• Application Deadline
  • 36 months


Is this bachelor programme right for you?

The International Tourism Management bachelor programme offered by Tio University of Applied Sciences combines knowledge of the world of tourism with aspects of e-commerce. This means you will feel right at home in the online world as well.

Successful in the tourism industry

Tourism is the largest industry in the world. It is of crucial importance to our global economy. New business models and online entrepreneurship have reshaped the industry drastically. There are also constant new developments in terms of products. Consumers no longer want package or group trips; instead, they are looking for a unique experience. Other developments like social media, reviews and mobile access also lead to new trends.

Employment opportunities

There are many roads open to you when you earn your International Tourism Management bachelor’s degree. What about working as a manager sustainable tourism at TUI or a project manager at Zoover. You can also work as a product manager or an (online) marketer. 

Because of the rapid changes taking place in the tourism sector, there is a strong demand for young professionals with in-depth knowledge of e-commerce. A Tio degree is very valuable in the tourism industry. That’s why there is a great demand for Tio graduates.

Think of professions such as:
  • Product manager
  • (Business) travel advisor
  • Tour manager
  • (Online) marketer
  • Event manager
  • City marketer
  • Sales manager
  • Consultant
  • Entrepreneur
Where can you work? Examples include:
  • Tour operators
  • Theme parks
  • (Business) travel organisations
  • Airlines
  • Event and incentive agencies
  • Cruise lines
  • Hotels
  • Wildlife resorts
  • Booking websites
  • Marketing agencies
  • Consultancy firms

Open online days

Can’t come to one of our open days at the Tio campuses? No problem! We offer you the possibility of attending an online open day from your lazy chair. Just sit back & relax and we will tell you all about Tio and its possibilities for you! You can find the recorded online open days in our website.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: EU/EEA students can apply for the Tio programmes until the start of the semester. However, the number of available positions is limited.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description
      36-48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

The curriculum for Tio’s International Tourism Management bachelor’s degree is divided into five components: international tourism, event management, e-commerce & management, intercultural communication and internship & final thesis. To read about all courses, please visit the university's website.

Courses for International Tourism include:

  • Company visits
  • Destination management
  • E-touroperating & business travel
  • Guest lectures
  • Law & tourism
  • Tourism and leisure
  • Tourism theory and research
  • Tour management
  • Travel and product knowledge
  • Travel destinations

Project for International Tourism include:

  • International study trips
  • Tourism business innovation
  • Tour operating 

Courses for Event Management include:

  • Attending events
  • Creative concept design
  • Event management advanced
  • Event marketing
  • Marketing
  • Master classes
  • Meetings, incentives, conferencing, exhibitions (MICE)

Projects for Event Management include:

  • Incentive & event travel

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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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  • Minimum required score:


    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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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 tourism school education.
  • For students who have not previously studied Management & Organisation, the preparation course Introduction to finance & accounting (FA) is mandatory.
  • Students whose prior education did not include a second foreign language may choose German 1 or Spanish 1. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19400 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    18500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18500 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs

  • Utrecht, Netherlands

    900 - 1450 EUR/month
    Living Costs
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands

    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.


Tio offers scholarships to foreign students from the European Union (EU /EEA) and to non-European students for its English bachelor programmes. The scholarship is awarded for one academic year. For more information please visit the university website.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.


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