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

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) 2015
Hotelschool The Hague students are very satisfied and rank the school amongst the Top 3 of all universities and HBO institutions in the Netherlands. To the question ‘Would you recommend programme to friends, family or colleagues?’ students graded Hotelschool The Hague 4.57 out of 5. The general atmosphere is rated 4.30 out of 5. The study programme in general is graded 4.24 out of 5. The match between the study programme and work experience, and the degree to which you can apply what you learn in your work situation, both scored the maximum score, 5 out of 5.
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.
 
Bachelor Programme

 

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. Applying for a start in August 2016 is possible until 1 May 2016. If you are a NON-EEA passport holder we strongly advise you to submit your application before 1 March 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.

Open Days & Fairs

All the remaining regular bachelor Open Days are fully booked. You can register again for the open days for upcoming academic year as of August, open days will be organised again as of September 2016.

Please note It is still possible for international students to register for the Special International Open Days as well as the International Fast Track Open Days !

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
Europe
09-02-2016Open Day The Hague Campus 09 February 2016

Thank you for your interest in our open day. Visiting an open day is only possible after registration. You will receive a confirmation after you have registered in your mailbox. Note that this open day will start at 14:00 hrs and will take until 17:00 hrs approximately. We look forward to welcoming you (and your guests) a bit earlier with some coffee/tea (as of 13:30 hrs)! 

Please register for this open day online:

Europe
09-02-2016Open Day Amsterdam Campus 09 February 2016

Thank you for your interest in our open day. Visiting an open day is only possible after registration. You will receive a confirmation after you have registered in your mailbox. Note that this open day will start at 14:00 hrs and will take until 17:00 hrs approximately. We look forward to welcoming you (and your guests) a bit earlier with some coffee/tea (as of 13:30 hrs)! 

Please register for this open day online:

Europe
12-02-2016Special International Open Day 12 Feb '16 - Non-Dutch residents only

Find out more about our school

As many international students & Dutch students living abroad are unable to attend one of our frequently organised 'regular' open days on Tuesday afternoons, we have organised a special International Open Day for Non-Dutch residents only.

Friday 12 February 2016 (10.30 - 15.00) - The Hague Campus

Programme (The Hague in the morning & Amsterdam in the afternoon): 

10.30 - 10.45 Welcome at The Hague campus 

10.45 - 11.30 Presentation 

11.30 - 12.00 Tour around school

12.00 - 12.15 Lunch buffet 
 

For those who wish to see the Amsterdam Campus too, optional afternoon programme:

12.15 - 13.30 Travel time to Amsterdam Campus (not arranged by school)

13:30 - 13:45 Welcome at Amsterdam Campus

13:45 - 14:45 Tour around the Amsterdam Campus

14:45 - 15.00 Question & Answers

Do you live outside the Netherlands and would you like to find out more about Hotelschool The Hague?

 

Sign up for this special open day: Register

Europe
16-02-2016Open Day The Hague Campus 16 February 2016

Thank you for your interest in our open day. Visiting an open day is only possible after registration. You will receive a confirmation after you have registered in your mailbox. Note that this open day will start at 14:00 hrs and will take until 17:00 hrs approximately. We look forward to welcoming you (and your guests) a bit earlier with some coffee/tea (as of 13:30 hrs)! 

Please register for this open day online:

Europe
16-02-2016Open Day Amsterdam Campus 16 February 2016

Thank you for your interest in our open day. Visiting an open day is only possible after registration. You will receive a confirmation after you have registered in your mailbox. Note that this open day will start at 14:00 hrs and will take until 17:00 hrs approximately. We look forward to welcoming you (and your guests) a bit earlier with some coffee/tea (as of 13:30 hrs)! 

Please register for this open day online:

Europe
23-02-2016Open Day The Hague Campus 23 February 2016

Thank you for your interest in our open day. Visiting an open day is only possible after registration. You will receive a confirmation after you have registered in your mailbox. Note that this open day will start at 14:00 hrs and will take until 17:00 hrs approximately. We look forward to welcoming you (and your guests) a bit earlier with some coffee/tea (as of 13:30 hrs)! 

Please register for this open day online:

Europe
23-02-2016Open Day Amsterdam Campus 23 February 2016

Thank you for your interest in our open day. Visiting an open day is only possible after registration. You will receive a confirmation after you have registered in your mailbox. Note that this open day will start at 14:00 hrs and will take until 17:00 hrs approximately. We look forward to welcoming you (and your guests) a bit earlier with some coffee/tea (as of 13:30 hrs)! 

Please register for this open day online:

Europe
08-03-2016Open Day The Hague Campus 08 March 2016

Thank you for your interest in our open day. Visiting an open day is only possible after registration. You will receive a confirmation after you have registered in your mailbox. Note that this open day will start at 14:00 hrs and will take until 17:00 hrs approximately. We look forward to welcoming you (and your guests) a bit earlier with some coffee/tea (as of 13:30 hrs)! 

