Tourism Management

Welcome to Tourism Management


The introduction week for all new students starting February 2019 takes place from Tuesday 29 January until Thursday 31st of January 2019. During the StudyStartWeek you will get to know your fellow students, the Tourism Management Staff, NHL Stenden, our educational system and the city of Leeuwarden. We advise you to take part in the StudyStartWeek.


Tuesday 29 January

Start time End time Activity Description Location
09:30 10:30 Registration & meeting your buddy   Central Hall (in front of iFood)
10:30 11:15 Welcome & Introduction Lecture    
11:15 12:00 PBL Information Lecture    
12:00 13:30 PBL Session 1    
13:30 14:00 Lunch Provided by StuRa ITM  
14:00 16:00 NHL Stenden Tour   Former Stenden
20:00   Pre-drinking    
23:00   Partytime   Hemmingway
End of programme

Wednesday 30 January

Start time End time Activity Description Location
10:00 12:30 Climbing   Noardwand, Fiswerderweg 3, Leeuwarden
13:00 14:00 Lunch Provided by StuRa ITM  
14:00 15:00 ICT workshop Together with your junior tutor  
16:30 18:00 Meeting with Short Track students    
18:00 21:00 Pub Quiz + food    
End of programme

Thursday 31 January

Start time End time Activity Description Location
10:00 12:30 City Tour   Leeuwarden
12:30 13:30 Lunch Provided by StuRa ITM  
13.30 14:00 Preperation time video / presentation    
14:00 15:30 Presentations / videos    
15:30 20:00 Spare time    
20:00   Pre-drinking    
23:00   Party   Bar Bascule
End of programme

Good to bring

  • Bag/backpack for putting in all received information/PBL kits/lunch packages;
  • International students should know their payment details (BIC and IBAN) and student number for filling in the payment form (it is NOT possible to pay cash);
  • Comfortable shoes and warm clothes for all days (when walking through the city, etc.);
  • Sports or comfortable clothes for the climbing activity during the second day;
  • Umbrella;
  • Check the weather forecast for each day – be prepared for changes (rain, wind, sun);
  • Drinks and snacks for in-between;
  • Passport, ID card;

Costs, payment and registration

The costs for the StudyStartWeek package and programme are €60,- per person. To participate in the StudyStartWeek, you have to pre-register. Registration and payment (by credit card) can be done via this link:

When registering, choose ‘Academie Leisure en Tourism’, location Leeuwarden and StudyStartWeek Tourism Management.

Should online payment not work, then this will be arranged during the registration on the 29th of January.

If you are unable to join the StudyStartWeek, please inform us before the 25th of January by sending an e-mail to If you can’t join some time during the week, you can also report this before 08:30 am at the Frontdesk of Tourism Management via the phone number: +31 (0)58 2441363.

Booklist and ordering

The booklist for students starting in February 2019 can be found here Books can be ordered via Studystore. Of course, you can also buy them in other book shops or second hand.

Buddy programme February 2019

Tourism Management offers you the chance of having a buddy, to receive some support in the beginning of your study. A student (buddy) of the second or third year assists you during your first module at NHL Stenden in terms of helping you out to get familiar with Tourism Management and more. Interested? More info and the possibility to register via the document below:


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Study Start

Your first module will start on Monday, 4 February 2019.