The programme "International Hospitality Management" is arranged over 7 Semesters (3,5 years). Each semester is divided into moduls, which are focusing on knowledge (basic, advanced, extension), method and practice.
First Semester - Introduction
Introduction to business administration and industry specifications; acquisition of principles of academic and research methods, development of personal skills and foreign language expertise:
- Introduction to Business Administration
- Introduction to International Hospitality Management
- Self-Management, Self-Presentation, Communication Skills
- Introduction to Business English
- Introduction to Research Methods
- Optional: Foreign Languages
Second Semester - Continuing implementation semester
Intensification of business fundamentals; development of personal skills to be later applied and transferred into real business situations:
- Macro- and Micro-Economics
- Introduction to Law
- Managerial Accounting
- Languages II
- Food and Beverage Management I
- Internship I (6 weeks)
Third Semester - Preparation for "Going International"
Preparation for the 4th semester international internship:
- International Marketing
- Intercultural communication
- Law II (International Law)
- Languages III
- Information management
Fourth Semester - Implementation "Being International"
Accumulation of intercultural experiences in a job-specific context; application of academic knowledge and practical training, development of language skills:
- Internship (international) - 6 month
- Fifth Semester - reflection "Running a hotel"
Courses are focused on a variety of value-creating subjects in hospitality management:
- Investment / Finance
- Sales & Distribution Management
- Moderation and Conflict Management
- Languages IV
- Food and Beverage Management II
- Rooms Division Management
Sixth Semester - specialization "Hotel as a project"
Courses concentrate on advanced management skills, embedded in strategic and project-management, practical projects like hotel development project and projects in event management:
- Strategic Management
- Human Resource Management
- Destination and Tourism Marketing
- Quality and Process Management
- Event Management
- Hoteldevelopment / Project Management
Seventh Semester - Bachelor Thesis
Research project in hotel management as well as your Bachelor's thesis in line with personal interests; preparing the start into your professional career:
- Internship (4 month)
- Bachelor thesis
Applicants to our Bachelor programmes should have an international and intercultural orientation.
They need to have either a German Abitur or an international Baccalaureate Diploma or a corresponding qualification of eligibility as an entrance qualification for university.
The entire degree is held either in German or in English. All applicants must prove sufficient linguistic proficiency in order to participate successfully in the degree.
Proof for the English programme will be accepted as follows:
- TOEFL-Test score of 87 (CBT 227)
- IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 (minimum of 6.0 in all skills)
- TOEIC Listening/Reading 785, Speaking 160, Writing 150 (all 4 skills required)
- CAE (Grade A, B or C)
- CPE (Grade A, B or C)
- Pearson English Test Academic (PTE-A): 59 points
Native speakers, applicants in whose country of origin English is the official language, or applicants with a school leaving certificate/ university degree from an English speaking country or a school leaving certificate with English as the language of instruction (e.g. an IB certificate) can be exempted upon request. Requests for such an exemption should be submitted by e-mail and reasons should be explained in detail. Test results must be no more than 24 months old. All documents will be reviewed.
In addition, verbal skills will be tested in a personal or telephone interview with a lecturer from the English programme.
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