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Bachelor's in Tourism and Leisure Management Valencia

We train professionals in the tourism sector capable of leading and embarking on tourism projects anywhere in the world.

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Become a professional in the tourism and leisure sector with an international approach that goes beyond travel, intermediation and marketing.

Valencia 240 ECTS
Start: 19 sep. 2022 Title issued by Universidad Europea de Valencia
4 years School of Social Sciences and Communication
Official degree

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Why study at Universidad Europea de Valencia?

Reasons why our Bachelor's Degree in Tourism and Leisure Management is different.

International focus

In the Bachelor's in Tourism in Valencia, you will learn to face the main challenges of today’s tourism industry, such as the dynamic and changing context, the concern for sustainability, the elevated and growing competition between tourist destinations and the demand for quality services at a reasonable price.

Strategic and comprehensive view of tourism.

You will become a professional in the tourism and leisure sector, further preparing you to plan and manage - on a national and international level - quality, personalised and experiential tourism and leisure products and services related to culture, natural resources, and sports and leisure activities.

Learn management, organisation and leadership

We prepare you to successfully manage, organise and lead companies in the tourism and leisure sector, as well as to create and manage teams that pioneer creative tourism projects, with national and international scope.

Learn a second language

You will be able to implement an appropriate research methodology in the field of tourism and leisure, communicate fluently in English and in a second foreign language with tour operators, and use ICT applied to the tourism sector.



Our students find employment in less than 12 months.


International students

You'll live in a diverse environment that is more multicultural than that of other universities.



UEV has a multitude of educational cooperation agreements with other centres.


Our experiential learning academic model combines practical training with the latest technologies to offer students a dynamic educational experience that culminates in a top qualification.  This means:


  • Learn with real-life projects led by professors who are actively working for leading companies in the sector.

  • Be in the driving seat of your own education, analysing case studies and overcoming real and current business challenges.

  • Dare to experiment as your training brings you closer to the working world.


  • Work in multidisciplinary teams with students from other degrees.

  • Strengthen your abilities, competencies and soft skills by joining a Student Club at the University.

  • Complete an internship or a study exchange at an international University.


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Student Work Room

Universidad Europea de Valencia has spaces, called boxes, on campus for groupwork. They can be booked in advance at the University’s Reception.

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Multipurpose Classrooms

They are dynamic, flexible and adaptable spaces for more comfortable learning.

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José Planas Library

The library at Universidad Europea de Valencia is a resource centre for learning, teaching, research, innovation and activities related to the operation and management of the University as a whole.

Comillas The Bachelor's in Tourism and Leisure Management—100% in English—is a combination of learning a third language with a focus on sustainability, new technologies and the latest industry trends, all with the guidance of our most international teaching staff.

Emmanuël Hazé

Professor for the Bachelor's Degree in Tourism and Leisure Management

Open Days

We know that now is an important moment to progress in your professional future. That is why we open our virtual doors to you and invite you to join us. We want you to meet the director of your programme and solve all possible doubts you have. You’ll also discover what makes our students and our online methodology unique.


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Scholarships and Grants

We want to help you. If you choose to study at Universidad Europea, you will have the opportunity to apply for a wide range of UE and official scholarships.

Why study at UEV?

Our experiential learning methodology allows students to collaborate with professors and overcome real-life challenges while posing workable solutions.

  • You are in the driving seat of your own education.
  • Work, solve problems, and face the real challenges impacting businesses today.
  • Acquire crucial competencies for the professional world.
  • Be guided by your professors in an educational experience that is immersed in the professional world.
  • Learn from your future colleagues as you are evaluated by them and your professors.

Finalise your studies with the English level you need to work for national and international businesses around the world.

  • Belgium
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • United States
  • France
  • Peru
  • United Kingdom
  • Poland
  • Turkey
  • Etc.

After the Bachelor's in Tourism, you have the opportunity to specialise with our specialised master’s and postgraduate programmes.

