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MSc in Hospitality and Tourism Management

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Entry Requirements

To be considered for an MSc programme, candidates are required to have:

  • a good university degree (original transcripts)*
  • proof of English competence [a recognised certificate of proficiency, recently acquired IELTS (6.5 and above), or TOEFL (IBT, 90 and above) or TOEIC (850 and above) score]
  • two academic references
  • a personal interview may be required

* From a recognised University.


When to apply

IHU operates on a rolling admissions basis. This means that candidates apply for and are admitted to our programmes all year round. We suggest, however, that you apply as early as possible to ensure a quick response and place availability. We aim to provide decisions within two weeks of your submitting a complete application. Please ensure that you complete the application form fully and submit all your supporting documents for us to make an informed decision.

Application checklist

To apply for a master's programme at the IHU, you will need to provide the following documents:

  • a completed application form, including personal statement (500 words). Click here to select the application form for the programme you wish to apply to
  • All candidates should have a good university degree in a relevant subject from a recognised University. In evidence of this, candidates should provide the following:
    • For graduates of Greek Universities, a clearly legible photocopy or scanned copy of your degree certificate and transcripts, detailing the courses studied and grades attained (under Law 4250/14  certificates and documents of all Greek public entities submitted to other Greek public entities are not required to be originals or certified copies)
    • For graduates of non-Greek institutions, certified copies of your degree certificate and transcripts are required, detailing the courses studied and grades attained
  • proof of competence in English
  • two academic references
  • two recent passport-size photographs
  • a copy of your CV


Applying by post

Please download the forms below and return them together with your documents to the following address:

International Hellenic University
Admissions Office
14 Km Thessaloniki-Moudania
57001 Thermi

a completed application form, including personal statement (500 words). Click here to select the application form for the programme you wish to apply to.

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