Yachting Track, a specialization of the MSc in Luxury Management

Have you ever dreamt to work in the yachting industry? IUM can make your dream come true.

The International University of Monaco is proud to offer the one and only Yachting Management Specialization in their Master in Luxury Management course. IUM is uniquely located in the heart of luxury, the Principality of Monaco.

Monaco is, without any doubt the ‘capitol’ of yachting. Monaco is synonymous with yachting and its essential values: respect for the etiquette, safeguard of the environment, preservation of our heritage for classic yachts and innovation for luxury yachting. The annual Monaco Yacht Show, is undeniably the world’s most renowned yachting event, and an essential part of our program.

We design the course in collaboration with the Monaco Yachting Cluster, a panel consisting of the industry-leading experts. This ensures that you will receive the skills and capabilities needed to succeed in the yachting industry.

Length: 16 months
Language: English
Location: Monaco

“One thing our students always highlight is that despite there being other Master programs, no one can offer what IUM can. Our students mention the unique environment of the Principality of Monaco and the incredible networking opportunities given by IUM. This is in particularly true for our Yachting track. Nowhere else you will have the world-leading companies either at your doorsteps or in constant contact with the university. Our students gain unique insight access to a most exclusive industry – yachting. Students interact on a frequent base with managers and industry leaders, courtesy of our well-established partnerships, ranging from the Monaco Yacht Cluster, the Monaco Yacht Show, professional associations, to leading shipyards, brokers and designers. Combined with our faculty’s research, delivering additional insights on how the industry works, our students have a unique competitive advantage.”
Prof. Dr. Phil Klaus - Professor Yachting Track & Dr. Annalisa Tarquini-Poli -Program Director


There is a growing demand for graduates specialized in Yachting Management. The internships in the Yachting Industry have doubled since 2017.

This Track, as well as providing a solid methodological foundations, will focus on the core processes behind the Yachting Industry and at the same time will give students hands-on experience.

Real Projects with key players, such as Rossinavi, Fraser Yacht, Edmiston, and others secure practical immersion and multiple networking opportunities with business professionals. These interactions make students readily contribute to companies and institutions operating in the Yachting Industry.

Top Employers

Row Labels


Royal Yacht Broker

Dynamiq Yachts

Northrop and Johnson

Camper & Nicholsons

Engel & Völkers Yachting

Monaco Shipbrokers

Med Yacht Services


Arcon Yachts


Althaus Luxury Yachting


Australian Superyachts

Power Boat SAM

H&H Supplies and Services

The Crew Network

Cannes Boat Services

Olympic Marine

Business Brokers of Miami

Floating Life International

Floating Life

The Crew Academy

Naturally Yachting

Yacht Club Monaco

Neo Yachting

O Yachts


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