Swiss Education Group

Introduction

Who we are

We are your Swiss Alliance of Hospitality Management Schools

We look after 5 schools spread over 7 beautiful campuses, with a student body made up of 111 nationalities and 6,500 students. Each school benefits from a unique location and educational experience and, with a tailored hospitality education, your 5-star educational experience starts here!

Bringing the Industry to the Classroom

We work closely with our industry partners to ensure that all of our courses are tailored to meet industry needs. We are strong believers in providing the industry with graduates who are trained and capable, inside and outside of the classroom.

Each school has partnered up with relevant industry experts to provide a rounded education and various specialisations at each of Swiss Education Group’s schools.

Nurturing Strong Industry Relationships

Rewarding internship and employment opportunities are available to qualified students of the hospitality industry. Swiss Education Group provides a direct connection to reputable industry representatives worldwide.

Panel of Leading Experts

Twice a year, we convene our Panel of Leading Experts together to discuss and address issues within education and the hospitality industry. Our experts include business leaders and educational experts. Together, they provide their expertise and insider knowledge of the industry to address upcoming industry needs.

Key Facts and Figures

Career of our hospitality graduates

  • Five years after graduating 89% of alumni hold management positions or have created their own company.
  • 73% of alumni currently work in the hospitality or restaurant business.
  • 96% of alumni in the hospitality sector are employed in luxury hotels.
  • 32 Alumni chapter presidents around the world.

The Swiss Education Group Student Population

  • 11 nationalities
  • 6582 students enrolled
  • % of students per programme
    • 69.7% Bachelor Hospitality
    • 9.9% Bachelor Culinary Arts
    • 19.5% Postgraduate Hospitality

International Recruitment Forum

Exclusive to Swiss Education Group students, this unique event is held twice a year in conjunction with our International Partners.

Face-to-face with your future success during your studies

Key Figures

  • 135 companies
  • 365 recruiters
  • 145 career presentations
  • 4712 interviews
  • 50 round tables

Where our students undertake their internships:

  • Switzerland - 41.9%
  • America - 5.2%
  • Middle East - 4.7%
  • Europe - 12.8%
  • Asia - 35.4%
This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

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Master

Master of International Business in Hospitality Management with specialization (HIM - Hotel Institute Montreux)

Campus Full time 2 years February 2017 Switzerland Montreux

The challenging Master degree program develops hospitality management skills together with business knowledge for students seeking executive level positions in the international world of hospitality and business. The business orientation of the program includes a specialization in Finance, Marketing, Human Resources or Luxury Business Management endorsed by leading companies; experts in their field. [+]

Master of International Business in Hospitality Management with specialization The challenging Master degree program develops hospitality management skills together with business knowledge for students seeking executive level positions in the international world of hospitality and business. The business orientation of the program includes a specialization in Finance, Marketing, Human Resources or Luxury Business Management endorsed by leading companies; experts in their field. Direct entries are accepted into term three of the program for graduates who hold a Bachelor degree in Hotel Management (or related discipline) and have a minimum of 6 months of work experience. The hospitality management training contains the following components. Food & Beverage and Rooms Division Management Application 11 weeks 11 weeks 4-6 months Term 1 Term 2 Paid internship in Switzerland or worldwide Postgraduate Diploma in Hospitality Business Management Hospitality Business Management and Specialization 11 weeks 11 weeks 4-6 months Term 3 Term 4 Paid internship in Switzerland or worldwide Master of International Business in Hospitality Management with specialization Term 1 (11 weeks) Food & Beverage Service Theory and Practical Bar and Beverage Management Food Production and Hygiene Hospitality Studies Housekeeping Management Computer Applications French, German, Spanish or Mandarin Term 2 (11 weeks) Hospitality Financial Accounting Food and Beverage Management Convention Management and Events Hospitality Sales and Marketing Front Office Management Cultural Diversity in Hospitality French, German, Spanish or Mandarin Internship (4-6 months) Practical Experience Term 3 (11 weeks) Managerial Accounting Yield and Revenue Management Tourism and Resort Management International Strategic Human Resource Management Business and Leadership Skills Marketing Management French, German, Spanish or Mandarin (optional) Term 4 (11 weeks) Business Economics Innovation, Creativity and Change Integrated Hotel Management Project French, German, Spanish or Mandarin (optional) Specialization Finance Specialization (endorsed by Banque Privée Edmond de Rothschild) Marketing Specialization (endorsed by Montreux Jazz Festival) Human Resource Specialization (endorsed by Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts) Luxury Business Management Specialization (endorsed by Hublot) Internship (4-6 months) Practical Experience [-]

