Dual Studies Tourismusmanagement

Your dual study program Tourismusmanagement (B.A.)

Do you like travelling yourself and do you also enjoy planning holiday experiences for others? In the dual degree programme in Tourism Management, you will deal with topics such as current trends in tourism, digital business models and marketing. Sustainability and quality management are also on your curriculum. With this knowledge, you can develop creative and tailor-made travel offers - while keeping an eye on essential aspects such as the environment. After your studies, you will work, for example, at a tourism company, in the hotel industry, at event agencies or in destination management organisations.

Depending on where you study, you will study in one of our two study models: dual study or dual myStudium.



Study Model


  • Classes on campus (dual studies) or

  • Voluntary courses on campus or virtually via livestream (dual myStudium)

Practice: 20 hours/week with a practice partner of your choice


Your degree programme lasts 6-7 semesters and has 180 Credit Points, depending on the study model.


Aachen, Augsburg, Berlin, Bielefeld, Bochum, Bonn, Braunschweig, Bremen, Chemnitz*, Dortmund, Dresden, Duisburg, Düsseldorf, Erfurt, Essen, Frankfurt, Freiburg, Hamburg, Hannover, Karlsruhe, Kassel, Kiel, Köln, Leipzig, Lübeck, Magdeburg, Mainz, Mannheim, München, Münster, Nürnberg, Potsdam, Regensburg, Rostock, Stuttgart, Ulm, Virtueller Campus, Wuppertal, Würzburg

Depending on study model and study start.


For this degree programme it is possible to start 4 times a year. You can apply up to 1 month before the start of your studies.

01.07.2024 01.10.2024 01.01.2025 01.04.2025 01.07.2025 01.10.2025


Your dual study programme offers you many prospects: Various specialisation options allow you to prepare even more specifically for your dream job.


Degree: B.A.

System Accredited. IU is state-recognized and system-accredited by FIBAA. All degree programs are individually accredited and thus bear the seal of the Accreditation Council.

* Subject to state recognition of the degree programmes and approval of the Chemnitz branch by the Free State of Saxony. We expect the approvals of the ministries at the latest at the start of the studies. To date, all IU International University programmes have been successfully accredited and approved on time.

Study Programs

Dual study models for the Bachelor Tourismusmanagement

You can complete your Bachelor's degree in Tourismusmanagement in one of our two study models, depending on where you are studying: The dual study program or the dual myStudium program. What does not change: You will spend 20 hours a week with a practice partner of your choice and gain important work experience. Find out more about the study models now!

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Tourismusmanagement: Dual studies

Dual study programme model: Courses on campus + 20 hours/week with your practice partner.

Study locations: Berlin, Dresden, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hannover, Köln, Leipzig, München, Stuttgart

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Tourismusmanagement: Dual myStudium

Dual myStudium study model: Voluntary courses on campus or virtually via livestream + 20 hours/week with your practice partner.

Study locations: Aachen, Augsburg, Bielefeld, Bochum, Bonn, Braunschweig, Bremen, Chemnitz*, Dortmund, Duisburg, Erfurt, Essen, Freiburg, Karlsruhe, Kassel, Kiel, Lübeck, Magdeburg, Mainz, Mannheim, Münster, Nürnberg, Potsdam, Regensburg, Rostock, Ulm, Virtueller Campus, Wuppertal, Würzburg

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Study Content

Content of the dual study program Tourismusmanagement

Our dual study program in tourism management offers intensive learning and practical experience to prepare you perfectly for responsible positions in the travel, hotel or event industry. As part of your studies, you will explore the most important players and business models, acquire valuable knowledge in intercultural and destination management, immerse yourself in applied research in tourism, improve your business English skills and lay a solid foundation in business administration.

You can find a detailed curriculum on the page of your desired study model Tourism Management Dual Studies or Tourism Management Dual myStudium. A semester could look like this:

Your personal contact

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We will support you

Our student advisory service will help you if you have questions about your choice of degree program, the study locations or dual studies, for example.

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Why you should study Tourismusmanagement dual study program

Theory & Practice

Study, work and leisure - with us you can combine everything thanks to regular alternation between theory and practice. You always apply what you have learnt directly in the practical phases - this makes it much quicker and easier for you to understand course content.

15.000 Praxispartner

Anders als viele andere Hochschulen bringen wir Studierende und Unternehmen aufeinander abgestimmt zusammen – und das mit Erfolg: 2 von 3 Studierenden werden nach dem Abschluss von ihrem Praxispartner übernommen.

Private studies for 0€

Does studying privately sound expensive? At IU you pay €0 for your Dual Studies - because your practice partner pays your tuition fees.

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Awards, accreditations and certifications

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