Master’s Degree in

Hospitality and Tourism
Management Dual Degree

An innovative Master’s degree course, entirely English taught, which is aimed at graduates who are eager to learn and to eventually join an international community, where they could be occupying managerial positions in the travel, hospitality, and tourism industry.

In cooperation with University of Central Florida, the IULM Master’s degree course in Hospitality and Tourism Management allows students to attend their second year abroad in the United States.
At the end of the first year, students can choose to complete their studies at IULM University in Milan or they can choose the programme in the United States, at the University of Central Florida.

Areas of study:
>Hospitality and Tourism Mangement (UCF) at University of Central Florida in Orlando, US
At the end of their studies, students can gain a dual degree, both Italian and American (M.Sc.), which enables students to apply for important roles in international companies. Upon graduation, the students at UCF obtain the eligibility to work for 12 months in the USA.

>Digital Technologies and Data for Tourism and Creative Industries at Università IULM – Milan, Italy
The course aims to transfer theoretical-methodological knowledge and skills to: exploit the potential of new digital technologies and big data for the personalization of services and innovation of the customer experience; optimize business decisions and performance through the strategic use of data. Within this address it will also be possible to obtain the Certification in Hotel Industry Analytics (CHIA).

>Sustainable Destinations Management and Communication at Università IULM – Milan, Italy
The course aims to transfer skills for the valorization of territories, for the innovation of the local offer, and for the sustainable management of destinations. Students will also learn the tools necessary to structure and manage the communication strategies of destinations and of their offer system, with particular attention to the issues of place branding, event marketing and territorial innovation.

The course is characterized by an innovative teaching mix that include 10% distance learning, 20% traditional lessons, and 70% hands-on practice and training in a company. The Faculty is made up of outstanding professionals from the major schools of hospitality, and senior managers from leading companies within the tourism industry.



The competencies enable students to cover high responsibility roles in the enhancement and promotion of touristic destinations, or in the management of companies operating in different touristic sectors. Some examples: Territory Marketing Manager, PR and Corporate Communication Manager, Business Development Manager, International Sales Manager, Revenue Manager, Marketing & Communication Manager for companies operating in the tourism industry, Convention Bureau Manager, Event Manager, or Hotel Manager.

The Rosen College of Hospitality Management at University of Central Florida in Orlando provides students with an unrivaled context. Ranked among the top three Hospitality Management Programmes worldwide, UCF has been an educational leader for over 30 years. Rosen College of Hospitality Management ranks 1st in the US and 2nd internationally in the ShanghaiRankings of the world’s top 500 universities for hospitality and tourism programs.


For more than 50 years, IULM University is the center of excellence in Italy for training in the fields of Communication, Languages, Tourism, Fashion and Cultural Heritage.
It guarantees its students a solid cultural preparation with an integrated approach of theory and practical experiences, proposes innovative teaching paths, offers cutting-edge services, activates contacts with the world of work and encourages study experiences abroad.
Inclusive policies and social commitment, as well as the ten-year commitment to the development of services in support of disability and diversity, contribute to placing IULM University at 81th place among universities in the world, and first among Milanese universities, for SDG n. 5 “Gender equality” of THE Impact Rankings 2023.


Build your own future in the world

The objective of the IULM University is to train the future protagonists of the new creative industries in the fields of culture, communication and the economy; professionals able to face the challenges and seize the opportunities that emerge from the international markets and scenarios.
Global citizens with critical thinking and strategic vision, capable of intervening in the digital revolution underway.

Located in Milan, the Italian capital of business,
fashion and design

Milan is a cosmopolitan and dynamic city. It is a place of culture and arts, cradle of international realities that allow an academic and professional growth to the highest level.
IULM University Campus is located in the center of Milan and offers facilities and spaces designed to study, but also per fun and aggregation moments including 2 residences, 4 food/beverage outlets, dedicated classrooms for studying, support services for financial aid, career development, study abroad opportunities, mentoring and counseling.


Yes, there are several financial aid opportunities for international students ranging from tuition reductions, scholarship opportunities and reserved seats in our residence dorms. Further information can be found at this link 

Generally during the month of November. International students can submit their application via

3-year Bachelors and 2-year Masters are always starting at the end of September, therefore, for those programmes, we offer only one yearly intake.

We advise all applicants to apply as soon as possible if they are interested in our courses. All courses have a limited number of places and therefore, the sooner you apply the better your chances are to enter. The latest deadline for non-EU citizens is April 30th, 2024.

The answer is no. In this case, tuition fees depend on the family income. No matter what the citizenship is, if the family’s income is produced abroad, you will be considered an international student and tuition fees are equal to 8,556 Euros per academic year for Bachelor’s and 9956 Euros for 2-year Master’s. Remember that you can apply for several financial aid opportunities.

Yes, all our programmes have an admission test, for further info please visit the dedicated page of each course on our website or contact us at

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Tel: +39 – 2386

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