Dear Students from all over the world,

applications for ERASMUS+ or CEEPUS student mobility for the summer semester of the academic year 2019/2020 at the Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management in Opatija are officially open! We warmly invite you to apply.

Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management is a highly respected institution of higher education for tourism, hospitality industry and sustainable development in the Republic of Croatia and in the wider region. As part of the University of Rijeka, our Faculty offers various courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels. List of all available courses can be found here.

One of the things we’re most proud of is the fact that in the winter semester of 2019/2020 academic year, our Faculty hosts the largest number of international students of the whole University, 39 of them. Studying at our Faculty, you’ll gain new insights from the area of Business Economics or Sustainable Development in Tourism and Hospitality and finally, you’ll get the chance to study at the faculty with the best view in the world (no words are necessary…just Google our position :))!

On October 2 2019, at the building of the Faculty of Civil Engineering, the International Mobility Office of the University of Rijeka organized an Erasmus Welcome Day for incoming Erasmus students who have come to study at our University. This is the ninth consecutive year that the University of Rijeka is hosting incoming students.

In the winter semester 2019/2020, 143 Erasmus student will study at 11 constituents of the University of Rijeka. We are very proud that the largest number of international students, 39 of them, are studdying at the Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management.

For more detals: https://uniri.hr/vijesti/welcome-day-za-dolazne-erasmus-studente/

 

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The Faculty has recognised the importance of internationalisation of higher education institutions and special attention is paid to student mobility. This year 39 international students will spend one semester at our institution in the winter semester 2019/2020. Erasmus and Ceepus students from Romania, Spain, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Greece, Germany, G. Britain, Finland, Italy, Latvia, Bulgaria, Portugal, Slovakia, Hungary, Malta, Poland, etc. are going to attend courses offered to student on English languages. Faculty traditionally on the first day of semester organised for international students Welcome Day, where students get detailed information on different aspects of living in this region and studying at FMTU, University of Rijeka.

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As part of the activities aimed at promoting mobility and internationalization, the Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management organized the "INTERNATIONAL WEEK AT FACULTY OF TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT, UNIVERSITY OF RIJEKA, CROATIA" from 13.05. - 17.05.2019.

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The International week's opening address was conducted by the Dean Dora Smolčić Jurdana, Ph.D., Full Professor and Vice Dean for International Affairs Kristina Črnjar, Ph.D., Associate Professor, who introduced participants to the specific activities carried out by the University and the Faculty as part of internationalization. Helga Maškarin Ribarić, Ph.D., Full Professor, Vice Dean for Science and Professional Activities presented the research and project activities of the Faculty. As part of the International Week, Kristina Črnjar, CEEPUS Coordinator, held a presentation on "Studying, Learning and Researching in the Central European Universities through the CEEPUS Mobility Program" with the aim of informing students about the possibilities of studying at the partner institutions in Europe. At the end of the week, teachers and students participated in the 5th scientific conference "Tourism in Southern and Eastern Europe - Creating Innovative Tourism Experiences - the Way to Extend the Tourist Season" organized by the Faculty.

The mobility of teaching and non-teaching staff primarily aims at teaching classes and/or going thought a professional training. The Faculty gives great importance to international incoming and outgoing mobility of teachers. In addition to having a positive impact on the career development and  acquisition of new skills, knowledge and competence of teachers, mobility contributes to better intercultural understanding and to creation of networks that will be the foundation of future collaboration in research, projects, programs.

The Faculty has visited 12 teachers and associates from the partner institutions through the Erasmus + and Ceepus mobility programs. Throughout the week, students had the opportunity to listen to 18 lectures on current topics such as: Managing organisation through communities of practice, Gender issues in tourism, Potential for cultural tourism in the Czech Republic - UNESCO  tangible and intangible heritage, International investment in the tourism sector, Machine learning methods for tourism-oriented econometrics analysis, Sport tourism and regeneration, etc. Along with the Croatian students, 37 foreign students from Romania, Spain, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Germany, Greece, Italy, Finland, Lithuania, Bulgaria, Hungary and other countries, who are studying at the Faculty in the summer semester, joined the International Week activities.

 

The Faculty has recognized the importance of internationalization of higher education institutions and special attention is paid to student mobility.

Thirty-seven Erasmus and Ceepus students from Romania, Spain, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Greece, Germany, G. Britain, Finland, Italy, Latvia, Bulgaria, Portugal, Slovakia, Hungary, BIH etc. are going to spend summer semester at our faculty in 2019. Faculty traditionally on the first day of semester organized for international students Welcome Day, where students get detailed information on different aspects of living in this region and studying at FMTU, University of Rijeka.