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Undergraduate degree of Tourism and Recreation
– specialty of International Tourism in English

Description of studies

Studies on Tourism and Recreation prepare graduates to work in all entities of the tourism industry, enabling them to acquire comprehensive theoretical knowledge and practical skills.

An undergraduate degree in Tourism and Recreation - the specialty of International Tourism in English lasts 3 years (6 semesters).

After graduation, first degree graduates receive a bachelor's degree in a particular specialty.

Specialty – INTERNATIONAL TOURISM in English

The goal of this specialty is to acquire knowledge of international tourism, explore the functioning of the global tourism market and to master the skills required to know how to run and manage a travel company operating on the travel services market.

This specialty offers:

  • PLN 1500 per month* for 20 foreign students,
  • Charge-free classes in:
    - Business-specific English,
    - Polish language,
    - Polish labour market and Entrepreneurship,
    - Multiculturalism,
  • free textbooks for learning Polish.

Graduates of this specialty will be theoretically and practically prepared to work in the tourism sector companies dealing with travel services for international tourism. With a focus on the language, our graduate will have the opportunity to find employment in multinational companies both in Poland and abroad. They will acquire the competences for employment by the central government and local governments units which are responsible for the development of tourism and in the tourist travel service: in travel agencies, hotels, information centers and transportation companies.

 *) Gross amount


Scholarship

Every foreigner starting undergraduate degree in Tourism and Recreation - the specialty of International Tourism in English will receive an amount of 1500PLN (about 340 Euro) per month. (approx. 340EUR per month)

 

 Leaflet (PDF)  
 

Register now

Candidates applying for admission to the first year of study are required to register on www.pswbp.pl (the IRK system), and submit documents within the prescribed period to the Dean’s office after being qualified.

 

INTERNET REGISTRATION AVAILABLE FROM APRIL 2017
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Required documents

People who are not the citizens of Republic of Poland

The list of documents required for admission to Bachelor's degree for Tourism and Recreation – specialty of International Tourism in English:

  1. the application for admission printed from the IRK system,
  2. a copy of the apostille certified by the university certificate giving access to higher education in the country where it was issued and recognized as equivalent to the Polish Matura certificate + translation into Polish made by a sworn translator of Polish language,
  3. a copy of identity card, e.g. passport certified by the university,
  4. foreigner statement on the selection of the principles of study printed from the IRK system,
  5. foreigner statement on the health insurance printed from the IRK system,
  6. statement of the legal representative of a minor to grant power of attorney, in the situation when the date of birth of the candidate indicates the age below 18 years old, printed from the IRK system,
  7. document / certificate of knowledge of English at B2 level or higher + translation into Polish made by a sworn translator of Polish language,
  8. a copy of the visa certified by the university, residence permit or other document authorizing the stay on the territory of the Poland,
  9. medical certificate indicating lack of contraindications to study Tourism and Recreation at the Bachelor’s Programme. Medical certificate must be translated into Polish by a sworn translator of the Polish language. Referral for medical examination should be printed from the IRK system,
  10. application for an electronic student ID card printed from the IRK system,
  11. one photograph, in colour, in accordance with the requirements concerning issuing identity cards,

Secondary school graduation certificates issued abroad are recognized as equivalent to the relevant Polish Matura certificate of under the international agreements concluded by Poland with other countries. Detailed information on the international agreements signed by Poland can be found on the website of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education http://www.nauka.gov.pl/ .

If the certificate is not covered by any international agreement, then its equivalence can be confirmed only by nostrification.

Nostrification process of school leaving certificates is carried out in Poland in voivodship Offices of Education (Kuratorium Oświaty).

Voivodship Office of Education for Pope John Paul II State School of Higher Education in Biala Podlaska is:

Kuratorium Oświaty w Lublinie (Office of Education in Lublin)
20-950 Lublin, ul. 3 Maja 6
telephone: 815385200, fax: 815385230, 815385265
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Detailed information on nostrification of school certificates and school leaving certificates obtained abroad can be found at Voivodship Office of Education in Lublin.

https://www.kuratorium.lublin.pl/  

Recruitment path

Candidates who are citizens of the Republic of Poland study free of charge.

Candidates who are not citizens of the Republic of Poland make a policy choice to study the path of green path or red path based on your CURRENT FACTUAL AND LEGAL SITUATION.

Start by determining whether you will apply for admission to the rules governing Polish citizens, or in a manner other than those Polish citizens. Your further movement on our website depends on it!

Foreigner is a person without Polish citizenship. People having Polish citizenship, even if, in addition to it they also have citizenship of another country, they are not foreigners in accordance with Polish law and in recruitment process for studies they must follow the rules for Polish citizens.

Recruitment to studies is carried out on the basis of two paths:

1. the rules for Polish citizens and persons without Polish citizenship (foreigners) undertaking studies on the principles applicable to citizens of the Republic of Poland, - "green path",

2. rules concerning persons without Polish citizenship (foreigners) undertaking studies on principles other than those applicable to Polish citizens, - "red path".