Master of International Business in Hotel, Resort and Food & Beverage Management (SHMS - Swiss Hotel Management School)

Campus Full time 2 years February 2017 Switzerland Leysin

The dynamic and rapidly developing food and beverage and restaurant industry is in need of leaders possessing a robust combination of theoretical and experiential knowledge. The Master of International Business in Hotel, Resort and Food & Beverage Management provides students with in-depth industry know-how ready for application. [+]

Master of International Business in Hotel, Resort and Food & Beverage Management The dynamic and rapidly developing food and beverage and restaurant industry is in need of leaders possessing a robust combination of theoretical and experiential knowledge. The Master of International Business in Hotel, Resort and Food & Beverage Management provides students with in-depth industry know-how ready for application. Students undertake applied modules in which they are responsible as managers in the industry of real-life food and beverage and restaurant operations, combined with key theoretical underpinning delivered through lectures and interactive workshops. With this unique combination of theoretical and applied modules students are well prepared to develop their careers as future leaders in the food and beverage and restaurant industry. 5 months – Leysin campus 4-6 months Food & Beverage and Restaurant Management Academic semester 1 Paid internship in Switzerland or worldwide Postgraduate Diploma in Food & Beverage and Restaurant Management 5 months – Leysin campus 4-6 months Food & Beverage and Restaurant Management Academic semester 2 Paid internship in Switzerland or worldwide Master of International Business in Hotel, Resort and Food & Beverage Management Academic semester 1 (5 months) Food & Beverage Service and Production Operations Banqueting and Events Food and Beverage Cost Control Current Trends in Food & Beverage and Restaurant Concepts Still and Sparkling Wine Culture Beverage studies Principles of Management Human Resource Management Facilities Management French, German (optional) Internship (4-6 months) Practical Experience Academic semester 2 (5 months) Advanced Food & Beverage Service and Production Management Events Catering Project Management Food & Beverage Cost and Yield Management Food & Beverage and Restaurant Project Management Wine Production and Cellar Management Restaurant Business Plan Strategic Service Marketing Food & Beverage Facilities and Service Design Food & Beverage Service Quality Management Internship (4-6 months) Practical Experience [-]

Master of International Business in Hotel, Resort and Spa Management (SHMS - Swiss Hotel Management School)

Campus Full time 2 weeks February 2017 Switzerland Leysin

With its blend of experiential learning, management theory and strategy, the hotel management courses are challenging and exciting opportunity for the leaders of tomorrow in spa and resort management. Students benefit from guest lectures, practical input and industry-driven content, confirming the importance of this Master degree programme for the hospitality industry. [+]

Master of International Business in Hotel, Resort and Spa Management The Master of International Business in Hotel, Resort and Spa Management is designed for aspiring individuals, seeking to achieve their management potential and to stand out from the crowd. These hotel management courses have been developed with the support of the following hospitality companies who bring their expertise to the courses: Corinthia Hotels InterContinental Hotels Group (represented by InterContinental Malta) Old Edwards Inn and Spa Six Senses Resorts & Spas With its blend of experiential learning, management theory and strategy, the hotel management courses are challenging and exciting opportunity for the leaders of tomorrow in spa and resort management. Students benefit from guest lectures, practical input and industry-driven content, confirming the importance of this Master degree programme for the hospitality industry. 5 months – Leysin campus 4-6 months Hotel Management or Hotel Operations Management or Events Management Academic semester Paid internship in Switzerland or worldwide Postgraduate Diploma in Hotel Management or Postgraduate Diploma in Hotel Operations Management or Postgraduate Diploma in Events Management 5 months – Leysin campus 4-6 months Hotel, Resort and Spa Management Academic semester Paid internship in Switzerland or worldwide Master of International Business in Hotel, Resort and Spa Management Semester (5 months) Swiss Hospitality Touch Current Trends Developing Business Leadership Skills Managing Cultural Diversity Operations and Project Management Hospitality E-Marketing Spa Financial and Retail Management Resort Food and Beverage Operations Management Spa Operations Management Wellness and Spa Management Resort and Spa Project Internship (4-6 months) Practical Experience in Resort and Spa Management [-]

