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Consistently growing sales figures are not the only reason that many school leavers seek a career in the tourism industry. The diversity of tasks offered, the lure of working abroad, dealing with people of various cultures and the many creative opportunit
Location:
Leverkusen, Germany
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Graduate
Term:
Year Round

Program Overview

Program Description:
We wish to develop and extend your social competence. For this purpose, we orientate ourselves by the requirements profile for internationally operative managers. As well as communicating application-related knowledge, we therefore support your professional and social skills to the same extent as your societal and cultural sensitivity and your courage to provide fact-based, well substantiated opinions. You learn to process all personal, business and societal tasks creatively, independently and successfully, using the analytical competence you have gained. You acquire the important capabilities and knowledge which shape your professional career in management and are capable of handling it efficiently and therefore successfully and responsibly.

Consistently growing sales figures are not the only reason that many school leavers seek a career in the tourism industry. The diversity of tasks offered, the lure of working abroad, dealing with people of various cultures and the many creative opportunities make the world of a travel a popular employer. The companies, whether travel agents, airlines or shipping companies, hotels or even restaurants are always looking for new ideas to meet their guests' wishes - and it is particularly these companies that often have junior employees with outstanding training, practical experience, knowledge of the industry and an excellent education in foreign languages, business know-how and a confident appearance. For example, graduates of hotel management schools or trained travel agents rarely bring along this combination. While they master sub-disciplines they do not have a generalist-orientated knowledge of an industry in which the awareness of interrelations as well as customer's wishes is of particular importance.

The Cologne Business School‘s mission statement is to design the study organisation and contents of the degree courses in accordance with the students‘ employability. International lecturers and rigid organisation enable efficient, forwardlooking studying. Small study groups and intense student support by the professors are the hallmark of the learning atmosphere at the CBS. A network of partner universities in several countries and intense contacts to the economy already provide the opportunity of gaining international study and work experience during studies. This helps you to lay a solid foundation for a successful career, providing you with the ideal prerequisites for rapid access to interesting companies.
Setting Description:
Students from a foreign university have the unique opportunity to complete their semester abroad or graduate an entire BA programme in the lively metropolis of Cologne. More than 2000 years' history and a population of more than one million, Cologne is the fourth largest city in Germany. Moreover, Cologne lies in the heart of Europe: The Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg are literally just around the corner. Amsterdam, Brussels and Paris can be reached quickly by train at the weekend.
Cost:
4770€ per Semester

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