Bachelor in International Relations – International Tourism (Campus Dąbrowa Górnicza)
Type of program: Undergraduate
Duration: 3 lata (6 semestrów), 180 ECTS
Language of instruction: English
Degree awarded: Bachelor
Admission fee (non-refundable): 200.00 EUR
The final price depends on the promotions applicable to specific countries and will be stated after the completion of the initial pre-screening interview.
Study program overview
Travelling is an important part of human life. During travelling, we get to know new places, new people, we have the opportunity to learn about different cultures, customs, languages, and taste a variety of cuisine. Traveling is relaxation and a pleasant form of spending time, but also education. During travel - closer or further, we get to know the world around us, learn sensitivity, experience diversity and a sense of unlimited freedom. The pandemic resulted in the necessity to stop traveling, so probably after defeating it, the desire to travel will be even greater than before. If you are passionate about traveling, you want to be professionally involved in the broadly understood tourism industry, you want to meet the highest expectations of the industry, we encourage you to choose the International Tourism specialization.
Within International Tourism specialization, among other things:
- You will get to know the principles of international tourism policy.
- You will learn how to organize foreign tourism events, including the organization of tourism for people with disabilities.
- You will learn the rules of preparing international agreements and conducting negotiations with foreign partners based on modern negotiation strategies.
- You will learn to analyze trends and plan the development of international tourism.
- You will gain knowledge in the field of digital marketing.
- You will learn the current information and booking systems in tourism.
Selected content of the study program
International Relations I-cycle (6 semesters, bachelor degree):
Selected basic content: economics, elements of law, introduction to international relations, demography.
Selected faculty content: world economy, political systems, international culture, international security, integration and globalization
Content within specialization: preparation and implementation of foreign tourist events, international agreements and negotiation strategies, international tourism policy, tourism for the disabled, basics of digital marketing, information and booking systems in tourism, planning the development of international tourism, world tourist attractions.
- Career opportunities
- In WSB University, we understand well that knowledge should go hand in hand with practice. Therefore, the education concept in the faculty of Management at WSB University assumes a high degree of practicality based on the high competences of academic staff possessing both significant scientific achievements in the discipline of economic sciences, management and quality sciences, and practical professional experience gained in the international organizations. During regular meetings with the practitioner, you will be able to personally meet and talk to interesting people who will talk with passion about their work and share their experience. We are convinced that knowledge and excellent competences gained at WSB University will make your professional career dynamic and your successes spectacular.
- Language requirements
- Language proficiency requirements: no language proficiency certificate is required, however intermediate command of English (B2) according to Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) is required. Applicants command of English will be assessed in the course of an online interview and internal test of English conducted online ( advantage of native speakers of English, any previous degree accomplished in English or English B2 according to the requirements of the Common European Framework CEF).
- Admission documents
Admission documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
1. Scan of your secondary school certificate including the transcript of records along with the official translation into English or Polish language with legalization* (or apostille**) with annotation (or as a separate document***) stating that the certificate entitles to apply for admission to degree programmes at universities of every type in the country in which you received the above mentioned certificate.
2. Scan of your international passport page with your photo and personal data.
3. One personal photograph in jpg format along with one photograh in paper version.
4. Health and Accident insurance policy covering the period of your education in Poland
5. Confirmation of payment of tuition fee.
You can send the following documents as scanned copies upon admission.
You must bring the original admission documents along with you when you finally arrive to the university.
*Legalisation of foreign documents of education (secondary school leaving certificate and higher education diploma) – it is a formal verification of their authenticity. If a country in which a given document was issued is not party to the Hague Convention, the documents legalisation remains the responsibility of a Polish consular office in that country.
If you are a holder of documents issued in any of the countries mentioned below, you should legalise them in the Polish consular office appropriate for that particular country:
Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Brazil, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China (excluding Special Administrative Regions of: Hong Kong, Macao), Congo, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Jordan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Libya, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mauritania, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Pakistan, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syria, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
The list of Polands missions abroad is available at: www.msz.gov.pl/en.
If your country has not been mentioned above please:
- check the list of countries – parties to the Hague Convention (mentioned below), or
- contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org – we will provide you information step by step what you should do to legalise your documents.
**Apostille: If a country in which a given document was issued is a party to the Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents, concluded in The Hague, 5 October 1961, the documents legalisation is replaced by an Apostille certificate attached to it.
If you are a holder of documents issued in any of the countries mentioned below you should provide them to the one of the institutions authorised to issue the Apostille:
Albania, Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cape Verde, China (Special Administrative Regions of: Hong Kong, Macao), Colombia, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Grenada, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea (Republic of Korea), Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lesotho, Liberia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malawi, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Mexico, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Namibia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niue, Norway, Oman, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Portugal, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Russian Federation, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Serbia, Seychelles, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States of America, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela.
The list of all countries – parties to the Convention and the data of the institutions authorised to issue the Apostille is available here:
*** Here you can download a template of a separate document which needs to be signed by the representative of your secondary school or any other education unit which is in charge of secondary education in your home country.