Hotel and Event Management, B.A. | Tio Business School | Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Hotel and Event Management

36 months
22250 EUR/year
22250 EUR/year
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Welcome to the world of top-tier hotels and Michelin-star restaurants, of festivals, sporting events and conferences. Hotel and Event Management: a programme that combines higher hotel school with event management.You can work as e.g. a hotel manager, event manager, food & beverage manager, marketing or communication manager or you can start your own business.


Could you be the future manager of the Hilton in New York? Or provide expertise during the organisation of Dream Village?

Take the first step with the Hotel and Event Management degree programme! Put yourself in the guest’s shoes and use your professional knowledge and abilities in management, organisation and e-commerce to make their stay or event a success.The industry Leisure is big business, whether it’s a visit to a festival or a weekend getaway in a luxury hotel. Following the impact of COVID, it is now up to creative managers to help the industry get back on its feet. Booking sites have a strong need for hospitality professionals with e-commerce knowledge. This industry offers great prospects.

Best hotel schoolIn recent years, this bachelor programme has been voted the best hotel school in the Netherlands eight times by the Higher Education Study Guide. The programme has also received the highest possible marks in the National Student Survey nine times to date.


Associate degree

Do you want to earn an Associate degree in Hotel & Event Management? That too is possible!

Why do students choose Hotel and Event Management?

  • Tio offers the option of accelerated studying: complete a bachelor’s degree in just three years.
  • The hotel and catering industry has a need for well-trained managers.
  • Event management and the hotel industry are closely related. That is why Tio offers the golden combination of a hotel management degree with event management.
  • You study at the Netherlands’ best (private) hotel management program. Six years running, as elected by the Higher Education Guide.
  • The events and hotel sector is in the top ten of sectors with the highest share of online spending in the Netherlands. E-commerce is, therefore, an important aspect of the Hotel and Event Management program.
  • You will have many career opportunities available to you after completing this bachelor's degree.
  • At Tio, you are not a number; there is a strong focus on personal development and supervision.


This Hotel and Event Management bachelor’s degree has been accredited by the NVAO and educates students in three or four years for the professional competence level in Hotel Management (ISAT-code: 34118). This degree allows students to use the internationally recognised title of Bachelor of Arts (BA). Also, you can earn your Associate degree in just 2 years. 

Programme Structure


Hotel management

The focus is on hotel practice, management and hospitality. You will learn how to prepare a nice dinner and immerse yourself in the world of facility management. You will also visit hotels like the Okura or the Marriott.

Event management

You will learn all about organising events. During the Event Week project, you will compete in the event game, for which you will work with a team to come up with a concept for a company or charity. You will also get a behind-the-scenes look at events and companies.


Management and entrepreneurship

You will train your management skills, attend guest lectures and gain in-depth knowledge of hospitality, e-commerce and business plans. You'II learn everything you need to know to successfully run a business, hotel or event.

You will attend inspiring masterclasses, go on an international study trip. You can take one or two minors or do an internship with a world-famous company.





Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

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180 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Havo, vwo (any profile), mbo4-diploma.
  • Comparable diploma, e.g.: German Fachhochschulreife or Abitur (algemeine Hochschulreife), British GCE A-levels, French Baccalaureat, American High School (incl. a college preparatory programme) or secondary hotel school education.
  • CEFR: ≥ B2. TOEFL: iBT ≥ 75-80 points (Institutional TOEFL code Tio: 4764). IELTS academic: ≥ 6.0. Cambridge exam: ≥ 160 points / Cambridge First Certificate.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22250 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    22250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22250 EUR per year during 36 months.


Living costs for Amsterdam

1000 - 1500 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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Scholarships Information

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