• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration

About

The programme will offer you a world of opportunities. You will gain practical work experience at the 4-star Stenden Hotel in Leeuwarden, up to management level. During the programme, you will have the opportunity to specialise in areas such as Event Management, Cruise Management, Gastronomy, Food and Beverage Management, and Advanced Wine Studies. 

The programme reflects the international nature of the hospitality industry. If you are internationally orientated, you will enjoy our multi-campus concept, called the 'Grand Tour'. You can spend part of your studies at any one of our campuses in Bali, the Netherlands, Qatar, South Africa, or Thailand. In addition, you can choose to study at one of more than 150 partner universities of applied sciences across the world. 

All of this leads up to a ten-month paid internship in the final year, which will in itself offer excellent employment chances after graduating. You can even do your internship at one of our 600 industry connections in 40 countries around the world. 

A bachelor’s degree from International Hospitality Management puts you on the fast track to a career in the global hospitality industry. Your career opportunities will range from managing a restaurant or hotel, coordinating an international events bureau, or managing a financial team. You will enjoy a high level of responsibility, in a job that will bring new challenges every day. 

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

The International Hospitality Management programme (official name: Hospitality Management) is where you will learn all about hospitality, culinary arts, catering, events, human resources, marketing, sales, and finance. During this three -year course, you will be trained as a specialist in these areas. On successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a bachelor degree in hospitality management.

At Stenden Hotel Management School, you will get the personal attention you need as you set out to discover your own world views. We will help you find your place in the Hospitality branch. You will learn to act in a smart and deliberate way, even when facing setbacks. There will be a lot of opportunities for you to deal with real guests from actual companies, while growing into a strong-willed and resourceful professional. You will be encouraged to take initiative and to work on innovations in Hospitality, together with others. One thing is certain: you will collaborate with people from all over the world.

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

To be admitted to one of the bachelor programmes you have to meet certain admission requirements. NHL Stenden recognises the following general international qualifications:  

  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma or European Baccalaureate Diploma
  • High School diploma from an accredited institution
  • Four GCSE/GCE ‘O’ level passes (final grade A, B or C) and two ‘AS’ level passes. These six passes combined must all be in different subjects
  • Associate, bachelor's or master's degree
  • All non-EEA applicants are required to submit an English proficiency test with their application

 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8150 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8150 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2083 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2083 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Leeuwarden

  • 700 - 1100 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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