BBA Tourism, Hotel Management & Operations

BBA Tourism, Hotel Management & Operations

ECTS credits​
students per class
per semester


The program places a strong emphasis on experiential learning, providing you with hands-on opportunities to apply your knowledge in real-world settings. You will have the chance to participate in internships, industry projects, and study trips, gaining valuable industry insights and building a strong professional network.

With a strong focus on sustainability and innovation, the BBA in Tourism, Hotel Management and Operations gives you expertise in sustainable practices, digital marketing, and emerging trends to meet industry demands.

Elevate your career in the world of hotel management and operations. At Modul University Vienna, we offer a program designed to shape versatile professionals who thrive in the international business landscape.

Over four transformative years, you'll acquire cutting-edge management strategies, tackle organizational challenges, and lead real-life projects in a global environment.

Our comprehensive curriculum delves into diverse facets of hotel management, encompassing marketing, sales, public relations, finance, and human resource management. From mastering business theory to cultivating strong professional relationships, our program hones your problem-solving skills for day-to-day management practice.

Study Abroad in New York City

The comprehensive four year BBA in Tourism and Hospitality Management offers a New York extension, where you spend a year abroad equipping yourself with the expertise and experience needed to thrive in the fast-paced world of hospitality management.
*A surcharge of EUR 3,200 applies for those students doing their practical year at the New York City College.

Study Plan

First Year:

Gain a comprehensive introduction to Hotel Management and the Hospitality Industry. Explore culinary theory, engage in a Hotel Business Simulation, and learn about HR and Restaurant Management, setting a strong foundation for your future career in the field.

Semester 1:

  • The Hospitality Industry
  • Food & Beverage Management & Controlling
  • Cullinary Theory & Practice I
  • Restaurant & Service Management I
  • Human Relations & Personal Development

Semester 2:

  • Hotel Management & Operations
  • Rooms Division Management
  • Cullinary Theory & Practice II
  • Restaurant & Service Management II
  • Hotel Business Simulation
  • Facility Management

Second Year:

Expand your knowledge with courses in economics, accounting, business communication, corporate responsibility, and critical thinking. Develop a broader understanding of the business aspects of hotel management and enhance your communication and analytical skills. 

Semester 3:

  • Marketing & Consumer Behavior
  • Accounting & Management Control I
  • Math & Statistics I
  • Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
  • Advanced Business Communication
  • Sustainability Literacy for Business

Semester 4:

  • Organizational Behavior & Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Accounting & Management Control II
  • Math & Statistics II
  • Microeconomics
  • Academic Writing
  • Principles of Business Law

Third Year:

Delve into financial management and business analysis, equipping yourself with the tools to make informed decisions in the industry. Explore the role of new media in hospitality and gain invaluable practical experience through a 900-hour internship, putting theory into practice. 

Semester 5:

  • HR Management & Management
  • Development Financial Management & Investment Planning
  • Macroeconomics
  • New Media & e-Business Applications
  • Tourism & Hospitality Business Analysis
  • Internship Preparatory Course

Semester 6:

  • Internship 5-6 months (900h)

Fourth Year:

Engage in a comprehensive Bachelor thesis, allowing you to delve into a specific area of interest within hotel management and operations. Develop entrepreneurial skills and learn about managing talent and asset management, preparing you for leadership roles in the dynamic hospitality industry. 

Semester 7:

  • Marketing Research & Empirical Project
  • Service Operations Management
  • Latest Trends in Tourism, Hospitality & Events
  • Revenue Management & Distribution
  • Hotel Asset Management
  • Managing Talent
  • Bachelor Thesis Tutorial

Semester 8:

  • Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Business Planning
  • Hotel Business Development Strategies
  • Hotel Property Development
  • Strategic Hotel Management
  • Bachelor Thesis


‘‘In the hotel operation courses we learned cooking skills and restaurant management, how to set a table properly, tableside cooking, cheese and wine pairing and making cocktails. We also had the chance to explore vineyards, a coffee roastery and a brewery!’’ 

Adriana Peskovska, Russia

Bachelor Admissions

When applying to Modul University Vienna for a Bachelor program, you need to meet the following admissions entry requirements and provide your documents in English through our online portal: 

  • Curriculum vitae (personal data sheet) 

  • Letter of motivation (description of reasons for applying to Modul University Vienna) 

  • High school certificate 

  • High school transcripts of records 

  • Copy of passport 

  • Passport-sized photograph 

  • One letter of recommendation (from academic sources) 

  • Proof of English proficiency level B2 

All bachelor applicants must provide proof of their English proficiency, at minimum level B2 - according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages - through a test taken within the last two years. We accept different English Certificates, you can choose the one that suits you from the list below.

When applying, our Student Recruitment Advisors can exempt you from providing the High School Certificate and last year's study transcript. If you lack these documents, please email us at and our team will provide support to continue your application.


  • TOEFL Internet-Based Test– 79 points. A minimum of 22 points in writing is required 

  • IELTS – band score 6.5. We do not accept sub-scores below 6.0. A minimum of 6.0 in writing is required 

  • Cambridge Certificate – First Certificate in English (FCE): Minimum grade B and a minimum of 173 points are required

  • Pearson Academic – 59 points   

  • Exceptions will only be considered for students who are English natives or have completed their high school education entirely in English at recognized International Schools following American, British, or IB curricula.  Our admissions committee maintains the authority to request any additional evidence of English proficiency if deemed necessary. 

If you applied for a bachelor program and did not meet all requirements, you may still be accepted to study at Modul University Vienna on the condition of first completing our one-semester Foundation Program. You do not need to apply separately or again for the Foundation Program.  

Guide to our Online Application Portal

Check High School Requirements by Country

Criteria for International Schools Curriculum: If you have attended an international school in any country and followed an American, British, or International Baccalaureate curriculum, please review the admissions criteria specific to your curriculum here.


See what criteria apply to you based on your high school leaving certificate:

Please keep in mind that depending on your school system, you might need to complete the Foundation Program prior to your Bachelor Program. 


Austrian universities typically do not have their own student housing accommodations. Instead, students in Vienna have a variety of excellent housing providers located throughout the city. Wherever you choose to live, there are some factors that you might want to consider in making your choice.

Tuition Fees

Program Semesters Fees / Semester
BSc Applied Data Science 6 €7740
BSc International Management 6 €7740
BBA Tourism and Hospitality Management 6 €7740
BSc International Management with Professional Experience 7 €7320
BBA Tourism, Hotel Management & Operations 8 €8080
BBA / BSc Mobility Agreement Vienna & Hong Kong 8 €7740

Student Recruitment Advisors

Andrada, Eduardo, Max and Jessica

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