Presentation of Vatel in Podgorica, Montenegro
The Vatel International Hospitality Management is at the University of Donja Gorica, in Podgorica, Montenegro. It was opened in 2016 in a spacious and modern building only a few minutes away from the city bus station. Vatel Montenegro is strategically situated on the crossroads leading to the Mediterranean Sea side and the Montenegrin Mountains.
The hospitality programme at University of Donja Gorica in collaboration with Vatel International Business School, was established in 2016 to provide premium hotel and tourism management training and prepare students to become leader managers in the international hospitality industry. The school is located right in the capital city Podgorica..
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Vatel Montenegro has partnership with famous four and five-star hotels located in Montenegro. Practical application departments: Catering, Kitchen, Restaurant, Lodging, Front Desk, Administration and Marketing.
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Snezana Barjaktarovic-Labovic, PhD, is Assistant Professor in Nutrition. Her field of work in the profession are all aspects of food and nutrition. She has been a specialist in hygiene since 2007, and since 2013 a specialist in diet therapy. She is PhD in area of Public Health. She is a participant of a number of national and international projects and research in the field of food and nutrition, among which the most important are the National Dietary Surveys in Compliance with the EU Menu methodology - EU MENU, supported by EFSA (European Agency for Food Safety).
Zoran Djikanovic, PhD, is Associate Professor at UDG and President of Montenegro Capital Markets Authority. Engaged in development of financial markets regulation and market infrastructure in Montenegro since 1999. Participated in numerous domestic and international conferences. Vice President of Association of Economists and Managers of Montenegro, and Member of Mont Pelerin Society since 2008.
Aleksandra Martinovic, PhD, full professor, has two PhD degrees in the area of food biotechnology- microbiology. She used to be a Project Coordinator in many international and national scientific projects in the molecular microbiology, food safety and food technology. As an Director for Development and Transfer of Technologies at the Institute of Meat Hygiene and Technology (www.inmesbgd.com) she was coordinating the activities connected to the identification of pathogenic bacteria in the food products, implementation of HACCP and ISO 22000 standards into the food industry, technical-technological projecting of the meat plants according to the EU regulations, implementation of novel technologies and improvement of the existing ones in the meat industry, domestic and EU import and export requirements, food labelling, as well as coordination of research, innovation and education projects. Furthermore, working at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (UMB) the main focus of her research was utilization of the molecular methods for the assessment of the microbial populations of different types of cheeses as well as in vitro studying of the survival of LAB, embedded in the cheese matrix, in the human gastrointestinal tract (published results). During her professional engagement in FAO projects, she has mostly been involved in the issues concerning development of the food safety guidelines for the producers and authorities, training of the producers in the area of food safety and development of the food quality standards for traditional food products (e.g. GI protection, quality standardization, etc.).
Sandra Tinaj holds PhD degree in economics from the University of Donja Gorica for the work on the PhD Thesis Influence of the Human Capital on economic and social development. She is an Economist currently working as General Manager at University of Donja Gorica and Teaching Assistant in the field od Human Resource Management. She has involved in many different projects related to the human resource and management, such as - National report on the Development topic according to human needs (human resurces), the editor, UNDP, 2013; Human right at the heart of higher education, Tempus project; NEXT: Collaborative platform to support education, research and technology transfer as well as society of Montenegro compatible with European Innovation System, South East European region's response to the European Small Business Act recommendations for lifelong entrepreneurial learning“, SEECEL, etc.
Ms. Ines Pajović holds a MSc in Banking and International Finance, and currently is pursuing PhD in Economics. She has been professionally engaged in analysis and improvement of culture and tourism market in Montenegro from the higher educational perspective. She is also involved in national and international projects for education, culture, biodiversity and climate change.
Sanja Radonjić, assistant at Wine Vintages program, with ten years experience in winemaking, permanently employed as oenologist at the company „13. Jul Plantaže“ a.d. Also, PhD student of oenology, Biotechnical faculty, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. She graduated from Faculty for technology and metallurgy, University of Belgrade. She participates in R&D projects performing in the company “13. Jul Plantaže” a.d., on national and international level (EUREKA, COST, ERASMUS, H2020...). So far, she published more than 20 research papers in scientific journals or conference proceedings.
