A degree programme at the IUBH gives you connections. A strong global network of partner universities helps you to establish lasting contacts, achieve long-term goals and realise ideas.
IUBH Partner Universities in North America
Niagara University, New York
Niagara University is a Roman Catholic university, located in the Town of Lewiston in Niagara County, New York. Lewiston is situated on the Niagara River, just across the river from Canada about a ten minutes drive from Niagara Falls.
Niagara University has 3,200 undergraduate students in 50 academic programmes. The College of Hospitality and Tourism Management, with whom IUBH has signed a dual degree agreement, is ranked 6th in the US among hospitality programmes. NU's College of Hospitality and Tourism Management is a founding member of Hotel Schools of Distinction, a partnership between 10 hotel schools and academic institutions with dedicated hotel management programmes, of which IUBH is the only German member.
Northern Arizona University, Arizona
Northern Arizona University lies in the direct vicinity of the Grand Canyon and other natural phenomena, and close to a skiing area. Students receive practical training at the "Inn", the university's in-house restaurant and hotel on the campus. The university's pride and joy is the nationally renowned course in Hotel and Restaurant Management.
Portland State University, Oregon
Portland State University in Oregon enroles 28,000 undergraduate and graduate students in a wide variety of programmes at colleges and schools for Engineering and Computer Science, Education, Fine and Performing Arts, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Urban and Public Affairs, Social Work and Business Administration.
The city of Portland also known as "the City of Roses" lies at the northern end of Oregon's most populated region and is located near the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia rivers. Portland is the largest city in Oregon - about 2.2 million people live in the Portland Metropolitan area - and the second largest city in the Pacific Northwest.
The University's innovative approach to education combines academic rigor in the classroom with field-based experiences through internships and classroom projects with community partners. The University's 49-acre downtown campus exhibits a commitment to sustainability with green buildings, while many of the 213 bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees incorporate sustainability into the curriculum.
PSU's motto, "Let Knowledge Serve the City," inspires the teaching and research of an accomplished faculty whose work and students span the globe.
San Diego State University, California
San Diego State University with its almost 33,000 students and about 6,400 employees is the oldest and biggest university in San Diego, the third biggest in California and one of the biggest in the Western USA. SDSU has been cited as "Doctoral/Research University-Intensive" by the Carnegie Foundation.
The university is proactive in forming partnerships with industry as well as with the state of Florida and the US federal government.
University of Maine, Maine
University of Maine is an educational institution rich in tradition and one of the top universities in New England. The university is located in the town of Orono on the banks of Stillwater River. Characteristic are its top-qualified lecturers, research of nationwide reputation, first-class facilities, a friendly and safe environment and fast access to some of the most beautiful day-trip destinations in the country.
IUBH Partner Universities in South America
Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola, Peru
University San Ignacio de Loyola is a member of the "Hotel Schools of Distinction" and is an excellent address in Lima, Peru, for Hotel and Tourism Management students. Knowledge of Spanish is required to study at this university.
IUBH Partner Universities in Australia
International College of Management, Sydney
International College of Management in Sydney was founded in 1996 and professionally prepares its international students for a successful career in their future occupations. The university is dedicated to providing its students with high-quality education and helping them to achieve their best performance individually.
In cooperation with its strategic partner Macquarie University in Sydney, the university offers certificate, Bachelor's and Master's courses that meet the demands of a dynamic, global economy. The campus is located on Sydney's North Shore at Manly Beach and offers a splendid view overlooking the northern beaches. Its location is unparalleled.
James Cook University, Queensland
James Cook University (JCU), the second oldest university in Queensland and Australia's leading university in the tropics, offers excellence in teaching and research. JCU is a vibrant, multi-campus university with its main sites in the unique natural locations of the tropical Queensland cities of Townsville and Cairns. JCU's figures among the most renowned tourism education institutions; its tourism programmes are recognised by the World Tourism Organisation (WTO).
Total student enrolments are more than 17,000 and growing, including over 4,000 international students from 100 countries. JCU's activities have a strong focus in regional Queensland, but its impact and reach are international, as recognised in the respected Shanghai Jiao Tong University ranking system which has placed JCU in the top 500 Universities in the world and in the top 4% of universities worldwide.
