With the Bachelor in International Hotel Management, you are qualified to hold operational management positions in the international hotel and tourism industries. During these 3 years of schooling, Vatel students:
acquire professional, legal, economic and fundamental linguistic knowledge for their field;
learn managerial techniques and team-leading skills.
These future managers in the international hospitality industry tackle concrete and operational professional realities throughout the curriculum:
They have real clients in Vatel’s restaurants and application hotels.
During their practical application weeks, older students manage younger ones: they all work together in real management conditions.
They perfect their skills in their internships.
Their courses are given by professors as well as professionals in the hospitality and tourism industries.
Our teaching concept has its roots in realities of the profession
Training operational managers and senior executives in the international hospitality industry, who are able to work in a competitive and cosmopolitan environment is of course based on business studies: marketing, human resources, administration, and finance. But that’s not all!
At Vatel we believe that a complete education requires a reality check on the professional field. This teaching principle of one of the reasons why a Vatel degree is so highly valued on the job market. In practical terms, this means that there is:
Hands-on training in the application infra-structures, fully integrated into the Vatel schools. These application hotels or restaurants, catering to real customers, are concrete and operational training venues.
First-hand managerial experience i.e. senior students manage the junior students.
Professionals recognized in their field participate in teaching.
Progressive building of a career path for each student.
Initiation to management always includes theory and professional experience
Marco Polo Program
Those who want to have a career in the hospitality and tourism industries must have an international and cross-cultural outreach. Keeping this in mind, Vatel gives students the opportunity to spend the 2nd year in a different Vatel school, located in any part of the world.