With a bachelor hotelmanagement in your pocket, the world is yours. Whether you aspire an international career, would like to start your own business, or would like to do continue studying. With your social skills, economical and business knowledge, the world is yours to explore.
"I have to understand what the strategic goals, challenges and priorities are. This is then translated into a learning plan. Together with the other managers we safeguard the learning culture."
- Ashwin David [F 2012]
"The diversity in the role would be the most challenging yet exciting. Having to balance working within the different commercial teams which are all quite different, it's important to have an eagle view."- Lydia Chelaram [F 2022]
"Networking and relationship management are very important in my role. Therefore I have the privilege to visit events to connect with my clients on a more personal level."
- Nina Erjavec [F 2019]
"A people first and a hospitality mindset still helps me nowadays to make that connection with my international colleagues."
- Nicole Schouten [F 2020]
"I think the most challenging part would be of course working with al the different departments and trying to align them from a commercial perspective that makes sense also to an operational perspective." - Bart Lustig [F 2021]
"You are not a marketeer, I am not a lawyer or an accountant, but all those kind of subjects were part of the Hotel Management School. We combine that with our social- and networking skills." - Joseph de Jong [F 2013] & Sven Sallaerts [F 2013]
"My daily job is a blend of creativity, analytical skills, supplier management and a deep understanding of consumer behavior and market dynamics."
- Carlijn Olthof [F 1999]
"Learning and growing from solving problems, like I learned at the Hotel Management School Maaastricht, really benefits me a lot in my career."
- Jiashi Shen [F 2012]
Do you have the ambition to start your own business? With your bachelor’s degree in hotel management, you meet the requirements of commercial knowledge and professional competence for the establishment or takeover of, for example, a catering or liquor company.
Do you have your bachelor's degree in Hotel Management? Don’t stop studying. Follow one of our English-taught Masters; the Master in Facility and Real Estate Management or the Joint Master Leading Hospitality Innovation.
Moving on to a university master's is also an option. Almost all universities offer transfer programmes. In most cases, you first need to follow a one-year pre-master. Zuyd University of Applied Sciences, together with Maastricht University, has developed a special pre-masters minor. You follow this minor during the final phase of the bachelor study programme. If you complete this programme, you will immediately be admitted to one of the following masters:
That way you can complete both your bachelor hotel management and your master’s in five years.
Ze heeft gevoel voor mode. En naast haar werk bij designer Yume Yume, heeft Charlotte Hendrikx [F2023], samen met haar zus Michelle, het bedrijf Bold Blazers opgezet.
Margot Vlek [F 2011] offers a glimpse into her life as the GM of Hotel the Exchange and the unique SWEETS hotel in Amsterdam.
Networks, clubs and groups are part of the hotel school. It starts immediately, when you live on campus as freshmen. The Student Association Amphitryon has various disputes and year clubs.
After completing the hotel management study programme, you will be part of the most important network that the hotel school has. The alumni network. The Hotel Management School Maastricht maintains good relations with alumni. You will notice this during your education.
You will see alumni during selection days, guest lectures, internships, company visits and final assessments. Our network is valuable. This is also apparent from the large number of people active on our alumni platform. The place where you, as a graduate, find your old fellow students, share knowledge, look for vacancies or promote your own company.
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