B.A. Hospitality Management

Join the exciting world of hospitality management, and work in a global-reaching, constantly shifting industry. Sign up for a Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management now.

Start your online Bachelor in Hospitality Management

Working in hospitality can be demanding: it’s often not a typical 9-5 desk job, but a seven days a week, 365 days a year effort, with peaks and flows between seasons and times of year. But that’s a big part of what makes a career in hospitality management so interesting – there are constant challenges and new opportunities to improve, and no two days are the same. In this online Bachelor’s degree programme in Hospitality Management, you’ll learn about business fundamentals and how they apply specifically to the hospitality sector. Learn how to plan a budget, organise and optimise workflows and develop your skills as a specialist. Upon graduation, you can use your skills successfully in many different elements of the hospitality and guest service world, from hotels and restaurants to casinos, cruise lines or event agencies.

Online course overview

The online Bachelor’s programme in Hospitality Management at IU International University of Applied Sciences is your first step towards a successful international career in this exciting industry. You’ll get an overview of the different steps in the planning, development and management of hotel operations. In addition, you will gain in-depth knowledge of different commercial aspects, such as accounting, annual financial statements’ production and personnel management.

Once you’ve completed the foundational phase of your studies, you’ll get the chance to choose the modules you want to study, from a wide variety of electives. This is where you’ll develop specialist knowledge, based on the career you plan on developing. The many different options offered in this programme’s electives will help you find the aspects of the field that you find most compelling, and learn more about them.

Study model

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
180 ECTS*

Study duration & extension

36 - 72 months (depending on time model)
Free of charge extension period
Start online studies: any time

Accredited & Globally Recognized

IU is accredited and certified with a seal of approval from the German Accreditation Council. All IU study programmes, materials, and services meet high internal and external quality standards, which are regularly reviewed and updated. You can also be provided with an official Europass Diploma Supplement once you graduate, to ensure that your degree is recognized anywhere in the EU.


180 ECTS - English
Accredited in line with German and European standards


Tuition fees

USD 3,950 for the full program
Application fee: USD95

Your Studies Are Flexible and 100% Online

Schedule when you want to learn and study 100% online. At IU you have the possibility to complete your degree fully from home, whether full-time or part-time. You can even take your exams online whenever it suits you.

*The European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) is a tool of the European Higher Education Area for making studies and courses more transparent. It helps students to move between countries and to have their academic qualifications and study periods abroad recognized. ECTS allows credits taken at one higher education institution to be counted towards a qualification studied for at another. ECTS credits represent learning based on defined learning outcomes and their associated workload.

When do I start?

For administrative purposes Intake is monthly. Registration should be made at least 5 days to the next start date. Inquire for the next start dates.


General academic criteria:
Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate such as A-Levels or IB Diploma and your transcript of records.
Proof of eligibility to study at a university in Germany.
A subject-related higher education entrance qualification.

Depending on your chosen programme, academic level, and background, you might need to also take one of the following to make sure you are ready to study with IU:

Bachelor Entrance Examination.
Pathway Programme (for on-campus studies).
*Admission into program at the sole discretion of IU.

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