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BSc in Tourism and Catering

University of Pécs
3 + 1 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available

Program description

BSc in Tourism and Catering

Since tourism is one of the greatest players of international commerce, represents 7% of the world’s exports in goods and services or contributes 10% to the global GDP or to global employment, it is definitely worth study and later on being occupied in this dynamically growing branch wherever you come from or wherever you would like to work later. When you finish your studies you will be an Economist in Tourism and Catering.

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Admission requirements


  • High school / secondary education (or higher)

Language requirements

  • English
  • Intermediate English language proficiency certificate

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Program content

1st semester

  • Quantitative methods
  • Microeconomics
  • Information Systems

2nd semester

  • Probability and Statistics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Introduction to Social Sciences

3rd semester

  • Business Statistics
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Banking and Finance
  • Tourism Geography
  • Environmental Economics

4th semester

  • System of Tourism
  • Foundation Marketing
  • Foundations of Digital Marketing
  • Health Tourism
  • Place marketing

5th semester

  • Fast and Slow Tourism Products
  • Tourism Enterprises
  • Marketing Calculations

6th semester

  • Case Studies in Tourism Marketing
  • Tour Operation and Event
  • Hospitality and Cultural Behavior
  • Lodging and Hotel Management

Scholarships & funding

Scholarship options are available. For more information, please visit the website.

Tuition fees

  • Members of EU member states - HUF 350,000 per semester
  • Citizens of all other countries - €3,000 per semester


At the end of the program, you will:

  • understand the basic processes of the system of tourism and you will be able to be part of its professional operation;
  • have the knowledge of the peculiar characteristics of tourism and catering businesses and their management;
  • have practical and theoretical knowledge on the development of the different tourism products and the development and management of destinations;
  • be able to reveal and analyze the factors influencing the tourism demand, create an attractive and experience based supply, organize, and fulfil the related services activities

Career opportunities

With the acquired economic, business, social sciences, applied methodology and tourism and catering specialized knowledge you will be able to manage the tasks and challenges and the related workflows in a wide range of activities related to tourism and catering. You will be able to reveal and analyze the factors influencing the tourism demand, create an attractive and experience-based supply and organise and fulfil the related services activities.

Possible professions and jobs:

  • tourism (destination, product) manager (both in private and public spheres companies, local governments, state governing bodies)
  • tourism planner, researcher, regional development expert
  • hotel or restaurant manager
  • hotel receptionist
  • travel agent, travel organiser
  • conference and event organiser
  • tourism sales manager

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About this institute

University of Pécs

The University of Pécs opened its doors in 1367, making it the first and oldest institution of its kind in Hungary. With longer and shorter interruptions, UP has been shaping the young academic society for over six-an-a-half centuries, not just...

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Why study at University of Pécs

If you choose the University of Pécs, you will study at the oldest university in Hungary - founded in 1367 - having exceptionally wide-ranging experience and long-standing traditions in higher education. Besides being the oldest university in the country, the highly qualified academic staff is a guarantee that students are provided with the most up-to-date knowledge to the highest, internationally recognized standards and so earn a degree, which is highly competitive in today’s labour market.

Choose from our professionally relevant and high-quality programs for a tuition fee that represents great value for money, be awarded a valuable EU degree, and enjoy low living expenses, while getting a Central European experience!

Contact info

University of Pécs

Vasvári Pál str. 4.
H-7622 Pécs

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