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Dresden School of Management

The Dresden School of Management, founded in 2009 as the Hotel-Akademie Dresden, is one of the 6 schools of the SRH Berlin University of Applied Sciences. Campus Dresden offers internationally oriented Bachelor's and Master's programmes with a focus on Tourism & Hospitality, Management & Events and Health & Social Studies – in German and English – as well as further training.

Special features
What makes your studies special:

Excellent teaching quality

Our professors and lecturers have a solid academic background, many years of professional experience in their field and an extensive network.

Practice-oriented studies

Thanks to the practical orientation of our lecturers, a large number of practical projects and thematically oriented guest lectures are integrated into the modules specific to the course which you are studying. This allows you to gain practical experience during your studies, which will help you score points in your future job.

Innovative study model CORE

Competence Oriented Research and Education. In concentrated 5-week blocks, you will deal with a specific topic, complete this directly with an examination, strengthen your personal competencies and receive individual and personal support from our lecturers.

In accordance with the CORE model, lectures and seminars at the Dresden School of Management are held in study groups of up to 25 students, allowing for personal exchange and more effective learning.

Extensive network of companies and universities

We currently work with 96 partner universities, 70 practice partners and a large network of companies worldwide. You decide individually in which country you want to do your internship or semester abroad.

Best career perspectives

With your interdisciplinary university education you will acquire a combination of industry-specific expertise, practice-proven language and company specifics as well as self-competence and intercultural skills. This will provide you with an outstanding qualification for jobs and management positions in global companies and institutions or you can take the path to self-employment.

Study with us - individually and innovatively.

With over 350 students and business economists from 33 nations, internationality and interculturality are among the values lived by the Dresden School of Management. As a student, you will receive a practice-oriented, innovative university education that is characterised by excellent teaching quality in small study groups on our friendly campus. Our foundation is the innovative study model CORE. Practical team and project work in addition to internships at firms and companies will prepare you optimally for the working world. At the same time, you develop personal, methodological and social competences – and learn to solve problems creatively, to be critical and to think outside the box.

Our university and study programmes are state-recognised and accredited. This means that after you have completed your studies with us or at colleges and universities in Germany and around the world you can, for example, pursue your Master's degree.

Our campus is a teaching and learning location for over 33 nationalities. The intercultural exchange with students will enrich as well as open your eyes to other ways of life. You can also choose from 7 language courses at different levels as an additional qualification to your university education.

We accompany and support you on your individual career path. Our very own campus Career Service Team offers you individual advice on your career planning, a check of your application portfolio, workshops on soft skills and professional development opportunities, networking events as well as our annual career fair and sideline job exchange. We also support you in establishing contacts with alumni and practicing companies.

Our campus library currently holds more than 1,000 publications from the fields of business administration, (tourism) management, marketing and the hotel industry as well as psychology and social work. In addition, a selection of theses written by our students and industry-specific journals are also available. At a total of 16 workstations, students can work here in peace and quiet, prepare for exams or their final theses.

Currently 360 students from different nationalities study on our campus in small study groups. This family atmosphere makes it easy for you to settle in at the university, you can quickly connect with your fellow students and exchange ideas with professors and lecturers.

The Dresden School of Management is located in the district of Dresden-Neustadt directly on Albertplatz. There you have a choice of five different streetcar connections and it is only a 5 minute walk to the Neustadt train station.

STUDY PROGRAMMES We accompany and support you on your individual path into your future!

You decide for yourself which study programme suits you best. We will equip you with all the necessary skills in the following areas: tourism & hotel business, event & marketing, psychology & social work.

Bachelor programs

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Master's degree

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What I like about our school is its international orientation, the familiar atmosphere and the integration of teaching, research and business.

Professor Dr. Matthias Straub - Academic Director

I would like to emphasize on the dedicated professors who combine theory and practice with high scientific standards and always have an open ear for students.

Pascal Kruggel - Alumnus B.A. Internationales Hotelmanagement

Since I have always enjoyed being a host, studying at DSM is a great way for me to turn my hobby into a profession.

Eric Eckert - Student B.A. Internationales Hotelmanagement – Dual