Poland – University of Tourism and Foreign Languages

  • About University

    University of Tourism and Foreign Languages (WSTiJO) in Warsaw, a premier institution dedicated to higher education in tourism and language studies. Located conveniently in Warsaw, the university offers a spacious campus with modern academic, social, and administrative infrastructure.
    WSTiJO prides itself on a team of academic teachers from top research centers in Poland and abroad, ensuring high-quality education. The university has been recognized as the top practical profile tourism academy by “Wiadomości Turystyczne” from 2015 to 2021.
    Industry Partnerships
    Strong partnerships with leading organizations such as the Warsaw Chamber of Tourism, Polish Chamber of Tourism, and numerous international partners enhance the learning experience through internships and practical engagements.
    International Cooperation
    Students benefit from international exchange programs, paid internships in Greece, France, Spain, and partnerships within the Erasmus Plus Programme.
    EU Projects
    The university actively participates in EU co-financed projects, offering courses in entrepreneurship, ICT, hospitality English, and tour operator training.

  • Tuition

    The tuition process at the University of Tourism and Foreign Languages in Warsaw is simple and transparent, with no hidden costs. By choosing to study at WSTiJO, you are guaranteed low tuition and registration fees. In link below are detailed information on fees and the process for paying them, along with the necessary documents to download


  • Programmes

    WSTiJO provides comprehensive first and second cycle degree programs in:

    – Tourism and Recreation
    – English Philology Faculty

    Studying in the field of Tourism and Recreation
    The field of Tourism and Recreation provides students with extensive knowledge of the tourism industry, allowing them to understand the mechanisms that govern it. Depending on the chosen specialization, students become acquainted with the specifics of organizing a travel agency, planning and calculating tourist and cultural events, aspects of social psychology, the nature of work in the hotel industry, wellness and spa institutions, international tourism, small and large gastronomy. The graduate has the ability to manage a human team and solve problems creatively.
    The course requires 12 weeks of professional internships, organized by the University at the Scientific-Conference Center “Biały Pałac Palczew” as well as in tourist institutions in the country and abroad, including in Spain, Greece, France, Germany, Italy, USA. The course requires learning one foreign language – English at every level of advancement and optionally from the basics of the language: Italian, Spanish, Russian, German, French, and Chinese.
    Students have the opportunity to complete part of their studies at partner universities abroad as part of the Erasmus pan-European program.
    Graduates find employment in travel agencies and tourist offices, in managerial and operational positions, and can run their own tourism, hotel, and gastronomic activities.

    Specializations in Tourism and Recreation
    – Tourism Services Operations
    – Tourism Business Management
    – Local Government Tourism
    – Hospitality Management
    – Regional Tourism Economy
    – International Tourism
    – Health Tourism

    English Philology Faculty
    English Philology at The Higher School of Tourism and Foreign Languages is a field of study that responds to the current dynamic changes in the job market. Technological advancements pose new challenges for both graduates seeking their place in the new reality and employers who want and need to hire professionals.
    Students have a choice of three field specialities at the bachelor’s and master’s levels:

    – Translation
    – Business
    – Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)

    In the Translation specialty, WSTJO educate future interpreters and translators with a particular emphasis on specialised language.
    The Business specialisation is an excellent solution for those who want to utilise their knowledge of English in the dynamically evolving world of companies and enterprises.
    Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) is an ideal option for individuals who wish to pursue a teaching career in the most modern language schools

  • Graduates - job perspectives

    Tourism and recreation studies are an academic field that prepares students to work in the field of tourism, recreation, and management in the tourism service sector. Students gain knowledge in the fields of tourism, recreation, management, marketing, economics, tourist law, psychology of tourism, tourism geography, management of tourism projects, and customer service in tourism.
    The study program of tourism and recreation often includes both theoretical and practical subjects, such as the organization of tourist events, marketing in tourism, management of tourist facilities, tourist planning, designing a tourist route, as well as internships in various tourism institutions, such as travel agencies, tourism agencies, recreation centers, national parks, hotels, or congress centers.
    Graduates of tourism and recreation studies can work in various areas of tourism and recreation, such as the management and organization of tourist events, tourist marketing, management of tourist facilities, planning, and developing local tourism, customer service in the tourism sector, tourist consultancy, tourist animation, or management of tourism projects.
    Tourism and recreation studies allow graduates to acquire knowledge and skills needed for work in a dynamic and developing tourism and recreation sector, both in the country and abroad.

    In the Translation specialty, potential professions/employment opportunities include:

    1) Translation agencies – employment as a translator for general and specialised texts (in areas such as management, marketing, economics, law, etc.).
    -Consecutive and/or simultaneous interpreter.
    -Publishing houses.
    -Media (Internet, press, TV, radio).
    -Text proofreader.
    -Translator’s assistant.
    -Assistant to a sworn translator.
    -Tourist guide, after completing the appropriate course/training.
    -Tour escort in foreign travel agencies, after completing the necessary course and passing the examination for tour escort candidates.

    2)In the Business specialty, potential professions/employment opportunities include:
    -Companies collaborating with partners from other countries, communicating with specific departments in their specialised language.
    -International corporations, hospitality industry, tourism, airlines.
    -Institutions and government agencies, offices, embassies, foundations, associations.
    -International project offices operating independently or as part of other institutions.
    -Specialist in the business sector.
    -Institutions and companies relying on English communication.
    -Companies or institutions with international contacts.
    -Translation agencies.
    -Travel agencies.
    -Cultural institutions.
    -Work in mass media (radio, TV, press, Internet).
    -Work in magazine editorial offices and cultural institutions, especially those requiring advanced knowledge of the English language.
    -Companies and institutions operating in management and marketing, requiring fluent knowledge of foreign languages (including advertising, public relations).

    3)In the TEFL specialisation, potential professions/employment opportunities include:
    -English language lecturer in language schools in Poland and abroad.
    -Methodologist or methodological consultant in language schools in Poland and abroad.
    -Companies providing language training in general and specialised English.
    -Institutions offering English language courses for children, youth, and adults at different proficiency levels (e.g., cultural centres, community centres, University of the Third Age, foundations).

  • Campus

    Address: Aleja Prymasa Tysiąclecia 38a, 01-242 Warsaw
    Campus Facilities
    The campus includes:
    – Dean’s Office
    – IT Rooms
    – Library and Reading Room
    – Language Lab
    – Fitness Facility
    – Internet/WiFi Access
    – White Palace in Palczew
    – An additional facility near Warsaw, featuring:
    – 19th-century palace and park complex
    – Conference center