Study Abroad

International Tourism Management (B.A.)

Tourism/Travel Management

The "International Tourism Management" (B.A.) study programme is modular. The individual subjects of each module are coordinated in terms of timing and content (see Curriculum). After these fundamental business management skills are taught, they are made concrete in the tourism-specific subject areas. Moreover, two seminars are electives in the higher semesters of the specific Business Administration oriented studies. You must select one of six of the specific Business Administration courses offered here. The respective elective courses let the students create their own distinct degree profile.

Student can enjoy a wide range options, not least by selecting a partner university for their study abroad in the fifth and sixth semesters, which is associated with in-depth specialization. By choosing to apply to a partner university, you opt for one of the following specialization areas: Hospitality Management (College of Charleston), Cultural Tourism (Universidad de Oviedo), Sustainable Tourism (Universitat de les Illes Balears), Business Management (International College of Management, Sydney) or eTourism (Université d'Avignon).

Our partners abroad:

College of Charleston (USA)

Focus: Hospitality Management (tuition fees apply)

Frontale Ansicht der Randolph Hall des College of Charleston.

The College of Charleston is located on the US east coast in the state of South Carolina. Founded in 1770, currently around 12,000 students are enrolled on campus. The College of Charleston is regarded as one of the best public universities nationwide and is highly regarded in the tourism sector, in particular in the field of Hospitality Management. Students can attend lectures that deal with strategic and operational issues within the hotel business.

Universidad de Oviedo (Spain)

Focus: Cultural Tourism

Historisches Gebäude der Universität Oviedo. Zu sehen ist der quadratische Innenhof fotografiert aus den Arkadengängen heraus.

The tradition-rich university in northern Spain has been educating students for over 400 years and can look back on numerous renowned graduates. Currently, a total of about 25,000 students are enrolled in the 17 faculties of the Universidad de Oviedo. Its international focus has also let it develop close cooperation with Hochschule Worms, especially with the Department of Tourism/Transport Management. The curriculum includes, among other things, the touristic significance of (art) historical cultural goods in the context of sustainable development. In addition, the subject-specific focus at the Universidad de Oviedo is in Cultural Tourism. Since the coordinated courses are only in Spanish, Spanish proficiency is required.

Universitat de les Illes Balears (Spain)

Focus: Sustainable Tourism

The Universitat de les Illes Balears in Palma de Mallorca is one of the oldest partner universities of the Department of Tourism/Travel Management, which has allowed a long-standing, profound partnership to develop. Its broadly positioned network and high quality courses has made the Universitat de les Illes Balears one of Spain's most prestigious universities in the subject of tourism. The focus of the coordinated curriculum is sustainable tourism (concept, elements, characteristics), which is covered by a corresponding combination of subjects. Sound Spanish skills are also a prerequisite for a successfully course of study at the Universitat de les Illes Balears.

Ansicht eines Hochschulgebäudes der Universität der Balearen.

International College of Management, Sydney (Australia)

Focus: Business Management (tuition fees apply)

The International College of Management, Sydney (ICMS) is located on the east coast of Australia and has a long tradition of first-rate academic education and hands-on management training. The internationality, the experienced and highly qualified teaching staff as well as new effective teaching methods create an excellent learning atmosphere at the ICMS. Excellent study opportunities, a spectacular location on stunning Manly Beach, and the historic campus make studying at ICMS a unique experience among students.

Das historische Gebäude des International College of Management auf dem Northern Beaches Campus in Sydney.

Université d'Avignon et des Pays de Vaucluse (France)

Focus: eTourism

With around 7.200 students, the Université d'Avignon is one clearly arranged and dynamic university.

The Université d'Avignon is located in the European Capital of Culture (2000) on two campus locations. More than 600 events take place there each year (lectures, cultural and sporting events).

Within 4 subject areas (Literature and Linguistics; Law, Economics and Business Administration; Humanities; Science and Technology) and 15 research institutes focusing on 2 key areas (Agriculture and Nature Research; Culture, Cultural Heritage, Digital Society) research and teaching are closely linked.

Every year, students from all over the world come to Avignon as part of the numerous exchange programs. For them the language center
offers specific courses for French as a foreign language.


Zahlreiche Studierende strömen durch den Haupteingang der Université d'Avignon.