Entry Requirements & Application

Applicants should ...

  • have a passion for tourism and cruises

  • be further interested in business and economics

  • be willing to study in a small group with a familiar atmosphere

  • be excited to work and study abroad

Entry Requirements:

Higher Education Entrance Qualification

Essential requirement for the admission into the CTM programme is the successful acquirement of a higher education entrance qualification (Fachhochschulreife, High School Diploma, A-Levels, Baccalaureat, Gao Kao, etc.). Non-European applicants might need to apply via UNI-ASSIST. Please contact the Registration and Examination Office for further information.

Language Qualifications

As the language of instruction is English prospective students must present an official language certificate within the first semester of studies. Language skills must correspond to the level C1 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
Possible English tests are CAE, IELTS, TOEFL, the test from the Fremdsprachenzentrum der Hochschulen im Land Bremen or equivalent tests.
Students who cannot provide the required language certificate before the end of their first semester will be exmatriculated.

To navigate life in Germany, basic German language Skills are required. Foreign students who did not acquire their higher education entrance qualification in Germany must provide proof of German language skills corresponding to the level A1 (provided until the end of the first semester).
Possible German tests are TestDaf, DSH, tests from the Goethe Institut or equivalent tests.

Applicants with EU University entrance qualification:

In order to apply to our international degree programme "Cruise Tourism Management" you are required to initally register on the Hochschulstart website. Please follow this link and click on “weiter zum Bewerbungsportal” (transl.: forward to application portal) to start the process.

Now you can also switch to the English language (button on the top right of this site). Here you will be guided through the registration process on Hochschulstart (log in only possible after registration).

For further information click on this step-by-step-guide. For general information and inquiries please contact the student advisory service. If you have any questions after completing your application please contact the applicant management.

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Application deadline is July 31.