Western Caspian University


Tourism and Hotel Management

Programme: Tourism and Hotel Management

Duration of studies: 4 years

Credits: 240

Type of study: full-time /part time

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Study languages: Azerbaijani, Russian and English

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Tourism and Hotel Management is a modern programme that introduces students to managerial analysis. Students acquire technical and theoretical knowledge, including basic careers skills in tourism. Marketing, economics and HR management are also covered as they are essential to hotel management. Students gain in-depth understanding of the tourism sector underpinned by principles of sustainability. They develop core business skills in leadership, management, marketing and strategic management, and enhance these skills with an understanding of how to manage employment relations in a culturally diverse context.

The programme prepares experts ready to address the long-term needs of world tourism and its affiliates. Our programme produces creative, innovative professionals. This modern education programme has been designed to educate students to be sensitive to technological developments, international and local tendencies, and natural, socio-cultural and economical challenges. Our graduates become the sector’s most valuable human resource with their accumulated knowledge and experience from the course equipping them with systematic academic and management skills.

Students undergo a pre-graduation internship and defend a graduation thesis to receive a degree. Upon successfully completing the programme, graduates pursue careers in tourism, hotel management, travel agencies, etc.

Humanities and Social Sciences

-History of Azerbaijan

-Foreign Languages

-Azerbaijani Language and Speech Culture


-Political Science


-Cultural Science


-Constitution of Azerbaijan and Fundamentals of Law


Compulsory Components

-Higher Mathematics


-Information Technology in Tourism

-Basics of Tourism

-Geography of International Tourism

-Basics of Management

-Basics of Marketing

-Accounting and Accounting Issues

-Finance and Investments

-Service activities

-Technology in the Hotel Business

-Human Resources Management

-Legal Basis of Tourism Activity

-Tourism Transport Services

-Travel Agencies and Tour Operators

-Browsing Systems

-Tourism Economy

-Destination Management

-Tourism Routes and Organisation of Excursions

-Professional Ethics and Labels

-Marketing and Marketing Research in Tourism

-Foreign language

-Second Foreign Language

-Hotel Management

-Ecology Tourism

-Civil Defense.

Elective Components

-Tourism Logistics

-Medical and Health Tourism Organisation

-Protection of Producers' Rights

-Historical and Cultural Tourism

-Tourism Resources

-Agrarian Tourism

-Animation for Tourism Complexes

-Advertising in Tourism

-International Geography.