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Lead us through change
Master's degree Tourism and Change

The tourism industry is changing. Managers are needed who can react to this change, consciously initiate it and develop future-proof strategies. You will learn business basics during your studies and focus intensively on change factors, their analysis and how they affect you.


Career Perspectives

Tourism is subject to pronounced dynamics of change. Graduates are needed who not only have profound knowledge in their respective fields, but who understand the changes affected and created by tourism and are able to devise appropriate strategies for the future. Your knowledge and skills set gained in the master’s degree programme allow you to work in all tourism sectors (hotel management, tour operation, destination management/marketing or travel agency services). 

With the relevant work experience, you will be able to take on leadership roles, e.g. as head of business units, member of the executive board or regional manager.

About the programme

The Master’s degree programme Tourism and Change prepares you for the exciting challenges of tomorrow's tourism by learning how to

  • analyse change,
  • manage change and
  • design positive change.

As a graduate of the master’s degree programme Tourism and Change you will

  • have knowledge in business administration and tourism.
  • be able to plan, lead, carry out and evaluate change projects.
  • possess skills in analysing, managing and designing change processes.
  • have combined the knowledge and skills to gain competences in entrepreneurshipinnovation management and sustainability.

To provide you with a comprehensive perspective on change in tourism, the Major Tourism and Change framework is organised into a critical analysis of change factors, an understanding of change processes in order to manage these and ways to create positive change.

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Admission requirements

Do you have one of the following diplomas?

  • A bachelor's degree or equivalent diploma in tourism or other related subject from a university or university of applied sciences

Do you have a good knowledge of English and fulfil one of the following conditions?

  • Certificate that proves you have a good knowledge of the English language
  • Previous studies undertaken in English
  • English is your mother tongue

Do you have knowledge of business administration?

  • Basic knowledge of business administration is required. Should you not have prior knowledge of business administration at bachelor level, you will be able to make up for this prior to the start of the programme. We will provide all the literature you will need for your preparation.

Details about the admission requirements

Degree programme at a glance


  • Master of Science FHGR in Business Administration with Specialisation in Tourism and Change

Duration of study programme

  • 3 semesters full-time or up to 8 semesters part-time

Place of study

  • Chur, optional semester or summer school abroad

Begin of study programme

  • September

Teaching language

  • English

Phone +41 81 286 24 65

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