Tuition Fees and Finance

Studying at ASCENSO is within everyone's reach

Unlike public universities, ASCENSO Academy receives no public funding, but is funded by tuition fees only, and 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. Studying with us is by no means only accessible to a privileged few, because various financing options mean it is within everyone’s reach. If you have any further questions about this, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Fee regulations

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

  • Upon registration: EUR 50, administration fee
  • Upon approval: EUR 600
  • Before start of 1st semester: EUR 4.800
  • Before start of 2nd semester: EUR 5.400
  • Before start of 3rd and 4th semester: EUR 4.550 each

Tuition fees include:

  • Enrolment
  • Participation in courses
  • Study and teaching materials
  • Participation in exams
  • Organized visits to companies in the tourism industry in Bodensee and Mallorca

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

Study loans

Many different banks and saving banks offer student loans at attractive prices. Further information on student loans can be obtained from your bank or online.


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 –  motivation or personal circumstances can also play an important role.

Finding out if you could be eligible for support from one of the numerous foundations can certainly be worthwhile: several recent graduates of ASCENSO Academy have been supported in this way. For more information, please consult the Ministry of Education of your home country, or one of several online platforms offering (international)scholarships.

For example, German students can create a profile on, to search for a suitable one.

We support potential scholarship holders with the corresponding certificates and requisite documentation.