About

Modern tourists are different from traditional ones: they are armed with technologies, smart and inventive, and they like unconventional and exceptional events. This program will help you to understand the needs of a modern tourist and learn how to manage tourism and organize events effectively.

Degree awarded: Professional Bachelor of Business Management

Study field: Tourism and Leisure

Duration: 3 years (full-time)

Credits (ECTS): 180

Course language: English

Tuition fee: EU citizens – 2 100 €; non-EU citizens – 2 700 €

During studies, a lot of attention is paid to entrepreneurship, innovative teaching and learning methods. You will learn through modelling situations in the hospitality industry, applying your knowledge and ideas in practice.

We offer a wide choice of foreign languages necessary for working in the world tourism industry and communicating with people from other cultures.

The programme has a strong focus on hotel services, intercultural communication and other general and specialized subjects that are important for career planning in the tourism and leisure industry.

The Aim of the Programme

To prepare tourism and events specialists with the knowledge, skills and attributes required to develop and manage the hospitality industry through a better understanding of processes in tourism and events, modern communication, and marketing techniques and methods in an international and entrepreneurial context.

Career

Managing leisure, cultural and business events is relevant both to those who plan to work in the tourism industry, as well as to those who see their future related exceptionally to the event business.

Project-based learning will enable you to develop such competencies as leadership, strategic thinking, initiative and creativity, teamwork, time planning, financial management and many others.

Innovative teaching methods and knowledge delivered by practitioners ensure the College graduates’ competitiveness in the market and provide all necessary competencies for those who want to start their own business applying modern technology and innovative solutions.

Students of the Tourism and Events study programme have internships in international hotel chains and in the highest category hotels in Europe.

VVK graduates work in the hospitality industry, hotel management, tourism and travel services, organize conferences, business meetings and corporate events.

According to the Ranking (Reitingai) magazine, Vilnius Business College / VVK is a leading higher educational institution among other 12 Lithuanian HEIs in the evaluation of bachelor’s programmes in tourism and leisure.

Graduates of our Tourism and Events study programme are successfully developing their careers at Artis Centrum Hotel, Hotel Pacai, Radisson Blu Hotel, Vilnius Convention Bureau, Eventum Group, Tilto Hotel, The Smoke House, Steak House Hazienda, Baltic Hotel, Restaurant Systems; some of them have also started their own businesses.

Programme Subjects

1 year

  • Psychology
  • Application of Information Technologies
  • English
  • Professional Language and Written Communication
  • Economics
  • Business Organization
  • Second Foreign Language
  • Management and Organizational Behavior
  • Basics of Accounting
  • Basics of Law
  • Tourism Resources and Geography
  • Tourism Basics + Project
  • Optional Subject

2 year

  • Professional English
  • Second Foreign Language
  • Marketing
  • Accommodation Services Organization + Project
  • Project Management
  • Sales Management
  • MICE and Business Events
  • Customer Service
  • Food and Beverages
  • Event Organization
  • Tourism Product/Service Creation and Development
  • Optional Subject
  • Internship in a Company

3 year

  • Second Foreign Language
  • Intercultural Communication in Business
  • Personnel Management
  • Marketing Communication and Consumer Behavior
  • Hospitality Logistics
  • Leisure and Cultural Events Organization + Project
  • Optional Subject
  • Final Internship
  • Bachelor Thesis/Project

Admission Requirements

Competitive Subjects and Weight Coefficients

I subject
History: 0,4

II subject
Mathematics or Information Technologies: 0,2

III subject
Any subject that does not match other subjects: 0,2

IV subject
Course Language: 0,2

Required Documents

  • Secondary education or high school diploma and transcripts (original diploma or notarized copy) accompanied with their translation into English or Russian
  • Proficiency in English (at least B1 according to CEFR standard)
  • Passport or ID card
  • 2 Photos (40×60 mm)
  • Application form
  • Registration fee 100 €

For more information on the Admission Process, please read the Admission page.

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