destination marketer and promote cities, regions or countries as top tourist destinations that must be visited. Find unique attractions, develop marketing strategies and attract visitors from around the world.
  • Event Planning: Plan and coordinate memorable events such as conferences, festivals and corporate retreats. Your degree in tourism will provide you with the knowledge and expertise to organize successful gatherings that leave a lasting impressions.
  • Sustainable Tourism: Make a positive impact on the environment and local communities by focusing on sustainable tourism practices. Become an advocate for responsible travel, conservation and community development in the tourism industry.

These are just a few of the exciting career paths that await you with a degree in tourism. The possibilities are endless, and your degree will open the doors to a fulfilling professional journey.