Milica Dakovic- Tadić, PhD,is a professor in a field of accounting, audit and financial reporting. She has been professionally engaged in analysis and improvement of business activities of the companies in Montenegro as well as in international projects for reinforcement of administrative procedures, education and development of financial reporting processes in the public sector and local self - governments in Montenegro – projects for UN organizations, OECD and European Committee.Ms. Dakovic -Tadic holds a PhD degree in accounting- link between business and national accounting, Master’s degree in auditing, and is a certified International tutor for Internal Auditors and Accounts in public sector by The Charted Institute of Public Finance & Accountancy (CIPFA).
Mr. Philippe Pierre Gendraud, Ex-Higher International Civil Servant, holds a Master Degree in Management (MPS) from Cornell University, U.S.A. He is also a Graduate of Université René Descartes - Paris (BBA) and holds a Post Graduate Degree from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Assurances (Paris).Enriched by a Franco-American business education, Mr. Gendraud is a specialist in Governance, Ethics, Compliance, Audit and Human Resources Management.Over the years, He has been professor/lecturer at Business Schools, Universities, and Hospitality & Tourism Management Schools in Europe, Asia, and Africa & Middle East, e.g. ESCP.-Madrid, IESE-Barcelona, IMHI/ESSEC-Paris, E.H.L.-Lausanne, Oxford Polytechnic, EDHEC, EM-Lyon, ESC.-Bordeaux, Rouen, Reims, Marseille, Nantes, VATEL Institutes – Lyon, Nimes, Mauritius, UDG-Montenegro, YUFE-Kunming & HSU-Huangshan (China), Académie Internationale du Management.
Vesna Boljević , PhD is a professor in University of Donja Gorica - Faculty of Food Technology, Food Safety and Ecology and studying programme for Innternational hotels and management where are expressed her abilities of education. She has advanced knowledge in the domain of the doctorate (Bio-technology systems) and knowledge related to the management of research projects. Ms Boljevic also works as CoE in food production industry. She possesses experts knowledge in the fields of: Food production, Food Development, The Design of Production Systems in Food Industry and Entrepreneurship.
Tomo Popović, PhD degree in electrical engineering (University of Montenegro), Assistant Professor at UDG teaching computer science and information systems. He has over 25 years of international experience in industrial and academic environment (Serbia, USA, Montenegro). His projects include research and development in the domain of applied computer science in various domains. Currently, he is involved in several national and international (H2020, Erasmus+) projects as a leader or team member. He has over 70 papers published in scientific journals or conferences. His research interests include software development, intelligent systems, IoT, and cloud computing. He is Senior Member of IEEE and Member of ACM.
Anđela Jakšić Stojanović is assistant professor of marketing-management in tourism at University Donja Gorica. She has a PhD diploma of management in tourism. She was granted a SUNBEAM scholarship for post graduate studies in the field of tourism on Faculty of economics, business and tourism Split, Croatia. She used to be vice rector for international cooperation at first Montenegrin private university in Montenegro as well as dean of its Faculty of Visual arts. She was included in realization of more than twenty international and national scientific-research projects such as: Tempus, Erasmus, Erasmus +, FP7 projects etc. She was a guest lecturer on several higher education institutions in Italy, Turkey, Poland etc. She has published two monographies, several publications and many scientific papers which deal with the most important issues in tourism and hospitality industry as well as with higher education system in Montenegro. She is a member of National Council for Education, National Council for Scientific-Research activities, Council for qualifications, Center of Young Scientists of Montenegrin Academy of Sciences and Arts and many other councils and bodies at national level.
Graduated Mathematics and Computer science, which later on spiced with M.Sc. in Management of Informational systems. Currently working on PHD thesis in field „Making decisions in conditions of uncertainty and risks-from managerial perspective”.Aware that “change is only constant in our lives" not afraid to step out from comfort zone.Taking constant education seriously as our partner in maintaining competitiveness.Worked in international Telecommunication (Deutsche Telekom) and Insurance companies (Triglav) . Held different positions, IT Director, acting CTIO and Sales and Marketing Director.Digital transformation junky. Founder and Consultant of DigitalBee-company which helps individuals and companies to succeed in Digital Era.(www.Digital-Bee.me)
Dragica Žugić, PhD, is an assistant professor at UDG. Apart from her management and administrative work as the Dean of the Faculty of Philology, she also teaches BA and MA courses at English department, VATEL study programme and Humanistic studies. She has been on academic staff exchange programmes at universities in Great Britain, Italy, Croatia and BiH and actively participated in several EU-funded projects as a researcher (TEMPUS, FP7, Erasmus+). Dragica Žugić is currently the President of the Montenegrin Society for the Study of English – MONTESSE.
