International Tourism Management (M.A.)

Application and Admission Procedure


Before applying to Heilbronn University, Non-German Bachelor degrees need to be declared equivalent to a German first Degree. More information about the recognition of foreign degrees is available here.

Applications can only be taken into consideration if all required documents (including the Studienkolleg Certificate) reached Heilbronn University by July 15 at the latest. Please note this is a cut-off date.

How to apply:

Please use the Master Programme Application Form.

The form must be filled in on the computer and then printed and signed.

Please submit hard copies of the following documents along with the printed and signed online application form:

  • General Certificate of Education or other school leaving certificate
  • First Degree Certificate relevant to this application and Transcript of Academic Record
  • TOEFL or IELTS or CAE certificate (except native speaker of English*)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of Motivation (approximately 2 pages in English language)
  • In case of a Non-German first degree:                                          Studienkolleg Certificate
*A native speaker is considered to be someone who was raised in Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, UK, USA.

For the application process, simple copies of the required documents are sufficient. In case of admission, students have to present either the original documents or certified true copies of the required documents when getting enrolled.

Sworn translations are necessary if the original documents are not issued in German or English.

If applicable, please submit the following documents as well:

  • Testimonial confirming your relevant work experience after first degree
  • Certificate confirming your international experience abroad
Please send your application documents to the Registrar´s Office (Akademische Abteilung) by post:

Registrar´s Office
Max-Planck-Straße 39
74081 Heilbronn

For more information on the application process and administration, please see here or contact

Mrs. Miriam Kraft

Phone: +49 7131 504 6726
Fax: +49 7131 252 470

Download the list of application documents here.

Online-account for Applicants

Starting the online application at Hochschule Heilbronn you will receive a personal password-protected account. The account allows you to manage the whole application process and check the status of your application.

Please follow this link to our application platform.