About us


Faculty of Hotel Management and TourisDriven by an idea to create a unique program in hospitality that is supposed to support further tourism development in Serbia, the University of Kragujevac with the assistance of the Republic of Serbia, has established the Faculty of Hotel Management and Tourism in Vrnjačka Banja in 2011. Certainly, one of the main objectives of the Faculty is develop new generations of managers prepared to undertake on greatest challenges of the modern hospitality industry. We aim to do so by creating a well balanced combination between classical lecturing and learning through hands-on experience. For that reason the Faculty has committed itself to finding the best partners in the tourism industry, starting from the well-know hotel chains and respected tour operators to organizers of large cultural manifestations and events. The desired goal is to prepare our students as much as possible for endeavors in their future careers, through enabling them to gain invaluable experience while still at school.

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Our vision

Our vision is to:

  • promote the Faculty of Hotel Management and Tourism as an institution of academic excellence in teaching and doing research in the field of hospitality and tourism. 

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Our mission

Our mission is to:

  • nurture and disseminate knowledge in a diverse field of hospitality and tourism both, on the local, as well as, international levels and to prepare our students to be capable of taking leader positions in the hospitality and tourism sectors. 

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Our philosophy

We strongly believe that every individual has a capacity to achieve excellence through learning and accepting of moral values in order to become a professional manager capable of further widening his/her own knowledge horizons, while giving a notable contribution to developing society in general.

Our competencies

Knowledge transfer

  • Assuring that our students are obtaining latest knowledge through well planned and up-to-date curriculums.
  • Assuring that professors and teaching assistants use modern technologies in disseminating theoretical knowledge and practical skills to students.
  • Assuring that the process of evaluation used for theoretical and practical purposes represents a successful way in assessing student’s learning.
  • Assuring that the learning environment is pleasant.
  • Assuring that study programs are frequently updated (every three to five years) in order to timely adjust them to the needs of the hospitality and tourism sectors.

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Organizational culture

We will be an organization that learns through team work and mutual understanding.


We are committed to winning. We commit ourselves to scientific research, academic excellence and sharing of ideas for the benefit of all identified stakeholders.

Strategic objectives

  • Extend boundaries and improve the level of current knowledge in hospitality and tourism, followed by performing a well-rounded scientific research at the international level, that will be applicable and of use for hotel and tourism sectors of Southeast Europe.
  • Educate hotel and tourism managers with moral integrity, competence that is internationally applicable and positive attitude needed for success in professional environment. 

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