The Department of Agritourism started its activity on September 1, 2005. Prof. dr hab. Bogusław Sawicki was appointed on the head. The Department of Agritourism was transformed into the Department of Tourism and Recreation on November 19, 2008.
Currently, 9 people work at the Department, and the head is dr. hab. Joanna Hawlena, prof. UP. Our employees are specialists in the fields of: economics, management, health sciences and physical culture, biology, and agriculture.
Department staff conduct classes in the following fields: Tourism and Recreation, Spatial Management, Physical Activity and Qualified Agritourism.
Tourism and recreation
First-cycle studies are 3-year full-time and part-time undergraduate studies – specializations:
Second-cycle studies are 2-year full-time and part-time MA studies – specializations:
The Department of Tourism and Recreation in cooperation with the Center for Continuing Education conducts Postgraduate Agricultural Studies for Graduates of Non-Agricultural Studies. The studies last two semesters. They cover basic knowledge in the field of: natural subjects, agronomy, horticulture, forestry, agroecology, organic farming, animal husbandry, activation of rural areas, agritourism, economics, environmental protection, basics of human nutrition, fruit and vegetable processing, dietetics and gastronomy and EU funds supporting development rural areas (More information in the postgraduate studies tab of the University of Life Sciences in Lublin).
The Department carries out the following research works:
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