University & Program

National Kaohsiung University of Hospitality and Tourism

International Bachelor Program in Tourism Management

Program Level
Language of instruction
Above 90% taught in English

The International Bachelor Program in Tourism Management (ITM) at National Kaohsiung University of Hospitality and Tourism (NKUHT) is the first government founded educational institution specializing in international travel and tourism related fields. The establishment of ITM is based on the four principle mottos of NKUHT: Professionalism, Entrepreneurship, Globalization, and Humanity. The program aims to cultivate professionalism knowledge and essential skills, as well as to instill positive work attitudes and an international perspective in the future of tourism management. It is designed to combine both theory and international experience, including a one-year “paid industrial internship”, one of the unique features of our program.
The Features of ITM Program include:
1. All the professional courses are taught in English (Excluding General Education)
2. Overseas exchange opportunities from partnership schools
- North America and Europe: Humber College in Canada, Hotel School the Hague in Netherland, University of Southern
Florida in US, University of College Birmingham in UK
- Asia and Middle-East: Thonburi University and Silpakorn University in Thailand, Emirates Academy of Hospitality
Management in Dubai
3. Professional classrooms and facilities
- Two theme-based professional classrooms
- Global Tourism Distribution and Sale System Education Center; Gaming Research Center
- Elite House; Bravo Room & Formosa Hall; Professional Kitchens
4. Off-campus field trip and guest speakers from the industry
5. Oversea / Domestic internship opportunity (one year): partners are including Eva Air, Cathay Pacific, Taiwan High Speed
Rail, W Hotel Taipei, Marriott Hotel Taipei, Five-Star Hotels in Singapore, Dubai, Macau, and Thailand
6. Small-size classes with diverse international student population
7. Internationalized curriculum combining with professional certificates
8. Overseas trip (elective)
The four-year program leads to the degree of bachelor in Business Administration. International students at this program are required to take Mandarin as their required language course.


Contact information

Office of International Affairs
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