Institute of Tourism Studies

Year of establishment: 1987

The Institute of Tourism Studies (ITS), established in 1987, is Malta's leading Tourism and Hospitality educational institution. ITS offers a broad selection of study programmes taught by experienced and dedicated lecturers. The campus provides multiple specialised labs and kitchens to ensure that students receive the essential theoretical and practical education.

Ħal Luqa (Malta)

LQA 9023, Institute of Tourism Studies, Aviation Park, Aviation Avenue, Ħal Luqa, Malta

Tel. 35623793100

The Institute of Tourism Studies, located close to the Malta International Airport and sister campus in Qala, Gozo, currently offers programmes of study ranging from Foundation Programme (MQF Level 2) to Masters Degree Programmes (MQF Level 7) level.

ITS has a signed academic affiliation with the Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management (EAHM), ranked one of the top ten institutions globally in the field of Tourism and Hospitality Management. In addition to the agreement with EAHM, ITS has secured contracts throughout the years with various top International Universities and Institutions to ensure students not only graduate from a reputable institute but in the process have the opportunity to study at these institutions. Students can obtain a more comprehensive experience and develop skills to meet diverse international standards.

ITS works closely with the highly esteemed Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences in Finland and Institut Paul Bocuse in France to offer its Degree programmes in Bachelor in International Hospitality Management and Bachelor in Culinary Arts, respectively.

The Institute of Tourism Studies prides itself on offering students theoretical knowledge and extensive hands-on experience throughout the ITS training restaurants, kitchens, and hospitality laboratories. ITS students also gain opportunities for further training through the Local Industrial Trade Practice and International Internship, which is included in the students' programme of study.

With various programmes available at multiple levels, covering the necessities of the Tourism and Hospitality Industry, students can be sure they have the best opportunity to specialise in areas suited to their abilities and interests.