The department aims to prepare perfectly trained clerks and executives in the field of tourism and travel services. Due to the great importance of quality services in tourism, qualified employees are necessary, especially in countries like Greece.
RegistrationGraduates of secondary education schools, such as Vocational high schools, Technical high schools, General high schools and Multidisciplinary high schools, are allowed to enroll, according to m.d. 5954.
On completion of their training, graduates receive a Vocational Training Certificate. On the condition that they pass the examination organised by EOPPEP, they receive a level-5 Certificate in Vocational Training in their field.
Duration of studies
IEK studies include 5 terms (semesters). Four of these terms, that is 1,200 hours, are theoretical and laboratory classes, whereas in the 5th term students become interns and apprentices for 960 hours (Training Practice).
An executive manager in touristic enterprises applies scientific and administrative methods and practices in the production, distribution and promotion of touristic products. They also support the financial activity of tourism businesses. Graduates can cover posts across the spectrum of the travel and tourism industry, including travel agencies, hotels, tourism organizations, tourism enterprises, business transport companies and can deal with the organization of conferences.