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Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a Major in Hospitality Management

90 ECTS credits


The Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a Major in Hospitality Management  will provide you with specialized knowledge of financial management and the management essentials vital to the success of hospitality enterprises. You will learn to be a highly skilled manager while simultaneously gaining the ability to apply effective strategic management techniques to your business.

  • Obtain an in-depth understanding of Management, Marketing and Account Control.
  • Gain expertise in staff organization, accommodation principles, catering, and diplomacy.
  • Advance your management skills and improve your ability to successfully lead and manage the people with whom you spend your time.

Key facts

  • Duration: 18 months
  •  Evening Learning: Yes
  • Credits: 90 ECTS
  • Language: English
  • Intakes: February and September
  • Degree Awarded: Master of Business Administration Major in International Hospitality Management
  • Transfer Opportunities: We offer our students the option to transfer for a semester between our Geneva and Barcelona campuses
  • Internships: We provide the access to internship opportunities in national and international companies and organizations
  • Location: Geneva Campus and Barcelona Campus


The master’s program requires the successful completion of 90 ECTS credits. The program format consists of (i) unique business and finance courses, (ii) major-specific orientation weeks and (iii) a final project. The breakdown of the credits is as follows: 9 core courses (36 ECTS), 5 elective courses (20 ECTS), 4 orientation weeks (16 ECTS) and the final project (18 ECTS). Below are examples of the major-specific courses that students will pursue during their orientation weeks.

Orientation Subjects

  • Innovation and Communication in the Hospitality Management Sector
  • New Business Models in the Hospitality and Tourism Sector
  • Managing Risk and Regulations in the Hospitality and Tourism Sector
  • Boosting Revenue Using Digital Marketing

Carrer Options

 The program is of particular relevance to those working in, or planning to work in:

  • Hospitality Administration Management
  • Hotel & Lodging Manager
  • Food and Service Manager
  • Front Line Supervisor