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Bachelor Tourismusmanagement

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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.

These are the skills you'll need

Resilience

Organisational skills

Economic thinking

Cultural interest

Social competence

Strong communication skills

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FACT CHECK: YOUR DUAL STUDY PROGRAM TOURISMUSMANAGEMENT

Summary

  • Studienorte
    Aachen, Augsburg, Berlin, Bielefeld, Bochum, Bonn, Braunschweig, Bremen, Chemnitz*, Cologne, Dortmund, Dresden, Duisburg, Düsseldorf, Erfurt, Essen, Frankfurt am Main, Freiburg, Fulda (virtuell), Gera (virtuell), Halle (virtuell), Hamburg, Hanover, Heidelberg (virtuell), Karlsruhe, Kassel, Kiel, Koblenz (virtuell), Leipzig, Lübeck, Lüneburg (virtuell), Magdeburg, Mainz, Mannheim, Munich, Münster, Nuremberg, Osnabrück (virtuell), Potsdam, Regensburg, Rostock, Saarbrücken (virtuell), Schwerin (virtuell), Siegen (virtuell), Stralsund (virtuell), Stuttgart, Trier (virtuell), Tübingen (virtuell), Ulm, Virtual Campus, Wuppertal, Würzburg

    The start of studies at the campus is possible from October 2023: Bonn, Chemnitz*, Kiel, Magdeburg, Potsdam, Rostock, Würzburg

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

  • Start and duration of studies

    For this degree programme it is possible to start 4 times a year. Start:

    1 January

    1 April

    1 July

    1 October

    You can apply up to 1 month before the start of your studies.


    Duration:

     7 semesters

  • Deepenings
    • Reiseanbieter- und Reisevertriebsmanagement
    • Eventmanagement
    • Hotelmanagement
    • Systemgastronomie
  • Graduation, accreditation and recognition
    • Bachelor of Arts
    • System accredited.
      The IU is state-recognised and system-accredited by FIBAA. All study programmes are individually accredited and thus bear the seal of the Accreditation Council.

    Subject to state recognition: Aachen, Bochum, Bonn, Chemnitz, Fulda, Gera, Halle, Heidelberg, Kassel, Kiel, Koblenz, Lüneburg, Magdeburg, Mönchengladbach, Osnabrück, Potsdam, Ravensburg, Regensburg, Rostock, Saarbrücken, Schwerin, Siegen, Stralsund, Trier, Tübingen, Wuppertal, Würzburg

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Content

WHAT AWAITS YOU IN THE DUAL STUDY PROGRAM TOURISMUSMANAGEMENT

With our dual degree programme in Tourism Management, we prepare you to take on responsible tasks in the travel, hotel or event industry:

  • You will get to know the players and business models of the tourism industry.
  • You will gain knowledge in intercultural management and destination management.
  • You will study applied research in tourism.
  • You will acquire foreign language skills in business English.
  • You will learn the basics of business administration.

Each semester, you complete a practical project in which you work on a problem in your practice company.

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YOUR IMMERSION - YOUR THING

Travel Supplier and Distribution Management, Event Management, Hotel Management or System Catering: In the 5th semester, you can choose one of four specialisation options - and prepare yourself even more specifically for your dream job.

Study fees

Tuition fees? YOU CAN SAVE YOURSELF!

Your practice partner will cover your tuition fees. Depending on the company, you may even receive additional remuneration.
Private, state-recognised University of Applied Sciences
Highest quality teaching
Personal support

Admission

Admission requirements

We make it possible: At IU International University you can start your desired study program - without NC, state-recognised, with or without a general A-level!

Process of application

Next Step: Your application, very simple in 4 steps

Apply Online

Apply via our form in just a few steps: Simply enter your degree programme and personal data.

Optionally, you can upload documents such as your CV or your last school report. After your application, you will receive the access data to our application portal by email.

We get to know each other

In the application portal, you will go through all the other steps for your dual study programme, such as the IU counselling interview. Optionally, you can inform yourself at the IU information event about topics such as our university, study programmes, admission requirements, time models, financing options or the search for a practice partner.

Your practice partner

Which practice partners are there and how do I find the right company for me?

We won't leave you alone in your search, but will support you in your application to a practice partner from our network or to the company of your choice. To do this, you will regularly exchange information with your student advisor.

Start your studies

As soon as the contracts are signed and we have all the documents for your enrolment, your future at our university begins: Benefit from learning in small groups, lecturers with practical experience, a high quality of teaching - and start your personal success story with us!
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Career

DUAL STUDY TOURISMUSMANAGEMENT: YOUR CAREER PROSPECTS

The tourism industry is booming. In Germany alone, around 2.9 million people work in this sector, and the trend is rising. Well-trained young professionals are therefore in demand. You can work in many different fields depending on your interests and the specialisation you choose. After graduation, you can work as a...

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STUDY DUAL - IT'S WORTH IT!

In our video you will learn how the dual study program at IU works and why it gives you a clear advantage. Because at IU you have:

  • Small learning groups & individual support
  •  Modern degree programs with great career opportunities
  • Varied teaching formats with a lot of practical relevance
  • A personal atmosphere at all study locations
  • Lecturers who come directly from practice

And at the end of your studies, you'll have a state-recognized bachelor's degree and plenty of work experience.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT THE BACHELOR TOURISMUSMANAGEMENT

We have compiled the most important questions and answers for you here. If you still have questions, our student advisory service will be happy to help you.

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Events

Events on Campus

Get to know us personally, ask your questions and find out everything you need to know about the dual study programme at IU - at our events on campus:
  • IU Info Events
  • IU Meet Your Campus
  • IU Open Student Advisory Service
  • Further IU events

Online Events

Are you interested in a particular subject area? In our online events we inform you about our degree programes in thme areas of:
  • Business & Management
  • Tourism & Gastronomy
  • Health & Social Services

Request free information

You'll find all of the important information about your study programme and IU International University of Applied Sciences in your personal brochure.

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Info material

  • Contents of the courses
  • Career perspectives
  • Info about financing

We are moving

From 01st March the virtual campus of the part-time studies programme is part of the IU distance learning programme and then takes place in this new environment. Nothing else will change for you: You will also benefit from interactive courses via video chat, smart online teaching and the exchange with lecturers and students.

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