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Service, Hospitality and Tourism Management

Academy Profession Degree of Service, Hospitality and Tourism Management, 120 ECTS
Health care, social services, and care services

Institution Business Academy Aarhus
Campus Sønderhøj 30
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 4000 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR


The programme will not be running in 2016. Please contact the student counsellors at for more information.

Are you a service-minded, business-oriented and creative person? Do you want to organise events for other people? And do you want to work with people in a lively environment in the event or service industry? If so, the Service, Hospitality and Tourism Management programme is ideal for you.

The programme consists of a compulsory part (75 ECTS), an elective part (your specialisation - 15 ECTS), and an internship (15 ECTS) at your 3rd semester and a main project (15 ECTS). 

You select your line of specialisation during the 1st semester. You can specialise in the following areas: 
  • Service Management, focusing on outdoor and events
  • Tourism
  • Hotel and Restaurant Management

The programme is split up into a number of themes in relation to which you will be working with a number of core subjects.

Career Opportunities  

As a graduate in Service, Hospitality and Tourism Management you are qualified to take on various types of jobs in the event and service industry – nationally and internationally.
Depending on you specialisation you will be able to find employment in private companies as: 
  • Event Coordinator
  • Hotel Manager
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Conference Manager
  • Reception Manager
  • Booking Manager
  • Marketing Coordinator
  • Sales Consultant
  • Project Manager
  • Tourist Agency Assistant
  • Tourism Manager

About the Degree

The Academy Profession programmes combine theory with practice and are suited for employment in business and industry. In some programmes students have the possiblity of a top-up degree in which they continue at a bachelor level within a prespecified or related field.
The AP Degree in Service, Hospitality and Services has multiple 90 ECTS top-up specializations resulting in a Professional Bachelor Degree in either International Sales and Marketing Management, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Sports Management and International Hospitality Management.


To be admitted to this programme, you must hold a certificate showing adequate qualifications in Mathematics at a upper level comparable to Mathematics level C of a Danish upper secondary examination. 
Read more about the requirements for this programme

In addition, documentation will  be required verifying that you are able to pass a standardised English proficiency test at a suitable level of competency (e.g. IELTS 6.0). 
Read about the language requirements of Business Academy Aarhus  

Apply through the national admissions system, with all relevant documentation.
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To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Business Academy Aarhus directly. 

A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education in the section

Exchange students should contact their home institution for information on application procedures and deadlines.


There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students who hold a citizenship from outside EU/EAA/Switzerland. Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition. [If for some reason your insitution deviates from this please write it here]

For Further Information
Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at

You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education SystemProduct Development and Integrative Technology

Summer | EU and non-EU applicants

Application date
Mar 15
Start date
Aug 21

Sønderhøj 30

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