The International Hellenic University was re-established by Law (No 4610/2019), is based in Thessaloniki, comprises nine (9) Schools and thirty-four (34) Departments and is located in Thessaloniki, Kavala, Serres, Drama, Katerini, Edessa, Kilkis, Didymoteicho. Also, it has 40 laboratories and more than 50 master programs.

The Discipline of Tourism and Hospitality Management is part of the Administration and Economy Dpt of the former ATEITH (recently included in the IHU), representing the only higher-level educational institute in the tourism sector in Northern Greece. Its structured curriculum aims in developing and exchanging knowledge on the technology and science related to the area of tourism business, providing a high level of skills and research competencies to the students. The department is active in international cooperation in the framework of European Programmes, having adequate experience in management and coordination of transnational projects.