With a population of over 160,000, Townsville is the largest city and considered the capital of tropical Queensland - it is a thriving coastal city and port, and a stepping-off point for visiting the Great Barrier Reef. The resort regions of the Whitsunday Islands and Mission Beach are within easy reach, as are historic outback towns such as Charters Towers. Around 11,500 students study at JCU Townsville, including over 1,500 international students.
Victoria University, Melbourne
Victoria University in Melbourne is actively involved in the growing Australian tourism and hotel industry and won the "Victorian Tourism Award in Industry Education" in 1999. Students use the facilities of the university to gain an excellent education oriented to daily practice. Victoria University is equipped with cutting-edge technology and possesses a first-class library.
IUBH Partner Universities in Europe
Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey
Bilkent University was founded in 1984 as the country's first private, charitable university and rapidly established itself as an important centre of research and teaching. The university employs renowned scientists from all over the world and is the educational centre for many of Turkey's best and most capable students.
The large, modern campus with accomodation facilities is located in the young and lively capital of Ankara which rises up on the Anatolian plateau. Ankara is the centre of the government, hosts embassies as well as numerous international organisations and is thus the gateway to the world.
Bilkent has its own direct worldwide network of contacts via joint projects and foreign partner universities.
Breda University of Applied Sciences, Breda, Netherlands
NHTV was founded in 1966 as a school offering management courses in tourism and "leisure". NHTY is the world's major leading institution in this field.
HAAGA-HELIA University of Applied Sciences, Helsinki, Finland
HAAGA-HELIA is comprised of the Haaga Institute School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management, the Helsinki School of Business, the Malmi School of Business and the Vierumäki Sports Institute. HAAGA-HELIA trains specialists in the fields of Hotel, Catering and Tourism as well as in Business Economics, Information Management and Sport and Leisure Science. English-language courses are offered in Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management as well as in International Business Economics.
Groupe Sup de Co La Rochelle, France
Groupe Sup de Co La Rochelle, known in English as La Rochelle Business School, was founded in 1988. It is located in the Minimes area of la Rochelle, in the middle of the University campus district and currently has a student population of 2500 with ambitions to double in size by 2015 aiming to offer top-level academic excellence to as many as 5,000 students on its campus.
La Rochelle Business School is a prestigious Grande Ecole Business School, a member of the Conference des Grandes Ecoles and a recognized institution in the French Higher Education System.
La Rochelle is located on the European Atlantic shore, between Nantes, Paris and Bordeaux. It is the capital of the Charente-Maritime department. As a tourist destination with more than 3 million visitors each year, La Rochelle is the 3rd most visited city in France.
La Rochelle has a spirit of openness and attracts many entrepreneurs (+ 12% new businesses created in the last 5 years). The city's ports (for both leisure and trade) make it a major feature of France's Atlantic shore. The town has a total of approximately 76,700 inhabitants and is of inestimable value to the Poitou-Charentes region.
HSLU, Lucerne, Switzerland
Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts Business is one of five universities which make up the University of Applied Sciences of Central Switzerland (FHZ). The University has about 800 full-time and about 1,400 part-time students or postgraduates. Courses are offered in the following subjects: Business Economics, Business Information Technology, Business Communications, Tourism and Mobility. Since 2005, it has also been providing Bachelor courses in Controlling & Accounting, Finance and Banking, Communications & Marketing, Public Management & Economics, Tourism & Mobility and Business IT.
HTW, Chur, Switzerland
The University of Applied Sciences HTW Chur was founded in 1963, as an institute of technology. It was converted to its current form, as a University of Applied Sciences, in the year 2000. 1,400 students are currently studying there in five Bachelor study courses and several master programmes. The seven institutes at the university are actively involved in applied research and development to guarantee the knowledge and technology transfer to the Swiss economy.
The Institute of Technology Tallaght, Dublin, Ireland
The Institute of Technology Tallaght in Dublin, established in 1992, today caters for a student population of 3,700 both full and part-time. It is one of 13 Institutes of Technology in Ireland. Ireland's Institutes of Technology are flexible and dynamic university-level Institutes focused on teaching/learning, purpose-driven research, and public service. They are recognised as a major success story in Irish education. Nearly half of tertiary level students in Ireland choose Institutes of Technology as their preferred educational institution for Higher Education.
