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The program MBA in International Tourism Management provides students with specific competencies for the tourism business in a practice-oriented and holistic approach. It takes into account that the prosperous tourism sector is recruiting more and more managers with a recognized academic qualification and with high sensitivity towards international and intercultural management needs. The program delivers key competencies required in the tourism business and build on the previous studies of students. more...

Key facts - MBA in International Tourism Management

Program duration: Three semesters, fast-track option 2 semesters possible
Structure: Full-time program
Program start: October
Language of instruction: English
Tuition fee: 12,900 Euro including a maximum of € 500 for field trip (plus semester fee € 325)
Class size: 25 students maximum
Field trips: mandatory project trip to European destination (e.g. Lithuana, Bulgaria, Italy, Spain, Turkey, Croatia) + optional Germany (Berlin)
Degree title: MBA
Application deadline: 31 August 2017

Program - MBA in International Tourism Management

The MBA in International Tourism Management is a three semester full-time course leading to a specialist Master of Business Administration (MBA)-degree.

The program offers resourceful, entrepreneurial, innovative and global networking competence.

This is achieved by qualified teaching staff, an international and diverse student body, a faculty which provides a unique environment for intellectual exchange, joint research combined with academic excellence, practical orientation and an in-company internship. The course provides students with a competitive advantage in securing a career in the tourism industry. more...

Target Group

The postgraduate course MBA in International Tourism Management offers compulsory subjects only, all of which focus on the systematic preparation of future managers for the various tasks within international tourism management in a global environment. In order to address the complexities in coordinating the different tourism-related industries and to fulfill the need to upgrade skills in this sector, training needs to be improved.

Goals

The MTM-program provides students with a careful balance of managerial knowledge and specialist skills tailored specifically towards the tourism sector. The ability to be resilient and adaptable to changes is a critical requirement for survival. Managers need to be able to take charge and to implement tough and decisive actions. 
This requires innovative and comprehensive networking skills. Therefore this prestigious degree enables students to take charge of these changes effectively with great confidence and make use of the abundant opportunities of tomorrow. 

The core components of the MBA program cover the following areas of qualifications:

  • The phenomenon of tourism and its systems
  • Economics of tourism and its industries
  • Environments of tourism
  • Tourism demand
  • Strategic and operative marketing competences in tourism
  • International and global tourism management
  • Specific management competences in tourism (a.o. project management, e-tourism, quality management and process management)
  • Marketing research in tourism
  • Culture and cross-culture management
  • Business policy and ethics

Degree

The MBA in International Tourism Management is completed with the master's examination which is taken after two semesters. Students are required to write their master´s thesis at the end of the second semester when all modules have fully been covered. The thesis has to be defended in an oral exam. In case a student does an internship after the second semester the oral exam takes place after the third semester.

The overall grade incorporates results obtained from exams during the course as well as the evaluation of the master´s thesis. Upon successful completion of the course students are awarded the degree of "Master of Business Administration (MBA)".

Admission - MBA in International Tourism Management

Please apply online here.

 

Entry requirements

 The general requirements for admission are:

  • An academic, business-related degree (bachelor). For foreign applicants: the course director has to approve the academic degree
  • One year of practical professional experience
  • Proof of a very good standard of English shown by appropriate certificates (A-level English course, TOEFL paper based 560 points, TOEFL computer based 220 points, IELTS 6,0; option: English test) 

Alumni - MBA in International Tourism Management

Walid Nasreddine

Pricing Analyst/Distributor officer, Middle East Airlines

“Bremen was lovely! MTM program was absolutely amazing! People keep asking me what was the highlight of my trip and I honestly don’t know. I made friends-for-life to talk about, I have so many great memories to choose from and the MTM team was really awesome. 

I also came back to my homeland wiser, with a brand new frame of mind, and with broader horizons! MTM program gave me a broad grasp of the most important concepts in tourism, management, finance, strategy, culture and marketing, taught by passionate and professional experienced instructors from diverse background which help me most to keep convincing my current employer MEA airlines. 

 With MTM program “the limit is the sky” and am glad I did it…” more...

MBA International Tourism Management Alumni

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