Miloš Marković has been a teacher at UDG Centre for Foreign Languages since 2017. He acquired his degree at the Faculty of English Language and Literature, University of Montenegro, Nikšić, in 2009. He teaches English language courses at the CFL to general public, as well as English as an elective subject to the students of various faculties at the University of Donja Gorica. Furthermore, he teaches English as a core subject to the second year students of Faculty of International Hospitality and Tourism Management- Vatel. Additionally, his working experience includes teaching at several elementary and high schools, as well as freelance translation. He has also attended and successfully completed various seminars, courses and trainings in language teaching methodology.
Vojin Golubovic, MSCi is an economist, employed as senior analyst at the Institute for Strategic Studies and Prognoses (ISSP). He holds lectures at the University of Donja Gorica in the field of business mathematics, macroeconomics, economic ideas and financial management. Mr. Golubovic has worked on over 50 projects and surveys in Montenegro and abroad. Throughout his research career he has also been engaged as an associate researcher on projects for ETF, UNDP, WIIW, EPRD, World Bank, Council of Europe, FES foundation, etc. Mr Golubovic has significant experience in Labour Policy and regulation analyses; Macroeconomic analyses (has been a member on different projects that involved overall macroeconomic analyses such as analyses of macroeconomic performance, analyses of macroeconomic trends etc); Conducting of qualitative and quantitative research projects.
Milica Vukotic graduated from the Department of Economics at the University of Belgrade, and received MA in International Economics and Finance from Brandeis University (Boston). She received her PhD in Economics at the University of Montenegro. Prior to joining University of Donja Gorica, Milica was Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Montenegro, where she also taught numerous courses and was involved with many research projects. In addition to teaching, Milica holds several other positions. She is a senior analyst at the Institute for Strategic Studies and Projections and a member of Montenegrin Youth Science Academy . Furthermore, she is a member of the prestigious Mont Pelerin Society, founded by F.E. Hayek.
Velibor ZOLAK, marketing manager, political scientist, publicist, creative director of AMC Communications, the oldest marketing agencies in Montenegro established in 1990. Co-founder and director of the Festival "Thetre City" Budva, director of Pro Beach Soccer Tour of Montenegro, director of National Tourism Organization of Montenegro. Co-author and editor of the books "Thirteen Legends of Yugoslav Business – How we Succeeded", "Manager of the 21st Century", edition "Who is Who in Montenegro" etc. Publisher and editor-in-chief of destination magazines "Montenegro Explorer", "Full.Feel.Budva", "Wild Beauty Destination Magazine" etc. A director of tourist films "Budva, Queen of the Adriatic", "Tivat, A Summer-house of Nobility", "Just for smile", "Welcome to Montenegro" etc. Director and/or producer of a series of tourist TV spots, winners of awards of tourist film festivals in Germany, Poland, Czech Republic, Croatia etc.
Ljubica Kneževic Cvelbar, PhD is an associate professor at the Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana, and a visiting professor at numerous universities worldwide. She has been involved in more than 30 research projects, including EU funded and UNDP grants. She has published more than 20 papers in refereed tourism journals. She is also co-author of more than 10 chapters in the books. Her research interest include tourism economic, sustainable tourism development and tourism marketing.
Ivana Konstantinovic is a professor of French language and literature.She completed her studies in Belgrade,at the Faculty of Philology. She has been profesionally engaged in primary and secondary school in Montenegro.Then she has been employed in french private school in Montenegro . Now she is working in language school Porta Aperta and at the University 'Donja Gorica' since 2018.She has reached an experience professional in France (Paris,Poitiers).
