Faculty of Tourism

History of Faculty

History of the Faculty of Tourism 

 Faculty of Tourism was founded by the №112 decree of 15 October 2010  of the Academic Council and №01 decree of October 20, 2010 of the Council of Representatives of the Shota Rustaveli State University, which stipulated “to separate academic program of tourism from the Faculty of Social Sciences, Business and Law (BA Tourism and MA Tourism Management) at RSU and to establish a new Faculty of Tourism”.  

Faculty of Tourism of Batumi Shota Rustaveli State University is a vibrant educational, scientific and administrative unit, which adheres to the policy of academic freedom and institutional autonomy in terms of design and implementing of higher education at all three levels (bachelor's, master's and PhD) and professional educational programs and scientific research in tourism business administration. The academic staff of the Faculty is comprised of 1 professor, 4 associate professors and 6 assistant professors, contracted through the competition. Visiting professors who also take part in the program implementation are professional practitioners and international experts.

Our mission is to upgrade travel services through education to promote the establishment of international standards.

Faculty of  Tourism is a dedicated educational centre to prepare highly qualified specialists, who have the appropriate knowledge, skills and competencies and are competitive on both domestic and international tourism services market.

Faculty of  Tourism is a dedicated educational centre to prepare highly qualified specialists, who have the appropriate knowledge, skills and competencies and are competitive on both domestic and international tourism services market.

Innovative educational project:

Travel agency UNItour operates at the Faculty of Tourism to develop hand-on skills of students.

Faculty partner organizations:

• GIZ- International Cooperation Society (Germany)

• CIM - International Migration Fund (Germany)

• Department of Tourism and Resorts of Adjara

• Dresden ‘European business college’

• Munich University of Applied Sciences, Faculty of Tourism

• Black Sea Technical University (Turkey, Trabzon)

• Hotel  Sheraton Batumi

• Hotel  Georgia Palace Hotel

• Hotel  Era Palace

• Turkish Airlines

• TAV Georgia

       Our success story is based on applied innovative approaches to teaching, communication with business circles, participation of leading professors, professional practitioners and international experts in the learning process, which allows us to integrate practice with the curriculum and meet this requirement.

      We are striving to be better!

 


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