Your future

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.

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Think about careers like


  • Hotel industry
  • Culinary (international) industry
  • Tourism, leisure and events
  • Finance
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Health institutions
  • HR
  • Entrepreneur

Think about jobs like

  • Hotelmanager / General manager
  • Food & Beverage manager
  • Banqueting supervisor
  • Operational supervisor
  • Accountmanager
  • HR coordinator
  • Customer Care professional
  • Marketing manager
  • Eventmanager
  • Steward(ess)
  • Trainee audit
  • Consultant
  • Entrepreneur

Get inspired by our alumni careers

Director, Development Asset Management EMEA at Marriott International

"What I like the most about my job, is that everyday is different. We have a lot of projects with different issues and also they are spread across the continent."
- Megan Mabel Linsen [F 2013]


Manager Learning and Development Tax & Legal at Deloitte

"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]


Commercial & Operations Coordinator EMEA at Choice Hotels

"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]


Accountmanager at KLM

"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]


Global HR Operations Specialist
at Rituals

"A people first and a hospitality mindset still helps me nowadays to make that connection with my international colleagues."
- Nicole Schouten [F 2020]


Senior Groups, Conference & Events Executive at DoubleTree by Hilton

"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]


Senior Change Specialist at

"Most challenging in my role I would say is the fact that we are a very big company, we are about 14.000 people world wide and that can make it difficult to manage everybody’s needs and expectations."
- Evelien Daniels [F 2012] 


Entrepreneurs at Younique

"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]


Director Commerce AH to go, Convenience, Vega & Foodservice at Albert Heijn

"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]


Finance Manager at Hyatt

"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]



What else can you do?

Start your own business

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.

Continue studying

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:

  • International Business
  • Management of Learning
  • Global Supply Chain Management and Change
  • Business Intelligence and Smart Services

That way you can complete both your bachelor hotel management and your master’s in five years.


Download our brochure here.

Apply for the programme

You can apply via Studielink

September 2024 & February 2025
Apply before 1 May 2024

Apply now

The power of networking

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.

Can you picture yourself here as well? Then take the next step and sign up for our webinar or read more about our admission and selection.