Master Hospitality

Hospitality Management (M.A.) ‒ future tourism & hospitality

Hotel planning, human resources management, restaurant and room management – you have already become acquainted with the main tasks of hospitality management during your previous study or on the job.
In senior management in the hotel sector, however, the strategic orientation
of the company is also in your hands.

The Master degree focusing on Hospitality Management prepares you to confidently take on responsible positions in the field of Hotel and Service Management. During this course of studies you develop the competencies you require as a top executive in a sector that is truly international.

Facts & Figures


International Management · Hospitality

International Hospitality Management

Master of Arts (M.A.)
Master of Arts (M.A.)
4 or 6 semesters (full-time)
8 semesters (part-time**)
6 semesters (Study & Work**)
2 semesters
120 ECTS
Type of study
full-time or part-time or Study & Work
Bad Honnef, Berlin, Dublin
Bad Honnef, Berlin
Spring & Autumn*
Spring & Autumn
Applicants for the study programme Master International Hospitality Management in two semesters need at least 240 ECTS points in their undergraduate studies.

*starting autumn 2019
**only at campus Dublin

Leverage the Study&Work advantage

On selected master programmes you have the chance to take part in our Study&Work Programme in Dublin. Within this programme you combine practice-oriented coursework with practical experience on the job. We actively support you in finding an employer to help you gain hands-on experience during your studies. Study at IUBH in Dublin and finance your tuition fee up to 100% by working for one of our partners. Check out our study courses and campus locations!

Find more information about our Study & Work programme here>

Multi Campus

One study programme, three cities, countless experiences

In selected master programmes IUBH offers you the chance to switch during your studies between the German and Irish campus locations Dublin, Berlin and Bad Honnef.

Your advantages

  • Gain priceless experiences abroad
  • Expand your network with international contacts
  • No additional fees
  • A switch is possible every semester (at the end of each semester)


  • You are a full-time student
  • Your study programme is offered at your preferred campus location

For more information please contact our Study Guidance.

Why should I study Hospitality Management at IUBH?

  • InternationalInternational campus with students and professors from more than 85 nations
  • Practical orientationHigh degree of practical relevance through guest speakers, company presentations, corporate projects and field trips
  • English-speakingLectures in English and intensive exchanges with professors and fellow students
  • NetworkTop-class network of industry contacts for careers at home and abroad
  • Small groupsInstruction in small groups given by lecturers with track records of practical experience
  • ExpertiseYou may choose from different specialisations
  • UniqueUnique study programme with a high rate of recognition in the industry
  • KnowledgeAcademic knowledge is consistently taught in case studies, project work and applied research projects

Your personal focus

During your studies, you complete the specialisation in hospitality with the following courses:

  • Hospitality Management Seminar
  • Pricing & Distribution Management
  • Hospitality Project Planning & Development
  • Food & Beverage Management
  • Strategic Hospitality & Tourism Marketing

What are the professional prospects in Hospitality Management?

The Master course focussed on Hospitality Management prepares you for a wide variety of tasks. After completing your course of studies you work in responsible positions in hotels and resorts or gastronomy consulting. Thanks to your comprehensive know-how in the fields of Personnel, Marketing and Client Management you are also a sought-after expert for other sectors.

Hotel chains, holiday and club resorts, congress and fair organiser above all those with international business activities today already prefer to employ graduates from IUBH.

What others say about this programme

Learning in small groups; friendly and helpful industry experienced professors; transfer of management know-how from both a national and international perspective, and an excellent training of my individual management skills, particularly my leadership skills.

Yi Gao

Graduate Master International Management

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