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Hotel Management School Leeuwarden

Where the hospitality industry and professional education come together.

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A cooking school where young people learn more than cooking techniques

Gerard Voskuilen, lecturer in Food & Beverage at Hotel Management School Leeuwarden, is working on an important project addressing youth loneliness. After extensive research, he founded a cooking school. This…

New Book: Scenario Planning and Tourism Futures

How do we make the sense of the future? A new book from Professor Ian Yeoman and colleagues Professor Albert Postma and Dr Stefan Hartman from the European Tourism Futures…

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We offer study programmes for students at all levels: from recent high school graduates to experienced professionals. You are more than welcome at our open days in Leeuwarden or Emmen, to get a taste of the atmosphere and to learn all about our programmes.

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Based Education

We believe that new times call for new solutions. That is why we offer an innovative form of education, placing the industry at the heart of our learning programmes: Design Based Education (DBE).

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Our Industry Office is your gateway to the next generation of hospitality talent. The team has a simple mission: placing the industry at the heart of our learning programmes and strengthening our connection with the world. They are continuously looking for new ways to co-create. Curious?

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Shared passion,

same education

Our alumni community shows the value of a network of like minded Hotello’s, and after more than 35 years, the community continues to grow. Are you looking to…

  • Expand your professional network
  • Stay in touch with fellow alumni
  • Keep track of alumni news and events
  • Explore career opportunities
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If you want to be the most progressive and innovative hotel management school, you have to dare to look ahead. Our Academy of International Hospitality Research provides insights about developments that impact the industry, and contributes to improving education in hospitality.

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