Why to study at IM

Institute of Management? Why?

You will be guided through the tips and tricks how to manage your own business. You will learn how to work with people, probably the most important issue in this field. You will gain experience in the field of gastronomy if you wish to open own restaurant. You will be taught how to handle business finance, economic or accounting matters easily.

Lessons and word to word quotations from professional books are of no value if you are not able to use them in practice. During your studies you will solve real problems of specific companies directly with experts from practice, who have already gained expertise in the given field, they have learned, and they want to share with students, what is not possible to read from books, but only acquire through practice. No other university in Slovakia offers the Tourism and Hospitality Management study program in such scope, moreover:

  • you will receive education directly from experts in practice,
  • you can complete bachelor's internship in the contracted facilities,
  • we will have opportunity to be send abroad,
  • we will allow you to get certificates during your studies, which you need when starting a job.

Process of application


Study program selection

As a first step, it is important to choose the right study program that will fulfil you.


Online application

You will then fill out the application in electronic form through the system AIS.


Submitting of ALL requested documents on time

CV, Receipt of the admission fee payment, Certified copies of the end-of-year secondary school reports for all years of study and a copy of the school leaving certificate or equivalent (Foreigners submit nostrified documents)


Sending the application

The application, together with the uploaded attachments, must be sent electronically.


Entrance examinations

The admissions committee will make a qualitative ranking of applicants according to the profile subjects from the secondary school.



Maximum fourteen days after the session of the Admission committee IM UCM, the applicants receive the results with the stated decision on their acceptance or rejection, delivered to the applicant´s address.

Management in Tourism and Hospitality

Study program Management in Tourism and Hospitality provides graduates with a wide range of applicability not only in the field of tourism, but also in managerial positions at various companies and organizations. During the study, students can travel, know more about new cultures as a part of ERASMUS+ programs also gather practical experience in contracted tourism institutions or other selected organizations.

During the study the students gain the knowledge how to manage, develop and run the business in the field of tourism, how to lead employees of tourist attractions to committed work approach, how to create and develop ideas, but also gain the knowledge and practical skills in terms of introducing their own projects to life and verifying the sense of their ideas, or launching them to successful tourism practice. The students of IM UCM in Trnava have already implemented a number of projects, e.g. Clothes Swap in Baterkáreň, Book Swap in Podivni Baroni in Púchov, Coffee stop, Travel talk, TOP excursion in Hotel pod Lipou and many others.

Študenti IM UCM na projekte
Študenti IM na prednáške
IM UCM Študenti
Študenti IM UCM na prehliadke hotela
Reprezentovanie IM UCM
Prednáška pre študentov IM UCM

Practice-oriented teaching leads to answer the questions as follows:

  • Is the team (assembled by me) good enough to carry out the proposed project?
  • Can I get material, financial, and participatory support from project stakeholders?
  • Is my project profitable and sustainable? Is it possible to achieve the planned goal?

At the same time, the students get the answer to the most important question:

  • Is this job enjoyable enough to pursue me to be my professional career?

Study program Management in Tourism and Hospitality helps to fulfil the Strategic objectives of tourism development in Slovakia by securing qualified managers in this area.

Application of graduates in practice

The 1st degree graduate of the study program Management in Tourism and Hospitality:

  • Competently and comprehensively manage the operation and development of businesses operating in the field of tourism.
  • Work at the middle management at public or state administration at tourism departments and sections, at regional development, regional and local tourism organizations, tourist information centres, regional development agencies.
  • Do business independently in tourism area.