Why study at The Academy of Hotel Management and Catering Industry?
The list of reasons to study at the Academy of Hotel Management and Catering Industry in Poznan is really long! Check some of them out!
Curriculum Adapted to Employers' Requirements
Cooperation with well-known hotel and restaurant chains allows us to be up-to-date with employers' requirements and current trends in the industry. On their basis we create a curriculum which includes an appropriate proportion of theoretical and practical classes as well as foreign language learning. We also place great emphasis on students' self-development, enabling them to expand their knowledge during courses and trainings, as well as internships in Poland and abroad.
Study and Earn
Studying at the Academy of Hotel Management and Catering Industry you will have the opportunity to undertake well-paid internships and placements around the world. We cooperate only with renowned centers in Poland and abroad, which in addition to acquiring practical work skills in the profession, also allow you to earn extra money. Many students pay this way for the next semesters of study or invest in expanding their competencies in additional courses.
Studies adapted to international students
We are open to international students, offering them a diploma from a European Academy that is ranked among the international top universities for hospitality and tourism. We help foreign students acclimatize to their new country by assisting them with formalities such as finding an apartment and opening a bank account. During their studies, we enable them to go abroad for internships and placements, and for those who do not speak Polish or want to improve their level, we organize Polish language classes.
Internships and Apprenticeships in Poland and Abroad
An important part of the curriculum of the Poznan Academy of Hotel Management and Catering Industry is constituted by internships and work experience. We cooperate in this field with renowned centers in Poland and abroad, including France, Luxembourg, Spain, Italy, Ireland, Norway, Austria, Greece, and even Cyprus, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates. The offer of internships and placements can be taken up at the beginning of the studies, after the completion of the first semester. Trips abroad are also available to students from outside the EU.
WSHIG students and graduates can benefit from the offer of the Erasmus+ program, i.e. a trip or journeys abroad lasting up to 12 months in total in order to complete a part of studies or professional practice at a foreign university. This type of experience is highly valued by future employers, it develops your skills and broadens your horizons. Important: trips abroad are also available to students from outside the EU.
We Educate Future Managers
Graduates of the Academy of Hotel Management and Catering Industry often hold key positions in the management of hotels, restaurants and tourist facilities. The specialised knowledge and practical skills they have gained in the course of their studies at the Academy of Hotel Management and Catering Industry, as well as international experience gained during numerous internships and placements.
A Great Start on the Job Market
We know how important additional qualifications are in the job search process, therefore we give our students many opportunities to broaden their competences during numerous courses and trainings. The additional qualifications gained this way make the professional profile more attractive. Our current courses include waitressing, bartending and cooking courses at various levels.
Going on foreign internships and placements as part of studies at WSHiG is not only an interesting experience, but also an important entry in CV which will help you to find a good job in Poland or abroad. Studying at our Academy opens up many opportunities, including international ones. Graduating from the Academy in an EU country makes it much easier to emigrate for work.
We know how important it is to know foreign languages when working in the tourism, hotel or catering industry. This is why language classes and sign language classes play an important role in the WSHiG curriculum. Our lecturers are highly qualified teachers, often native speakers. They put emphasis on shaping and improving practical language skills, using modern teaching methods. At WSHiG we teach at least two foreign languages and sign language.
Long Tradition and Experienced Staff
Are you looking for an Academy whose diploma will allow you to find a good job? Take up studies at the Academy with an established position in the industry. WSHiG is one of the oldest Academies with a catering and hospitality profile in Poland, where experienced teachers-practitioners teach. Their classes prepare students perfectly for their chosen profession, providing them with a set of practical skills and specialized knowledge.
The Academy of Hotel Management and Catering Industry in Poznan boasts an excellent location on the map of Poland. Good communication with practically every corner of the country and the proximity of the German border have made Poznan an extremely popular destination for many years. It is not far from here to the deep European Union, but it is also relatively easy to get to the East. As one of the largest cities in Poland, Poznan remains attractive both as a base for travel and a place to live a stable life.