Studies type:

Bachelor's Degree Programs

Study mode:

full-time, part-time

Study duration:

3 years (6 semesters)



Language of studies:

Polish, English



    With the rising popularity of healthy eating on the one hand, competing with the obesity crisis on the other – specialised knowledge of dietetics is becoming ever more popular. This is why the Warsaw School of Tourism and Hospitality Management decided to establish a Dietetics Bachelor’s programme.

    The three-year programme is perfect for those people who maintain a healthy lifestyle and would like to learn how to apply their newly-gained knowledge in practice.

    The greatest advantage that Dietetics (Bachelor’s programme) at the Warsaw School of Tourism and Hospitality Management has to offer, is its curriculum, unique on a national scale. It has been designed to include healthy nutrition at various levels of physical activity, age, physiological status, as well as with nationality and culinary tastes in mind. Over the course of these studies, you will learn how eating healthily can help you become fit, achieve mental well-being, and get in good physical and mental shape.

    The Dietetics (Bachelor’s level) programme at the Warsaw School of Tourism and Hospitality Management is unique on a national scale. Our faculty of experts and practitioners will ensure that the knowledge you gain is thorough, and will help you easily achieve professional success. Our students can polish their professional skills by doing internships, which helps prepare them for work in the field of nutrition.

    At the Warsaw School of Tourism and Hospitality Management, practical knowledge comes first. Vistula University emphasises practicality, so this is why our three-year programme includes a total of three months of internships.

    Dietetics internships:
    1st year 2nd semester – 90 hours (3 weeks)
    2nd year 3rd semester – 90 hours (3 weeks)
    2nd year 4th semester –60 hours (2 weeks)
    3rd year 5th semester – 90 hours (3 weeks)
    3rd year 6th semester – 60 hours (2 weeks)

    • Find out where you can do your internship
      • mass caterers,
      • kitchens and food technology institutes,
      • nutrition counselling centre
      • institutions providing meals for children and youths (e.g. schools, kindergartens, boarding schools),
      • institutes providing meals for adults (nursing homes, day care centres),
      • sports clubs and gyms,
      • dietician’s offices,
      • dietetics institutes.

    Studying at the Warsaw School of Tourism and Hospitality Management will provide you with the knowledge necessary to quickly become an expert on dietetics.

    • List of obligatory classes
      • Introduction to human nutrition
      • Introduction to dietetics
      • Child and youth nutrition
      • Elderly nutrition
      • Physically-active human nutrition
      • Pregnant and breastfeeding nutrition
      • Population nutrition and food supply assessment
      • Promoting healthy lifestyles
      • Food allergies
      • Dietetic counselling
      • Nutritional disorders
      • Nutritional education
      • Plant food technology
      • Animal food technology
      • Food safety and toxicology
      • Menu design
      • Food quality analysis and assessment
      • Resource commodity science
      • Meal preparation technology
      • Dietary supplements
      • Food additives
      • Processes and devices in food processing
      • Biologically active food ingredients
      • Ensuring meal production quality
      • Nutritional psychology
      • Digestion and absorption physiology (with aspects of anatomy)
      • Physical exertion physiology, with aspects of anatomy
      • Food production and environmental ecology
      • Customer communication
      • National cuisines
      • BA seminar 1-2
      • Dietetic statistics
      • IT in dietetics
      • General and nutritional microbiology
      • Food chemistry
      • General biochemistry (with enzymology)
      • Introduction to information technology
      • Small enterprise organisation and marketing
      • Law and economics in healthcare
      • Introduction to accounting and finances
      • Philosophy and ethics
      • Occupational safety
      • Work organisation
      • Foreign language 1-2
      • Library education
      • Physical education 1-2
    • List of 5th semester elective courses
      • Food packaging
      • Nutrition within religions
      • Principles of food preservation
      • Weight reduction and cleansing diets
    • List of 6th semester elective courses
      • Modern food processing technologies
      • Modern trends in dietetics
      • Nutrition and auto-immune diseases
      • Principles of catering
  • Our Dietetics programme will allow you to pursue one of two sub-majors: Dietetics for the physically active, or Dietetic counselling.

    You will gain the knowledge and practical skills necessary to work with the physically active in gyms and fitness centres. You will be able to work with athletes from various disciplines, and design for them diets, which will ensure their performance meets the requirements of their sport.

    • List of classes in the dietetics for the physically active sub-major:
      • Principles of food storage
      • Theory of sport for everyone
      • Functional foods
      • Health training methodology
      • Health education and promotion
      • Supplements in sports
      • Strength sports nutrition
      • Sports psychology
      • Designing products and meals for the physically active
      • Endurance sports nutrition
      • Speed and technical sports nutrition
      • Aspects of nutrigenomics and nutrigenetics in the nutrition of the physically active

    You will learn how to accurately assess the needs of all those who visit the dietician’s office. Psychology and interpersonal communication courses will prepare you to work with your clients.

    • List of classes in the dietetic counselling sub-major:
      • Principles of food storage
      • Nutritional psychology
      • Pedagogy
      • Aspects of working with customers
      • Aspects of nutrigenomics and nutrigenetics in the nutrition of the physically active
      • Dietetic counselling – case study 1-2
      • Motivational interview (with aspects of motivation psychology)
      • Emotional nutrition (with aspects of emotion and stress psychology)
      • Designing healthy meals
      • Developmental psychology
      • Modern culinary techniques
      • Functional foods
      • Herbs and introduction to phytotherapy
  • Grochowicz

    prof. dr hab. Józef Grochowicz

    Author of over 600 scientific published papers. Doctor Honoris Causa granted by the Technical University of Koszalin. Member of several scientific and advisory committees of journals. Initiator and chief scientific adviser of the Summer School „’Advances in Food Engineering’. ”. Honorary Vice-President (and Chair of Section VI) – International Commission of Agricultural and Bio-process Engineering, and Life Member of the Asian Association for Agricultural Engineering (AAAE). An Expert of the Polish Society of Mechanical Engineers, and the Society of Food Science and Technology. Honorary President (and expert) of the Polish Society of Food Engineering „ ’SPOMASZ’. Awards and distinctions: The Knight’s Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta,.,’Gold and Bronze Cross of Merit’, Medal of the National Education Commission, Medal ’Meritorius for Invention’ granted by the Prime Minister of the RP.

