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Les Roches

Les Roches

Les Roches


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22-Oct-21, Friday, 13:00 - 14:30 CEST

Who we are, what we do

Three international campuses, more than a hundred nationalities studying with us - when we say “Global Hospitality Education” we really mean it.

Whether you’re looking for undergraduate or graduate programs, Les Roches serves up academic rigour with a twist on innovation and entrepreneurship.

Our campuses are uniquely compact and caring environments, while our commitment to Swiss-style, hands-on learning and small class sizes means you’ll make the most of every minute of your study time.

And when you graduate, you’ll be in demand: 94% of our career-seeking students have one or more job offers upon graduation.

Les Roches is committed to preparing our students for a top career in the global hospitality industry.


The Visionary Leaders in Global Hospitality Education, fearlessly shaping tomorrow’s world.


Catalyzing a cosmopolitan learning community to develop future leaders in the global hospitality sector, with the ability and confidence to shape a sustainable future

Campus Features

Crans-Montana Campus

Nestled in the beautiful Swiss Alps, close to the world-famous ski resort of Crans-Montana, our flagship campus blends tradition with cutting-edge innovation.

Les Roches Crans–Montana is a state-of-the-art hospitality education environment.

You can fully immerse yourself in our practical learning facilities, which include working kitchens and bars, plus a room division demonstration area.

Modern teaching environments support your academic studies. You can also take your entrepreneurial skills to the next level in our Innovation Lab and digital media studio.

The campus has five restaurants and two bars, offering a wide range of healthy meals and delicious drinks.

Our students also learn by putting on their own high profile events. Cultural Night, The Future of Hospitality Summit, World of Wines Expo, Open Mic Night, Les Roches Got Talent, the Environmental Festival are just some of these eagerly-awaited occasions.

Marbella Campus

As a world-famous luxury resort, Marbella is a living hospitality classroom. Our campus is a sun-kissed, hi-tech learning environment bursting with a Mediterranean flair.

Les Roches Marbella features four professional training kitchens, plus a demonstration bar, front office, housekeeping office, and hotel room.

Academic facilities include Apple technology-equipped classroom, Mac Lab, plus a 158-capacity auditorium with real-time connectivity to Les Roches Crans-Montana.

The professionally-staffed school library contains more than 6,000 books and professional publications, while students can also access an online library featuring more than 135,000 eBooks, plus thousands of more online publications and academic papers.

Good, healthy food is something we take very seriously at Les Roches Marbella. The campus has four restaurants, ranging from buffet-style to ‘a la carte’ dining.

In addition, all our students have free access to the nearby Manolo Santana Racquets Club – featuring tennis courts, gym, and pool.

Shanghai Campus

Swiss hospitality education meets exhilarating Asia at our Shanghai campus. Les Roches Jin Jiang offers first-class facilities and technology in a university setting.

Our modern, spacious campus provides a state-of-the-art learning environment, with ample space for students to collaborate and gain hands-on experience.

Students have access to classrooms equipped with SMART Board interactive whiteboards, a computer lab, a demonstration kitchen, a room division demonstration area, and an auditorium. The campus library contains an extensive collection of books, professional magazines, and audio-visual materials, while students can also access thousands of online journals and publications for research.

As a hospitality school, we naturally take food seriously. Students can enjoy delicious, healthy meals at five on-campus dining locations, which feature a range of Chinese and international dishes.

Les Roches opens up the world to you. We’re proud to offer a truly global educational experience across our three campuses—Crans-Montana in Switzerland, Marbella in Spain and Shanghai in China.

On our Crans-Montana campus, tradition meets innovation in the heart of the Swiss Alps. In Marbella, you’ll immerse yourself in a hot-spot for luxury hospitality with a sunny, Mediterranean flair. And at Les Roches Jin Jiang, you’ll find the very latest facilities and technology in a traditional university setting, sharing the spacious campus of Shanghai Normal University.

If you decide to start one of our programs remotely from the comfort of your home or the convenience of your office, we’ll bring the campus experience to you.