Master of International Business in Hotel and Design Management (IHTTI, School of Hotel Management)

Campus Full time 2 years February 2017 Switzerland Neuchâtel

The Master of International Business in Hotel and Design Management is designed for graduates who aim to advance their career by gaining progressive knowledge of theoretical and applied topics in the spheres of luxury, hotel design and executive leadership. Through the programme of the master in hotel and design management, you will acquire skills in analysis, critical evaluation and professional application and gain the ability to solve problems rigorously and independently. This master in hotel and design management has been designed in consultation with the industry and endorsed by IHTTI's industry partners. [+]

Master of International Business in Hotel and Design Management The Master of International Business in Hotel and Design Management is designed for graduates who aim to advance their career by gaining progressive knowledge of theoretical and applied topics in the spheres of luxury, hotel design and executive leadership. Through the programme of the master in hotel and design management, you will acquire skills in analysis, critical evaluation and professional application and gain the ability to solve problems rigorously and independently. This master in hotel and design management has been designed in consultation with the industry and endorsed by IHTTI's industry partners. 5 months 4-6 months Semester 1 Paid internship Hotel operations and design In Switzerland or worldwide Postgraduate Diploma in International Hotel and Design Management 5 months 4-6 months Semester 2 Paid internship Luxury business and design project In Switzerland or worldwide Master of International Business in Hotel and Design Management Semester 1 (5 months) Food & Beverage Service Practice and Supervision Food and Beverage Management Food & Beverage Theory and Menu Planning Housekeeping Management Front Office and Rooms Division Management and Concierge Services Hotel Information Systems Fundamentals of Interior Design Visual Technology AutoCAD Managerial Accounting (AH&LA) Human Resources and Management Principles Marketing Management for the Service Industry French, German, Spanish or Mandarin Internship (4-6 months) Practical Experience Semester 2 (5 months) International Luxury Business Management E-Marketing and Customer Relation Management Applied Corporate Finance for Hotel Managers Project Management Executive Professional Development Virtual Design Construction Strategic Interior Design Management Global Trend Forecasting in Interior Design Facility Development and Design New Venture Design Project French, German, Spanish or Mandarin Internship (4-6 months) Practical Experience [-]

Postgraduate Diploma / Master of International Business in Culinary Management (Culinary Arts Academy Switzerland)

Campus Full time 2 years February 2017 Switzerland Luzern

Providing graduates with an in-depth understanding of gastronomy and culinary arts, the Master of International Business in Culinary Management builds on restaurant management, culinary knowledge, skill and creativity so that you are able to demonstrate your innovative ideas in the setting up and development of your own culinary business plan. [+]

Postgraduate Diploma / Master of International Business in Culinary Management Innovate the Trends in Culinary Management Providing graduates with an in-depth understanding of gastronomy and culinary arts, the Master of International Business in Culinary Management builds on restaurant management, culinary knowledge, skill and creativity so that you are able to demonstrate your innovative ideas in the setting up and development of your own culinary business plan. Discover the Culinary World Lucerne Campus Internship Term 1 (11 weeks) Term 2 (11 weeks) Paid internship in Switzerland or worldwide (4-6 months) Postgraduate Diploma in Culinary Arts Innovate the Culinary Trends Lucerne Campus Internship Term 3 (11 weeks) Term 4 (11 weeks) Paid internship in Switzerland or worldwide (4-6 months) Master of International Business in Culinary Management Term 1 (11 weeks) Theory of European Culinary Arts Food Safety and Sanitation Fundamentals of European Culinary Arts (Practical) Menu Planning and Nutrition Industry Experience Workshop German Language 1 / French Language 1 Term 2 (11 weeks) Culinary Operations European and International Cuisines (Practical) Baking and Pastry (Practical) Sensory Development and Menu Composition German Language 2 / French Language 2 Internship (4-6 months) Practical Experience Qualification: Postgraduate Diploma in Culinary Arts Term 3 (11 weeks) Culinary Events Management International Food Trends Innovative Cooking Trends (Practical) Culinary Business Plan Development Part 1 Term 4 (11 weeks) Food and Beverage Matching Food in the Media Pastry and Chocolate Arts (Practical) Culinary Business Plan Development Part 2 Internship (4-6 months) Practical Experience [-]

