18 months
18000 EUR/year
18000 EUR/year
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Benefit from the combined expertise of the world-renowned Institut Paul Bocuse and the unique entrepreneurial approach of the leading European business school, emlyon business school. This program provides you with a solid foundation in general management as well as specialist knowledge in new venture creation, lifestyle hospitality management, brand design and innovation management.

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18 months to become a hospitality professional

The MSc in International Hospitality Management program from emlyon business school utilizes cutting edge project-based learning pedagogy supported by courses and modules delivered by world-class academics and top industry professionals. In addition, we bring in specialist partners from other domains representing design, fashion, and the arts through conferences and coaching.

Students must balance the ingenuity and attractiveness of their conceptions with real world constraints and a constant focus on profitability. Their work is supported by rigorous business planning, strategic thinking, market analytics, resource assessment, and operations management.

Study in 3 key locations to benefit from true international exposure

• Lyon, where you will focus on the food industry in the world capital of gastronomy

• Paris with a focus on the hotel industry in this internationally renowned travel destination

• Shanghai or Las Vegas, where you will live an international experience featuring legendary Asian hospitality or American management acumen

Career information

As an MSc in Hospitality Management graduate, we guarantee that you will be qualified to:

  • Ascend (with experience and maturity) to the highest positions in lodging, foodservice, meetings and events, or related general management
  • Specialize in a particular industry function: marketing and sales, human resources management, accounting and finance, operations management, strategic management, etc.
  • Fill a post within a property or regional or corporate office of a multinational enterprise
  • Start a small or medium enterprise or take over a family concern
  • Pursue a career in operational or financial consulting, hospitality design, asset management, brokerage, banking or related services focused on the hospitality industry
  • Fulfill the hospitality function in a non-hospitality industry or use related hospitality and business skills to advantage in a service sector.

Main Recruiters

Accor • Marriott • IHG • Club Méditerranée • Mama Shelter • Plaza Athénée • Four Seasons • Mandarin Oriental • LVMH • Groupe Paul Pairet • CBRE • Deloitte • Pitaya Consulting • Yacht Club Monaco • Ponant Cruises


MSc approved by the Conférence des Grandes Ecoles.

emlyon business school is among the 1% of business schools around the world to receive a triple accreditation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • French Gastronomy and Culture
  • Hospitality Traditions & Culture- Kitchen Basics & Gastronomic History
  • Hospitality industry - Food and Beverage Management
  • Lodging Management- Meetings & Events Management
  • Hospitality Marketing
  • Interpreting Hospitality Financial
  • Meetings & Events Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We are currently accepting applications for the September 2022 intake.




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Students holding one of the following degrees can apply:

  • A validated Master 1 degree or a 4 year Bachelor’s degree equivalent to Bac + 4
  • A validated Licence 3 degree or a 3 Bachelor’s degree equivalent to Bac+3, with an excellent profile (limited to 30% of the cohort)

Mandatory documents (all the documents provided need to be in English or French except passport and identity card):

  • A resume
  • A copy of an official valid identity card or passport
  • A certified copy of your most recent academic degree
  • An enrollment certificate / A certificate of attendance for graduating students
  • A certified copy of your transcripts from the first year of your undergraduate education until now

We remind you that this program is delivered fully in English. Therefore, full English proficiency is required.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the school website.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27000 EUR for the full programme during 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    18000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27000 EUR for the full programme during 18 months.

Price includes enrollment charges, administrative costs, and a lifelong membership to the emlyon alumni network. Additional 120€ one-time application fee.

Living costs for Lyon

891 - 1300 EUR /month
Living costs

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


 Several scholarship options are available. Please check the school website for more information.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Our partners

International Hospitality Management
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