Amid the fresh air of the Alps, students at Les Roches Crans-Montana live in comfortable, chalet-style residences. You can choose between single and shared double rooms—all within strolling distance of your classes. The open campus also offers plenty of communal areas to catch up with friends and work on group projects.

The Les Roches Marbella student residence is located next to the main campus building. It offers a range of single, double or triple room options, featuring en suite bathrooms, study desks and air conditioning.

In Shanghai, our students live in the calm and convenient Palm Beach residence, a free 10-minute shuttle ride from the main campus building. Most share two-bedroom, en suite apartments, with single occupancy rooms also available.

    Scholarships and Funding

    Les Roches is committed to supporting motivated students in reaching their full potential.

    As a private institution, Les Roches offers a limited number of scholarships and financial aid packages for our students. Each scholarship and financial aid package has specific eligibility criteria and will be considered on a case-by-case basis for those students who have submitted a complete application.

    Students may also be eligible for loans offered in their home country. For more information about scholarship options, please contact the school.

    Student Testimonials

    Why study at Les Roches

    • A degree from Les Roches is your passport to a global career. Not just in hospitality, but in any industry where employers prize empathy, creativity, leadership and cultural fluency.
    • Recognized globally for our commitment to Swiss-style, hands-on learning, Les Roches is unique among leading international hospitality schools. Small class sizes and a low student-to-faculty ratio make our campus community feel like a family. We take a highly personalized approach to your education as you carve out your own path to success.
    • Real-world experience plays a key role in your education here. Professional internships, business field trips and consultancy projects give you a chance to apply all that you’ve learned, gain new insights and grow your industry network, so you graduate well-equipped for the very best career opportunities.

    Awards & Accreditations

    global top 3: employer reputation

    QS World University Rankings by Subject (2021)

    New england commission of higher education


    education department of the canton of valais

    Recognized as Degree-Awarding Institution

    SHanghai education evaluation association


    Campus Life & Facilities

    At Les Roches, innovation and entrepreneurship flow through everything we do. Our world-class campuses all feature state-of-the-art academic facilities and immersive, practical learning environments, including professional training kitchens, demonstration bars and hotel rooms.

    Our newly launched Spark Innovation Sphere brings our students closer than ever to cutting-edge hospitality innovation. Spark is helping to bring new concepts and new disruptive business ideas to life, through specialized pre-incubation and incubation services offered at our Crans-Montana and Marbella campuses.

    As a hospitality school, we also take food seriously. You’ll enjoy delicious, healthy meals in our on-campus restaurants and dining facilities. Your overall wellbeing is further supported through access to gyms and fitness facilities, as well as our dedicated Health & Wellbeing Team, which includes nurses and counselors.

    Join a club. Take up a sport. Run an event. Dive into something new. These are just a few of the ways you can get involved at Les Roches. From public speaking to wine tasting, sustainability, arts, charity, gastronomy and more, you’re sure to find ways to feed your passions at Les Roches.

    Our students also learn by putting on their own high-profile events. Cultural Night, The Future of Hospitality Summit, World of Wines Expo, Open Mic Night, Les Roches Got Talent and the Environmental Festival are just some of the eagerly-awaited occasions on campus.

    Off campus, whether in Switzerland, Spain or China, you’ll find plenty to explore, including high-end food, culture, shopping and outdoor activities. Immerse yourself in the Les Roches way of life and enjoy new cultural experiences, wherever you choose to study.

    Les Roches is in the Top 10 Countries to Study Abroad Top 10 Global rankings 2023 badge Top 10 Europe rankings 2023 badge Top 10 Europe rankings 2022 badge Top 10 Global rankings 2022 badge Top 10 Europe rankings 2021 badge


    • Crans-Montana

      Route des Moulinettes 2, Crans-Montana 3975 Randogne, Switzerland, , Crans-Montana

    • Marbella

      Carr. Istán, Km. 1, 29602 Marbella, Málaga, Spain, , Marbella

      • Shanghai

        Shanghai Normal University Feng Xian Campus, 100 Hai Si Road, Shanghai 201418 P.R. China, , Shanghai

        • Buona Vista area

          Route des Moulinettes 2, 3975, Buona Vista area