MSc in International Hospitality Management

Institut Lyfe (formerly Institut Paul Bocuse)
16 months
Full time
Master's degree
On campus
September 2024
Virtual open day
Virtual open day
MSc International Hospitality Management

About this program

MSc International Hospitality Management

Taught in English by international academic and professional experts, this programme equips you with a global view of the sector as well as management and leadership skills, combining theory, analysis, creativity and projects.

This 1-year programme, complemented by a placement or professional experience of 4 to 6 months, invites you to discover new trends in the sector, master the complexity of business models and become a leader open to the world. The MSc. International Hospitality Management also provides solid expertise in the field of management, experience design and innovation. Each semester is completed on a different campus, in Lyon and Paris in France, and internationally, to give you an understanding of the multicultural dimension of the sector. You will apply the theory through 3 real-life projects: creation and execution of a restaurant concept, development of a hotel brand, and a consulting mission.

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Admission requirements

Entry requirements:

We welcome applications from candidates who have completed a recognized 1-year Master’s degree or equivalent

Admission requirements

Good English level

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Program content

The programme is the result of a partnership between Institut Lyfe and emlyon business school, one of the most highly regarded business school in Europe. The course is taught in English by academic experts from both institutions as well as international industry experts. Together, they will provide you an ideal balance of theory, strategic analysis and creativity through a project-based learning approach.

You’ll spend each semester in a different city. Moving from Lyon to Paris and then Shanghai or Las Vegas, we’ll challenge you to understand the multicultural dimension of management. We’ll also give you opportunities to put into practice the theory you learn in the classroom during 3 real-life practical projects, including the creation of a pop-up restaurant, the development of a hotel project and a consulting mission.

Course Features:

  • Hospitality & Tourism Analytics
  • Customer Experience & Service Quality
  • Luxury Management
  • Environmentalism & ecotourism
  • Change Management

Scholarships & funding

Equal opportunities and Excellence scholarships are awarded to French and international students admitted to the 1st year of a Bachelor’s degree, by the Foundation for Institut Lyfe, to fund part of the tuition fees.

These are renewable each year, based on academic and attendance criteria, and can be combined with Crous scholarships.


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At the end of the MSc in International Hospitality Management, you’ll be awarded a dual qualification recognized in France and internationally, including an MSc awarded by our partner institution, emlyon business school and a postgraduate state-certified level 7 qualification, registered with the National Repertoire of Professional Certifications (RNCP), awarded by Institut Lyfe.

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Institut Lyfe (formerly Institut Paul Bocuse)

LEADING INTERNATIONAL CULINARY ARTS & HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT SCHOOLFor more than 30 years, the school has been training expert, committed and responsible leaders and managers of tomorrow in the culinary arts, hospitality, food service and pastry sectors and represents an ecosystem...

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Why study at Institut Lyfe (formerly Institut Paul Bocuse)

  • A unique approach to learning with a real-world environment (6 training restaurants including 1 Michelin-starred, 4 hotels including a 5-star training hotel)
  • Students work alongside a multi-skilled international team including a team of Meilleurs Ouvriers de France
  • Tailor-made programmes with a team of Talent Managers
  • A rich and varied campus life
  • Recognised qualifications

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Institut Lyfe (formerly Institut Paul Bocuse)

Château du Vivier, 1A Chemin de Calabert BP25
69131 Ecully Cedex

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