Study Hospitality in Russia

Study Hospitality in Russia

Study in Russia is an excellent choice for studying hotel management. Under the programme, international students can choose a field of study – service or production and technical direction of hospitality.

During their studies, students receive the skills of business processes arrangement – hotel management, advertising, promotion and sales of hotel services. Students can choose a convenient form of study – universities offer a choice of full-time, part-time, extramural, and distance classes.

Where to Study Hospitality in Russia

Hospitality programmes are offered to international students by several universities of Russia. For example:

  • Peoples' Friendship University of Russia – Bachelor's Degree at Service and Tourism direction. Include such programmes as Hotel Business, duration is 4 years, 4 000 USD per year for International students, full-time mode, applying to a university can be for free. Programme focused on study hotel and hospitality organization, managing international tourist service, researching new forms of hotels self-suitability, advertising and promotion, language and negotiations, renovation and re-organization hotels building and services.
  • Far Eastern Federal University – Bachelor at Hospitality Management, 4 years, RUB 155000 (USD 2583) per year. Programme is based on study hotels and restaurant management in case of modern customers wants. Much attention put into improving foreign language skill and develop excursion activities. Students obtain immigration rules, transfers and booking principles, cash and banking operations safety, information protection. Also graduators can be able to ground project of hotels from zero, including building, gardening, prices and animation research and control.

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  • Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University – Innovative Strategies of Hotel Business Development programme at Master's Degree for Service Industry (Service and Tourism direction). Duration is 2 years, fee 1 600 USD per year. International students can study for free. The programme aimed to train highly qualified managing staff for all forms of Hospitality Foundations (like boarding houses, residential facilities, health resorts etc.) Training put attention to modern technologies in Hospitality, such as online-booking, distance access security, documentary regulation and others.
  • National Research University – Higher School of Economics – Tourism and Hotel Management. Master's Degree, direction – Economics and Management, duration – 2 years, tuition fee RUB 300 000 (USD5000)/year, read on Russian and English. Programme is focused on training high-skilled staff with global knowledge of goals and advantages tourism and hotels foundations. Programme include online courses of major foreign universities and modern digital economic classes.

You can find all programmes for study organization of the hotel and restaurant business, about the health resorts and sanatorium, human resource management and creation own business in tourism here.

For applicants planning a hotelier career, a degree in hospitality will be a big advantage. For this you need to undergo Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes offered in the universities above. Within the hospitality course students will study applied and general disciplines – hotel management, hotel economy, design of hotel activities, technology of hotel activities arrangement, etc.

Teaching is arranged in Russian and English. In those universities where there is no English-language study, applicants can take a preparatory course to study Russian and principal subjects for further study for the Bachelor’s or Master’s degree.


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