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Free University of Bozen-Bolzano

1st Cycle Master in

Hospitality Management - EMHM (Executive Master)

Hospitality Management (EMHM) is a master programme targeted at experienced tourism sector professionals in hospitality and hotel management.

Not offered


This study programme will not be offered in 2019/20.

This Master provides you with an in-depth knowledge of recent developments in the hospitality industry necessary for tackling current challenges both on a local and a global level. You’ll be taught by internationally renowned academics and professionals in the field who will bring real-world experiences to improve your career perspectives and support you in becoming a leading hospitality manager.

You will gain a thorough understanding of how present economic and societal developments may affect a business, its overall performance and its future sustainability. Moreover, you will gain insight into effective technical and operational tools that may improve your work performance. In this study programme we will help you to develop entrepreneurial, operational and strategic skills necessary to excel in one of the fastest expanding global industries.

At a glance

ECTS credits: 60
Duration of the course: 1.5 years (15 months)
Courses will be taught in English
Places available: Min. = 13; max. = 25
Campus: Bruneck-Brunico
Tuition fees: 11,163,50 Euros (without provincial tax for the right to study or the revenue stamp)

Structure of the course

Our Master at the Bruneck-Brunico campus combines practice and theory. It starts in January 2020 and ends in March 2021 and it is organized to suit the needs of freelancers, executive managers and the staff of companies. In total, the programme includes 10 weeks of teaching and about 10 days of exams and thesis presentation totaling 60 credit points of which 50 CP are awarded for attendance of the modules (lectures and seminars) and 10 CP for the final exam and presentation.

The three main topic areas are:

  • Organizational Behaviour and Human Resource Management
  • Strategic and Marketing Management
  • Decision, Financial and Operations Management


Programme Director: Prof. Federico Boffa

Career opportunities

Graduates of our master may expect to work in all managerial positions within the hotel management sector, and, more generally, within the tourist sector. Hospitality and tourism management job opportunities are foreseen to grow from the current situation at 1 in 10 jobs to 1 in 9 jobs or 380 million jobs worldwide by 2027 (Source).


You are eligible to enroll for this master programme if you possess a university degree (with a duration of at least 3 years and awarding 180 credit points). You will also be required a B2 level of proficiency in English, either through a certificate, or through an interview.

Detailed information about the study programme can be found in the Study Manifesto (Study guidelines) which contains information about the study plan, admission requirements, language requirements, application, admission procedures, enrolment and tuition fees.

Start of Lessons: January 2020
Online Application: from 1 July 2019 to 18 October 2019

Contact us by phone at +390471012100 or fill in the request form.

Study Manifesto

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