Tuition fee €2,500 per semester
Application fee €150 one-time
Registration fee €100 one-time
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The aim of the programme is to train qualified professionals with excellent foreign language skills and an understanding of the financial management and organisational characteristics of tourism and hospitality businesses, and having gained sufficient practical experience, will be capable of evaluating and analysing the necessary changes and making optimal decisions. They will also gain knowledge that will enable them to have a comprehensive view of and to be able to manage regional tourism management institutions.
Equipped with the acquired knowledge, graduates will be able to establish and manage tourism businesses and non-profit organizations.

The programme is accredited by the internationally recognised Institute of Hospitality.

Graduates of the programme will know the principles involved in the functioning of the tourism sector, the domestic and international tourism market, and the trends, characteristics, peculiarities, and linkages between market participants.

They will be capable of planning, organising, managing, and controlling, in full or in part, the activities of tourism and hospitality businesses.

They will be able to develop tourism products innovatively and launch start-up businesses.

They will be in possession of human and social skills, co-operation skills, and the ability to recognise and effectively deal with problems related to guests through intercultural and multilingual communication, in line with the given type of organisation.

They will be able to apply IT skills relevant to the specialist field and will be able to co-operate in a project, team, and work organisation to effectively bring together regional participants.

Programme structure

- Health, Eco, and Sport Tourism
(e.g.: Sport tourism and sport events, health tourism, and ecotourism)

- European Tourism
(e.g.: European tourism policy and regulation, Destination management, and tourism planning)

- Tourism Development and Regional Management
(e.g.: Tourism and regional development, tourism destination management)

- Travel and Event Management
(e.g.: Travel agency business administration, MICE, event management)

- Commercial Hospitality

Programme content:

• Economics, methodology and business basics
• Social sciences basics
• Core courses in specialised business administration and management: Sustainable tourism basics, hotel management I, II, III, tourism marketing, basics of gastronomy, Hungary’s tourism geography, and SMEs in tourism and hospitality.

Career opportunities

Graduate students will be able to:

• perform tasks and fill jobs in certain specialist fields of tourism and hospitality (businesses, municipalities, National Parks, Tourist Information Offices, airlines, car rental agencies),
• fulfil managerial tasks at tourism businesses (hotels, boarding houses, restaurants, event organisation businesses, travel agencies),
• create attractive and experiential offers for local, regional, and national organisations (visitor centres, tourist destination management organisations) engaged in tourism development,
• undertake planning, performing, and managing co-ordination and marketing tasks at the regional level,
• continue their studies in a Master’s degree programme, if they so desire

Apply now! Fall semester 2023
Application deadline
15 Jun 2023, 23:59:59
Central European Time

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2023
Application deadline
15 Jun 2023, 23:59:59
Central European Time

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States