MBA in International Tourism Management

International Graduate Center - Hochschule Bremen
Program overview
3 semesters
Full time

Start dates
October 2024

October 2025

October 2026

About this program

MBA in International Tourism Management

Be a professional in an international business

Basic business knowledge and subject-specific abilities: The MBA in International Tourism Management at the International Graduate Center (IGC) prepares you to become a leader in the dynamic tourism industry. Tourism has become one of the fastest growing economic sectors in the world. At the same time, it is one of the industries that was hit hard by the covid-19 crisis. Changed framework conditions – also under the sustainability aspect – show future-oriented fields of action with manifold opportunities for tourism.

The curriculum of the MBA in International Tourism Management focuses on building international and intercultural management skills. Through the diverse study groups from different nations, you get to know people from all over the world and gain valuable experience for your personal and professional growth. The study program is designed to expand your expertise. Here, your practical know-how will be supplemented through our high quality academic education.

Admission requirements

  • Bachelor's degree with at least 10% business administration (210 ECTS)
  • A minimum of 1 year of relevant experience after first degree
  • High English proficiency (IELTS 6.0, or TOEFL iBT min. 80)
  • Letter of motivation
  • All documents must be provided in English
  • Funding for tuition fees and living costs

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Program content

Semester 1

  • Introduction to Tourism Management
  • Intercultural Management in Tourism Contexts
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Tourism Marketing
  • Strategic Planning & Strategies in Tourism

Semester 2

  • Finance & Accounting in the Tourism Industry
  • Legal & Tax Aspects in Tourism
  • International Project Management in Tourism
  • Applied Tourism Project
  • Electives

Semester 3

  • Thesis
  • Internship (optional)

Program delivery

The program begins in the winter semester. Our introductory events and courses start in October and run probably until March, so make sure to plan accordingly. Starting in May, you can use the lecture-free period to work on your master’s thesis.


Tuition fee: 14,500 Euro plus an additional semester fee of roughly 350 Euro per semester


  • 90 ECTS
  • Internship option 1 semester (30 ECTS credits)

Career paths

  • Travel and hotel management
  • Travel agency/tourism
  • Airlines
  • City marketing
  • Consulting in the tourism industry
  • Business development tourism industry
  • Purchasing/sales in the tourism industry
  • IT tourism industry

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About this institute

International Graduate Center

The International Graduate Center (IGC) was founded by HSB Hochschule Bremen - City University of Applied Sciences as an interdisciplinary graduate school for management and leadership. For applicants with a first university degree, IGC offers MBA and Master's degrees in the...

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Why study at International Graduate Center - Hochschule Bremen

  • IGC guarantees a postgraduate education that meets both academic and professional requirements, with a focus on business, management and leadership.
  • Individual support and the personal exchange in small groups with a maximum of 25 students from diverse cultures enrich the learning process.
  • As part of a German state university, IGC students benefit from high-quality studies with practical relevance and a large network of partner universities.

Contact info

International Graduate Center - Hochschule Bremen

Langemarckstraße 113
28199 Bremen Bremen

Phone no: +4942159054133

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