Overview – International Management · Hospitality (M.A.)

Master in International Management · Hospitality

Programme introduction

Always international, the hotel industry is shaped by the dynamic development of the markets and swift changes in organisational structures. 

International hotel managers are looking for a modern professional profile. Fitting this profile is at the heart of the international hotel management specialisation. 


Focus on International Management · Hospitality

You will examine the strategic management of hotel chains and hospitality organisations, and look at the dynamics of the the hotel industry. When you graduate, you will  have the skills to manage hotels, resorts, and individual establishments. You will also be ready for roles at headquarters and in hotel consulting.

The practical aspects of the programme will give you the knowledge to make decisions in branding, finance and operations. 

Programme information


  • Instruction in small, international groups, in English
  • Specialisation in international hospitality management
  • Courses to develop the social, professional and intercultural skills needed for this dynamic industry
Outstanding Teaching and Individual Attention
  • Faculty with international hospitality experience
  • Professors and staff are approachable and helpful
  • Intensive work in small groups (around 20 students) with an international profile
Practice-Oriented Through and Through
  • Academic knowledge is put to work in case studies, projects and hands-on research
  • Learn about hospitality first hand through guest lecturers, company presentations, company projects and excursions

Excellent Campus Infrastructure

  • Student dorms, campus WLAN and a good range of food options
  • Career Services, International Office and alumni network advise and support you in your studies and your career planning

Facts & Figures

International Management · Hospitality

Degree: Master of Arts (M.A.)
Duration of study:
4 semesters
(3 semesters study +
1 semester Master thesis)
Language of instruction: English
Bad Honnef, Berlin
Spring & Autumn

International Hospitality Management

Degree: Master of Arts (M.A.)
Duration of study: 2 semesters
(1 semester study +
1 semester Master thesis)
ECTS-Credits: 60
Studies: full-time
Language of instruction: English
Campus: Bad Honnef, Berlin*
Intake: Spring & Autumn

*Study start in autumn 2016 in Berlin.

Applicants for the study programme Master International Hospitality Management in two semesters need a least 240 ECTS points in their undergraduate studies.

Your benefits at IUBH

  • A worldwide leader in hospitality management education
  • Only Hotel School of Distinction (formerly Leading Hotel School of the World) in Germany
  • Faculty with proven international experience
  • Instruction in small, international groups, in English
  • A strong link between theory and practice through case studies and projects with international organisations
  • The development of the social, professional and intercultural skills you'll need for a management career
  • The university's extensive industry contacts for internships and career,  including information and networking programmes
  • Extensive, foreign language programme

Awards & recognitions

"Hotel Schools of Distinction" is an organisation consisting of the world's top hotel schools and academic institutions with dedicated hotel management programmes. Among them is the IUBH School of Business and Management - as a founding member and the only Hotel School of Distinction in Germany. More information you can find here.

FIBAA Premium Seal
The Hotel Management and International Hotel Management programmes have been awarded the FIBAA Premium Seal. The IUBH is the only university in Germany offering degree programmes in this area with a Premium Seal. This ensures the excellent quality of teaching at the university.




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