The Bachelor Programme

The Bachelor Programme

The Bachelor Programme

General

Your Passport to the World

Are you professional, ambitious and do you want to work in an international business environment? Then join us at Hotelschool The Hague for our Bachelor Business Administration in Hotel Management (BBA.HM), ranked top 5 worldwide! Hotelschool The Hague has been, ‘At the heart of Hospitality’ since 1929, and you join a warm, welcoming and international community in either The Hague or Amsterdam, with students from over 50 nationalities.

You explore the world of hospitality, participating in two international internships. During the Bachelor Programme you develop your social skills, business skills and practical skills. You will form lifelong friendships during your first year on campus accommodation. After four years, you graduate with a Hotelschool The Hague Bachelor’s Degree and excellent career opportunities: It’s your Passport to the World!

International Fast Track: more information about the accelerated 2-year programme.

Bachelor Programme

Student Life: more information about the studying and living in The Netherlands.

Great reasons to study at Hotelschool The Hague:

Programme Structure

Developed from the demands of the Industry, the school’s curriculum is designed to challenge you. You aren’t just taught management theories, you apply them directly in practice whilst working on your personal development. You combine individual learning with group work. With your team you work on case studies, working for real life companies. Our Training and Management Skills are cited by our alumni as one of our greatest educational assets. The degree programme is 100% English, and you choose a second language from a wide range of modern languages. 

Read more about the different courses in the Bachelor Course Overview.

The 4-year Bachelor programme is divided into three phases. During Phase I (one year) you learn the basics, during Phase II (one and a half years) you start developing your management and leadership skills and in , Phase III (one and a half years), you apply your knowledge and experience strategically;, searching for new innovative combinations.

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International experience


Our Quality

Our credentials
In 2013 Hotelschool The Hague was ranked among the Top 5 Hospitality Management Schools in the World by TNS Global, world leader in market research. Our educational programme has been awarded 11 out of 16 ‘excellents’ in the most recent audit of Dutch and Flemish universities by the Dutch/Flemish Accreditation Committee. The school is specialised, independent and dedicated. The selection procedure guarantees a community of talented, ambitious and motivated students that can help you get the best out of yourself. What is more, as a government subsidised school, Hotelschool The Hague offers the best value of all the top international Hotel Schools. In addition to our strong accreditation, our students and alumni win many international awards in recognition of their achievements and talents.
 
Keuzegids 2016
Hotelschool The Hague has been named best public hotel school in The Netherlands yet again! This is the second consecutive year that we have received this award. The research done by Keuzegids HBO 2016 shows that Hotelschool The Hague has the highest scores out of all public hotel schools in The Netherlands!
 
Nationale Studenten Enquete (The National Student’s Survey) 2016
Hotelschool The Hague students are very satisfied and ranked Hotelschool The Hague as the best Hotelschool in the Netherlands. To the question ‘Would you recommend your programme to friends, family or colleagues?’ students graded Hotelschool The Hague 4.59 out of 5. The general atmosphere is rated 4.30 out of 5. The study programme in general is graded 4.31 out of 5. From the 17 Themes measured, Hotelschool The Hague scored above or equal to the national avarage in 15 Themes.
View the NSE Factsheet for more information.
 
Hospitality Awards
In both 2015 and 2014 Hotelschool The Hague was nominated as one of the three finalists in the category ‘Best Hospitality Management School’during the International Hospitality Awards.
 

Application & Selection

Application
Do  you wish to be part of Hotelschool The Hague's vibrant student community, then you are more than welcome to apply for our programme starting either in February or August each year. 

The formal application deadline for our Bachelor Programme and International Fast Track Programme was 1 May 2016. 
We would still like to review your application so please send your motivation, CV and clearly state if you wish to apply for our Bachelor or Fast Track Programme to admissions@hotelschool.nl. 
We will then give you personal advice on how best to proceed with your application.  Formal applications for 2017 will open again in October 2016.

Click here for the Dutch admission requirements
Click here for the International admission requirements

We recommend you to carefully read the instructions on how to apply.

Selection
You are not alone in wanting to study at Hotelschool The Hague. The small-scale of our international hotel management school is one of the reasons we are able to offer such a unique and successful programme. That is why you will be invited to a selection day after you have applied via this site and meet the entry requirements. During this selection day you are given the opportunity to demonstrate your motivation and affinity with the world of hospitality. If you do not have the possibility to come to one of our selection days in the Netherlands, it is also possible to visit one of our selection days abroad. The selection days are listed when you apply.

Click here to find out where you can meet us abroad for Fairs, Selection Days and Information Sessions.
(Note these dates are all subject to change)

Bachelor Programme

Visa
Read more about the visa policy for The Netherlands.

Study choice activities
According to Dutch law 'Kwaliteit in verscheidenheid', new students have to register for their studies before 1 May. If you register before 1 May you have the right to participate in study choice activities which will help you to decide which programme is best for you. This rule doesn't apply for universities with selection. Hotelschool The Hague uses selection days to select new students and is therefore excluded from this rule.

