Castle and park

Bachelor hotel management

Hotel Management School Maastricht:
Take the next step in hospitality

Do you have a natural feeling for hospitality? Do you like to give people a good experience? Are you sociable and communicative? Do you like leadership and organizing? Then the bachelor hotel management is definitely something that could suit you!

The four-year course combines theory and practice and invests strongly in personal development and supervision of students. The education is small-scale and you work a lot in project groups. You will follow the bachelor on an inspiring campus with a hotel in a beautiful park near the centre of Maastricht.

Square by teaching Hotel

Theory

The four-year bachelor Hotel Management offers you a challenging programme. In the first year you will get familiar with the hotel industry. You will follow two modern foreign languages and courses such as marketing, financial management and statistics. This knowledge will be further explored in the second year.

Hotel Management and Change Management dominate the third year. In this phase you need to show that you can also function on a strategic level. You also choose a specific tracks in which you specialize in the last year and a half of the programme.

Practice

The bachelor hotel management offers practically oriented education. We work a lot with keynote speakers. These are mainly alumni who have spread out all over the world. They will gladly tell you about the most recent developments within their field.

The projects during the study are not fictional but real. In the third year you will work out a realistic business case for an existing hotel. In the final year you will get a consultancy assignment for an external client. As a team, you will investigate and solve a complex management problem. You will finish the assignment with a presentation to the client.

Internships

In the first year of the bachelor hotel management you will get a practical training at the Teaching Hotel. In the second year you will do a five-month internship abroad. The last five months of the fourth year are reserved for a management internship in The Netherlands or any other country.

The management internship is the perfect preparation for your first real job. It is not uncommon for a trainee to be offered a contract afterwards. It is therefore important to choose a suitable internship. Depending on your chosen track, this will be a hotel or another hospitality-related organization.

Exchange

You can participate in an international exchange programme in your third year. This is especially interesting for those who want to gain more international experience. The hotel school works together with universities in Europe, South Africa, Russia, China and Chile.

Application

Does our bachelor Hotel Management sound appealing to you? Then don’t hesitate and have a look at the admission requirements and application pages. Would you like to discover the campus and get a taste of the warm and welcoming atmosphere? Come over to one of our open days to find out. You are always welcome!

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