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An alliance of internationally-celebrated schools specialising in business, hospitality, and culinary arts.

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Hospitality: explore your options

Dynamic and multifaceted, hospitality is a major sector of the travel and tourism industry and includes a variety of industries such as hotel and resort management, wellness and spa operations, restaurant management, senior living, airlines, theme parks, event management, and many others.

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Why Switzerland

Switzerland’s reputation as the birthplace of modern hospitality was established more than 100 years ago. Today it is home to the world’s top hospitality management schools. 

Why Study in Switzerland

Our schools & campuses

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Certificate Programmes
  • Swiss Grand Diploma in Culinary Arts
  • Swiss Grand Diploma in Pastry & Chocolate
  • Diploma in Vegetarian in Culinary Arts
  • Certificate in Wine Business Management
  • E-certificates
Bachelor Programmes
  • Three-year degree programmes with accreditation from US/UK partner universities
  • Specialisations in Luxury Brand Management, Event Management, HR, Finance, Design, and many others
  • Graduate with up to one year's work experience
Master Programmes
  • One to two year programmes with accreditation from US/UK partner universities
  • Perfect opportunity to upgrade or switch careers

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Latest News


My Favourite Christmas Recipe: Cooking with Chef David

Chef David Alvarez,  a chef instructor at Culinary Arts Academy Schools,  shares  his favourite Christmas recipe and why he loves  it.


How to open a new hotel in the midst of a pandemic: 3 lessons learned

Viktor Getov graduated with honors in 2014 from HIM Hotel Institute Montreux and Northwood University with a Bachelor of...

MM Yong Shen, Swiss Education Group's CEO and Martin R. Smura, Kempinski Hotels's CEO, signing the new partnership between SEG and Kempinski

Swiss Education Group and Kempinski Hotels announce new partnership

Montreux/Le Bouveret, Switzerland, 22 October 2020 – A partnership between Swiss Education Group and luxury hotel group Kempinski Hotels was of...

Claude Nicollier

Reaching for the stars with astronaut Claude Nicollier

Hotel Institute Montreux (HIM) welcomed the first astronaut from Switzerland, Claude Nicollier, for a special guest lecture where he shared his impre...