STEM Sustainable Tourism and Event Management
Bachelor of Hospitality Management, 210 ECTS

Bachelor of Hospitality Management

  • Programme
  • Curricula
  • Implementations

Name and level of education

Bachelor of Hospitality Management and the Finnish title of restonomi (AMK)

Admission requirements and applications

Act of Polytechnics 932/2014, Section 25 §
Before applying see the admission criteria at Studyinfo

Scope and duration

210 ECTS, 3,5 years

Recognition of learning

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Mode of study

Daytime learning

Language of tuition


Requirements and decrees

Completion of the courses specified in the curriculum, compulsory work placement, a thesis and maturity test.

Haaga-Helia’s operations are governed by The Government Decree on Universities of Applied Sciences (1129/2014) (only in Finnish) and the degree regulations.

Study attainments and assessment

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Targets and structure

As a student of Sustainable Tourism and Event Management on Haaga-Helia Porvoo Campus you will get a solid education on tourism industry and planning, promoting and organizing events.

Your studies will take place in a truly multicultural atmosphere mainly through real-life projects with national and international companies and organizations.

In your second semester you can choose between two alternative majors (30 ECTS):
Sustainable Tourism Management
Sustainable Event Management

In addition, students may choose one or several minor packages (15 ECTS) in fields of Hospitality, Tourism and/or Experience, or other business studies.

In the major studies, the competences are implemented in learning activities jointly with Tourism and Event industry through work projects, company visits and lecturers from the industry. Students also learn efficient sales and presentation skills and how to use different approaches for applied research. Studies combined with internship(s) and thesis project gives graduates the skills, attitude and networks required to enter the tourism and event industry.

Structure of the programme:

Key Competencies 75 ECTS
Professional Competencies 90 ECTS
Work Placement 30 ECTS
Bachelor´s thesis 15 ECTS


Most of the learning takes place in real-life projects for tourism businesses operating internationally. This opens doors for the students and helps them develop their networks already during the studies. This makes it easier for graduates to find jobs both in Finland and abroad.

Students with Finnish educational background are expected to do a study period abroad. It can be exchange, work placement, project or thesis work. The programme itself offers a multicultural laboratory in daily work as the student body represents 35 different nationalities, and the staff is also multinational.

Postgraduate studies

Master's Degree studies
Non-Degree studies in Haaga-Helia
University studies

Alumni activities

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Contact information

Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences
Porvoo Campus
Taidetehtaankatu 1
FI-06100 Porvoo

Programme Director
Mr Risto Karmavuo
email: risto.karmavuo(at)

Study Services

Porvoo Campus Info +358 40 488 7444
email: porvooinfo(at)

Haaga-Helia operator +358 9 229 611