Marko Simeunović received the B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of the University of Montenegro, in 2008, 2009 and 2013, respectively. From 2008 to 2016 he was with the University of Montenegro covering positions of teaching/research assistant and ICT fellow researcher specialized for e-service engineering. In 2016 he was also involved in the first Center of Excellence in Montenegro. He joined the University of Donja Gorica in 2016 where he is currently holding the position of assistant professor. His courses are related to electrical engineering, programming, information systems and digital signal and image processing.He published more than 60 papers in international scientific journals and conferences, and participated in several FP7, H2020, bilateral and national research projects. Currently, he is a leader of one innovative project funded by the Ministry of Science of Montenegro. Marko Simeunović is a reviewer in most world’s leading journals from the signal processing area.In 2013, dr Simeunović was awarded by the Montenegrin Academy of Sciences and Arts for outstanding scientific achievements. His research interests include time-frequency signal analysis, robust estimation, parametric and nonparametric estimation, statistical and array signal processing, genetic algorithm applications, radar signal processing and wireless sensor networks.More information can be found at http://www.tfsa.ac.me/marko_papers.html
Vuk Pejovic is a professor in a field of Professional Culture, Economy of Tourism and Tourism & Traveling. His working experience started just after he graduated on Swiss Glion University on Corfu Island on 2007. Master degree on international economy finance and business at UDG. Working in World Leading Hotel Danai Beach Resort at Chalkidiki during and after the studies at Greece. Last decade he was professionally engaged in hotel industry as well as in big international companies such as Colliers International and Qatari Diar Investment Group. Working as FB manager in many hotels and restaurants such as Hotel Podgorica, Ruza Vjetrova, Quens Chair Sv Stefan, Splendid, Hard Rock Cafe and Byblos Porto Montenegro. Also professionally engaged in several hospitality units as consultant. Founder and president of NGO "Nasa Podgorica" - 2013 winning "Green Star" for best ecological project in country. Currently employed in Basketball club Buducnost as director of sales and ticketing.
Branko Banović. PhD, is a social anthropologist, director of the Regional Museum Pljevlja and lecturer at University of Donja Gorica. His research covers many aspects of identity, multiculturalism, gender studies and Montenegrin history. He has published three monographies and several scientific papers. Starting from the perspective of contemporary anthropology, his research has focused mostly on current social phenomena, such as debates over Montenegro's NATO membership or controversies over the first Montenegrin Pride parade. He holds the rank of Museum Advisor and the rank Research Associate at Institute of Social Sciences in Belgrade. Banovic is the author of the book The Montenegrin Warrior Tradition: Questions and Controversies over NATO Membership. New York: Palgrave MacMillan. He has also contributed to anthropological literature on gender studies with academic papers in which he deconstructed heteronormative standards of Montenegrin culture and tradition. Having in mind that globalization and recent trends in tourism make managing cultural differences a vital aspect of hospitality industry as well as that anthropologists are intellectual pioneers in understanding cultural differences, in the recent years, Branko Banovic put focus on the application of anthropological data, theory and methods in the context of multicultural management in hospitality industry.
Marija Orlandic, PhD graduated from the Department of Economics at the University of Montenegro, and received MA and PhD in Economics at the University of Donja Gorica. As a scholarship student from the Government of the People's Republic of China she completed her doctoral research at Southwestern University Finance and Economics in Chengdu, China during 2017/18. She holds lectures at the University of Donja Gorica in the field of economy and development, company economics, globalization and China culture. Ms. Orlandic has been professionally engaged in many research analysis and projects as analyst at the Institute for Strategic Studies and Projections in the field of macroeconomics, sustainable development, climate change, labor market, social policy, resources, entrepreneurship and education. She is a member of Association of Economists and Managers of Montenegro, furthermore National Council for Sustainable Development, Climate Change and Integrated Coastal Zone Management and also Council of European Social Survey in Montenegro.
Prof. Vesna Maras, full professor, finished her doctoral dissertation at the Faculty of Agriculture in Belgrade as well as postdoctoral studies in the field of viticulture in 2017 (ICVV, Logroño, La Rioha, Spain). From 1992 to 2004 she was working at the Agricultural Institute in Podgorica, today's Biotechnical Faculty (University of Montenegro). She was awarded the title of full professor at the University of Donja Gorica in 2014 where she performs a function as the Dean of the Faculty of Food Technology, Food Safety and Ecology. Since 2004, she has been the Director of Development in the company 13. Jul Plantaze, the leader in grape and wine production in Montenegro but in region also. She has published about 100 scientific and professional papers in international and national journals and participated in numerous national and international projects. For selected clones of Vranac variety, she was awarded the National Award for Most Outstanding Innovator and Gold Medal for Inventors by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). For her scientific research work, she was also awarded the prize for the most successful woman in science in Montenegro for 2012 by the Ministry of Science of Montenegro.Prof. dr Maras has more that 20 years experience in viticulture and winemaking and she is a Montenegrin representative in several international bodies.
