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Universidad de Barcelona


Call for applications: September 2021

The CETT-UB Bachelor's degree in Tourism 100% in english is a unique opportunity to shape your future. Thanks to the set of knowledge and experiences that you will gain throughout your studies, you will lead and manage all kinds of companies in the tourism and hospitality sector. Imagine a school with its hotel and restaurant—a meeting place for professionals in the industry, students, and clients. Live CETT's experience. Shape your future and study with us for a Tourism Degree.

Tourism is one of the main economic sectors worldwide and especially in Spain. Despite the current economic and health crisis, the tourism sector demands profiles with multidisciplinary training in business management, leadership, economics, law, humanities, and languages. Companies need trained professionals to respond to the challenges that the sector must face, such as digitalization, sustainability, innovation, and responsible and ethical development.

As a CETT-UB Graduate in Tourism, you will be recognized for your ability to adapt to new situations and contexts, your versatility, and your versatility for the direction and management of companies in the tourism sector.


You will be able to pursue an international double degree in the U.S., France, or Finland in just four years.

You will be able to choose between 3 specializations (mentions) with official recognition. .

languages. We are the center with more teaching hours in different languages: English, French, German, Italian, Xinese, Russian and Spanish for international students.

More than 85% of our students find a job within three months of completing their degree

(Source: AQU).

agreements with collaborating companies

international agreements in 4 continents


CETT Methodology

100% pràctic, aplicat i real

és el sistema d'aprenentatge del Grau de Turisme del CETT es basa en combinar espais de treball individuals i espais de treball col.laboratius.

Alumne al centre

Tu seràs el centre de tot el procés educatiu i formatiu. El tracte als nostres alumnes es basa en la personalització de cada cas i cada persona.

Participació activa

en les diferents activitats i metodologies formatives propies del CETT

International Connetion

You will make the most of the different academic mobility options. We have more than 50 agreements with universities in 25 countries on four continents.

You will be able to do your internship abroad thanks to CETT's various agreements with international companies.

You will benefit from CETT-UB's close ties with the business sector and tourism administrations.

Connect to labour market

You will apply the knowledge acquired directly in CETT's own companies without leaving campus: the Hotel Alimara or the Residència Universitària Internacional Àgora BCN.

You will join a new generation of experts in the sector by creating a strong networking from CETT. You and your classmates will be the future managers of tomorrow's tourism companies.

Within the tourism sector, you will be recognized as a CETT-UB student for your transversal competencies and leadership and management skills.


This tourism degree allows you to choose from three specializations to deep in. The subjects and objectives of these specializations respond to the most critical strategic challenges of the sector. Thanks to a flexible program, you can customize your study program according to your interests and motivations:

Hotel Management Specialization

Tourism Management

Digital Tourism Business Management


With the CETT-UB Degree in Tourism, you will hold positions of responsibility, management, and administration of tourism companies and public or private organizations in the sector.

Its curricular design will allow you to understand and see tourism from a global and international perspective. At the same time, it integrates the development of the necessary competencies for management profiles and those responsible for tourism and hotel businesses.


  • You will develop a professional career with the most competent, versatile, and polyvalent profile in a sector with a future.
  • You will be part of the new generation of managers with the necessary management skills that the sector demands.
  • With more than 50 years of experience and recognized expertise in the sector, CETT is one of the most prestigious centers endorsed by the UB.
  • You will learn with a faculty with outstanding expertise and a proven track record in the tourism and hotel sector.
  • You will acquire recognition in the sector for the transversal competencies and management skills our students are known for.
  • It will open the doors to the labor market: 45% of CETT-UB Tourism Degree undergraduates have found employment before completing their degree, and 90% have done so within three months.


  • You will have to complete two periods of curricular internships in companies and organizations of the CETT-UB partner sector; you can choose from more than 900! You will also be able to do extracurricular internships.
  • You will also have the option of doing a cross-training internship thanks to the skills enhancing elective subjects, which will allow you to get to know the different departments of a company. Do not hesitate to ask.


  • CETT-UB has international double degrees: specific training itineraries established with universities in different countries, which will allow you to obtain two official degrees. Check these opportunities here.
  • You will choose between doing a double degree in the USA, France, or Finland.


  • You will be able to use multipurpose learning spaces: the Forum, the Eidos Space, La Plaza, the Creativity, and Innovation Space, the Computer Classrooms, or the Reception Classroom.

Our Bachelor's Degree in Tourism has a multidisciplinary approach, so no additional knowledge is required to access the program. Your pre-university studies will be enough, although we recommend that you have notions of humanities and social sciences.

If you come from a vocational background, you can apply for credit recognition and follow a tailor-made study pathway. Ask our student guidance team for all the details!

The recommended profile for prospective students of the degree:

  • Has a good level of foreign languages, especially English.
  • Has basic knowledge in tourism and hotel business management.
  • Has analytical and organizational skills.
  • Has critical and reflective capacity.
  • Can study the dynamics of business growth and internationalization.
  • Has empathy and willingness to work as part of a team.
  • Has a high sense of ethics.
  • Has an interest in traveling, enjoying the knowledge of other cultures, and contacting different realities.

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Photography from: Bachelor's degree in Tourism in English | Grado universitario CETT-UB


Photography from: Bachelor's degree in Tourism in English | Grado universitario CETT-UB
Photography from: Bachelor's degree in Tourism in English | Grado universitario CETT-UB


Photography from: Bachelor's degree in Tourism in English | Grado universitario CETT-UB


Photography from: Bachelor's degree in Tourism in English | Grado universitario CETT-UB



The study plan for the Bachelor's Degree in Tourism is composed of four courses of 60 ECTS each. The first two are common to all students. In the 3rd and 4th years, you will study the subjects corresponding to the specializations.

itinerary of the bachelo'rs degree with its specialties


Your specialization will allow you to study more specific topics to gain experience and knowledge. The specialization you take will also appear on your official degree, as you have acquired the associated professional competencies. Within the degree, you will be able to specialize by taking the following specializations:


The study program of this degree is structured in four academic years, with 60 ECTS credits each. The first two academic years cover core areas for all students. The last two are dedicated to your chosen specialization.


At CETT, we offer you skill enhancement pathways to adapt the degree to your motivations and interests and configure your professional profile with an added and differential value that will boost your professional career.

After completing your skills enhancement itinerary, you will receive an expert diploma in the chosen area, which will certify this itinerary to complement your degree specialization.

Depending on your interests, you will be able to choose between several intensification itineraries:

  1. Skills Enhancement: you will be able to take 18 credits to further deepen your knowledge in any of the following areas:
  • Internationalization: new emerging markets, models, and expansion strategies in tourism businesses, etc.
  • Digitalization: Big data management, Artificial Intelligence, digital applications in tourism, innovation: innovation models, agile methodologies for innovation, and technological innovation in tourism.
  • Experiences: film and literature, food and wine tourism, design of establishments in hospitality, and design of experiential spaces in catering.
  • Sustainability: ethics and CSR, development cooperation and tourism, tourism and gender.
  1. Skills Enhancement oriented to increase language proficiency: you will be able to master a second language and take up to 27 credits of French or German. You will also learn other foreign languages such as Chinese or Russian and Spanish for international students.

  2. Skills Enhancement oriented to applied learning and knowledge of organizations and business management models: to carry out cross-training between various departments of national and international companies for 4 to 6 months.

At the end of your studies of the Tourism Degree you will be able to work in:

  • Lodging companies
  • Catering companies
  • Congress and convention organization companies
  • Transport and logistics companies
  • Teaching, research, and consulting
  • Tourism intermediation companies
  • Public administrations
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