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Master in Entrepreneurship & Tourism

MCI Management Center Innsbruck
Program overview
4 semesters
Full time
Master's degree
Information sessions
Information sessions
English, German
Start dates
October 2020

October 2020

September 2021

September 2021
	Master in Entrepreneurship & Tourism

Program description

Master in Entrepreneurship & Tourism

The Entrepreneurship & Tourism Master’s degree offered by MCI aims to contribute to the professionalization of entrepreneurship in the leisure and tourism industry. The program incorporates current challenges faced by the industry to enable students to recognize and make use of the resulting opportunities for enterprises. It furthermore aims to create a general awareness of trends and current developments in international tourism. Two of the central processes currently affecting the industry are digitization and constantly changing consumer behavior.

The program provides students with well-founded theoretical knowledge as well as practical expertise. The encouragement of entrepreneurial thinking and action is considered a top priority throughout the course. This includes leadership skills, innovation skills, and intercultural competencies as required by the leisure and tourism industry. The students thus develop a holistic understanding of this dynamic sector. Together with international experts, they will reflect on questions of the national and international competitive power of companies and destinations. The interdisciplinary nature and practical orientation of the course ensures that the graduates are able to discuss relevant issues in reference to current developments.

The diversity of tourism and its overlaps with related subjects becomes particularly evident in the two focus areas which students are allowed to specialize in, according to their interests.

The Entrepreneurship & Tourism Master program targets graduates of relevant Bachelor’s degree courses as well as today’s and tomorrow’s executives intending to make an active contribution to the industry. The practical relevance and diversity of their education provides them with excellent career prospects.

This course is offered in both German and English.

Admission requirements

To be admitted to the Master program applicants require a Bachelor degree diploma. This would especially refer to Bachelor degrees in business scienes with a focus on the tourism- and leisure industries.

Graduates with a degree in economics require a minimum of 45 ECTS credits in the area of economics, and ideally, they would have a minimum of a one-year work experiences in the area tourism & leisure.

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Tuition fees

For citizens of the following countries, the tuition fee is 363 euros per semester plus a fee for compulsory membership to the Austrian National Union of Students:

  • EU citizens,
  • EEA and Swiss citizens, and
  • non-EU citizens, who according to sec. 2 of the Austrian Study Act on Universities of Applied Sciences (FHStG) are subject to sec. 1 of the Austrian Regulation on Eligible Groups of Persons (PersGV) (Austrian Federal Law Gazette (BGBL) II no. 340/2013 as amended from time to time).

For students of non-EU countries not considered eligible according to above regulations, the tuition fee is as follows:

  • Bachelor’s courses: 6,250 euros / semester plus compulsory Austrian National Union of Students membership fee
  • Master’s courses: 7,500 euros / semester plus compulsory Austrian National Union of Students membership fee

Continuing studies

Professional opportunities

  • Leisure-, Sports- and Recreational Facilities
  • Destination Management Organizations
  • The Hospitality Industry
  • Tourism Consulting
  • Event Management
  • Tour Operators and Travel Agencies
  • Lift Operation

For more information please visit the University website

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MCI Management Center Innsbruck

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Tanja Rehberger
A study program which gave me the opportunity to build up a unique network, gain major practical experience and learn from the best within the tourism industry!

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Universitätsstrasse 15
A-6020 Innsbruck

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