NHL Stenden

Study at Hotel Management School

Hotel Management School is part of NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences. It is the largest hotel school in Europe. With a hospitality education concept which has been part of the international top for over 30 years, it is a well-known modern, innovative and dynamic institute. 

As a student, you will be encouraged to apply your theoretical knowledge in practice right away. You can do this by working in our a range of facilities: our own 4-star student-run hotel, in-school training company, three restaurants and congress rooms. The working language of all the study programmes is English and the international possibilities are unlimited. It is possible, for example, to do part of your programme at one of our campus sites in Indonesia, Qatar South Africa or Thailand.


Why study at Hotel Management School?

  • Largest and most diverse hotel school in Europe.
  • Over 30 years of experience. 
  • Study in Bali, South Africa, Qatar or Thailand.
  • 20 weeks of practice up to management level.
  • Work in a real commercial 4-star hotel.
  • Live where ever you would like! 
  • 10-month internship
  • Good job prospects.
  • Statutory tuition fees.

Study Hotel Management in Leeuwarden or Emmen


Students choose Hotel Management School Leeuwarden because of its open, pleasant and personal atmosphere. At NHL Stenden you will study together with students from all over the world , with various backgrounds and interests.

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Because you will start the programme with only around 50 fellow students, there is a very personal atmosphere at school. There is a lot of personal attention for each student from your personal coach, lecturers and the support staff. 

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International experience

Study abroad or have a look at one of the other locations in the Netherlands.

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Real world learning

Real-World Learning

Practical work in the field is the main focus during your study.

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Student associations

Join one of the student associations!

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