Universities

Academy of Tourism and Hotel Management in Gdańsk

The Academy of Tourism and Hotel Management in Gdańsk is a non-public college, entered into the register of non-public colleges kept by the Minister of Education and Science under number 88 and a member of non-public college associations. The college was established in 1996.
Our college’s guiding principle is to educate highly qualified staff for the tourist and hotel industry based on modern and tested teaching methods and the latest technologies. Our college prepares our students for working in executive positions in hotels, catering and services.

Being aware of the tough competition in the job market, we offer our students a solid academic education, the skills to be well acquainted with today’s business issues and the competence required of a professional manager. One undeniable assets include: constant updating of our curriculum relevant to the changing trends in the job market, highly qualified academic teaching staff, combining theory with practice, emphasis on foreign language teaching and excellently equipped learning facilities. By carrying out its mission, our college combines the best traditions with the tasks of today and the challenges of the future.

Given the specificity of the tourist and hotel business, the Academy of Tourism and Hotel Management in Gdańsk strongly emphasises foreign language teaching (the many hours devoted to foreign language teaching is one of our college strong points). We offer English, German, Russian, French and Spanish language courses.

The Academy of Tourism and Hotel Management in Gdańsk has signed partnership agreements so that our students can serve 15-week professional apprenticeships (in Poland and abroad) at prestigious hotels, restaurants, catering facilities and other tourism and hotel institutions in Poland and abroad.

The Academy of Tourism and Hotel Management in Gdańsk provides education in the fields of tourism and recreation at the first and second cycle degree level, it also provides post-graduate and specialist courses.

Academy of Tourism and Hotel Management in Gdańsk is a WINNER OF MANY AWARDS and HONOURABLE MENTIONS, including:
- being named the leader among all tourism and hotel management colleges in northern Poland as classified in a ranking by Wiadomości Turystyczne [Tourism News] magazines for several years running,
- winner of the 16th edition of the European Medal for Services national competition held by the Committee for European Integration and the Business Centre Club; our college won the European Medal for our high European quality of education in the field of tourism and recreation,
- multiple recipient of the titles of Reliable School and Good College Good Job awarded by the Academic Information Centre,
- winner of the bronze medal in the 2010 international Culinary World Cup competition in Luxembourg 2010,
- winner of 2nd place in the finals of the 2009 European Eurhodip competition (in the category of technician) in Bologna;
- winner of 2nd place in the national Cook Up Success culinary competition.

Education offer:

We offer our students

  • a broad array of educational opportunities at the first and second cycle degree level, post-graduate and specialist courses
  • the Academy of Tourism and Hotel Management in Gdańsk is among the leaders in the rankings of Polish hotel and tourism colleges
  • the teaching we provide is constantly updated relevant to the expectations of the job market (through our partnerships with employers)
  • our college is well equipped with specialist workshops including a hotel and catering room, catering technology room, SPA & Wellness room, computer rooms, human physiology room and tourist geography room
  • an emphasis on foreign language learning and professional experience
  • one of our assets is the international focus of our college (with English language teaching, apprenticeships abroad, a double diploma, Polish language courses for foreign students and international conferences)
  • our staff largely consists of practitioners (distinguished businesspeople including hotel, travel agency and restaurant managers)

Contact

Wyższa Szkoła Turystiki I Hotelarstwa w Gdańsku
ul. Miszewskiego 12/13
80-239 Gdańsk

Enrolment

WSTiH Gdańsk Enrolment Office
room A-05
tel. (+48 58) 341 94 52,
(+48 58) 520 26 14 ext. 134