Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism Management

TOURISM
Welcome to the Faculty that aspires to upgrade the level of hospitality!

The award-wining Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Metropolitan College is the most comprehensive option for University Tourism Education in Greece, offering University Programmes at all levels - Bachelors, Masters and Diplomas - in the most sought-after areas of the modern tourism industry.

Programmes are offered in collaboration with top International Universities: Queen Margaret University, Oxford Brookes University and Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne, leading to university degrees with international and global recognition. They cover a wide range of specialisations, such as: International Hospitality and Tourism Management, Culinary Arts and Food Service Development, Bakery / Patisserie, as well as International Hospitality and Event Planning.

In collaboration with the Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne, the No1 Hotel School in the world, the Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Metropolitan College offers the internationally acclaimed vocational training programmes, VET BY EHL, in the tourism sector.

The mission of the Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Metropolitan College is to train and shape executives who can pursue a career in the rapidly developing tourism industry, which is one of the most important financial activities in our country. The programmes include contemporary courses with practical dimensions that aim at familiarising and training students in life, action, and the multinational, evolving nature of tourism and hotel businesses. The need for well-trained professionals in both the local and the global Hospitality and Tourism market gives rise to brilliant employment prospects for the graduates of the Faculty, in Greece and abroad.

The Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Metropolitan College has won the “Best Hotel Education Provider” award at the Greek Hospitality Awards in 2016, 2017,2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021. It has also been awarded with the Gold Award at Tourism Awards 2021 in the “Best Tourism & Hospitality School” category.

It is the only Greek college that is a member of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) – a UN specialized agency – and member of SETE, EURHODIP and ELITOUR. At the same time, it is the only Global Academic Partner of AHLEI in Greece.

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WHY CHOOSE US

WHY CHOOSE THE FACULTY OF HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM MANAGEMENT

Multiple Awards

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It has received the “Best Hotel Education Provider” award 6 times in the Greek Hospitality Awards (2016, 2017,2018, 2019,2020 and 2021) as well as the Gold Award in Tourism Awards 2021.

Member of UNWTO

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The only Greek college that is a member of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) – a UN specialized agency

Member of SETE

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Member of the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE)

Member of EURHODIP

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Member of the Leading Hotel Schools in Europe Association (EURHODIP)

Global Academic Partner AHLEI

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The only Global Academic Partner of the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI) in Greece

Institution HoTEL OPEN FORUM

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Seminars, workshops and events by prominent personalities of the hotel industry

Paid Practice-based placement

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Students are trained in practice in large enterprises of the hospitality industry

Swiss Diploma

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Collaboration with the Ecole Ηôtelière de Lausanne Group for the internationally acclaimed vocational training programmes VET BY EHL

State-of-the-art Laboratories

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Fully and luxuriously equipped laboratories simulating the real operation of a 5-star hotel

Career Day Tourism

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Organising Career Days in Tourism to connect students and graduates with the market

Mentors

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Guidance from renowned professionals in the industry

International Career Opportunities

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Learning foreign languages and having career prospects in Greece and abroad.

PARTNER UNIVERSITIES

STUDENTS

STUDENT & ALUMNI TESTIMONIALS

Flora Pappa

Student in MSc Accounting and Finance

“Metropolitan College gives us the opportunity to participate in the largest tourism conventions. In one of them, I arranged to do my practice-based placement in one of the largest hotels in Athens”.

Thanos Tsamalis

Student in BA (Hons) International Hospitality and Tourism Management

“Studies at the Metropolitan College have exceeded my expectations. The Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism Management organizes activities that give us the opportunity to participate in the largest conventions of the industry and network with leading companies”.

Eleftheria Dantou


Student in BA (Hons) International Hospitality and Tourism Management & Hotel Administration Diploma | VET BY EHL

“Tourism is an industry without borders. Even during the quarantine period, studies have not ceased to be my priority since the courses at the Metropolitan College continued in the most complete way”.

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