It is a great honor and pleasure to welcome you on behalf of the University of Tourism and Management in Skopje and to wish you welcome to the only private university of tourism in Macedonia. Now, when you face a decision of the most important life decision considering the choice of your future profession, the Faculty of Tourism within the University for Tourism and Management in Skopje offers attractive and contemporary study programs in the field of tourism sciences. Tourism is one of the most perspective industries in Macedonia.
Our mission is the application of modern methods and techniques of education to educate qualified personnel who will be capable for creative work to facilitate improvement and promotion of tourism outside of the country. Our students despite the theory acquire their practical knowledge and experience in the most elite hotels and travel agencies, both in country and abroad through international cooperation and exchange of students. Following the latest global trends in higher education and consistent implementation of the ECTS system, we managed to establish ourselves as leaders in the educational process in tourism and thereby provide a secure future for our graduates, as well as for the overall development of the tourism industry.
Sasko Gramatnikovski, PhD
Dean of Faculty of Tourism
Vision of the Faculty of Tourism
The vision of the Faculty of Tourism is contributing to the inclusion of the Republic of Macedonia in the world market and providing new, innovative and different strategy for the development of domestic tourism offer. An exceptional attention is paid to the theoretical upgrading of highly skilled travel professionals who will contribute to establishing Macedonia as a new global tourist destination.
Mission of the Faculty of Tourism
The mission of the Faculty of Tourism at the University of Tourism and Management in Skopje is to ensure academic success and achievements of students at the undergraduate and graduate levels in the field of tourism and hotel management. Faculty of Tourism permanente maintains a high quality education by continually creating the most competitive conditions for acquiring knowledge, skills and competences in the field of tourism. The students are enabled to have a quality academic foundation with access to diverse knowledge and skills to prepare to be productive, competent professionals and responsible citizens in a diverse and dynamic global market environment. Faculty permanent promote regional economic development, leadership development, applying the principles of global ethical code in tourism, and the development of long-term life skills.
Objectives of the Faculty of Tourism
- Creating a competent personnel in the field of tourism
- Acquisition of skills and competencies to create independent researchers of knowledge
- Developing personal skills for lifelong learning
- Developing awareness of managing their own professional lives
- Testing the theory into practice through active conducting internships with field work
- Learning through proper implementation of ECTS system in accordance with the Bologna process and work under the mentorship
- Extension of international cooperation with the established higher education institutions in the region and beyond.