International Tourism & Event Management (M.A.)

Hochschule Fresenius - University of Applied Sciences

About this program

International Tourism & Event Management (M.A.)

According to the Federal Association of the German Tourism Industry (BTW), tourism accounts for one in 15 jobs in Germany. Around the world, as many as one in ten jobs are directly or indirectly based in the tourism and events sector.

As a graduate of the English-language Master’s program in International Tourism & Event Management (M.A.), you’ll therefore enjoy excellent job prospects and development opportunities in companies both at home and abroad. This is the ideal foundation for a career in the booming global tourism and events sector and for adopting strategic roles that go beyond day-to-day business operations.

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Admission requirements

In order to start a master’s program at the Hochschule Fresenius, you must fulfil the applicable admission criteria. In this context, we check the completion of your first academic degree, your final grade, the content of your preliminary studies and your language skills. Please visit the institute's website for more information.

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Program content

Management skills

  • International Economics & International Management
  • International Marketing & Sales
  • Leadership, strategy
  • Behavioral decision making
  • Finance Management
  • Human Resources Management in Global Enterprises
  • Cross-cultural communication
  • Digital innovations
  • Sustainability Management & CSR in a Global Context

International Tourism & Event Management

  • Tourism trends & issues
  • International Tourism & Event Management
  • Crisis, Safety & Security Management in Tourism & Events
  • Big Data & Online Marketing in Tourism & Events
  • Experience Marketing & Design
  • Consumer Behavior in Tourism & Events

Scientific research methods & thesis

  • Research Methods
  • Research Colloquium
  • Master's thesis

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.


€ 880 per month + € 70 fee for non-EU applicants


ECTS credits : 120

Career paths

The Master’s degree prepares graduates for direct entry into strategic positions at tourism and events companies. This varied and dynamic industry offers a wide range of potential careers and development opportunities both at home and abroad, including in the following sectors:

  • Travel Sales and Organization
  • Accommodation
  • Transport
  • Tourist Attractions and Destinations
  • Event Organization
  • Travel Management
  • Festivals
  • Trade Fairs
  • Communication

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Hochschule Fresenius - University of Applied Sciences

Hochschule Fresenius, University of Applied Sciences is one of the oldest private universities in Germany. It is state-recognized and has an academic and educational tradition stretching back about 170 years. Its English-taught programs attract international students and offer globally-oriented students...

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Why study at Hochschule Fresenius - University of Applied Sciences

We are one of Germany’s largest private Universities of Applied Sciences, offering quality and state-recognized education to more than 17,000 students at ten campuses all over Germany.

Being founded in 1848, we aim to keep our tradition and at the same time offer innovation study concept with a close practical interlocking.

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Hochschule Fresenius - University of Applied Sciences

Hochschule Fresenius für Wirtschaft und Medien GmbH ∙ Im MediaPark 4c ∙ 50670 Köln, Germany
50670 Cologne
United States of America (USA)

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