Before you take part in the recruitment, check which rules apply to you! You should know it when you start creating your account in the On-line Candidates Registration – (IRK).

Candidates who do not have Polish citizenship are divided into two groups:

Group I

Candidates who meet at least one of the following conditions:

  • have a valid Card of the Pole, or
  • are citizens of one of the Member States of the EU or EFTA member states - parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area or the Swiss Confederation, or family members of such individuals and have the right of permanent residence, or
  • are citizens of one of the Member States of the EU or EFTA member states - parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area or the Swiss Confederation, or family members of such a person and have the financial means necessary to cover the cost of living during studies, or
  • have a permanent residence permit, or
  • hold on the territory of Poland a refugee status, or
  • enjoy temporary protection, or
  • are migrant workers who are citizens of an EU Member State, the Swiss Confederation or EFTA Member State - party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area or are family members of such persons living in the Republic of Poland, or
  • they have been granted a permit for a long-term EU resident, or
  • they have been granted a temporary residence permit in connection with the circumstance referred to in art. 127, art. 159 para. 1 or art. 186, para. 1 point 3 or 4 of the Act of Foreigners on 12 December 2013  (Law gazette. item. 1650),
  1. art. 127- temporary residence permit in order to work in highly qualified employment
  2. art. 159 para. 1 - a temporary residence permit in order to connect with family
  3. art. 186, para. 1 point 3 or 4 - a temporary residence permit due to other circumstances, i.e. holding a long-term EU resident granted by another Member State or is a family member of a foreigner referred to above

ANY OTHER LEGAL BASIS OF PERMIT FOR TEMPORARY STAY DOES NOT ENTITLE TO UNDERTAKE STUDIES ON AN EXISTING RULES APPLYING TO POLISH CITIZENS

  • or they have been granted subsidiary protection

they have the right to choose whether they will take part in the recruitment on rules:

  • regarding the citizens of Republic of Poland "green path" or
  • other than those applying to the citizens of Republic of Poland "red path"

Group II

Candidates who do not meet any of mentioned above conditions are required to apply for admission to studies under the rules other than those applicable to Polish citizens "red path".

What is the difference?

 Differences between:
„green path” and 
„red path”

„green path”

Recruitment rules concerning the citizens of Republic of Poland and foreigners undertaking studies on the rules applicable to the citizens of Republic of Poland

„red path”

Recruitment rules applicable to foreigners undertaking studies on principles other than those applicable to the citizens of Republic of Poland

Basis for admission to study

Undergraduate degree – the results of the leaving school examination  - Polish Matura exam, foreign or International Baccalaureate

Undergraduate degree - the results of the leaving school examination – Polish Matura exam, foreign or International Baccalaureate

Payment for full-time studies

NO

YES – candidates from Group II

NO – candidates from Group I

Scholarship

From the state budget – YES

Scholarship of the Polish Government Minister responsible for Higher Education– NO

From the state budget - NO

Scholarship of the Polish Government Minister responsible for Higher Education - YES (provided you have Polish origin)

Please, Note!

1. If you are a foreigner and you are applying for or planning to apply for the upper study year  for awarding scholarship of the Polish Government when setting up an account in IRK system you have to choose the rules other than those applicable to Polish citizens. Otherwise you will not be able to receive this scholarship.

2. If additional to Polish citizenship you have some other (i.e. for example, you have dual nationality), under the law you are a citizen of the Republic of Poland and you have to proceed to the recruitment process on rules provided for Polish citizens.

3. If you apply for admission by the wrong principles (i.e.  not corresponding to your citizenship or status in Poland), you will not be admitted to studies!

Tuition Fee

The amount of tuition fee for foreign students recruited on the basis of candidates who are not citizens of the Republic of Poland (red path) - for undergraduate degree in Tourism and Recreation - the specialty of International Tourism in English starting education in the academic year 2017/2018, is 1400 Euro per year of study (700 € per term).

Persons joining the recruitment process on rules applicable to Polish citizens, are studying free of charge.

Scholarship

Every foreigner starting undergraduate degree in Tourism and Recreation - the specialty of International Tourism in English will receive a scholarship in the amount of 1500 PLN (about 340 Euro) per month.

Knowledge of English

A candidate applying for admission to undergraduate degree in Tourism and Recreation - the specialty of International Tourism in English must demonstrate English language skills at the B2 level or higher, confirmed by the relevant document / certificate.

If the candidate has the skills to communicate in English at the B2 level, and does not have these skills confirmed by document / certificate must take the exam conducted by the Recruitment Commission within the prescribed period.

Test of Polish language

A candidate who is not a Polish citizen must also proceed to the test on Polish language conducted by the Recruitment Commission within the prescribed period - designed to test the skills in speaking and writing.

 

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