The University of Applied Sciences of the Grisons (FHGR) was founded in 1963. This public federal institution is comprised of six faculties, each offering Bachelor, Master and further education programs. With approximately 2000 students, FHGR provides an excellent learning environment with an intimate atmosphere, modern facilities, and small, student-oriented classes. The University of Applied Sciences of the Grisons is a regionally based university with national and international flair. Bachelor, Master and further education studies are offered in the six faculties of "Civil Engineering and Architecture", "Information Science", "Management", "Media and Communication", "ICT/Technology" and "Tourism". Tourism is a multi-faceted, fast-growing international industry sector and the focus of the Institute for Tourism and Leisure (ITF) as the innovative, entrepreneurial research and training center with Bachelor and Master study programs in Eastern Switzerland. The ITF concentrates on the thematic areas destination management, consumer behavior, hospitality, and sustainability. The bachelor study course of Tourism is the first international study course at a University of Applied Sciences in Switzerland that is specifically designed to meet the needs of the tourism industry. The study course, held in German and English, imparts all the necessary knowledge and expertise about tourism, leisure, and the service industry. This knowledge is further extended through a variety of projects and group work. Futhermore, the bachelor study course with the major in Service Design offers a tourism degree with a high focus on customer-centred service design and data science. This course is fully held in German and takes place on a part-time basis. The master study course specializing in tourism provides further expertise and may be completed with a minimum study time of one and a half years and acquiring the relevant study credits

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The Master in Business Administration Major Tourism offers you the opportunity to gain general knowledge in Business Administration as well as practical learning opportun ... [+]

The main strategic challenges of the tourism industry are the focus of the Master in Business Administration with Major Tourism, making it ideal for those seeking management positions in tourism. The program combines knowledge and skills in business administration, in research methods, and in tourism management and provides the opportunity to put these into practice. In addition to content, the focus is on the development of personal and social skills, especially strategic, decision-making and project management skills.

InternationalThe master's degree in tourism enables you to gain an international outlook on tourism development and management. International case studies, an international student body, excursions to international destinations and the experience of your guest lecturers make for an interesting and interactive learning environment.... [-]

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