Graduate degree - MBA

MBA in International Hotel Management

Directeur d'Hôtellerie internationale

  • Level I degree registered at RNCP by Ministerial order
  • Total Credits: 120 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System)
  • Length of studies : 2 years


Semester 1 > Academic
• Operational Auditing • Financial analysis • Marketing strategy • Economic Law • Taxation • Computer Sciences • Human Resource Management • Company Strategy • Hospitality strategy • Economy of Tourism & Hospitality • Foreign language I • Foreign language II


Semestre 2 > Academic
Semester 3 > Management Training
• Operational Management • Financial Management • Marketing Management • Human Resource Management • General Company Policies • Technical and Professional English • Vatel International Business Game • Final Thesis

• Management training in a company
• Duration: 6 months
Stipend for reference only* :
• In Europe: € 500 net per month, full board
• In Switzerland: CHF 2179.- gross per month

*These internship conditions are for reference only. They are not binding and can change from one internship to another, according to the host country.

Admission requirements

In France: Baccalauréat + 3 additional studies**
In Belgium: Certificat de fin d’études secondaires + 3 additional studies**
In Switzerland: Maturité + 3 additional studies**
In other countries : Undergraduate Degree**

** Students without any prior knowledge in the hospitality field must have previously taken the Passerelle Program at Vatel.

English Proficiency: TOEFL 580 (90 IBT) or IELTS 6.0 (academic) + one-page personal essay or a cover letter written in English.

Training objective

Acquiring analytic and decision-making methods, as well as practical managerial experience. Developing an open mind set on business in general in order to cultivate entrepreneurial qualities, especially in the fields of tourism and the international hospitality industry.

Title and Degrees awarded

• MBA in International Hotel Management / Directeur d’Hôtellerie Internationale

Equivalent certificationsEuropean or international agreements
• Master in Tourism Management, majoring in the International Hospitality Industry
• International Hotel Administration
• Hotel, Restaurant and Catering Management
• Professional Master’s Degree
• Master’s Degree in International Hotel Management
• European MBA in International Hotel Management

Program process:

MBA year 1: Step by step students acquire analytical and decision-making methods as well as experience as a manager.

MBA year 2: Students study key strategic rules and then apply them to Hotel Management.

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