Do you have a natural feeling for hospitality? Do you like to give people a good experience? Are you sociable and communicative? Do you like leadership and organizing? Then the bachelor hotel management is definitely something that could suit you!
The four-year course combines theory and practice and invests strongly in personal development and supervision of students. The education is small-scale and you work a lot in project groups. You will follow the bachelor on an inspiring campus with a hotel in a beautiful park near the centre of Maastricht.
The four-year bachelor Hotel Management offers you a challenging programme. In the first year you will get familiar with the hotel industry. You will follow two modern foreign languages and courses such as marketing, financial management and statistics. This knowledge will be further explored in the second year.
Hotel Management and Change Management dominate the third year. In this phase you need to show that you can also function on a strategic level. You also choose a specific tracks in which you specialize in the last year and a half of the programme.
The bachelor hotel management offers practically oriented education. We work a lot with keynote speakers. These are mainly alumni who have spread out all over the world. They will gladly tell you about the most recent developments within their field.
The projects during the study are not fictional but real. In the third year you will work out a realistic business case for an existing hotel. In the final year you will get a consultancy assignment for an external client. As a team, you will investigate and solve a complex management problem. You will finish the assignment with a presentation to the client.
In the first year of the bachelor hotel management you will get a practical training at the Teaching Hotel. In the second year you will do a five-month internship abroad. The last five months of the fourth year are reserved for a management internship in The Netherlands or any other country.
The management internship is the perfect preparation for your first real job. It is not uncommon for a trainee to be offered a contract afterwards. It is therefore important to choose a suitable internship. Depending on your chosen track, this will be a hotel or another hospitality-related organization.
You can participate in an international exchange programme in your third year. This is especially interesting for those who want to gain more international experience. The hotel school works together with universities in Europe, South Africa, Russia, China and Chile.
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The selection procedure will take place in two stages.
In the first phase we will invite you to reflect in writing on a specific statement (writing assignment). After assessment, we will then decide whether you will go on to the following stage.
The second phase consists of a character profile test and webcam interview with you. The interview will take no longer than 20/30 minutes and will allow you to elaborate on your motivation to study our programme.
On the basis of all the outcomes, the selection committee will then take a decision.
Na świadectwie dojrzałości musisz mieć oceny z dwóch języków nowożytnych (język anielski oraz Twój język ojczysty są wystarczające).
W Hotel Management School Maastricht, tak jak w wielu innych znanych szkołach hotelarskich, obowiązuje opłata rekrutacyjna. Rekrutacja składa się z dwóch etapów, za każdy z nich należy wnieść opłatę w wysokości 50 Euro (a więc łącznie 100 euro).
Graduates of Hotel Management School Maastricht usually find a job quickly. The main reason for this is that the hospitality industry recognizes them as good employees with an excellent attitude and a thorough basic knowledge. This makes them suitable for a variety of positions.
Wherever you go in the world, you will meet alumni of the Hotel Management School Maastricht. Many of them have managerial jobs in the international hotel industry, but our students are also in demand elsewhere. They may, for instance, work in management or consultancy jobs, for healthcare institutions or service companies, in the conference and exhibition sector and in financial services. Banks and insurance companies select our students for their customer-focus. Take a look at some of the positions our graduates hold.
After graduation from the Hotel School, you may opt to start your own business. Your degree will fulfil the requirement of professional competence for starting or taking over a hotel, restaurant or wine merchant company.
If you wish to start an international career, you can apply to many hotel chains for a manager in training programme. Every year, representatives of various hotel chains give presentations on the career opportunities in their organizations.