MSc

Master of Science in International Hospitality Management (César Ritz Colleges Switzerland)

Campus Full time 2 years February 2017 Switzerland Brig

The Master of International Business in Hospitality Management, validated by the University of Derby (UK), is an academically rigorous programme and hospitality training that develops critical thinking and the problem-solving skills required for management level positions. This master in hospitality management is designed to expand candidates’ aspirations in management development, consultancy, research, education and training and is the foundation for continuing onto a Ph.D. [+]

Master of Science in International Hospitality Management The Master of International Business in Hospitality Management, validated by the University of Derby (UK), is an academically rigorous programme and hospitality training that develops critical thinking and the problem-solving skills required for management level positions. This master in hospitality management is designed to expand candidates’ aspirations in management development, consultancy, research, education and training and is the foundation for continuing onto a Ph.D. 9 Months 4-6 Months 6 Months Brig Campus 3 academic terms (1 term: 11 weeks) Paid internship in Switzerland or worldwide Brig Campus 2 academic terms (1 term: 11 weeks) Master of International Business in Hospitality Management awarded by César Ritz Colleges Master of Science in International Hospitality Management awarded by University of Derby, UK Term 1 (11 weeks) Food and Beverage Service Management Information Technology and E-Business Language 1 Term 2 (11 weeks) Management Accounting and Finance Consumer Behaviour and Strategic Marketing Language 2 Elective (Optional) Term 3 (11 weeks) Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour Research Methods Language 3 Elective (Optional) Internship (4-6 months) Practical Experience Term 4 (11 weeks) Dissertation Part 1 Elective (Optional) Term 5 (11 weeks) Dissertation Part 2 Elective (Optional) Elective (Optional) Electives International Business International Business Global E-Commerce Revenue Management Marketing Strategy and Development Destination Marketing Front Office Operations Business Start-Up Entrepreneurship: Starting your Own Business The Art of Business Negotiation Culinary Trends in partnership with the Culinary Arts Academy Switzerland Food Media Culinary Trends and Gastronomy Advanced Wine and Beverage Management Tourism and Sustainability Management Contemporary Issues in International Tourism Sustainable Tourism Ventures Strategic Tourism Management The above electives are for all Master programmes and may vary each term and are subject to availability. Students will graduate with: Master of International Business in Hospitality Management awarded by César Ritz Colleges Master of Science in International Hospitality Management awarded by University of Derby, UK [-]

Master of Science in International Hospitality Management (SHMS - Swiss Hotel Management School)

Campus or Online Full time 2 years February 2017 Switzerland Leysin

The Master of Science in International Hospitality Management, validated by the University of Derby (UK), is an intensive and balanced academic and practitioner-relevant programme of study for career development in the field of international hospitality management. During the master in hospitality management skills are developed in hospitality related business sciences and techniques in identification, problem-solving and developing strategic and operational plans for management of international hospitality related organisations. [+]

