Diploma in Hospitality Management

Training professionals since 1989

The Diploma in Hospitality Management at Eide is a a perfect choice for those international students who want to develop a career in the hospitality industry.

  • We have been training professionals for the travel and hospitality industry since 1989
  • Groups are small, we have a maximum of 25 students per class.
  • We focus on the practical training.
  • We work with Opera, the world leading PMS for hotels.
  • The diploma consists only in a 2-year course.
  • The programme of the course is very complete.
  • During the course, students do internships in hotels, thus they have 3 to 6 months experience once they finish
  • Our students do their internships in important hotel chains, such as NH, Meliá, Barceló, Sercotel or Accor and in other smaller chains and individual hotels, such as Gran Hotel Dómine Bilbao ***** or Carlton Hotel Bilbao *****.
  • The diploma prepares the students for middle and high management positions in hotels.
  • Prices are very competitive.

Course programme

First course
  1. Market Structure of the Tourism Industry (132 hours - 7 ECTS)
  2. Housekeeping Department Managent (132 horas - 8 ECTS)
  3. RecepTion and Booking Department (165 horas - 10 ECTS)
  4. English and/or Spanish Language (165 horas - 7 ECTS)
  5. Marketing for Tourism and Hospitality (165 horas - 10 ECTS)
  6. Protocol and Public Relationships (132 horas - 8 ECTS)
  7. Employment counselling (99 horas - 5 ECTS)
Second course

Career Oportunities

This Diploma enables students for different middle management positions specially in the hospitality industry, in departments such as:
  • Reception department
  • Booking Department
  • Quality Management Department
  • Lodging Management Area
  • Sales Department
  • Marketing Department
  • Public Relationships
  • Events Department
  • Management
  • Marketing and Sales

Admission Requirements

  • Level of Spanish:Non-native Spanish speakers will be required a B2 level, which must be proven with the DELE corresponding title or by performing a language test designed by EIDE.
  • Certificate of studies:Secondary or High School Certificate(Bachillerato, COU, FPII, Baccalaureat, Abitur..) or the corresponding diploma from the students' country of origin. To gain access to the Higher Studies in Hospitality Management, it is necessary the Baccalaureat Certificate of Secondary Education equivalent in each country, duly approved. EIDE can carry out the qualification approval procedures . To submit the titles to approve, the student must send:
    1. Legalized baccalaureat title and academic certification of the last 2 years of secondary education legalized.To legalize them, the students must submit both documents to the Ministry of Education in his Country, where the corresponding stamp will be given:
      • States members of the European Union or signatories of the European Economic Area Agreement: it is enough with the official title, no legalization of some sort is required.
      • Countries that have signed the Hague Convention of October 5, 1961: The country's Ministry of Education (or other competent authority) legalizes the documents through an "Apostille" (Seal).
      • Other countries: Check with the ministry of education in the country or with the office of the Spanish Ministry of Education in each country.
    2. Official translation of the documents. An official translation of the 2 documents mentioned in the A) section and the corresponding seal of legalization should be made. In order to become an official translation,it has to be:
      • Made by a certified translator duly authorized or registered in Spain
      • Or, alternatively,sealed by any diplomatic or consular representation of the Spanish State abroad (Spanish embassy or consulate)

International Students, Access and Visa

Visa procedure

Students from non-EU countries must apply for a student VISA. To apply for this visa, and other documents, they will have to submit a letter of acceptance from EIDE.

EIDE will deliver this letter of acceptance once the student has made ​​full payment of the course.