TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY

Double Degree in Tourism and Hospitality with Excelia Group La Rochelle, France

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

Design Your Future in Tourism and Hospitality as a developer of touristic products and programs, an event manager, creator of unique restaurant and hotel concepts by transforming enterprises in tourism and hospitality sphere.
Narxoz – Excelia Group La Rochelle Tourism and Hospitality Double Degree program graduates are provided the skill-set needed to be leaders in the organizations of tomorrow in the sphere of tourism, hotel and restaurant business. Tourism and Hospitality students go through an action- and practice-oriented program designed to hone their ability.
PROGRAM BENEFITS
  • Get 2 diplomas from Narxoz University and La Rochelle University within 4 years
  • Global Career Opportunites: upon graduation you will have the right to seek employment in EU or continue onto master's degree studies
  • Internship in EU
  • Spend 2 years at Narxoz University, Almaty, 1 year at La Rochelle University in France and final year at Narxoz University
  • Incubation hub and exchange opportunities allowing for close interaction with foreign and local entrepreneurs, students and professors
  • Advanced knowledge of at least 4 languages: English, French (Spanish, Italian, German), Russian and Kazakh
Graduates can work on local and global arenas
International Hotel chains, International Restaurant chains, Touristic companies:
Graduates are well-trained in the fields management, marketing, product development and promotion, project management and entrepreneurial and venture finance, opening a wide range of career options.

Research Institutes, Government Agencies and International Organizations:
With their strong background in innovation management and entrepreneurship, Tourism and Hospitality graduates can apply their interdisciplinary knowledge in research and policy making to improve innovation ecosystems and foster creative industries.

Entrepreneurship:
Tourism and Hospitality program prepares students to work in restaurant, hotel and event management spheres, giving creative students a leg up on starting their own enterprise. Students benefit from our business incubator and startup support, making it possible to start an enterprise and to receive mentor support from experienced entrepreneurs while enrolled in the program.

PROGRAM DETAILS

SPECIALIZATION COURSES
  • Customer Service
  • Tourism and Gastronomy
  • Event Management in Tourism
  • Tourism Marketing
  • Tour Operations and Travel Agency Management
  • Tourist Product Development, Sale and Promotion
  • Hospitality Marketing
  • Food Industry
  • Standards and Certifications
  • MICE-Tourism (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions)
  • Geo-politics and Economics of Tourism
  • Tourism Organizations
  • Tourism Destinations and Community Management
INTERNSHIP
  • Summer internship program in Kazakhstan in year two
  • International internship in France or other EU countries in year three
  • Internship in Kazakhstan in top hotels and restraurants in year three
SENIOR CAPSTONE
All students are required to complete and pass a Diploma Project and a defense in Kazakhstan in their fourth year. Senior students have several options to put the skills they have acquired to the test:

  • Consulting project for startup or touristic enterprise
  • Research thesis supervised by experienced mentors at Narxoz and La Rochelle
  • Case study or creative startup project
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