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Stenden Hotel Management School

Stenden University of Applied Sciences is a global university with nine campus sites worldwide, five within the Netherlands and campus sites in South Africa, Qatar, Thailand and Indonesia (Bali). At Stenden University Leeuwarden educational programmes on Associate Degree, Bachelor Degree and Master degree level are offered to more than 11,000 students from over 90 countries.

Stenden offers:

A world of opportunities: Study on 9 campus sites worldwide
Real World Learning in our learning companies: 4* hotel, restaurants, bar and conference rooms
Outstanding job opportunities: Internship possibilities in more than 30 countries
First Full Member of International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Management (THE-ICE) in the Netherlands
Excellent research:

  • Academy of International Hospitality Research (Stenden AIHR)
  • Stenden is partner in the Dutch Center of Expertise in Leisure, Tourism & Hospitality (CELTH)

The Stenden Hotel Management School is responsible for the design, development and delivery of the English taught International Hospitality Management programmes (Associate and Bachelor Degree) and a Master programme in International Service Management. Stenden University’s International Hospitality Management bachelor programme (IHM) celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2012. With more than 10,000 alumni worldwide and around 2,400 students, IHM is proud to have become the biggest independent hospitality education within Europe, offered on six Stenden campus sites along three continents. Its distinctive features of ‘Real World Learning’ and the learning companies, a four star hotel, restaurants, bar and conference rooms, enable students to put theory to practice during practical trainings at all years of their study. Stenden Hotel Management School is a valuable partner in research and industry networks. The strong research team of the Academy in International Hospitality Research (Stenden AIHR) is responsible for well-known research publications, publishes its own academic journal and organises international research conferences.

Stenden offers a world of opportunities. Students can follow a part of their study at  one of the international branch campus sites in South Africa, Qatar, Thailand and Indonesia (Bali). Besides the Stenden campuses students are welcome at partner universities in the field of hospitality in 30 countries; Australia, US, UK and lots of other European countries are at your feet. Stenden’s outstanding industry connections allow students to choose from professional internships in more than 30 different countries worldwide.