Bachelor's Programme

Tourism Management

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  • The bachelor’s degree programme in Tourism Management consists of six semesters of classroom study and one semester of practical training.
  • Academic Degree: Bachelor of Arts, B.A.
  • The language of instruction is predominantly German.
  • The bachelor’s degree programme meets the quality standards of and is accredited by FIBAA.
  • There is no tuition fee for the programme. However, all students are required to pay a student union fee (currently 62€) as well as a solidarity fee (currently 67,40€) for the student public transportation pass (=Semesterticket) every semester.

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Our offer - your prospects

Our state-of-the-art bachelor’s degree programme in Tourism Management will qualify you for challenging positions in the tourism and service industries. Our aim is to provide you with the skills to master the daily management tasks involved in the exciting work of the tourism industry, to implement projects and solutions competently, and to fully utilise your expertise in the workplace.

Our bachelor's degree programme in Tourism Management provides you with the following:

  • a solid grounding in the principles of business administration
  • expertise specific to the tourism industry
  • an understanding of methodology
  • intercultural skills

As the academic programme with the greatest instructional breadth and depth among tourism programmes in Germany, we offer you a comprehensive range of courses with many interdisciplinary options.

We maintain diverse international academic relationships and collaborative practical training programmes. This means our students have many opportunities to spend a semester abroad and can make use of close contacts to industry, e.g. within the scope of seminars, case studies, and thesis work.

We are also active in applied research, which enriches our curriculum and ensures that we keep pace with the latest developments in the field.

The bachelor's degree programme qualifies you for positions in middle and senior management with the following types of employers:
  • Tour operators and travel agents
  • Organisations, associations, and governmental bodies related to tourism
  • Tourism destinations
  • Transport and mobility services (bus, rail)
  • Air transportation companies (airlines, airports)
  • Management of conventions, trade shows, and events
  • Hotels and resorts
  • Catering services
  • Holiday and leisure centres
  • Health resorts and spas
  • Management consultancies
  • Other areas within the service sector

The bachelor’s degree programme also provides the academic foundation and practical training for further study in a subsequent master’s degree programme. Our three-semester master’s degree programmes in both Tourism Management and Hospitality Management qualify you for challenging professional and managerial positions in the tourism industry.

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Academic advisors

Prof. Dr. Axel Gruner
Room: S 305

Tel.: 089 1265-2131
Fax: 089 1265-2108

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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Norbert Klassen
Room: S 015a

Tel.: 089 1265-2136
Fax: 089 1265-2108

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