Hotel Institute Montreux supports the success of aspiring individuals through the development of strong hospitality management, interpersonal, language, and cultural skills. The business focus of the program, which is offered in collaboration with Northwood University, a leading management university in the United States, will open doors to a wide variety of career options.
Hotel Institute Montreux offers a combination of business programs that blend renowned Swiss hospitality practices with contemporary American management expertise. This unique combination will prepare graduates for top-end management positions in the world of hospitality and business.
Hospitality and Business Programs
- Bachelor Degree
- Year 1: Swiss Diploma
- Year 2: Swiss Higher Diploma
- Year 3: Bachelor of Business Administration
- Postgraduate Diploma in Hotel Management
The Postgraduate Diploma program
is designed for students who have already completed a Bachelor degree in any discipline or those who have more than three-year work experience at a supervisory level and wish to build a career in the hospitality industry.
- Master of International Business in Hospitality Business 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 or Human Resources endorsed by leading companies; experts in their field.
- Practical Experience
Internship periods of four to six-months are an integral part of the academic programme giving you the opportunity to gain 'hands-on' experience in a real-life working environment.
- English Foundation Program
The English Foundation Programme offered by the Swiss Education Group is an ideal way to strengthen your English language skills before starting your hospitality or culinary studies in your chosen school.
Hotel Institute Montreux is located in the heart of Montreux, on the shores of Lake Geneva with the Alps providing a spectacular backdrop. The school is housed in four former hotel buildings, Hotel Europe, Hotel Miramonte, Hotel Jura and Residence Rosemont. The buildings have been renovated and equipped to provide state-of-the-art accommodation and modern learning facilities.
The Montreux region is surrounded by some of the highlights of Swiss Tourism such as the Chillon Castle and the Lavaux UNESCO vineyards. From Montreux, you can take the GoldenPass panoramic train to go to the luxury destination Gstaad or visit the Gruyère cheese factory and the Nestlé chocolate factory, Cailler.