ISTH – Institut Spécialisé en Tourisme et Hôtellerie

ISTH is a professional school based in Fez, Morocco, that offers programmes in 5 activity sectors: hotel management, restaurant business, tourism, marketing and human resources.
Owing to rigorous academic programmes, structured living conditions, practical education and a genuine school spirit, ISTH seeks to prepare future executives for an ambitious and professional career.
ISTH offers programmes focused on administration and management aspects in the fields of hospitality and the service industry.
With an emphasis on the educational aspect and practical lessons, ISTH is firstly African, European by its work ethic, American by its teaching methods and multinational by its student body.
All of the programmes highlight the development of critical thinking, reflection, understanding of contemporary management theories, and complementarity between theory and practice.
More than a simple hospitality school, ISTH has established itself as a responsible institution drawing on 5 essential values: personal growth, innovation, responsibility, humility and ethics in order to experience an “ISTH spirit“ on a day-to-day basis.

The FEDE is an INGO International Non-Governmental Organisation and a supranational institution that was created in 1963, which is endowed with participatory status with the Council of Europe. It federates an international network comprised of over 500 higher and professional education institutions in 35 countries across 4 continents, which share a common project that is hinged on academic excellence, pedagogical innovation, scientific research and openness to the world. The FEDE delivers 90 European degrees that are available in English and in the national language, from the Foundation Degree, the European Bachelor’s Degree, the European Master’s Degree to the DBA Doctorate of Business Administration. The FEDE counts an international network of over 180,000 alumni.


FEDE European degrees offered: Marketing & Communication
  • European Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing
  • European Bachelor’s Degree in Communication
  • European Master's Degree in Digital
Management and Administration
  • European Bachelor's Degree Human Resources Manager
  • European Bachelor’s Degree in SME Management & Administration
  • European Master’s Degree in Business Management and Strategy
  • European Master’s Degree in Human Resources Management
Tourism & Hospitality
  • European Bachelor’s Degree in Tourism and Hospitality
  • European Master’s Degree in Tourism Management and Strategies

Other programmes and certificates:

  • Technician in Restaurant Service - Specialised Technician in Hotel Administration


ISTH is affiliated to the FEDE doctoral school and offers FEDE DBAs (Doctorate of Business Administration).


French lessons applied to hospitality and tourism.



  • Skills-based approach
  • Adaptation of the courses to the demands of the job market in Morocco and abroad
  • Graduates integrated into the leading companies in the sector: hotel establishments, travel agencies, businesses of various activities (transport, banking, insurance, consumer goods retail companies, event planning companies, etc.)
  • An international network of professional relationships
  • A committed faculty, who are experts and fully devoted to the success of the students
  • A management team endowed with 40 years of professional experience in the business, training and consulting
  • A network of national partnerships guaranteeing internships in professional environments
  • Interactions with tourism and hospitality businesses
  • Personalised monitoring of the graduates
  • Cultural diversity with students from around 30 different countries
Student assocation:
  • Students Office that is dynamic, invested in sports, events and charity activities



  • Number of students: 120
  • Percentage or number of foreign students: 27 nationalities represented
  • Number of teaching staff: 14
  • Number of Ph.D. holders: 4
  • Number of alumni members: 900
  • Number of internships offered per year:  1
  • Partnerships: EURODHIP (The Leading Hotel Schools in Europe), PUM NGO Netherlands
  • Accreditations: Accreditation from the Ministry of National Education and Professional Training since 2008
  • Contact for registration: Online registration www.isthmaroc.com - Phone: +212 535731016, fax +212 535732544, mobile +212 668359877 or +212 661679062, +212 661284295