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ensure your future success

be at the forefront of the tourism sector

tourism management, b.a.

faculty of applied economics





of all dit graduates

will find a job

within 2 months






become part of a booming industry


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The tourism industry is one of the largest economic sectors in the world. With around 100 million employees, it is one of the most important employers. if you want to pursue a career in the regional and global tourism industry, a degree programme with years of experience awaits you in Deggendorf. Despite the Corona crisis - the tourism industry offers you a wide range of professional perspectives and career opportunities. Perhaps because of the Corona crisis, the tourism industry is reinventing itself. And you can play a role in it. You will learn the tools for the job with us. In addition to business, geographical and tourism-specific knowledge, you will also learn important social skills. A semester abroad at one of the many DIT partner universities is very popular with our tourism students. English and Spanish are also integrated into the timetable as important foreign languages. The study programme is clearly oriented towards the needs of the tourism industry.

fact sheet tourism management

Degree: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

Duration : 7 semesters (3.5 years)

Start: October (winter semester)

Location: Deggendorf

Taught in: German

Application period: 15 April - 15 July

Admission requirements :

  • General German university entrance qualification, or please check your eligibilty at the DAAD if you own an international qualification
  • Language requirements

Pre-requisites :

  • Knowledge of basic economic subjects would be an advantage
  • English knowledge at the level B2
  • Knowledge of Spanish is necessary from the 2nd semester onwards at level A1, the Language and Electives Centre offers a special preparatory course during the 1st semester.

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career prospects

The tourism industry is the future industry of the 21st century. In Germany alone, it generates around 3 million jobs. The range of professional applications is more diverse than in any other sector. It ranges from management positions with classic service providers, such as airlines, airports, hotels, restaurants, tour operators, travel agents and destinations to trade fairs and congresses, health resorts and spas, event management and modern reservation systems.

The chances of getting an adequate job after successfully completing your studies are very good. The graduates of the study emphasis tourism management offered so far hold management positions with renowned employers such as Condor, Seetours, Hilton, Accor, Frankfurt airport as well as local tourism organizations and/or - enterprises. The job offer increases continuously by the increasing Akademisierung of the routistic job market.
Against the background of the increasing internationalisation of the tourism industry, international aspects and the development of language skills are of great importance.

subject overview

Overview of the courses, SWS (semester hours per week) and ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) of the Bachelor's degree Toursimus Management.


1. Semester SWS ECTS
Statistical Applications 4 5
Mathmatical Applications 4 5
Economics 4 5
Scientific Methods of Work & Research 4 5
External Accounting 4 5
The Basics of Tourism (Supply, Demand) 4 5
2. Semester SWS ECTS
English for Tourism I 2 3
Turismo: lengua y cultura I 2 2
Finance, Risk Management & Controlling 4 5
Law & Compliance 4 5
Internal Accounting 4 5
The Basics of Tourism 4 5
Tour Operator and Travel Distribution Management 4 5
3. Semester SWS ECTS
Marketing 4 5
Personnel & Organisation 4 5
IT, KI & Data Mining 4 5
Conference, Trade Fair, Congress & Event management I 4 5
Business Management 4 5
Compulsory Elective (FWP) I 4 5
4. Semester SWS ECTS
Enviromental Management 4 5
Empirical Social Research 4 5
Tourism Development & Regional Management I 4 5
Conference, Trade Fair, Congress & Event management II 4 5
Compulsory Elective (FWP) II 4 5
English for Tourism II 2 3
Turismo: lengua y cultura II 2 2
Internship - 26
5. Semester SWS ECTS
Praxisbegleitende Lehrveranstaltung (PLV) 1 2 2
Praxisbegleitende Lehrveranstaltung (PLV) 2 2 2
6. Semester SWS ECTS
Destination Management I (Urban & Regional Development) 4 5
Tourism Politics 4 5
Mobility & Ressource Management I 4 5
Hospitality Management I (Hotel Management) 4 5
Tourism Development & Regional Management II 4 5
Business Plan Seminar 4 5
7. Semester SWS ECTS
Destination Management II (Int. Zielgebietsentwicklung) 4 5
Mobility & Ressource Management II 4 5
Hospitality Management II (Hotel Marketing & Sales, Restaurant Management) 4 5
Interkultural Skills 2 3
Bachelor Thesis - 12