Master of Science in International Hospitality Management The Master of Science in International Hospitality Management, validated by the University of Derby (UK), is an intensive and balanced academic and practitioner-relevant programme of study for career development in the field of international hospitality management. During the master in hospitality management skills are developed in hospitality related business sciences and techniques in identification, problem-solving and developing strategic and operational plans for management of international hospitality related organisations. Challenging Hospitality Training The hospitality training provides an intellectually challenging, postgraduate learning opportunity within the context of a Swiss grand hotel that enables students to progress in their chosen career and enhances their opportunities for advancement in a wide range of international industry organisations. An additional asset is brought to the hospitality training by the input from Eric Aebi and Erich Steinbock, guest lecturers, who share with students their wealth of industry experience. Eric Aebi has worked with over 400 hotel properties in 65 countries, representing the world’s finest brands including: Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts Hilton Hotels & Resorts InterContinental Hotels Group Swiss Leading Hotels Disney Hotels & Resorts The Peninsula Hotels Erich Steinbock has a passion for teaching and mentoring hotel professionals and draws on his experience from the international hospitality industry. From The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company to Wynn’s Mirage Resorts, and most recently as Regional Vice President and Managing Director of Rosewood Hotels & Resorts in Saudi Arabia, Mr Steinbock has earned his name as a true hospitality professional and as a real asset for the master in hospitality management. 5 months – Leysin campus 6 months – On or off campus International Hospitality Management Academic semester Independent study Master of Science in International Hospitality Management Semester (5 months) Operational Leadership Operations Management Project Management Developing Skills for Business Leadership Contemporary Trends Sustainable Management Systems Managing Social Media Strategic Revenue Management Business Strategy Strategic Directions Strategic Design of the Service Experience Managerial Decision-Making Advanced Methods of Enquiry for Business Managing Risk and Uncertainty Independent Study (6 months) Independent study forms the entire Master’s stage of the programme and as an option students can choose to undertake an integrated business project or the module ‘Independent Scholarship’ on or off campus. Integrated Business Project Independent Scholarship [-]

MA

Master of Arts in International Business in Hotel and Tourism Management (César Ritz Colleges Switzerland)

Campus Full time 2 years February 2017 Switzerland Brig

This challenging hotel management degree and elaborated training programmes, accredited by the University of Derby (UK), will satisfy the academic, professional and personal needs of candidates seeking top management careers in the hospitality industry. This Master diploma in hotel management aims to assist candidates in achieving their entrepreneurship and leadership potential through business-plan projects, network and personal coaching. [+]

Master of Arts in International Business in Hotel and Tourism Management This challenging hotel management degree and elaborated training programmes, accredited by the University of Derby (UK), will satisfy the academic, professional and personal needs of candidates seeking top management careers in the hospitality industry. This Master diploma in hotel management aims to assist candidates in achieving their entrepreneurship and leadership potential through business-plan projects, network and personal coaching. 9 Months 4-6 Months 3 Months Brig Campus 3 academic terms (1 term: 11 weeks) Paid internship in Switzerland or worldwide Brig Campus 1 academic term (11 weeks) Master of International Business in Hotel and Tourism Management awarded by César Ritz Colleges Switzerland Master of Arts in International Business and Tourism Management awarded by University of Derby, UK Term 1 (11 weeks) Food and Beverage Service Management International Tourism Management Language 1 Term 2 (11 weeks) Management Accounting and Finance Consumer Behaviour and Strategic Marketing Language 2 Elective (Optional) Term 3 (11 weeks) Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour Research Methods Language 3 Elective (Optional) Internship (4-6 months) Practical Experience Term 4 (11 weeks) Business Plan Project Strategic Hospitality Management Elective (Optional) Electives International Business International Business Global E-Commerce Revenue Management Marketing Strategy and Development Destination Marketing Front Office Operations Business Start-Up Entrepreneurship: Starting your Own Business The Art of Business Negotiation Culinary Trends in partnership with the Culinary Arts Academy Switzerland Food Media Culinary Trends and Gastronomy Advanced Wine and Beverage Management Tourism and Sustainability Management Contemporary Issues in International Tourism Sustainable Tourism Ventures Strategic Tourism Management The above electives are for all Master programmes and may vary each term and are subject to availability. Students will graduate with: Master of International Business in Hotel and Tourism Management awarded by César Ritz Colleges Switzerland Master of Arts in International Business and Tourism Management awarded by University of Derby, UK [-]

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