Hotelschool The Hague

Hotelschool The Hague
Motto At the heart of Hospitality
Type University of Applied Sciences
Established 1929
Chairman Wolfgang M. Neumann
President Regine von Stieglitz
Administrative staff
Students 2,500
Undergraduates Bachelor of Business Administration
Postgraduates MBA in International Hospitality Management
Location The Hague, South Holland, Netherlands
52°6′28.31″N 4°17′33.65″E / 52.1078639°N 4.2926806°E / 52.1078639; 4.2926806
Campus Urban area
Language English
Colours          Red and Blue
Affiliations Hotel Schools of Distinction
Website Official Website

Hotelschool The Hague is a single sector Universitiy of Applied Sciences in The Netherlands. Hotelschool The Hague was founded and funded in 1929 by the hospitality industry. In 2010, Hotelschool The Hague founded its university wide Research Centre, focusing on interdisciplinary research with a strong practice-oriented focus.


  • ‘’Hotelschool The Hague’’ was founded and funded in 1929 by HORECAF, the former employers’ organisation in the hotel and catering sector.

Since its foundation, the Hotelschool has become an international school specialised in hospitality management offering a 4-year bachelor's degree in Hotel and Hospitality Management. This degree course is also available as the accelerated International Fast Track Programme.

  • In 2002, Hotelschool The Hague opened a campus in Amsterdam with the same curriculum as the campus in The Hague.


Bachelor of Business Administration in Hotel Management

Hotelschool The Hague offers a single Bachelor Programme on its campuses in The Hague and Amsterdam. The programme is taught in English for both national as well as international students. The four-year bachelor's course results in an internationally recognised Bachelor of Business Administration in Hotel Management.

The Bachelor Programme is a business study set in the context of hospitality, where students learn about hospitality from a strategic, tactical and operational perspective and participate in two internships abroad.

The university offers a Fast Track Programme for students with a previous qualification in hospitality-related studies. The first two years of the regular Bachelor Programme are replaced by a four-week programme in the summer, with the rest of the course equal to the regular course.

MBA in International Hospitality Management

Hotelschool The Hague offers a 13-month full-time MBA Programme with a focus on business development, concept innovation and change management. In 2017, the MBA has been ranked Best Master of Business in the Netherlands.

International reputation

The course programmes have been accredited by the Accreditation Organisation of The Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO). In 2012, the Bachelor Programme was accredited with an 'excellent' score for 11 out of 16 quality dimensions (objectives of the education, curriculum, personnel & faculty, facilities, quality management and results of the programme).[1]

  • In 2013 Hotelschool The Hague was ranked among the top 5 hospitality schools worldwide for preparing students for an international career in hospitality management. The survey was conducted by TNS Global.[4]
  • In 2006, Hotelschool The Hague was described as one of the best three international centers of hotel management by "Caterer & Hotel keeper"[5]


  1. "Besluit strekkende tot het verlenen van accreditatie aan de opleiding HBO-bachelor Business Administration in Hotel Management van de Hotelschool Den Haag" (PDF). Nederlands-Vlaamse Accreditatieorganisatie (NVAO). 2014. Retrieved 9 August 2015.
  2. "Keuzegids HBO 2017: Hotelschool The Hague best public hotel school". Retrieved 2017-08-30.
  3. "Top 50 Hospitality And Hotel Management Schools In The World". CEOWORLD Magazine. 2016. Retrieved 4 March 2016.
  4. "International Hospitality Management Schools: 2013 Worldwide Industry Ranking Survey" (PDF). TNS Global. 2013. Retrieved 9 August 2015.
  5. "Education: Hotel schools". Caterer and Hotel Keeper. 2006. Retrieved 10 August 2015.

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