    Dr Hab. Ewa Gondek - Uczelnia Vistula

    dr hab. Ewa Gondek

    Absolwentka Wydziału Technologii Żywności. Odbyła liczne staże naukowe w Instytucie Rozrodu Zwierząt i Badań Żywności, PAN w Olsztynie, Instytucie Podstawowych Problemów Techniki, PAN w Warszawie oraz Instytucie Agrofizyki PAN w Lublinie. Autorka i współautorka kilkudziesięciu prac badawczych i skryptów akademickich. Nagrodzona 9 nagrodami JM rektora SGGW za działalność naukową dydaktyczna i organizacyjną.

    Dr Dorota Nowak - Uczelnia Vistula

    dr Dorota Nowak

    Wykładowca akademicki z ponad z ponad 30-letnim doświadczeniem. Według jej autorskiej koncepcji, Instytut Technologii Żywności i Gastronomii PWSIiP w Łomży został wyposażony w aparaturę technologiczno – badawczą o wartości ponad 17 mln złotych. Laureatka wielu wyróżnień w tym nagrody Rektora Szkoły Głównej Gospodarstwa Wiejskiego w Warszawie, nagrody I stopnia za osiągnięcia dydaktyczne czy nagrody JM Rektora za działalność organizacyjną II stopnia za „Raport samooceny – ocena instytucjonalna dla PKA”.


    Natalia Czech, PhD

    Graduate of the Medical University of Silesia, doctor of medical sciences, master of…

    Dr Mirosława Adamus - Uczelnia Vistula

    dr Mirosława Adamus

    Absolwentka Wydziału Psychologii Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego. Ukończyła specjalizację z psychologii klinicznej oraz z neuropsychologii. Prowadzi badania empiryczne na temat przydatności wiedzy psychologicznej w praktyce medycznej oraz nad prezentowanymi i oczekiwanymi cechami osobowości przyszłych lekarzy. Autorka publikacji i wystąpień na konferencjach na powyższe tematy. Laureatka zespołowej nagrody Rektora w roku 2004 za osiągnięcia dydaktyczne.

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    Agnieszka Sulich (Eng.D.)

    Graduate of the Faculty of Human Nutrition and Consumer Sciences. Author of scientific…


    Natalia Grzebisz, MA

    Graduate of the Academy of Physical Education in Katowice in the fields of…

    mgr Sylwia Gudej


    Katarzyna Błaszczyk, MA

    Master of biology and dietetics. Currently a PhD student at the Faculty of…

    Ewa Rasińska

    The Dietetics programme has been designed to best prepare you for your chosen career. More than a half of our faculty is composed of professional dieticians, so you can be sure that you will gain reliable knowledge, which will enable you to easily achieve professional success. After graduating from Vistula University, you will carry the title of ‘Dietician’.

    See for yourself that the Warsaw School of Tourism and Hospitality Management is the best university in practice. Find out the benefits of studying Dietetics.


    Reliable diagnostics
    You will learn how to assess the impact of particular food ingredients on the human body, its physical shape, performance, mental shape, overall mood and skin.

    An individual approach
    You will be able to offer your clients an individual approach, by selecting dietary ingredients tailored to their needs, goals, and customs, as well as nationality. You will also learn how to identify and correct nutrition mistakes.

    Professional skills
    You will learn about various food processing technologies, and how to compose meals to achieve the required nutritional value. In addition, the School is constructing a professional laboratory for chemistry, biochemistry, and microbiology courses, utilising specialist equipment.

    Practical knowledge
    You will learn how to improve the quality of life of other people by changing their diets. We also teach best practices, when it comes to working with clients, which ensures that, after graduation, you will be able to easily strike a rapport. You will be able to critically assess the effectiveness of various dietary plans – you will learn which of the ‘flavour-of-the-month’ diets actually work. One day, maybe, you will design your own diet! Additionally, you will have the opportunity to participate in scientific conferences, which will award you with “participation certificates” confirming your newly-gained skills.

    Being a dietician is a satisfying job. It enables you to combine professional work with helping others. It is a career with great prospects, as more and more people become aware of the value of leading a healthy lifestyle, and often search for help to achieve it.

    As a dietician, you can find employment in:

    • Dietetic counselling offices in fitness clubs, gyms, and sports clubs.
    • Public dietetic counselling offices.
    • Schools, kindergarten, day care centres.
    • You will be able to become independent and operate your own business.
  • Full-time studies in Polish - Students from ooutside the EU

    Registration fee Tuition fee (per year) Tuition fee (per semester)
    Full-time and part-time studies 120 € 1 300 € 700 €

    Tuition fee for full-time studies in English

    Registration fee Tuition fee (per year) Tuition fee (per semester)
    EU and other countries citizens 120 € 2 500 € 1 350 €
    Citizens from the remaining countries 200 € 3 500 € 1 850 €

    * The group of citizens of other countries paying the same fees as EU citizens includes: citizens of other European countries, of all countries in the North and South America, the Caribbean as well as citizens of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.

  • Order of the Chancellor about the fees


    Appendix to the Order of the Chancellor about the fees


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