University College of Tourism and Ecology is a renowned brand on the educational market of Europe. Numerous awards, certifications and accreditations confirm high quality of education. Mission of the University is to guarantee a complex education to their graduate that is based on the specialist knowledge and experience conveyed to students by the appreciated staff and business professionals. Creativity and innovation are the qualities that distinguish us regarding the processes of curriculum creation that include needs of the dynamically developing society and economy. UCTaE cooperates with the leading educational centers in Poland and abroad. We create and implement novel solutions for the contemporary issues from the tourism, IT and political industry.

Department of Tourism and Recreation in Krakow
Branch department of UCTaE is located in Krakow – one of the most beautiful cities in Poland with over 3000 years of history. With its unique atmosphere and unique collection of monuments – more than 6000 objects – it attracts tourists from all over the world. As a very active academic center and very quickly developing cultural and business center it presents a spectrum of possibilities for professional development to young people – combined with a rich cultural life.

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Kraków is a second in regards to size city in Poland and the most popular tourism destination. It possesses rights of the district (Powiat) while simultaneously being the capital of the Lesser Poland Voivodeship. It is located on the point converging few geographical regions – Kotlina Sandomierska, Podgórze Zachodniobeskidzkie and Wyżyna Krakowsko-Częstochowska. History of Krakow reaches back to VII century, although it received town privileges per the Magdeburg rights in 1257. The most important trade routes which went through Krakow influenced the dynamic development of the town and its formation as one of the most important urban centers of this part of Europe.

Kraków is one of the most modern cities guaranteeing the access to the best quality of education and many interesting tourism attractions considered to be the bestin Poland. Its historic nature and large collection of monuments in the tight center of the citycaused its historic districts – Old Town, Stradom and Kazimierz – to be entered on the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage list.

City is excellently communicated – Main Rail and Bus Station are located in the center and they ensure the access to communication routes with whole Poland and many foreign directions. John Paul II International Airport Kraków-Balice is located not far away from the city center – a quick transport from city to airport is ensured by the well-developed network of roads and fast railway route serviced by the Lesser Poland Railways. Railway connections are available 7 days in a week and the time of transport is about 17 minutes.

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