The University College of Hospitality Management and Culinary Arts of Sant Pol de Mar (EUHT StPOL) this 2019 is placed among the world’s top 20 universities in Hospitality and Leisure Management according to the QS World University Rankings® (Quacquarelli Symonds). This classification ranks the academic excellence of more than 1200 universities from all over the world according to 48 subjects or knowledge areas.
The result is that, compared to last year, EUHT StPOL has climbed almost thirty positions and is established in 19th position. This ranking takes into consideration different indicators such as – and among the most outstanding – the national and international academic reputation and the index “employer reputation”. The latter takes into consideration how renowned and valued EUHT StPOL’s students are for employers and, also, how prepared the graduates are for their future professional life.
So, in the Hospitality and Leisure Management area, EUHT StPOL is the first and only centre in Spain with a study accreditation under the Spanish university system that is listed among the top 20 universities in the world.
EUHT StPOL, private centre affiliated to Universitat de Girona and founding member of Hotel Schools of Distinction (HSD), has a 53-year history in training professionals both in hotel and kitchen management and culinary arts, which additionally boasts a privileged location on the sea-front of Barcelona’s Coast. It has a pioneer university model as a training hotel on premises with a learning methodology in which students experiment with real customers since the first day and this provides them with a professional profile tailor-made to the sector’s needs.
Renowned on an international level, students every academic year move to EUHT StPOL from every continent and more than 30 different countries to take one of the academic programmes that the institution offers. This educational offer includes bachelor’s and master’s degrees as well as technical-oriented studies, plus a teaching staff ranging from doctors, professors and active professionals from the field.