Welcome to the EUHOFA International website!
EUHOFA International started in 1955 and now has over 200 members worldwide.
The organization unites the world’s leading Hotel and Tourism schools. All members of EUHOFA work continuously to ensure the highest quality of education in their schools. That strong commitment is the spirit of our organization.
Each year the members meet during their International congress. Next year the 52nd EUHOFA International World Congress will be organized from 10th - 15th November 2013, by our Australian colleagues: The Association of Australian Hotel Schools. The theme will be "Tastes, Visions, Insights : an Australian perspective of hospitality and tourism education".
If you think your organization would be eligible to join and you want to know more about EUHOFA International, please read the “Why join EUHOFA” section .
If you want to apply for membership, you can fill out the application form online.
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What is EUHOFA INTERNATIONAL?
Founding of the Association
In 1955 a group of directors in Germany, Austria and Switzerland felt the need to get together in order to exchange ideas and experiences gained in the field of professional training for careers in the hotel and catering industry.
Expansion on a worldwide basis
In 1974 EUHOFA became a consultative member of the Council of Europe. It adopted new statutes sanctioning its expansion on a worldwide basis and became EUHOFA INTERNATIONAL.
EUHOFA INTERNATIONAL is a non-profit association. It is governed by statutes and administered by a committee.
The association contibutes to the constant improvement and progress of hospitality training and promotes the achievements of its members. It undertakes appropriate action in order to promote and improve professional education. It is in regular contact with organizations connected with the hospitality industry.
More than 140 hotel schools, colleges and universities including the best known, are represented by their directors who are full members. There are about 55 associate members, who are involved with training in the tourism sector. If one also takes into consideration the non-voting and honorary members, no less than 45 countries from all 5 continents are represented within the association.