ITT Dublin offers a broad range of study programmes over a number of areas, including Creative Digital Media, Culinary Arts/Hospitality & Tourism, Social Care, European Studies, Accountancy & Professional Studies, Marketing, Advertising, Management, Information Technology, Forensics, Sports Science, Electrical, Environmental, and Mechanical Engineering.
IUBH students will be students of the ITT Dublin Department of Humanities in the Tourism, Hospitality and Culinary Arts Programme.
Leeds Metropolitan University, England
Leeds Metropolitan University is one of the major and most popular universities in England with more than 41,000 students and 3,000 employees. The beginnings of the university can be traced back to 1824. Leeds Met has a large international body of students, with more than 3,500 students from 120 countries.
Leeds is a multicultural city with international flair and a friendly atmosphere. The City does its utmost to make you feel welcome, as does the university itself. In Leeds you can find places of prayer for all religious communities and encounter more than 70 languages.
Ramon Llull University, Barcelona, Spain
The Ramon Llull University was founded on the 1st of March 1990 and proclaimed by unanimous vote by the Parlament de Catalunya (Catalan Regional Parliament) on the 10th of May 1991. It is a private, non profit-making university providing a public service. Its aim is to offer quality in training to meet society's needs. The Ramon Llull University is formed by 10 federal institutions; one of them is TSI - Turisme Sant Ignasi. TSI has a mission to provide first-class training and education in order to offer top quality service in the tourism sector.
Universitat de les Illes Baleares, Mallorca, Spain
UIB is a public institution which is committed to the quality of its courses as well as research and cultural activities. The university is rooted in the culture, language and identity of the Balearic Islands, and feels it has a duty to its society. It is a modern, forward-looking university which is actively involved in a solid international network of universities and attracts a high number of foreign students. UIB is well equipped to meet the important challenge of being part of the European university landscape.
The University of Brighton, England
The University of Brighton is renowned for its rich tradition of academic as all as practical training and is located on the south coast of England, in the town of Eastbourne. In 1999, it was presented with the award "University of the Year". Its courses enjoy a very good reputation and the Tourism course is considered one of the ten best courses in Great Britain.
University of Information Technology and Management, Rzeszów, Poland
University of Information Technology and Management UITM is one of the oldest private universities in Poland. UITM is a charitable institution and is continually among the best performers according to an independent survey conducted nationally. The University offers English-language Bachelor and Master courses in the following subjects: International Management, Hospitality Management and Information Technology. Courses in Polish are offered in: Economics, Public Administration, Journalism and Public Relations, Tourism and Leisure Sciences, Information Technology, Econometrics, Public Health, Political Science and European Regional Science.
Özyeğin University, Istanbul, Turkey
Founded in 2007 the Özyeğin University is a young and dynamic university that continues to grow and currently has some 1800 enroled students at its two state-of-the-art campuses in Çekmeköy and Altunizade, both of which are situated on the Asian side of Istanbul, Çekmeköy Campus being Turkey’s first green campus. The University offers both undergraduate and postgraduate study programmes in English in diverse fields including Hotel Management and Gastronomy and Restaurant Management.
As Turkey’s largest city and a modern, dynamic and continually evolving cosmopolitan city, Istanbul offers students the unique opportunity to experience the world’s only transcontinental metropolis, in which all the comforts of modern student life blend with the cultural and historic remnants of a city that has served as the axis upon which the Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman Empires evolved.
IUBH Partner Universities in Asia
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
The faculty of Hotel and Tourism Management is considered as the number one location in Asia for Hotel and Tourism courses. It is the largest faculty in Asia and one of the biggest worldwide.
University of Hong Kong
The University of Hong Kong was founded in 1911 and has a total of 17,000 students, of which 1,000 are international students. The university provides a very well equipped library with more than 2 million titles and Wireless LAN Hotspots. IT services are available 24 hours a day. The campus is located on Bonham Street (Pokfulam district) and is partially surrounded by old and new buildings of impressive architecture.
University of Bangkok
The University of Bangkok was founded in 1962 and has more than 20,000 students, of which 600 are international students from 30 countries. The courses of the international faculty are held in English and cover the subjects of Hotel and Tourism Management, Marketing, Communication Arts and Business English. The faculty of Hotel and Tourism Management offers a broad range of courses as well as training facilities on the campus (e.g. hotel rooms) and maintains a close network with hotels, airlines and travel agencies.