BA in HOTEL & TOURISM STUDIES with knowledge of Two Languages + In-company Internship

For the first time, Spain ranks as the world's most tourism-friendly country in the World Economic Forum's Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index. Spain receives approximately 60.6 million annual international tourists arrivals. Spain is rich in natural and cultural resources, entertainment. It is also scored high in infrastructure, travel and tourism policy and conditions, and business travel. During the  last few years, The World's 50 Best restaurants listings are led by the Spanish restaurant El Celler de Can Roca and The World's Best Pastry Chef Awards are also led by Spanish chefs .
All these facts position Spain as the best place in the world to do tourism studies at any level .   
HTL International School Bachelor degree in Hotel & Tourism Studies is divided  into a 3 year programme.

The main purposes and objectives are:
- To provide a basic knowledge of the  tourism business and show the connections between hotel and travel management
- To Acquire  a general understanding of the specialization subjects, like events management, human resources, public relations, tour guiding
- To improve  English language communication skills
- To learn a second language and start to use it in a professional environment

This is a 100% on Campus program. The classes are held in our school located in Barcelona city center.

All foreign students have to do a Spanish language preparation module to take one of the official state exams of Spanish for Foreigners, DELE or SIELE Global, of the correspondent level A1, A2, B1, B2 or C1. HTL International School is an accredited DELE & SIELE examination center of the Instituto Cervantes.

  Program Details


Theoretical part On Campus
Practical part In company internship
Campus location

Barcelona, Spain

Instruction language:
Second language: SPANISH for Foreigners, FRENCH or RUSSIAN

Bachelor degree:
3 academic years

1st Year: October, January, April
2nd and 3rd Years:

Enrolment fee: 200 euros
Tuition fee: 4.500 euros/ year
or installment payments of
2.600 euros/semester (only for non-visa students)

To enrol in the Bachelor Degree, it is necessary:
1. to fulfill the online application form below
2. submit the requested documents:
- passport copy
- last studies transcript
- English level certificate, if any

If  you don't have any proof of your English level, we'll send you the English level test to be completed online before the online application is done.


On successfully completing  this High Graduate Program of Study you will:
1. Be awarded the initial professional degree
- Associate Degree (60 credits)
- Bachelor Degree (180 credits)
- Master Degree (240 credits)
- DELE or SIELE Global Diploma (Spanish Language for Foreigners official state diploma) or
- French/Russian Language Level Certificate

2. The degree qualifies graduates to take over specialist and managerial positions in the tourism,  travel industry, hospitality as well as to pursue a Master's degree course.

3. Have attained a high level qualification equated to the International studies framework as a  Bachelor Degree or Grado Universitario according to the Spanish National framework.

Graduates can expect to find a job position in:
- Hotels and resorts
- Travel agencies
- Hospitality training and consultancy companies
- Tourism and hotel consultancies
- International, state, regional and local tourism organizations
- Institutional hospitality management
- Conferences and conventions centers
- Private event companies
- Eco, adventure tourism organizations
- Business tourism consultancy
- Other various fields in the tourism industry


The HTL International School Bachelor in Hotel & Tourism Studies program prepares you for a successful career in the national and international tourism industry.
The program will help you to develop your managerial capabilities and business sense. The good command of at least two languages will provide you a privileged position in the employment market. You'll have a general overview of the key areas of the business of tourism: hospitality and tourism management, events management, public relations and marketing, human resources, tour guiding.
The program blends the on campus theory with the online study platform and in-company practical internship. 


Year I:
60 ECTS credits

Module I: Professional English in the Tourism Industry
Module II: Spanish I/French/Russian
Module III: Introduction to the Business of Tourism
Module IV: Geography of Tourism
Module V: History of Tourism
Module VI: Final Project
Module VII: Internship (optional)

Year II:
60 ECTS credits

Module I: Hospitality and Tourism Industry
Module II: Management in the Hospitality Industry
Module III: Customer Service
Module IV: Communication Skills
Module V: Spanish II/French/Russian
Module VI: Professional Spanish in the Tourism field
Module VII: Final Project
Module VIII: Internship

Year III:
60 ECTS credits

Module I: Human resources management in Tourism
Module II: Public Relations and Marketing in Tourism
Module III: Introduction to Events management
Module IV: Introduction to Tour guiding
Module V: Accounting in Tourism
Module VI: Spanish III/French/Russian

12 ECTS Credits
Module VI: Internship

6 ECTS Credits
Degree Thesis
Official Exam of Spanish Language for Foreigners DELE or SIELE
French/Russian language exam

*One academic hour: 45 minutes


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Campus Barcelona
Carrer Diputació 282,
Barcelona 08009, Spain
Campus Costa Brava

Rambla Romá Barnés 24,
Lloret de Mar 17310, Girona, Spain
Partner study portals
Accreditations and partnerships
Lloret de Mar Hotels Association
Blanes Hotels Association
Tossa de Mar Hotels Association
University of Girona
Instituto Cervantes DELE & SIELE examination center