Higher Business School of Professional Studies in Leskovac exists as an independent institution from 1976. Higher Business Schools of Professional Studies in Leskovac organizes first and second level studies. All study programs have clearly defined aims, structure, contents, purpose, outcomes as well competencies of graduated students. The structure of study programs is harmonized with the existing standards. The contents of study programs (all levels of study) enable students to acquire theoretical knowledge and develop practical skills. After completing their studies, the students are able to quickly integrate in the work process of different enterprises and public institutions.
Study programs of professional studies (first level) in the duration of 3 (three) school years – 6 (six) semesters with a scope of 180 ECTS in the field of social sciences and humanities are:
- Finance, accounting and banking (modules Finance and accounting and Finance, banking and insurance)
- Management of business and logistics
- Tourism and hospitality
- Business informatics and e-business
Study programs of professional studies (first level) in the duration of 3 (three) school years – 6 (six) semesters with a scope of 180 ECTS in the field of technical-technological sciences are:
- Management of food technology and gastronomy.
Study program of professional studies (second level) in the duration of 1 (one) school year – 2 (two) semesters with a scope of 60 ECTS in the field of social sciences and humanities is Business economics and management. This study program has the following modules:
- Management in business
- Finance and risk management
- Culture and media management
- Management of tourism and hospitality with submodules: Management of tourism and hotel operations and Management of hospitality and gastronomy.
Higher Business School of Professional Studies in Leskovac has a successful long-term cooperation with foreign education institutions. This cooperation aims at modernizing the teaching process and study programs, organizing professional practice and monitoring modern tendencies in the European system of education. Through the realization of several important international projects, Higher Business School of Professional Studies in Leskovac has harmonized and modernized study programs of first and second level of studies, enabled the construction of new School object and created modern, spacial-technical study conditions. The School has an all-in international strategy which defines the activities whose implementation enables the School to strengthen and expand the international cooperation which is linked to a high level of quality of learning and teaching process.
Besides organizing the teaching process, Higher Business School of Professional Studies in Leskovac develops international cooperation with the aim of enabling the schooling of a greater number of students, attracting greater number of international students (from neighboring countries), educating students on modern study programs, including ethnical groups in higher education process, creating and capacitating young experts which will be able to take active participation in the work of local and European institutions and play an important role in the processes of regional and European integration as well as taking on an active role in the programs of regional and socio-economic development.
Higher Business School of Professional Studies in Leskovac strives to eliminate all types of discrimination (race, gender, religion, national and ethnic identity). Technical conditions that the School offers (access to School object, ramps, toilets, elevator and similar) enable students with some form of disability to attend teaching without any hindrances.