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The award

How long you will study
3 - 4 years

Domestic course fees
EUR 17900 per year

How you will study

Course starts
September, January

International course fees
EUR 17900 per year

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About International Tourism Management at Tio University of Applied Sciences

Dubai, Botswana, New York, Venice; the whole world is at your feet. The travel industry is looking for you! After completing the International Tourism Management bachelor’s degree, you will sell the world online and offline. You design trips, purchase at sharp rates and establish contacts all over the world.

You might work as, for example, a product manager, event manager, travel adviser or city marketer. You can also start your own business.

Is this bachelor programme right for you?

Tio’s International Tourism Management bachelor programme combines knowledge of the world of tourism with aspects of e-commerce. This means you will feel right at home in the online world as well. Do you recognise yourself in the following description? Are you:

Eager to travel?

Do you want to see more of the world? Pack the latest Lonely Planet list and hit the road? This study course allows you to see more of the world! As a future travel professional, you organise your own study trips. Additionally, you can choose international internships or spend some time studying abroad at one of Tio’s partner universities.

Looking for the best deals?

Are you always on the lookout for the best deals online? If so, we are looking for you! We want people with a sharp eye for detail and - most of all - for getting the best value for your money. After this study course, you will be able to market the trips you design at a sharp rate online.

Interested in other cultures

The world is your playing field when working in the tourism industry. Even during your studies, you will come into contact with different cultures during the various study trips, your international internship or while studying abroad. This is the perfect opportunity to come into contact with different ways of life!

Interested in composing holidays?

Do you love composing holidays? Instead of going for the standard holiday, you take on the challenge of creating your own trip. This is the perfect study course for you. When you work for a tour operator, you not only choose the destination, but also purchase plane seats, hotel beds and excursions. You create the trip as you see fit!

In control?

Do you like to be in charge? Do you want to further develop your leadership skills? During this study course, these skills are futher developed during the Management Skills course. Of course, you can take charge during the various projects you work on.

An organisational talent?

Do you love organising events and can you motivate others? You can learn to excel at organising events - from festivals and sports events to conventions and trade shows. Organising events is something you learn in practice during the Incentive & event travel project.

A language guru?

Hallo, hola, hello, bonjour? Do you love speaking other languages? Knowledge of foreign languages is a key aspect of a tourism programme. In addition to English, you can delve into German, French and/or Spanish.


Do you have a sharp eye for detail, are you always up to date and would you like to go behind the scenes of the world of tourism? The researcher in you will get everything they want. During the study course, you will visit tour operators and trade shows and go on a study trip every year. You will be in the perfect position to learn all there is to know about organising (study) trips.

Do you recognise yourself in these descriptions? Take a look at the curriculum for more information about this study course or attend an open day to experience the atmosphere and meet students and lecturers.

Why do students choose International Tourism Management?

  • Tio offers the option of accelerated studying: complete a bachelor’s degree in just three years.
  • The tourism sector has a strong need for young professionals with in-depth knowledge of e-commerce. That is why Tio graduates are in high demand.
  • Dutch tourists book circa 80% of their trips online. The travel industry is therefore looking for specialists in this field. The International Tourism Management study course combines knowledge of tourism with aspects of e-commerce.
  • You study at the Netherlands’ best tourism degree programme (six years running, as elected by the Higher Education Guide).
  • Event management and tourism are inseparable. Event management has become an integral aspect of the world of tourism and it is therefore a major component of the International Tourism Management bachelor’s degree.
  • You will have many career opportunities available to you after completing this study course.
  • At Tio, you are not a number; there is a strong focus on personal development and supervision.

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Notes about fees for this course

International Tourism Management is a private bachelor’s degree from Tio University of Applied Sciences. Because this is a private study course, the tuition fee is higher than that of government-funded education. With more budget, Tio can invest more into better lecturers, smaller classes, appealing projects and more lectures. The focus Tio puts on the quality of its education leads to satisfied students.

The overview below applies to Dutch students and students from the EU/EEA. For non-EU/EEA students, requiring a visa, Tio has put together a package fee. Detailed information on the package fee can be found here.

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