Online Open Days

If you cannot join our one of our open days because they are fully booked or because you are abroad, you can now join one of our online open days! During our online open days, you get the chance to meet our students, ask all your questions, join an online tour, and learn more about the Bachelor Programme.

The next online open days will be on:

  • Tuesday 7 June at 12.00 CET in The Hague.
  • Wednesday 8 June at 16.00 CET in Amsterdam.

Sign up for our online open days!

Open Days & Fairs

It is still possible for students living outside of the Netherlands to register for the Special International Open Days! 

There are no remaining Open Days, but you can still sign up for an online open dayYou can register again for the open days for upcoming academic year as of August, open days will be organised again as of September 2016.

Hotelschool The Hague hosts regular open days for new students to get to know the school. If you do not have the possibility to visit one of the open days in the Netherlands it is also possible to meet us abroad. We have a stand at several education fairs abroad throughout the year. Our representatives and students of Hotelschool The Hague will be delighted to meet you at one of these fairs to answer all your questions. If you have questions about meeting us abroad please send an email to: study@hotelschool.nl.

Click here to find out where you can meet us abroad in Austria, Bulgaria, China, Curacao, Dubai, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Luxembourg, Poland, Romania, Singapore, Sweden and more, for Fairs, Selection Days and Information Sessions.

(Note these dates are all subject to change)

Events around the world
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Costs

Current tuition fees
Click on 'Overview Costs EEA students' or 'Overview Costs non-EEA students' on the right to view the current tuition fees for the academic year 2016-2017. As Hotelschool The Hague is a state funded school, the costs for the Bachelor programme are significantly lower than other known private hotel schools. 
 

Overview Costs EEA-students
Overview Costs non-EEA students

Bachelor Programme

Hotelschool The Hague is part of a programme called ‘Ruim baan voor talent’ (Make way for talent), started by the Ministry of Education, Culture & Science. A number of Universities of Applied Sciences, including Hotelschool The Hague, are allowed to charge higher tuition fees on the grounds of demonstrable added value for students. Hotelschool The Hague demonstrates its added value through the following points: 
- demonstrable international character;
- demonstrable strong(er) personal growth; 
- demonstrable ability to deal with complex problems; 
- demonstrable favourable position in the labour market.

Study in The Netherlands

The Netherlands attracts international students from all over the world each year. They love the country for its diversity, political stability,  the culture and its people. With 95% of the inhabitants speaking English fluently, and mix of cultures, you will feel right at home.  The Netherlands is also your gateway to Europe, as it takes only about an hour to fly from Amsterdam to London, Paris, Copenhagen or Berlin. 

You will feel immediately at home at either one of our excellently facilitated campuses in The Hague or Amsterdam. In The Hague, you live and learn in the lively coastal resort and port of Scheveningen, both close to the beach and The Hague’s city centre, with great architecture, attractive shopping streets and extensive multicultural scene. In Amsterdam, you will live and study in a completely refurbished building, just outside the historic centre of Amsterdam, with its beautiful canals and rich cultural life.

Your Hospitality Career

Read more about our student profiles and their ambitions:

Meet our students

Hotelschool the Hague would like you to meet several of our current students. These students give you a short insight in their life; how they experience studying at Hotelschool The Hague, their ambitions for the future and student life.

Also meet our other Hospitality Heroes; Andreas, Sharoena, Mats and Malte.

Follow us on Snapchat! 
Our students will snap regularly from events, abroad and during every day life at school.  Snapchat user name: hotelschool

Follow us on Instagram for more interesting quotes from our students:

Quiz

Click on the image below and take the short quiz to find out if our Bachelor Programme is the right programme for you!

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Can I apply for Hotelschool The Hague while I’m abroad?

If you do not have the possibility to come to one of our selection days in the Netherlands, you are more than welcome to come to one of our selection days abroad. The selection days are listed when you apply.

Is Hotelschool The Hague a private school?

Hotelschool The Hague is not a private school as we are funded by the government. Our small-scale university is one of the reasons we are able to offer such a unique and successful programme. 

How many courses do I have to follow during the Bachelor Programme?

The Bachelor programme is split up in three phases. Phase 1 is all about hospitality performance; you learn to do the existing well’. Phase 2 emphasises the tactical application of this knowledge; you improve on the existing. In the final phase you apply your learning and experience strategically; searching for new combinations. In each phase, you follow different courses. Please read the course overview here   course_overview_bachelor_programme.pdf

How do I apply for the Bachelor Programme and when?

You can apply online by following the steps: Apply for Bachelor Hotel Management at Hotelschool The Hague. As soon as we have received and processed your application, and you meet all the requirements, you will be invited to one of the selection days. It is possible that the selection days are fully booked near the final application day. Therefore keep in mind to enrol as soon as possible.  
 

Apply

The formal application deadline for our Bachelor Programme and International Fast Track Programme was
1 May 2016. 

We would still like to review your application so please send your motivation, CV and clearly state if you wish to apply for our Bachelor or Fast Track Programme to admissions@hotelschool.nl. We will then give you personal advice on how best to proceed with your application.  

Formal applications for 2017 will open again in October 2016.