With 20,000 students Dublin Institute of Technology is one of the largest higher education providers in the Republic of Ireland. The Institute provides a broad range of programmes in a variety of areas such as engineering, science, business, arts and tourism. The School of Hospitality Management and Tourism, Cathal Brugha Street, has been synonymous with the hospitality and catering industry in Ireland since 1941. The School has an established reputation in the area of hospitality management, tourism, event, and leisure education. The School pioneered undergraduate tourism and hospitality management education in Ireland. Through the 1980’s and 1990’s the School consistently developed and improved its curricula in line with developments in the area of tourism and hospitality management teaching world-wide. At all times, academic staff within the School have retained a strong research base. In addition, the School has maintained very strong links with industry, international bodies, students and alumni. In Ireland, the School of Hospitality Management and Tourism is the leading centre of learning and teaching in hospitality, tourism, event and leisure management. With over 1400 students, the School is one of the largest schools of its kind in Europe. Its sister school, the School of Culinary Arts and Food Technology delivers a variety of programmes to almost 900 students. DIT has longstanding agreements with educational partners from all over the world. Our School has cooperation agreements with other institutes in a number of countries, including Germany, China, India, Malaysia, Canada, and the USA.