For many, studying at a private academy may seem very expensive at first. However, it is an investment in your future that will pay off. Unlike public universities, ASCENSO Academy receives no public support, but is funded by tuition fees only. However, studying with us is by no means only accessible to a privileged few. Through various financing options, everyone can afford it. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

By the way: The extent to which costs incurred in connection with studies (e.g. for tuition fees, but also for specialist literature or equipment etc.) can be claimed against tax depends on various factors. We recommend that you clarify these and other questions with your tax advisor in advance.


The tuition fees for the MBA in International Tourism Management amount to 19.950 euros in total. They are to be paid by installments:

  • After registration: EUR 50, administration fee
  • With approval: EUR 600 (cleared with first semester fee)
  • Before start of 1st and 2nd semester: EUR 5.400 each
  • Before start of 3rd and 4th semester: EUR 4.550 each

Tuition fee includes:

  • Enrolment
  • Participation in courses
  • Study and teaching materials
  • Participation in exams
  • Excursions to companies in the tourism industry in Lake of Constance and Mallorca

The contract is entered into WAF Continuing Education Academy of the Nürtingen/Geislingen University of Applied Sciences.

Study loans

Many different banks and saving banks offer study loans at attractive prices. The state owned KfW-Bank (Germany) offers a study loan, which can be used until the start of your studies with good conditions. Both undergraduate and post graduate programmes (e.g. MBA) are funded. Collateral is not necessary for obtaining finance, moreover, it is independent of income.

Further information on student loans can be obtained from your bank ask about special offers of student loans with special conditions. In addition, credit comparisons are available on comparison websites.


A variety of private and state foundations support students over the entire range of study programmes. The choice of recipients is not always down to outstanding grades – the personality or the personal circumstances can also play an important role.

Researching whether you could be supported by one of the numerous foundations can certainly be worthwhile: in the past, students of several recent graduates of ASCENSO Academy have been supported in this way. For more information, please see for example the homepage of The Federal Ministry of Education and Research. On Mystipendium.de students can create a profile and find a suitable scholarship.

We do support the potential scholarship holders with the corresponding certificates and attestations.

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