In the English-language master’s course "Hospitality Management & Leadership" in Dresden, you will deal with all areas of the service sector. You will get detailed insights into the tourism sector as well as the hotel and catering industry. You will also receive further training in the economic field, which will qualify you for an international management career. You will promote both your leadership skills and industry-specific knowledge in the special corporate functions of the hospitality industry, such as finance or human resources.
An internship or semester (over 6 months) abroad opens the door to international management positions in the hospitality industry.



1st semester
  • International Business Development and Digital Intelligence5
  • Global Markets & Finance5
  • Leading intercultural workforce5
  • Case Study: Business Development Case or Leading Challenge5
  • Corporate Governance & Business Ethics (Chain 1)5
  • Global HR Management (Chain 2)5



2 semesters

  • Hospitality Real Estate, Asset Management and Experience Design5
  • Entrepreneurial Hotel Management and New Work5
  • Strategic Hotel Distribution & Revenue Management5
  • Case study: Hospitality Industry Team Project5
  • Contracting & Negotiation (Chain 1)5
  • Academic Paper Design & Writing (Chain 2)5


3rd semester

  • International Internship or Global Study Semester30th


4th semester

  • Analyzing International Business (online)5
  • Master thesis25th




  • Bachelor's degree in hospitality or hotel management (or similar) from a recognized university
  • OR Bachelor's degree in an industry-relevant area + at least 6 months of professional experience in the hospitality sector
  • OR Bachelor's degree in a different field + 12 months of professional experience in the hospitality sector
  • Proven good to very good knowledge of English. We accept TOEFL, IELTS; TOEIC, CAE, CPE, Duolingo Certificate 95, TOEFL - Special Home Edition 87 ibt, IELTS Indicator 6.5 average or a similar language certificate.
  • Motivation letter
  • curriculum vitae
  • Copy of ID


Your admission requirements for the Fast Track:

  • do you have a hospitality-related bachelor's degree?

3.5 years (210 ECTS) OR

3 Js. (180 ECTS) + hospitality internships of at least 12 months

  • do you have a hospitality-independent bachelor's degree?

3.5 yrs. (210 ECTS) + hospitality experience of at least 6 months OR

3 yrs. (180 ECTS) + experience in the hospitality industry of at least 18 months

  • Proof of sufficient knowledge of English. We accept TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAE, CPE or equivalent.



  • Food & Beverage Management
  • Hotel Planning & Facilities Management
  • hospitality management consultancy
  • Service management
  • Hotel / restaurant manager
  • National and international hotel industry
  • Event agencies
  • City and destination marketing
  • Health and wellness facilities
  • National and international hotel industry
  • Tourism organizations, associations and politics

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