36 months
4900 EUR/year
947 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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You are a professional who is perfectly at home in the fascinating world of the restaurant business. The Hotel Management - Culinary Arts programme is offered by VIVES University of Applied Sciences.

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The Hotel Management - Culinary Arts programme from VIVES University of Applied Sciences offers a firm base of classes in management, ICT, communication and teamwork. On top of that, you will get specific practical and theoretical courses that will lead to a bright future as a chef in a renowned restaurant.

If you have a passion for restaurants and cooking, the Culinary Arts-specialisation of the Bachelor in Hotel Management is something right up your alley. If you don’t have a degree in cooking, we organise a summer school, to prepare you for all practical kitchen courses.  

All practical courses take place in the former Michelin 3-star restaurant De Karmeliet, in the centre of the historical city of Bruges. Led by Geert Van Hecke, the renowned chef of De Karmeliet, you will get high level kitchen courses, given by lecturers of Hotelschool Ter Duinen.

What job opportunities do I have with this degree?

With this diploma you are guaranteed to find a nice job. Sectors such as Restaurant & Catering, Gastronomy Consultancy, the Food Industry, Hospitality and Tourism are among the possibilities. 

A selection of the possible positions: Chef, Director of Food & Beverage, Restaurant & Catering Manager, Gastronomy Consultant, Events and Gastronomic Activities Manager, Food Sector Research and Innovation Manager, Food Quality and Safety Officer, Culinary Operations and Project Manager, General Manager, Starred Chef, ...

With the necessary dedication and talent, top management is certainly one of the possibilities. Possibility to build your own business, whether or not in the hospitality Industry. 

Numerous other sectors also appreciate the know-how of our graduates.

Please find more information on www.studyculinaryarts.com 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Economics
  • Hotel Accounting
  • Law
  • International law
  • Hotel Organisation
  • Food & Beverage
  • A Taste of Belgium
  • History, fundamentals and future

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A copy of your identity card or (international) passport.
  • A copy of your legalised diploma's.
  • An official translation of your diploma's in Dutch, English, French or German, if the original diploma is not issued in one of these languages.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    4900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4900 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    947 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 947 EUR per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Bruges

720 - 800 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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