Career Paths

Professional success

“This work/study program – Innovation and Management in Tourism – is state-of-the-art in that it combines theoretical knowledge with practical experience in the tourism business. Students can immediately apply what they’ve learned in the lecture hall to the working world. Lecturers come with lots of experience and thus are able to provide a true and up-to-date insight into the area and they can take advantage of real-life examples. This study program offers an excellent springboard for entering the field of tourism.”
Vera Scheiflinger, BA
Kohl & Partner Tourism Consulting Company Munich, Limited

Career possibilities

This BA degree program aims to prepare students to be qualified colleagues in their future field of tourism management. They have the opportunity in this program to immediately apply what they have learned to the working world and vice versa – to bring examples from the working world into the classroom.
Professional opportunities are numerous and varied, such as:
•    Lodging facilities  
•    Gastronomy
•    Destination management organisation  
•    Touristic online services
•    Attraction & leisure facilities
•    Touristic  interest-group representation  
•    Related consulting
•    Teaching / research facilities
•    etc.

Professional positions & activities

We prepare you for middle-management / assistant positions at the level of departmental  head in medium and larger sized enterprises as well as for leadership roles in small (family) enterprises. With this academic education, you might be employed e.g. in the following positions / levels at a regional, national or international level:
•    deputy departmental head
•    assistant to departmental head in areas of operation such as personnel, marketing, quality management, …
•    destination manager at a regional level  
•    deputy to the executive management
•    head of department and/or team in smaller enterprises
•    eMarketing expert
•    researcher

Attractive job offers may be found at:  Allgemeinen Hotel- und Gastronomie-Zeitung unter: www.ahgzjobs.de

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