Distance Learning Hospitality Management

Study by your own rules
180 ECTS German or English
Distance Learning

Start your online study programme in Hotel Management today

You offer your guests a home away from home – without losing sight of your budget. This requires flexible thinking and acting. The last years have shown how important good crisis and sustainability management is. With your knowledge, you can work as a food and beverage manager or revenue manager

Depending on your goals, we offer you a choice of two programmes: The German-language bachelor’s programme in Hotel Management or the English-language bachelor’s programme in Hospitality Management if you are aiming for an international career. 

Summary Your study programme summed up
  • Study programme & degree
    Bachelor of Arts (BA) 180 ECTS
    German or English
    Full-time or part-time, 100% flexible
  • Application & starting date
    Start immediately or anytime
    Online application, no application deadlines
  • Study duration & extension
    36-72 months, depending on model
    Extension possible free of charge
  • Locations
    Study programme independent of time & place
    No mandatory attendance
    Innovative study tools available on online-campus & in the IU Learn App
    Exams online or at nearest examination centre
  • Study fees
    Starting at 209€/month, depending on model
    Regular discount campaigns
  • Recognition & Approval
    The IU International University of applied sciences is state-approved, accredited & internationally renowned
Free trial? Let’s go! You can try out your study programme for four weeks – no commitment. The fees for this period only apply if you decide to continue your studies with us.

Simply register online for your desired programme.
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Study Programs

Your online study programme in hospitality management

The study programme in hospitality management is available in German and English.  

Admission requirements for the German programme:   

  • Proof of university entrance qualification, such as your A levels, a vocational diploma, a master craftsman's certificate or a certificate of advanced training. 
  • Foreign students must provide proof of German language skills. Please note: proof must be submitted before starting your studies and must not be older than two years.  
  • This degree prepares you for the current challenges of the labour market and can kick-start your career.  

  

  

Admission requirements for the English programme:   

  • Proof of university entrance qualification, such as your A levels, a vocational diploma, a master craftsman's certificate or a certificate of advanced training. 
  • For the English-language programme, we require proof of your English language skills.  
    Please note: proof must be submitted before starting your studies and must not be older than two years. If you have already completed your first degree in English or if English is your native language, you do not need to prove your English language skills separately.  
  • This degree programme prepares you for the English-speaking international job market.
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100% Flexible

At IU you study at your own pace

100% your way

Take your IU study programme with you – no matter whether you’re on your way to work or traveling the world. You even get to choose whether you want to take your exams online or on site.

Innovative

The online campus and our study app IU Learn are innovative smart tools for every learning style. You study according to your individual needs.

Personalised
Your electives allow you to focus on those areas that best fit your goals. You prepare for the career you want with the subjects you care about.

Free trial? Let’s go! You can try out your study programme for four weeks – no commitment. The fees for this period only apply if you decide to continue your studies with us.

Simply register online for your desired programme.
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Advantages

Your advantages in IU Distance Learning

Your degree brings with it many career advantages, such as the chance of a salary increase, more attractive tasks or career advancement. In addition, you will develop personally! We make sure that you can integrate your studies as flexibly as possible into your daily work and family life.
Personal development
You develop personally and discover new tasks, jobs or sectors.
Higher salary
You have a better chance of getting a raise in your old or new job.
Career boost
You increase your market value and chances of filling responsible positions.

Your electives in the bachelor’s programme hospitality management

The hospitality industry is exciting and diverse. You decide which area you would like to work in – by focusing on the subjects that excite you the most. In the German programme, you get to choose three out of 35 elective modules, such as event management, gastronomy and catering or communication and PR. In the English programme, you choose three out of 15 elective modules. Your options include modules such as tourism management, international HR and leadership and intrapreneurship.  

Free trial? Let’s go! You can try out your study programme for four weeks – no commitment. The fees for this period only apply if you decide to continue your studies with us.

Simply register online for your desired programme.
Apply now
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Careers

Your professional future

Rooms division manager

Your job is making guests feel at home! As manager of reception, you are responsible for ensuring that visitors receive a warm welcome. Your soft skills are crucial in direct interaction with them. Other tasks include coordinating housekeeping, personnel management and budget planning. 

Find out more about our English study programme 

Why IU is the best choice
  • Personalised & flexible

    You get to study whenever, however and wherever you want – thanks to our digital campus, flexible full- and part-time models and exams you can sit online at any time. You even decide when to start your studies! 

  • State-approved & award-winning

    Our study programmes are state-approved and multi-award-winning. That makes us and our students happy – according to Fernstudiencheck.de, they are 96% likely to recommend us. 

  • Here for you – personally

    Get the support you need: via our online campus, you can participate in live sessions, chat with fellow students or benefit from our study and career coaching. 

  • Practically oriented

    Thanks to our wide selection of practically oriented specialisations, you can create your own profile and develop skills for the career you’re dreaming of.