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Flanders Hospitality and Tourism (FlaHost)


    You have to select course for 15 ECTS credits each at AP University College and Thomas More.


    Select 15 ECTS from the course list on the right.

    Language courses:

    • Students will have to pass an entry-test in order to determine their level.
    • Possible levels:
      German: intermediate – intermediate/advanced
      French and English: intermediate – advanced

    Select 15 ECTS at Thomas More Mechelen. More information about the courses can be found here.

    Students preferably select 15 ECTS from Tourism & Leisure Management courses but are allowed to replace 1 or 2 courses with ‘other courses' to obtain 15 ECTS. The combination of courses can be restricted by planning issues.


    Survival Dutch (mandatory)

    3 ECTS


    Travel Accomodations

    3 ECTS


    3 ECTS

    Incoming Tourism

    3 ECTS

    English for Tourism 1

    English for Tourism 2

    3 ECTS

    3 ECTS

    Français Touristique 1

    Français Touristique 3

    3 ECTS

    3 ECTS

    Español 2

    Español 4

    3 ECTS

    3 ECTS

    Travel Management 2:

    Travel Management: Leisure & Tour operating

    Travel Management: Aviation & Business


    8 ECTS

    8 ECTS

    Sustainable Tourism Development
    International Tourism

    4 ECTS
    3 ECTS

    Other Courses – General Courses


    Business Fundamentals

    6 ECTS

    Business Intelligence Fundamentals

    3 ECTS

    Digital Toolkit

    3 ECTS

    Ethical Managerial Problem Solving

    4 ECTS

    Intercultural Communication

    3 ECTS

    Marketing Principles

    3 ECTS

    Other Courses – Office Management


    Business in emerging markets: Asia

    3 ECTS

    Stakeholder Services in international business

    3 ECTS

    Focus on English

    4 ECTS

    Other Courses – Business Management


    Entrepreneurial Management

    3 ECTS

    English 1

    3 ECTS

    Chinese 1

    More info later

    Other Courses – Journalism


    Media & Diversity

    3 ECTS

    Other Courses – Communication Management


    PR and Public Communication

    3 ECTS


      Courses Exchange Students 2019-20

      • Courses FlaHosT*subject to changes
        FlaHosT: English Intermediate 3
        FlaHost: English 3
        FlaHost: French Intermediate 3
        FlaHosT: French Advanced 3
        FlaHosT: German Beginner 3
        FlaHosT: German Intermediate 3
        FlaHosT: German Advanced 3
        FlaHost: Experiencing Belgian Culture 5
        FlaHost: Trends in Management and Communication 5
        FlaHosT: Hospitality Management Project 9
        FlaHosT: Statistics 3
        FlaHosT: Entrepreneurship 4
        FlaHosT: European Hospitality and Tourism 3
        FlaHosT: E-Business 3

      Timing and Location


      Artesis Plantijn University College
      Campus Meistraat
      Meistraat 5
      2000 Antwerp


      Thomas More University College
      Campus Mechelen De Vest
      Zandpoortvest 60
      2800 Mechelen




      Start date

      1st semester

          Welcome Week

      Monday 9th September 2019 -  Thursday 12th September 2019

          Welcome day

      Friday, 13th September 2019

          Start of programme

      Monday, 16th September 2019

          Official end date

      Friday, 31st January 2020


      Autumn Break: Monday 28th October 2019 – Sunday 3th November 2019 (1 week)
      Christmas Holiday: 23th December 2019 – Sunday 5th January 2020 (2 weeks)
      Other free days: 1st November 2019, 11th November 2019


      The registration deadline for the FlaHosT programme is 1st May 2019.

      After the deadline, a selection will take place. Students will be advised before 15th May of their approval/refusal.

      AP partner institutions should send the student’s nomination to the AP International Office. You can find the full application procedure here.

      After the selections, additional information will be given, pertaining to:

      - Welcome day and Welcome week
      - accommodation
      - procedures for registration (residence permit)
      - activities, integration & facilities
      - invitation letter, for visa purposes

      Thomas More partner institutions should apply via Thomas More University College Mechelen.


      Artesis Plantijn University College and Thomas More University College award 30 ECTS credits for one semester. Credits are awarded only when the course has been completed and all required examinations have been successfully taken. Artesis Plantijn Grading Scale compared to the ECTS scale:

      Artesis Plantijn

              ECTS grade


              A EXCELLENT


              B VERY GOOD


              C GOOD


              D SATISFACTORY


              E SUFFICIENT


              FX FAIL (with possible deliberation)


              F FAIL (no deliberation possibility)