Bachelor’s in International Hotel Management

Introduction to the Program

The Bachelor’s in International Hotel Management at Zhejiang Gongshang University is a four year program for international students taught in English.

About Zhejiang Gongshang University

Established in 1911 as Hangzhou Vocational Business School (The Earliest Chinese Business School), Zhejiang Gongshang University (ZJSU) is a public higher educational institution that focuses on the fields of business and technology. For more info visit the page here.

About the Program

Designed to meet the needs of international hotel industry, this BSc program gives the students both in-depth knowledge in hotel management and a broader range of transferable skills that can be applied to a variety of hotel supervisory and managerial roles.

About the School of Tourism and City Administration

School of Tourism & City Administration at Zhejiang Gongshang University, founded in 1983, is one of the earliest colleges to establish the major of Tourism Management, which is the provincial key discipline of Zhejiang Province. The school has a perfect academic program, including postdoctoral research station, doctoral program and master program (both academic type and professional type) in Tourism Management; and many teaching and research institutions, such as Zhejiang Academy of Tourism Sciences, Zhejiang Qualification Certification Center for Professional Manager of Chinese Hotel Industry , and Tourism Planning and Design Institute of ZJSU, etc.

Currently, the school consists of 3 departments, namely, the department of Tourism Management, the department of Geography Rural & Rural Planning Management, the department of International Hotel Management, and offers 1 postdoctoral program, 1 doctoral degree program and 1 master degree program of tourism management, 3undergraduate programs with 3 majors including tourism management, international hotel management, geography rural & rural planning management. The school serves more than 1000 students and there are 50 qualified and competent faculty members. The academic staffs have a wide range of research interests and have been involved in several major research projects sponsored by government.

School of Tourism & City Administration has invited the experts and scholars with great prestige in the professional field both at home and abroad to give lectures. And we have been advancing International exchanges with many famous colleges and universities, including the University of South Carolina in the United States, University of San Francisco, University of Angers in France, University of Manchester, University of Plymouth, Kumamoto University in Japan, Hunan University in South Korea, and so on. Besides, we have established the cooperative relationship with many organizations, such as World Tourism Organization, Pacific Asia Travel Association, China Hotel Association, China Cuisine Association, and tourism sectors and famous enterprises of Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Guangxi, Guizhou, Shanxi, and Shandong, etc.

The college has frequent international interactions with various international partners, including USA Purdue University, Canada Quebec University, France Angers Unversity, World Tourism Organization, Pacific Asia Travel Association. It also has made wide-range co-operations with China Hotel Association, China Culinary Association, the tourism organizations and enterprises of Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Guangxi, Guizhou, Shanxi, Shandong provinces. In addition, a quiet number of internship bases were established for its students, which lay a solid foundation for their professional practices and social interactions.

About the Faculty

Faculty of Hotel Management (FHM)was founded in 1983.Over the past thirty years, the FHM has worked at the boundaries of theory and practice. FHM has maintained a good reputation in teaching and research on hotel management in China. Our academic staff have a wide range of research interests and have been involved in many research projects sponsored by government annd private agencies.

Start Date of the Program


Entry Requirements

  1. Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens and in good health.
  2. Education Background Requirements:
    – Applicants for bachelor’s degree studies must have high school certificate;
  3. English language proficiency requirements:
    Applicants (except for English native speakers) must have TOEFL test or IELTS test or have other English language proficiency.

Application Deadline

Autumn Semester: 15th of August

Spring Semester: February


Main Courses: Hotel Operation and Management; Food & Beverage Operation and Management; Rooms Division Operation and Management; Hotel Human Resource Management; Hotel Facilities Management; Hotel Accounting

Tuition Fees

The tuition fees are RMB 18000 per year. The total for the 4 year program is 72,000 RMB.


Zhejiang Gong Shang University has two campuses: Xiasha Campus(also known as the Main Campus) and the Downtown Campus. For further information on the accommodation at Zhejiang Gong Shang University (ZJSU) visit the accommodation page here.

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