Golden and bronze medal is awarded for MBA and MA programme respectively by Elsevier Best Studies 2022

Hotelschool The Hague scores great in the latest edition of Elsevier Best Studies. For the survey, the magazine’s editors looked at the ratings of 2000+ bachelor and master programmes offered in The Netherlands. Bronze, silver, and gold medals were awarded to 340 programmes at universities and universities of applied sciences this year. Our BA, MA and MBA programmes are all awarded with a medal according to Elsevier Best Studies.

The golden medal is given to the MBA Programme in International Hospitality Management in Elsevier Weekly magazine. The programme gives students theoretical foundation and the skills to drive change in hospitality and hospitality-related service industries. When MBA students graduate, they are ready to embed hospitality principles and service excellence into any business, making it more valuable and future-proof.

A bronze medal is given for the new MA programme in Leading Hotel Transformation. This programme is co-created together with the hotel industry and offers the student a focus on digital and circular transformation.

"As a team, we are extremely proud of the excellent results of our MBA and MA programmes. These full-time, English-taught programmes offer students the best possible education taught by lecturers with high level of expertise and (former) industry leaders. This achievement is a real reward for our dedicated community.”

Mr Jelle Veenstra, Programme Manager MBA and MA

“A programme that would allow you to use the essence of hospitality with other industries and that's what makes it special”.

Prateek, MBA student 2021/2022

“Having decided to remain in hospitality during such recent unprecedented times for our industry I found the MBA programme a perfect way to expand my knowledge and skills. The diversity of the course as well as the fluidity of how it unfolds ensures a perfect journey for becoming a future leader able to bring about new ideas and philosophies to an industry I love so much. I could never have imagined myself to grow and mature as much as I did in such a short space of time and for this I am so thankful. Hospitality is important in almost every industry worldwide and Hotelschool The Hague ensures you find your own direction as to where best to make a difference."

Elliot, MBA student 2021/2022

About Elsevier Best studies
Elsevier Weekblad is a well-known magazine. For the survey, the magazine’s editors looked at the ratings of 2000+ bachelor and master programmes offered in The Netherlands. The extensive analysis by the editors of EW is established in collaboration with ResearchNed. The reports with study information are primarily based on the results of the National Student Survey (NSE), labor market research by EW Study & Work 2022, and data provided by the Association of Universities of the Netherlands, Association of Universities of Applied Sciences, the NVAO (Dutch-Flemish Accreditation Organisation), Nuffic and DUO.

Find all information about this research at or click here to go straight to MBA results or here for the MA results.