  • Master's in Corporate Social Responsibility.
  • Master's in Digital Marketing and Big Data.
  • Master's in Global Human Resources Management.



Theory and history of Tourism and the Entertainment Industry


Tourism and the Entertainment Industry Geography


Personal and Professional Efficiency


Mathematics for Tourism


English for Tourism I


Legal Management of Touristic Companies


Touristic Market Structure


Touristic Business Accounting


Sociology and Social Psychology of Tourism


Cultural Heritage Management 






Turism Economics


English for Tourism II


Touristic Business Processes and Operations


Touristic Territorial Resssources


Touristic and Entertainment Industry Destination Planning


Entrepreneurship Leadership


Tax Systems


Financial Management


Digital Marketing for Tourism


Second Foreign Language for Tourism I






Quality Management and Customer Service


Human Ressources Management


Influence and Impact on Business Relationships


English for Tourism III


Cost Accounting


Travel Agency Creation and Management


New Touristic Trends


Tourism Intermediation and Commercialization


Vinitourism and Gastronomy


Second Foreign Language for Tourism II






Technology and Innovation in the Touristic Business


Ecotourism and Sustainability


Elective Subject I


Elective Subject II


Elective Subject III


Elective Subject IV


Internship I


Internship II


Internship III


Final Project






Intercultural Communication


Tourism in the Valencian Region


Second Foreign Language for Tourism III


University Activities


Public Relations and Protocol


Cultural and Natural Itinerary Design 


Accessible Tourism


Tourist Groups Guide and Assistance


Legal Counseling for Tourists


Entertainment Activities Design and Management (Cruise and Coastal)


MICE Tourism (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Events)


Active and Rural Tourism


Health and Beauty Tourism


Academic calendar

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External internship regulations

Internships are a key component of your training. Acquiring experience after what you have learnt in your degree is the best way to enter the employment market. There are two types of internships: curricular—which are included in your study plan—and extracurricular—which you can do on a voluntary basis.

In order to complete curricular internships in companies, you will need to have 50% of the credits approved and to register the subject before starting your internship. These internships are monitored by the company and the internship coordinator, and interim and final reports are prepared for evaluation.

If you want to take your work experience to the next level before finishing your university education, you can pursue an extra-curricular internship. You can do them in any academic year, but keep in mind that internships are a formative complement to your studies; therefore, the more knowledge you have acquired throughout your studies, the more you will benefit from the internship experience.


The faculty on this degree has 38% of doctors.

  • Roberto Gómez Calvet
    PhD in Economics; Industry Engineer and Economist.
  • Jorge Juan Milla
    PhD in Law and Bachelor of Economics.
  • Anna Gribova
    BSc in Management Science—LSE and MSc in Accounting and Auditing—UV.
  • María Ángeles Casabo
    PhD in Law and Bachelor of Art History and Law.
  • Javier Muñoz del Prat
    PhD in Law and MBA.
  • Lynn Summerfield
    PhD in Education and Master of Higher Education—Universidad Europea de Madrid.
  • Lance Pedlar
    Bachelor of Science in Physical Activity and Sport and Bachelor of History—Brunel University, London.
  • Eva Piera
    Bachelor’s in English Philology and in Advertising and PR, and Master’s in Cultural Communication.
  • Hyeon-Jin Lee
    Bachelor’s in Tourism Business Administration and Management, and Master’s in Tourism Organisations and Companies.
  • Issa Torres
    Bachelor’s in Tourism, Master’s in Project Management and Cultural Tourism.
  • Ibrahim Casanova
    Bachelor’s in Conference Translation and Interpretation.
  • Clara Gómez
    Bachelor’s in Modern Languages, and Master’s in Research in Languages and Literatures.
  • Diego Amargos
    Bachelor’s in Tourism.

Career opportunities

After studying tourism in Valencia, you will be able to anticipate, adapt to and take advantage of the many economic, political, social and cultural phenomena that impact this sector. Becoming a versatile and strategic professional increasingly in demand by companies.

