Department of Travel and Tourism

The department provides for the teaching of professional subjects especially for the degree programme Travel and Tourism within the study programme of Economics and Management.

The teaching is provided for by academics of the department, external teachers from other schools, and professionals from the practice. As part of the teaching, there are extra seminars or lectures of professionals from the practice organized on the basis of current situation in the field, available offers from partners, students’ interest etc. The department cooperates with specialised departments in the Czech Republic as well as abroad and participates in providing domestic and foreign country practical placements of students.

The goal of practical placement is to enable students to both verify the knowledge obtained by studying individual subjects of the study programme during practical activities; in particular situations in organisations and supplement this knowledge with practical findings. At present the subject Practical Placement of Travel and Tourism is divided into five parts: two one-week long, two three-week long and a full-semester fourteen-week-long practical placement in the sixth semester.  

The Department of Travel and Tourism provides examinations of tourist guides for the public. Furthermore it is a member of significant organizations and associations in the area of tourism on behalf of the College of Polytechnics Jihlava:

      • The Czech Association of Hotels and Restaurants
      • CR Guide Association
      • Association of Czech Travel Offices and Agencies
      • The Association of Historical Settlements in Bohemia, Moravia and Silesia
      • Association of Scientific Experts of Tourism

Head of Department of Travel and Tourism
Ing. Ivica Linderová, PhD.


Vysoká škola polytechnická Jihlava
Tolstého 16
586 01 Jihlava

Telefon: +420 567 141 111
Fax: +420 567 300 727
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Studijní oddělení:
Telefon: +420 567 141 181

IČ: 71226401
DIČ: CZ71226401