About The Academy
Be At... The Heart of Hospitality
The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management specializes 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, The Academy 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. The Academy also works closely with other international hotel chains and this enables graduates of The Academy to be well placed for their future careers and also to be consistently sought after by the hospitality industry.
The Academy 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, The Academy 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 The Academy.
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 The Academy to some of the best hotels in the world, The Academy truly is, at The Heart of Hospitality.
The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management provides an abundance of exciting career opportunities for its graduates and is poised to become the world’s leading hospitality management school.
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 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
The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management 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 The Academy’s students with unrivalled advantages in the hospitality industry.
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 The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management are accredited by the IOH according to its hospitality framework and hence are Bologna-compliant. The Academy 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 The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management and determined that it has met international benchmarks of Standards of Excellence. By being an accredited member, The Academy 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. The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management is a Higher Education Institution member of the Council of International Schools.
Dubai Quality Awards
The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management 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 The Academy's commitment to delivering the best standards, which at the same time continually improving internal operations and educational provisions.