Hey travel addict! Do you enjoy travelling, but also care about the social, economic and environmental impact of tourism? Have you ever wondered how it can support the economy of poor communities? Or what climate change can mean for tropical island destinations? Then we are convinced the BSc Tourism is perfect for you (and you have a great chance to make a difference!)
Bachelor's programme Tourism
Tourism is an English-taught academic programme offered jointly by NHTV Breda and Wageningen University & Research. As the first of its kind in the Netherlands, this scientific programme deals with developments in tourism and the interrelationships between tourism, the economy, society and the environment.
For example, you will learn about a variety of subjects and form an (academic) opinion about: sustainable tourism, McDonaldization, volunteer tourism or even refugee tourism, economical leakages, the effects of tourism on wildlife, the future of tourism, terrorism and hazards, the effect of companies like AirBnB and Uber, and the experience of a holiday.
What are the unique programme aspects?
- Interdisciplinary study of tourism combining social, economic and environmental sciences.
- Joint academic degree of WUR and NHTV Breda.
- Conclusion of the second year with an international field project in South-East Asia, Africa or Latin America.
Discover your future
Wageningen University & Research is a specialised university in the field of life sciences, environmental sciences and healthy food. Do you want to know more about the university, possibilities on the campus, experiences of other students or studying in the Netherlands in general?