Please register for this open day online:

Europe
08-03-2016Open Day Amsterdam Campus 08 March 2016

Thank you for your interest in our open day. Visiting an open day is only possible after registration. You will receive a confirmation after you have registered in your mailbox. Note that this open day will start at 14:00 hrs and will take until 17:00 hrs approximately. We look forward to welcoming you (and your guests) a bit earlier with some coffee/tea (as of 13:30 hrs)! 

Please register for this open day online:

Europe
15-03-2016Open Day The Hague Campus 15 March 2016

Thank you for your interest in our open day. Visiting an open day is only possible after registration. You will receive a confirmation after you have registered in your mailbox. Note that this open day will start at 14:00 hrs and will take until 17:00 hrs approximately. We look forward to welcoming you (and your guests) a bit earlier with some coffee/tea (as of 13:30 hrs)! 

Please register for this open day online:

Europe
15-03-2016Open Day Amsterdam Campus 15 March 2016

Thank you for your interest in our open day. Visiting an open day is only possible after registration. You will receive a confirmation after you have registered in your mailbox. Note that this open day will start at 14:00 hrs and will take until 17:00 hrs approximately. We look forward to welcoming you (and your guests) a bit earlier with some coffee/tea (as of 13:30 hrs)! 

Please register for this open day online:

Europe
22-03-2016Open Day The Hague Campus 22 March 2016

Thank you for your interest in our open day. Visiting an open day is only possible after registration. You will receive a confirmation after you have registered in your mailbox. Note that this open day will start at 14:00 hrs and will take until 17:00 hrs approximately. We look forward to welcoming you (and your guests) a bit earlier with some coffee/tea (as of 13:30 hrs)! 

Please register for this open day online:

Europe
22-03-2016Open Day Amsterdam Campus 22 March 2016

Thank you for your interest in our open day. Visiting an open day is only possible after registration. You will receive a confirmation after you have registered in your mailbox. Note that this open day will start at 14:00 hrs and will take until 17:00 hrs approximately. We look forward to welcoming you (and your guests) a bit earlier with some coffee/tea (as of 13:30 hrs)! 

Please register for this open day online:

Europe
01-04-2016Special International Open Day 01 Apr '16 - Non-Dutch residents only

Find out more about our school

As many international students & Dutch students living abroad are unable to attend one of our frequently organised 'regular' open days on Tuesday afternoons, we have organised a special International Open Day for Non-Dutch residents only.

Friday 01 April 2015 (10.30 - 15.00) - The Hague Campus

Programme (The Hague in the morning & Amsterdam in the afternoon): 

10.30 - 10.45 Welcome at The Hague campus 

10.45 - 11.30 Presentation 

11.30 - 12.00 Tour around school

12.00 - 12.15 Lunch buffet 
 

For those who wish to see the Amsterdam Campus too, optional afternoon programme:

12.15 - 13.30 Travel time to Amsterdam Campus (not arranged by school)

13:30 - 13:45 Welcome at Amsterdam Campus

13:45 - 14:45 Tour around the Amsterdam Campus

14:45 - 15.00 Question & Answers

Do you live outside the Netherlands and would you like to find out more about Hotelschool The Hague?

 

Sign up for this special open day: Register

Europe
03-06-2016Special International Open Day 03 Jun '16 - Non-Dutch residents only

Find out more about our school

As many international students & Dutch students living abroad are unable to attend one of our frequently organised 'regular' open days on Tuesday afternoons, we have organised a special International Open Day for Non-Dutch residents only.

Friday 03 June 2015 (10.30 - 15.00) - The Hague Campus

Programme (The Hague in the morning & Amsterdam in the afternoon): 

10.30 - 10.45 Welcome at The Hague campus 

10.45 - 11.30 Presentation 

11.30 - 12.00 Tour around school

12.00 - 12.15 Lunch buffet 
 

For those who wish to see the Amsterdam Campus too, optional afternoon programme:

12.15 - 13.30 Travel time to Amsterdam Campus (not arranged by school)

13:30 - 13:45 Welcome at Amsterdam Campus

13:45 - 14:45 Tour around the Amsterdam Campus

14:45 - 15.00 Question & Answers

Do you live outside the Netherlands and would you like to find out more about Hotelschool The Hague?

 

Sign up for this special open day: Register

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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 2015-2016 only. The tuition fees for the academic year 2016-2017 will be adjusted and announced at the end of this year. 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 it´s diversity, political stability,  the culture and it´s 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.

Bachelor Programme

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 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!

Take the Quiz!

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

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. Applying for a start in August 2016 is possible until 1 May 2016. If you are a NON-EEA passport holder we strongly advise you to submit your application before 1 March 2016.

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

If you would like to apply for our Bachelor Programme, starting February 2016, please send us an email via admissions@hotelschool.nl.