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Study Sustainable Tourism in Germany: 4 Universities with 5 English Degree Programs

All important info for international students in Germany (2024/2025)

Updated: 02-28-2024 | Reading Time: 4 minutes

Sustainable Tourism is a progressive field that focuses on developing tourism practices that are environmentally responsible, culturally sensitive, and economically beneficial for local communities. This discipline explores strategies to minimize the negative impacts of tourism on natural and cultural environments, promoting a more ethical and sustainable approach. Students learn about eco-tourism, community-based tourism, heritage conservation, and sustainable business practices in the travel industry. The curriculum emphasizes environmental stewardship, social equity, and economic viability. Skills developed include sustainability assessment, policy development, and responsible tourism marketing. Career paths for Sustainable Tourism graduates include roles in sustainable travel planning, conservation project management, and policy advising, contributing to the development of tourism that respects and preserves destinations for future generations

Overview

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5

Study Programs in English

universities
4

Universities

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Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

€ 0 (4 programs for EU citizens, 3 programs for Non-EU citizens)

Maximum:

€ 7,920 per semester (1 program for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester

between May 01 and July 15

Summer Semester

between May 01 and May 01

View all 5 courses still open for next intake

Top-ranked German Universities in Sustainable Tourism

#91Humboldt Ranking
Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development

public University of Applied Sciences

No. of Students: approx. 2,100 students

Program Fees: € 0 (per semester)

Tuition Fees

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3
1
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0
1

3 English Degree Programs for Sustainable Tourism in Germany

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Cutting-edge topics in tourism and sustainabilityIntern with a tourism-related companyBroaden your horizons and spend one semester abroad
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Become an expert in the tourism sectorAmazing career options and close contact with the UN World Tourism OrganizationCooperate with companies in the tourism industry

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester 2024/2025

Summer Semester 2024

Winter Semester 2025/2026

Open Programs

Application Modes

Application Modes

0% national admission restriction (national NC)
0% local admission restriction (local NC)
20% no admission restriction
80% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

80% directly at University
0% directly at University (incl. VPD from uni-assist)
20% via uni-assist

2 English Degree Programs for Sustainable Tourism in Germany

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Become an expert on tourism management specializing in the healthcare sectorHigh employability in the healthcare and tourism sectorStudy abroad for one semester

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

5.5 (3 programs )

Minimum:

72 (3 programs )

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (3 programs )

Maximum:

6.5 (1 program )

Maximum:

92 (1 program )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (1 program )

IELTS Band

Minimum:

5.5 (3 programs )

Maximum:

6.5 (1 program )

TOEFL Scores

Minimum:

72 (3 programs )

Maximum:

92 (1 program )

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (3 programs )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (1 program )

Program Features

3-7 semesters

Duration
Online Courses
degree typesDegree Types

Master of Arts

Bachelor of Arts

Beginning

Winter intake

80%

Summer intake

20%

Winter & Summer intake

0%

List of all German Universities offering English-taught Study Programs in Sustainable Tourism

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CBS International Business School

private (state-approved) University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 1,800

Program Fees: € 5,730 - € 7,920

M.A. (Master of Arts)

Deggendorf Institute of Technology

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 8,500

Program Fees: € 0

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

M.A. (Master of Arts)

Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 2,100

Program Fees: € 0

M.A. (Master of Arts)

Heilbronn University of Applied Sciences

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 8,500

Program Fees: € 0 - € 1,500

M.A. (Master of Arts)