The faculty is your support even after graduating!

dora smolcic jurdanaThe Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management of the University of Rijeka as a scientific-research and educational institution is the creator of knowledge on tourism, hospitality, and sustainable development. Students are provided with quality education to take over leadership positions under the conditions of strong global competition. Innovative, scientific-research and educational excellence, loyalty and commitment are initiated in the stimulating working environment. It promotes excellence and all activities are carried out respecting the principles of ethics and social responsibility.

Through creative partnerships with the economy, public sector and civil society, economic and social challenges are responded to. The strongest link with this environment is you, our former students, who through your professional work and activities in society, promote the values ​​for which you have been educated at our faculty, but also the values ​​of learning and lifelong education, while pointing out to the power of knowledge.

Our wish is that the Faculty continues to be the treasury of knowledge for you, a source of further education and new understandings that you will be able to use positively and actively in your career. Keep in touch, contact us, consult, join the Association, and actively participate for the well-being of all present and former students of our profession, community, and the Faculty. Let's create together an encouraging community of people who, besides education, share beautiful memories and pleasant companionship.

Dora Smolčić Jurdana,
Dean of the Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Opatija

cvelic bonifacicI graduated with Masters and PhD from the Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management and the knowledge I received was a great basis for my business career of Director of Operations and then Director of Sales, Marketing and Development for Valamar Riviere Ltd. camps and further scientific work. I deeply believe that connecting of the Faculty as a knowledge spreador and its former students as a source of practical experience, is the path of personal success for the individual, but also for the economy as a whole. Become a member of the Alumni Association so we can get to know each other better and have fun,  cooperate,  learn from one another, and help each other in business and in life! "

Sincerely Yours,


Josipa Cvelić Bonifačić,
The FTHM Alumni President