M.Sc. Of Business Administration in International Hospitality Management

  • On Campus
  • 13 months
  • EUR19500 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    EUR19500 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
| Den Haag, Netherlands
Hotelschool The Hague offers an international professional master programme focused on hospitality concept innovation- and development. This full time programme runs for 13 monthís. On completion of the programme, Hotelschool The Hague will award participants the diploma and degree title ĎMaster of Business Administration (MBA) in International Hospitality Managementí.
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Welcome to the world of hospitality & service innovation!

The Master Programme of Hotelschool The Hague educates the next generation of hospitality leaders and focuses on hospitality concept innovation, business development and change.

The programme, based in Amsterdam, starts in September 2015 and runs for 13 months. In this time you will enhance your knowledge and leadership competencies, providing you with the tools and perspectives necessary to forge your own strategy and implementation scenarios for your future career.

On completion of the programme, Hotelschool The Hague will award you the diploma and degree title ĎMaster of Business Administration (MBA) in International Hospitality Managemení.

This highly international hospitality management programme is open to graduates with a hospitality related or economics/business management Bachelorís degree.

Your Hospitality Career

A Hotelschool The Hagueís Masterís degree opens doors to strategic and corporate positions in fields like business development, consultancy, hospitality management, facility management, marketing-/ brand management and entrepreneurship.

We have placed hospitality concept innovation at the centre of this Masterís curriculum. Why? Because hospitality is becoming one of the leading differentiators in many industries.

The industry requires a new breed of leaders: our Masterís students are people who combine business brains with a hospitality heart. They can build bridges, develop new business models, and find creative solutions in a fast changing world where creating memorable hospitality experiences is essential to every service provider. Both in- and outside the hospitality industry.

Graduates remain connected to the power of the Hotelschool The Hague brand: an outstanding reputation of hospitality excellence, respected by many different industries all over the world.

Good reasons to choose our Master Programme:

  • 13 months
  • Focus on hospitality innovation and concept development
  • Very dynamic learning environment
  • Small classes with max 25 students
  • Personal leadership journey

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

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Tuition fee
  • EUR19500 per year ( International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

  • EUR19500 per year ( EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.


Additional costs are literature (appr. Ä500,-), visa (if needed) and costs of living. We advise candidates to find accommodation in Amsterdam. Upon acceptance, we are happy to assist you.

Duration full-time 13 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

Small classes with a maximum of 25 students guarantee personal contact with the faculty and interactive, stimulating discussions. The Master Hospitality programme creates and sustains an action oriented learning environment of creative, analytical and conceptual thinking where men and women from different origins learn together.

The Master of Business Administration in International Hospitality is a 13 month full-time programme, structured around hospitality concepts innovation, business development and change.

The international hospitality management programme is divided into 5 blocks, each of 10 weeks. Each block addresses a number of courses which are based on inspirational, professional assignments and are supported by guest lectures, field trips and workshops. A study trip abroad also forms part of the programme. A Masterís thesis is the final project of this programme.

English Language Requirements

Graduate Admission Tests

This programme accepts GMAT

The Graduate Management Admission Test® (GMAT®) is a standardised exam, delivered in English, used in admissions for thousands of business masters programmes globally. By taking this test you can show your suitability for this programme. The GMAT exam has been shown to be a valid predictor of academic performance in MBA and other business masters programmes.

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Academic record The programme is open to candidates with a Bachelorís degree in Hospitality Management or a related field. We also welcome candidates with a non-hospitality related economics or business Bachelorís or Masterís degree. We are specifically looking for candidates from diverse cultural backgrounds and a proven potential in hospitality: people who Ďgo the extra mileí and have a genuine ambition, drive and talent to make the difference through hospitality innovation and concept development. Prospective candidates have the ability to handle graduate-level study; a GMAT test or GRE test is required.

English language level

Since the course language is English, all candidates need to have a good command of English reading, writing and speaking. A TOEFL or IELTS test is required for all non-native speakers or to those who have worked or studied for less than 2 years in a professional English-speaking environment (international education, international working experience).

Motivation & commitment

Candidates are able to convincingly motivate their passion and interest in hospitality and their personal purpose for choosing this Master in Hospitality Management. He should also demonstrate the ability and willingness to make a positive contribution to the class and the programme.

Leadership potential Candidates can convincingly demonstrate their hospitality leadership potential by expressing ideas, examples of extracurricular activities and cultural sensitivity.

International students should consider taking a Pre-Master to gain access to universities in Netherlands when:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Work Experience

At least 1 year(s) of work experience are required.

Candidates are required to have work experience. Candidates with limited work experience (less than one year), will only be considered if they demonstrate academic excellence, maturity and have a strong leadership potential. Official internships are considered as work experience.

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The programme is accredited by NVAO (Dutch Flemish Accreditation Organisation).

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Hotelschool the Hague

Den Haag, Netherlands

Netherlands Established by industry for industry in 1929, Hotelschool The Hague is an international, specialised and totally independent University of Applied Science. Hotelschool The Hague is all about hospitality; we have a Hospitality Business School with a Master and Bachelor programme, a Hospitality Consultancy division, a Hospitality Curriculum division and a Hospitality Research Centre.

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