  • Management of tourism companies.

  • Planning of tourist destinations.

  • Management and touristic advantage of products and activities concerning natural resources, sports, and in particular, all leisure-related developments.

  • Create and manage professional teams that exercise these roles.

  • Leading and undertaking tourism projects, both nationally and internationally.

Admissions process

Our advisors are on hand to guide you through the admissions process. Get to grips with our admissions process, which is outlined below.

Admissions application

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To begin your admissions process, please book an appointment online or call us on (+34) 96 104 38 83.

  • Proof you have passed the entrance exam (Selectividad)
  • Copy of your DNI or identification number
  • Fees for transferring your academic record
  • Payment of the admissions fee prior to or on the day of the appointment


Entrance exam

An Admissions Letter containing the result of your entrance exam will be sent to your email. If you have any questions, you can get in touch with our team in the Student Services Department (ads.valencia@universidadeuropea.es).

  • Competences and skills assessment test
  • General knowledge test
  • Language evaluation test
  • Personal interview


Reserving a place

Along with your Admissions Letter, you will receive an Official Registration letter. We recommend you secure your reservation within 7 calendar days of receiving the letter.



Any new students wishing to enrol at Universidad Europea must have an open academic record, before registration.

The Student Services Department will provide the candidate with all the documentation and forms needed to formalise their registration.

Credit recognition and centre transfers

You don’t have to stick with something you don’t like. That’s why we’ve designed specific plans for credit recognition and transfers. Request your online credit recognition review free of charge, transfer your academic file and start studying at Universidad Europea.

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Profile for prospective students and how to access this degree

People interested in developing the necessary skills to carry out functions in management, organisation, analysis, planning, administration and control in the tourism and leisure sector at a national and international level.

Creative and entrepreneurial individuals who are interested in meeting the needs of the tourism and leisure market and, above all, focused on market changes and new needs in the industry, with a positive predisposition toward geographical mobility and language learning.

Admissions process

At Universidad Europea de Valencia, we offer you a commitment-free guidance programme to help you make the best decision for your future.

Our team of advisors and professors will provide you the necessary information about our academic offer, the Spanish education system in general, and more specifically, the University degree programmes—the legal requirements for access to these studies, etc.

Admissions tests:

  • Competences and skills assessment test.
  • Assessment of your English level and, if Spanish is not your native language, assessment of your Spanish level.
  • Personal interview
  • The results of your admissions tests will serve to develop your abilities to the fullest during your time at our University—with the guidance of your academic mentor—achieving your academic, language learning and professional goals.

It is not necessary to prepare for the admissions tests in advance, as they assess skills, not memorisation.

In order to apply for admission to other degree programmes, students must submit the following documentation to the Universidad Europea de Valencia Admissions Department, in scanned digital format (pdf document) by e-mail, to the following address: ads.valencia@universidadeuropea.es or to their advisor’s email.

Credit recognition and centre transfers

If you would like to receive a personalised credit recognition plan quickly, free and without any commitment, you can do so here.

Regulations for credit transfer and recognition

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Academic quality

Universidad Europea boasts a wide range of recognitions that guarantee its academic quality. For example, it has been awarded the following prestigious awards: the European Seal of Excellence 500+, Quali-cert and Madrid Excelente. In the international QS Stars accreditation rating, Universidad Europea has obtained a total of four out of five stars. This external accreditation system determines the level of excellence achieved by universities in various areas. Universidad Europea has achieved the maximum score of five stars in Employability, Teaching, Facilities and Social Responsibility.

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Internal quality assurance system

Universidad Europea has designed its Internal Quality Assurance System in accordance with the guidelines put forth by the National Agency for Quality Assessment and Accreditation (ANECA). This serves as a structural basis for ensuring that the quality of new official degrees are in line with the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) quality guidelines and the Organic Law 4/2007, of 12 April, which amends the Organic Law 6/2001 of 21 December on universities.

Access the Quality Assurance System documentation here.

University’s regulations

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