• Application Deadline
  • 24 months


Why choose the Hospitality and Tourism Management program at ISCTE - University Institute of Lisbon:

  • Enter one of the fastest growing industries across the globe  
  • Benefit from a programme in the USA with tuition fees substantially lower than in USA 
  •  Access one of the five best hospitality and tourism management schools in the world  
  • Gain intensive international exposure and expertise  
  • Benefit from the network of both Schools and their links with the hospitality and tourism industry  
  • Develop the necessary skills to become a successful professional 
  • Take managerial related jobs in the hospitality and tourism industry worldwide after graduation


The MSc in Hospitality and Tourism has an employment rate of 100% up to 12 months after completion of Programme. The sectors most represented in the recruit of masters’ graduates are the Tourism and Hospitality. In this range of sectors, some of the major recruiters are Tradytec Travel LCC, Hard Rock Café International e Sofitel Hotel.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Managing of Hospitality and Guest Service Organizations
  • Strategic Marketing in Hospitality and Tourism
  • Critical Issues in Hospitality Human Resources
  • Data Analysis in Hospitality and Tourism Research
  • Research Methods in Hospitality and Tourism
  • Hospitality and Tourism Strategic Issues
  • Financial Analysis of Hospitality Enterprises 

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • A Tourism/Hospitality Management or Business Administration areas bachelor’s degree awarded by a university or institution of higher education with a course-by-course evaluation of the student’s official undergraduate transcript showing that the student has a 3.0 GPA or better equivalent on a 4.0 scale; minimum grade 14/20 (i.e. B=3.0)
    • Undergraduate course in Statistics (minimum grade of C = 12/20
    • GRE / GMAT Tests - The GRE/GMAT is not required, however, the Admissions Committee may ask for the GRE/GMAT to strengthen a candidate's application package.
    • 2 references (academic or professional);
    • 2 recommendation letters
    • An essay in which the applicant explains his or her motivation for applying.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • For Portuguese Students - € 5.250

Living costs for Lisbon

  • 630 - 1130 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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