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Doctorate in Hotel and Tourism Management

we also 2 doctorates in the same field:

  • Doctorate in international hotel and hospitality management

  • Doctorate in international tourism and events management

Our Doctorate in Hotel and Tourism Management program provides students with a comprehensive education in the principles and practices of hospitality and tourism management. Through our rigorous curriculum, students gain the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the competitive hospitality and tourism industries. Our courses cover research topics such as hospitality law, global tourism, customer service, and financial management. Students also have the opportunity to specialize in areas such as food and beverage management, event planning, and tourism marketing. Upon completion of the program, graduates will possess the expertise and confidence to excel in their professional careers.

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"Optimize Your Career with a Doctorate in Hotel & Tourism Management at Swiss Online Business School"

Study method: 100% Online/self-study

Contains: 4 Modules + Thesis


  • Research Methods

  • Electronic Research Methods

  • 2 of the following subjects

    • A. Hotel and Hospitality Management

    • B. Tourism and Events Management

    • any of the above 2 can be replaced with a. Accounting or b. finance or c. dynamic website or e. Strategic Management and Leadership for additional fee of 90 CHF


  • What is the word count for my thesis?

A Doctorate thesis is normally between 45.000 – 60.000 words (from chapter 1 to chapter 5).

In our doctorate programs, you will:

  • Develop and practice innovative research methods.

  • Earn the highest quality of education.

  • Achieve the expertise to publish in peer-reviewed journals.

  • Become a successful doctoral researcher and educator.

Doctorate in details: 

Duration: 2 academic years (18 months)*

Previous study: Master or equivalent OR 7 years Management Experience + a Bachelor or equivalent

Study Fee: click here

English level: IELTS or equivalent (Only for students from non-English speaking countries or students who did not study at English speaking school)

Age: 24 years or older

Note: If you have any doubts about your suitability for this study program please contact us

Academic Information:

following the European Higher Education Area and Bologna Process (EHEA) Standards & guidelines for quality assurance in the European Higher Education Area (ESG)

EQF: European Qualifications Framework: this program is equivalent to EQF Level 8 (doctoral level)

ECTS: 120 European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System

Accreditations, Quality Assurance & legalizations: Please check here

Award: DBA in Hotel and Tourism Management

Study fee

Study Fee: click here

Note: The study fee does not include the submission fee of 7 CHF and the application and reservation fee (to guarantee you a study place) of 95 CHF (one-time payment and non-refundable).

You may check Google, XE, or any other service to know how much, approximately, is the fee in your local currency

*According to, "the duration of the doctorate is not standard: usually, it is between 2 and 7 years, depending on the research field, the school, and the employment (part-time/full-time)."

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