About EAHM

Be At... The Heart of Hospitality

The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management (EAHM) specialises in providing business management degrees with a hospitality focus and aims to become the world's leading hospitality management school. Located in Dubai, a city that is globally recognised for its hospitality and tourism industry, EAHM is situated in the heart of this hospitality haven right opposite sister properties such as the Burj Al Arab, the world's most luxurious hotel; Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai's Arabian Five Star Resort, Wild Wadi Water Park and the multi-award winning Jumeirah Beach Hotel.

As an integral part of the Jumeirah Group which manages numerous luxury hotel properties, students are able to gain first-hand experience through internships and building relationships with people in the industry. EAHM also works closely with other international hotel chains and this enables graduates of EAHM to be well placed for their future careers and also to be consistently sought after by the hospitality industry.

EAHM is in academic association with Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) in Switzerland, the oldest and most respected hospitality school in the world and this association ensures the quality of all the study programmes offered. In addition, EAHM is also accredited by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in the United Arab Emirates, the Institute of Hospitality in the United Kingdom and THE-ICE (The International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education) in Australia.  These international accreditations of the study programmes further add to the employability of graduates from EAHM.   

With internationally recognised study programmes, highly respected Faculty members drawn from all over the world, state of the art infrastructure, modern facilities, strong partnerships within the hospitality industry and the close proximity of EAHM to some of the best hotels in the world, EAHM truly is, at The Heart of Hospitality.

EAHM provides an abundance of exciting career opportunities for its graduates and is poised to become the world’s leading hospitality management school.

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Our Mission, Vision and Aim


To provide application oriented university level education to meet the industry’s and the community’s need for talented, skilled and professional hospitality managers.


To be a world leader in facilitating university level learning, scholarship and research in the fields of Tourism and Hospitality Management.


To become the world’s leading hospitality management institution providing university level education and professional development for the tourism, hospitality and related service industries.

Accreditations, Associations, Awards & Recognitions

The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management (EAHM) is recognised by the higher education authorities in the UAE, UK and Australia. In addition, the ongoing academic association with world-renowned hospitality school, Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne, continues to enhance the quality of all study programmes.


United Arab Emirates

EAHM is licensed and fully accredited by The Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research of the United Arab Emirates. The Ministry's accreditation standards conform to the highest international criteria and students from accredited programmes are considered eligible for transfer and progression to other universities worldwide.



Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL), is the world’s oldest and most reputable hospitality management school. In addition, EHL is recognized by the Swiss government as part of Switzerland’s University of Applied Sciences and internationally, it is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). This academic association with EHL provides EAHM’s students with unrivalled advantages in the hospitality industry.


United Kingdom

United Kingdom-based IOH is a global professional institute that promotes high standards within the hospitality industry. It is a licensed benchmarking and accreditation agency for the U.K.’s Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA).  All academic programmes conducted at EAHM are accredited by the IOH according to its hospitality framework and hence are Bologna-compliant. EAHM is also an international approved centre of the IOH, offering the Certificate, Diploma, Advanced Diploma and Specialist Diploma in Management for International Hospitality and Tourism.



Australian-based international accreditation body, THE-ICE has assessed the curriculum development and review process; teaching and learning approach; staffing resources and facilities of EAHM and determined that it has met international benchmarks of Standards of Excellence. By being an accredited member, EAHM joined the ranks of an exclusive group of institutions which include public universities, private hotel schools and vocational colleges from more than 10 countries.


Council of International Schools

The Council of International Schools is a not-for-profit membership association of schools and post-secondary institutions.  CIS defines standards and provides services that support the continuous improvement of international education. EAHM is a Higher Education Institution member of the Council of International Schools.


Dubai Quality Awards

EAHM has been awarded the highly prestigious Dubai Quality Appreciation Programme Award, in recognition of its commitment to quality and superior standards. This is the only DQAP award given to an educational institution in 2010 and it affirms EAHM's commitment to delivering the best standards, which at the same time continually improving internal operations and educational provisions.


Tatweej Academy for Excellence Awards

EAHM received “The Purple Sash with the Gold Order of Merit and Certificate of Excellence” for its achievements and initiative in the field of tourism, hospitality and travel . EAHM is also recognised for its tremendous efforts to support the economic development of the national economic pillars in the Arab region.


International Star for Leadership in Quality Award (ISQL)

EAHM is one of the few educational institutes to be awarded for its outstanding business achievements, perseverance and leadership in excellence, and quality. EAHM makes quality a core focus for the continuous improvement of management by providing business degrees with a hospitality focus which will maintain quality leadership in the hospitality industry and the community.

Did you know

Our graduates have been employed by close to 100 companies