Tourism School Bad Gleichenberg

Introduction

The four-semester, private College of Tourism and Leisure Industry in Austria - Bad Gleichenberg was established for students having successfully completed upper secondary education (A-levels) or applicants having passed a college entrance exam.

Bad Gleichenberg's Tourism Schools are among the world’s best and offer excellent qualifications to start an outstanding career in the hotel and leisure industry. For 70 years, students from more than 80 nations have been trained in Bad Gleichenberg.

The college excellently prepares students for their future professional life by offering comprehensive general education, excellent language training, economic know-how, outstanding marketing qualifications, event and company management skills.

The college lasts four semesters and it starts in September and ends on the first Saturday in June. During the school holidays the students need to complete a twelve week paid internship.

Graduates are very much sought after locally and internationally. More than 6,500 graduates are successfully working worldwide. The alumni association of the "Tourismusschulen Bad Gleichenberg" connects the college with students and alumni all around the world. During monthly events and meetings, students and alumni have the chance to strengthen and expand their international network.

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This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • German

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Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management

Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2017 Austria Bad Gleichenberg

The four-semester College was established by the Steirischer Hotelfachschulverein for students having successfully completed upper secondary schools (Matura/Abitur) and applicants having passed the College entrance exam who wish to focus on vocational training in the field of tourism. In terms of organisation and accommodation the College is connected with the Hotel School and the Higher Institute of Tourism. [+]

The four-semester College was established by the Steirischer Hotelfachschulverein for students having successfully completed upper secondary schools (A-level) and applicants having passed the College entrance exam who wish to focus on vocational training in the field of tourism. In terms of organisation and accommodation the College is connected with the Hotel School and the Higher Institute of Tourism. Schooling lasts for four semesters. The school year starts in September and ends on the first Saturday in June. (The College entrance exam can be taken at the Tourism Schools.) The College of Tourism and Leisure imparts general education and specific commercial studies, training in the fields of tourism and gastronomy, specialist studies in at least two foreign languages, knowledge and proficiency in the field of guest service, food and beverage operations and in the field of administration and customer service. Practically orientated training guarantees a thorough preparation for employed and self-employed jobs in the various lines of the hospitality and leisure industry and in intermediate and higher commercial administration. Additionally, the courses of the College of Tourism and Leisure focusing on Third Foreign Language provide sound knowledge and skills in the fields of competence in communication, hotel and travel agency correspondence and specialist terminology with reference to tourism management in three languages. Our graduates pursue jobs that require a high degree of responsibility and independence in developing regional and supraregional tourism concepts, in planning, coordinating and supervising operational procedures and specific electronic data processing operations, in negotiating and drafting contracts as... [-]