Welcome to the new capital of hospitality

Study at one of the top 10 schools worldwide for hospitality and expand your skill set and knowledge

Published: Thu 22 Apr 2021, 11:40 PM

Located opposite the iconic Burj Al Arab, the Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management (EAHM) is set in a vibrant neighbourhood packed with unique prospects and opportunities. Students have the opportunity to grow, learn and thrive in the first and only university in the Middle East to specialise in hospitality and embark on a rewarding, lifelong career.  

Its programmes include a three-year Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in International Hospitality Management with Honours and a one-year plus dissertation Master of Business Administration (MBA) in International Hospitality Management. The hospitality industry is a dynamic field, which is why EAHM constantly updates its courses to cater to changing trends. Armed with a global network of business leaders, the MBA programme is designed by over 60 seasoned experts to deliver the best-in-class learning experience. Students can engage in various electives such as digital marketing, event operations and risk management, innovation leadership, law and ethics in the business world, special interest tourism, as well as cross-cultural selling and marketing programmes.

The master's degree equips students with a competitive advantage in leadership, teamwork and strategic thinking, complemented by highly employable skills that are useful across a range of senior positions, allowing you to lead the industry today and shape the future of tomorrow. With hands-on experience in the world's renowned brands, EAHM graduates have recorded a 97 per cent employment rate, with successful applications in over 100 companies across 40-plus countries.  

EAHM is formally accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education, Institute of Hospitality in the UK, International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education (THE-ICE) in Australia.  

EAHM has a seasoned team of faculty members that are internationally recognised by organisations such as the World Tourism Organisation and the United Nations as experts in the field. Additionally, they possess extensive industry experience and impart expert knowledge armed with PhD qualifications. EAHM delivers a boutique-sized educational experience; small classrooms that give students an intimate space with diversity to acquire knowledge and harness their expertise.   

What truly sets EAHM apart is its partnership with the Jumeirah Group, which gives students first-hand management experience at the iconic Burj Al Arab and Madinat Jumeirah. This gives them an intimate insight into the operations of world-famous brands, in fields such as human resources, food and beverage, marketing and more. 

As such, EAHM is recognised as the best hospitality school in the region and one of the top 10 hospitality schools worldwide, according to Educations.com. There is no better place to gain a world-class hospitality education!

"Welcome to the Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management, a global top-10 ranked hospitality business school, proudly part of Jumeirah Hotels and Resorts. We provide you with a strong foundation in International Hospitality Management to start or accelerate your career in an exciting and wide-ranging industry. Bachelor's students are immersed in three years of study, spanning all aspects of hospitality business management, including practical skills and an internship, leading to an honour's degree. MBA students can study full-time over 12 months or longer on a flexibly, part-time basis. Our industry-leading 97 per cent employment rate among recent graduates reflects the quality of our education. The versatility of the programmes allows alumni to build a range of careers in top-end hotels and restaurants, in the service sector like banking and consultancy, as well as founding startups and entrepreneurial ventures. Our learning environment is personalised, our industry-experienced faculty are highly qualified, and our facilities are first class. And we welcome all students at the academy for physical classes while ensuring a safe learning environment. 

Let us be part of your journey into a rewarding and exciting career in the international hospitality industry!"

Jeroen Greven 

Managing Director 

The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management 


"I chose to study at EAHM because of the opportunities it provides in the hospitality industry of Dubai, which is a leading tourism destination. I am happy to say that my experiences here have helped me gain the skills I need to be a future leader in hospitality."

Manasi Sriram 

Second-year BBA student and Treasurer of the Student Council  



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