Quality Assurance

Accreditations, certifications & recognitions

Quality Assurance

Our international academic and accreditation partners ensure that our qualifications are recognized worldwide and that high-quality educational standards are upheld. 



Eduqua is a Swiss quality label that promotes the transparency and compatibility of adult learning and contributes to safeguarding the quality of adult education programs in Switzerland. 

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All of our programs are accredited by The International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education (THE-ICE). This is an international accreditation organization dedicated to the recognition, benchmarking, development, and promotion of quality programs in tourism, hospitality, events, culinary arts, training, and research.

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IELTS is the world’s most popular English language test. Swiss Education Group is a recognized and trusted IELTS test center. We advise our students on test dates and fees, and also give guidance on how to prepare for the test and what to expect on the day.

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We are an official program provider of WSET — Wine & Spirit Education Trust, the most trusted and largest global provider of wine, spirits, and sake qualifications— and each of our schools is able to offer the qualifications.

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Swiss Education Group is an active affiliate member of the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the United Nations agency responsible for the promotion of responsible, sustainable and universally accessible tourism.

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Partnering with American and British Universities


Washington State University

César Ritz Colleges Switzerland partners with Washington State University (WSU) through the Carson College of Business. This is one of the top ten hospitality programs in the USA and amongst the top ten in the world for hospitality program research productivity. In 2020, the bachelor's program was ranked as one of the 20 best undergraduate international business programs. It is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). This represents the highest standard of achievement for business programs. Less than 5% of schools granting business degrees worldwide earn AACSB Accreditation. 

About WSU

Accredited programs:
César Ritz Colleges Switzerland

  • Bachelor of Arts in Hospitality Business Management


University of derby UoD

University of Derby

The University of Derby is a Top 50 UK federally-recognized university and one of the top 10 universities for hospitality, event management, and tourism. The University is committed to providing a student-focused learning experience through programs which will enhance student’s career opportunities and employability. It is rated ‘gold’ in the ‘teaching excellence framework’ and is one of the world’s top 10 places for international student experience (Global ISB benchmark 2018).

About Derby

Accredited programs:
César Ritz Colleges Switzerland

  • Master of Arts in Hospitality and Tourism Entrepreneurship

Culinary Arts Academy Switzerland

  • Bachelor of Arts in Culinary Arts
  • Master of Arts in Culinary Business Management

SHMS Swiss Hotel Management School

  • Bachelor of Arts in International Hospitality Management, International Hospitality & Design Management, and International Hospitality & Events Management
  • Master of Science in International Hospitality Management, International Hospitality: Digital Value Creation, International Hospitality: Design Management
  • Master of Arts in International Hotel Business Management
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Northwood University

Northwood University, based in Michigan (USA) is recognized by the US Department of Education and is accredited by the US Higher Learning Commission (one of the six regional accrediting agencies for higher education in the United States). It has also been ranked as one of the best online bachelor’s and MBA programs (U.S. News & World Report).

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Accredited programs:

Hotel Institute Montreux

  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Hospitality Management 
  • Master of Business Administration