Mr Nemanja Nikolić is teaching assistant in a field of Human resource management. He holds a Master degree of Economic Sciences - postgraduate studies of the Faculty of Economics in Podgorica, with the thesis "Business Restructuring - a Case Study of a Tourism Enterprise". He started his work engagement in 2002. year at the Development Fund of Montenegro, where he worked until 2010. year. In addition to his previous experience, he has been a teaching assistant at the Faculty of Tourism and Hotel Management in Bar and, a Moderator at the Faculty of Economics in Podgorica. He was Assistant to the Executive Director in charge of investments and implementation of new products by 2014. year. He has also enriched his work experience as a member / chairman of the Board of Directors of „UTIP Montenegro", since 2013. year - a company that has operated three Hotels in Podgorica. He was also a member of the „Tender Commission for Privatization“, a member of the Audit Committee of the „First Bank of Montenegro,“ as well as, a member of the working group for negotiations with the EU – Chapter Competition.After 2014, he continued his work as Executive Director at Normal Company, in charge of monitoring the implementation of the construction of the Hilton Hotel in Podgorica, where he became Chief Financial Officer in January 2016. year. He become CEO of Hilton Podgorica Montenegro in July 2017. year, where he still work.He is the author of several scientific papers and participates in several national and international projects. He successfully attended training for the General Manager of the Hilton Hotel.
Mirjana Raičevic is a professor of English language and literature professionally engaged in Center for Foreign Languages at the University of Donja Gorica.After graduating she continued her teacher training in private language schools in London, United Kingdom. She has been involved in English teaching at different levels (from Elementary and Primary schools to University) for more than 7 years.She teaches General English language in Center for foreign languages to the students of various faculties at the University of Donja Gorica and English language at Vatel, Montenegro-Faculty of International Hospitality Management. She also works in a private Center for foreign languages and translation in Podgorica. She has participated in numerous projects and workshops and holds a lot certificates.
Jelena Demko Rihter, PhD is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Technical Sciences, (University of Novi Sad), Department for Industrial Engineering and Management. Since 2003 she has been engaged in the teaching process for courses Management Accounting, Financial Management, Investments. She holds a MSc and a BSc in finance (Faculty of Economics, University of Novi Sad) and a PhD in management accounting (Faculty of Economics, University of Kragujevac).She is author and co-author of numerous research and scientific papers on various issues regarding institutional investors, management accounting, financial management published in international journals and conference proceedings. She participated in a few projects financed by Provincial Secretariat for higher education and scientific research and TEMPUS projects financed by EU. Jelena is specialized for preparing business plans and investment projects for different institutions and grants.She is fluent in English and German.
Andrej Bracanović has an LL.M. in Civil Law. His main academic focus is in Roman Private Law and Introduction to Civil Law at the UDG Faculty of Law, and he teaches Legal Culture at VATEL. Mr Bracanović is a PhD Candidate in Private Law. Previously he worked at the Legislative Committee of the Parliament of Montenegro. His interests in the field of practice is in contract law wherefore he advised various companies on land purchase, corporate matters, FIDIC Yellow Book agreements &c. He is a member of the Sectoral Committee for Education and Qualification within Montenegrin Qualifications Framework. Recently he was engaged as a national consultant in the framework of the HFA "Quality Education for All" within the Council of Europe. Mr Bracanović is also a researcher at various national and EU funded projects and cost actions.
Zoran Grubisic graduated from the Department of economics at the University of Belgrade where afterwards he received master degree in International Economics and Finance. Several years after, in 2004 he received his PhD in Economics from Faculty of Economics, University of Belgrade.He is currently employed as full professor at Belgrade Banking Academy - Faculty for Banking, Insurance and Finance, Union University in Belgrade, Serbia where he teaches numerous courses: International Finance, Corporate Finance, Financial Management, Investment in Securities, etc. On an occasional basis he was giving lectures as visiting professor in University of Nice, EISTI - CY TECH from Paris and Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences. In addition to teaching, Zoran published many papers in international recognized journals within his scientific area of interest, mainly International Finance and Corporate Finance. He is member of Serbian Association of Economist and he is very active as consultant in financial advisory for many companies
Branislav Nerandžić is a full professor at University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Technical Sciences, Department of Industrial Engineering and Management. He holds a PhD in Engineering Management and BSc in Economics. He teaches courses of Internal and Operational Audit, Management Accounting, International Business. He is also engaged at Faculty of Sciences – Department for Tourism and Hospitality (University of Novi Sad) and University of Donja Gorica, Montenegro. He is author and co-author of numerous research and scientific papers, 3 monographs and 4 books. He is a consultant in implementation of system of financial management and control, as well as internal audit in a great number of utility companies, municipalities, academic institutions. He has been in managing structures in a few companies and financial organizations. He is a member of Association of Internal Auditors of Serbia. He is a certified accountant and auditor. Branislav received a charter of the Association of Accountants and Auditors of Serbiafor the development of accounting and auditing practices.
Misko Radjenovic, Ph.D. (in economics) is professor at the University UDG Montenegro. He teaches Hospitality sales and Hospitality Strategy. Fields of research are various topics from the hospitality industry and the most development problems of operations in the Hospitality sector of Montenegro. He is reviewer a few works and a book on the same subject. He also worked for more than 25 years in the hospitality industry at the highest level of managerial positions. The Executive Director of “St. Stefan hotels” Budva.
Luka Lakovic, MSc, was born on 25st of July 1993 in Podgorica. He graduated on the Faculty of Information Systems and Technologies in 2015 as the best student of generation. On the same faculty he finished his master studies. He was a winner of the award for best students "19. December ". During studies he worked at the international company "Coinis" in the field of internet marketing. Since academic 2014/15, he has been engaged as a teaching assistant in courses regarding Informatics and Programming. He participated in numerous national and international conferences in the field of information and communication technologies. He won numerous awards for realization of different projects in ICT field on both- national and international level.
Professor Nenad Vujadinović holds a PhD in Social Linguistics, Advertising and Public Relations from “Ss. Cyril and Methodius” University of Skopje and a Masters Degree in Philology from University of Belgrade. He teaches the courses in the fields of: marketing and integrated marketing communications, linguistics and creative writing at University of Donja Gorica. He has over 30 years of academic and teaching experience at the universities in the region, and over 15 years of professional experience in the fields of advertising, PR and working with media - in leadership and team management of complex communication projects and as a creative director in IMC. His publications include: academic work in linguistics and comunications (more than 500 published pages; including two monographies) and a number of litterary translations (more the 1500 published pages), six prose books, a collection of dramas and a number of short stories and critical articles in the field of film, media and music. In the period 2007 - 2015 his book Ronny was translated and published by ISSA (New York) in: English, French, Spanish, Russian, Ukrainian, Czech, Slovak, Armenian, Romanian, Albanian, Hungarian, Serbian, Macedonian, Slovenian, Bosnian, Turkish and Polish language. Nenad Vujadinović has received many international awards for his work as a writer and creative director in advertising.
She has been working as an associate at the Faculty of International Economics, Finance and Business – Donja Gorica - in Podgorica, on the subjects Business and State, Public Finance and Development and Macroeconomics as well as Faculty of International Hotel Management on the subject Taxation.She defended her doctoral dissertation "The Impact of Regulatory Policy on Economy with a Special Focus on Montenegro" at the Faculty of International Economics, Business and Finance, University of Donja Gorica.She started her work engagement in the Ministry of Finance in October 2004 as a student intern, after which she served as an senior independent advisor and department coordinator. At the end of December 2010, she was designated as Assistant Minister for financial system and improving the business environment.During her work engagement in the Ministry of Finance she has been coordinating different reform activities and tasks in the field of financial system, European integration, international cooperation and improving the business environment, as well as public administration reforms.
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Nearly 40 years old, and now 50 campuses in 32 different countries: Vatel Group opened its first school in Paris and is continuing to grow and duplicate its innovative educational concept in schools abroad.Read more
Trained at Vatel Nimes ten years ago, Chloe Wu has a brilliant career in China. She no longer works in the hospitality industry, but has not forgotten her passion of hospitality and service...Read more
The Vatel International Research Center in Hotel and Tourism Managementhas just published the 10th edition of its Journal, which targets research and reflections on changes taking place in the hospitality and tourism industries.Read more
Curiosity, humility, team spirit... A Vatelien shares his commitment to values his school transmitted to him.
The same international spirit that students have Vatel and 4 students in nursing undertake a humanitarian project in Madagascar.Read more
A traveler - salesman - ambassador, Marco Polo introduced Asia, at that time nearly unknown, to Europe. This inspirational fate has given its name to Vatel’s international exchange program, where students can study at another Vatel campus for a year.Read more
The most senior representatives in the international hospitality industry give Vatel the Best School Hospitality Award. An entire profession thus acclaims them.Read more
Learning the skills needed to be a manager, quick employability, international careers... Vatel, the passport that gets you hired. See the video.Read more