International Hospitality Business

Diplôme / certificat de l’institution de formation

Glion Institute of Higher Education

Glion Institute of Higher Education - campus de Bulle

Lieu de formation

Glion (VD) - Bulle (FR)

Langue d'enseignement


Type de formation

Formation continue: formations longues

Modalités temporelles

À plein temps

Thèmes de formation

Management, direction - Restauration, hôtellerie - Tourisme

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Description de la formation

The Bachelor applied practical and academic courses in hospitality business, across 5 semesters of study combined with 2 six-month professional internships.

Plan de la formation

Semester 1

  • Hospitality Excellence (Practical Arts)
    • Luxury Hospitalty Branding and F&B Trends
    • Themed Cuisine & Modern Pastry
    • Contemporary Gastronomy
    • Food and Beverage Concepts
    • Etc.

Semester 2

  • Professional Immersion - Internship

Semester 3

  • Hospitality Fundamentals
    • Hospitality Marketing Essentials
    • Hospitality Financial Accounting
    • Professional Communication and Academic Writing
    • People and Performance in the Workplace
    • Etc.

Semester 4

  • Hospitality Management
    • Sales and Digital Marketing in Hospitality
    • Managerial Accounting
    • Management of Rooms
    • Economics for Hospitality and the Tourism Industry
    • Etc.

Semester 5

  • Management Practice - Internship

Semester 6

  • Integrative Business Strategies
    • Business Development and Strategy
    • Corporate Finance
    • International Law and Risk Management
    • Revenue Management and Distribution Management
    • Etc.

Semester 7

  • Specialization & Business Project
    • Luxury Brand Strategy, or
    • International Hotel Development and Finance, or
    • International Event Management and Bachelor's Thesis, or
    • Applied Business Project (in line with specialization)
    • Specialization-base Field trip


Semester 8

  • Research project - Internship


3 professional internships provide real-world experience at organizations in hospitality and beyond.


Conditions d’admission

  • 17.5 years old at the start of the program
  • Senior secondary education with diploma (IB diploma, Maturité, Abitur, Baccalauréat français, 2 A-levels, high school diploma or equivalent)
  • Minimum English language entry requirements
    • If English is not the first language > enclose a copy of one of the following :
      • International English Language Test (IELTS) : 5.5 overall (min 5.0 in any subcomponent)
      • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) : Internet-based 70 or paper-based 525
      • First Cambridge Exam : Grade C

Si le niveau d'anglais de l'étudiant-e ne répond pas aux critères ci-dessus, l'étudiant-e peut suivre un programme d’anglais hôtelier intensif (IHELP).

Admission Process

  • Admission assessment : written exercise + an interview


Fee structure for the first year of study at Glion

  • Academic expenses : CHF 43'090.-
  • Living expenses : CHF 10'700.-


  • Diplôme / certificat de l’institution de formation

Bachelor's in International Hospitality Business

Glion is accredited at university level by the New England Commission of Higher Education NECHE. Glion also partner with international institutions like QAA.

Glion issues diplomas which are not automatically recognised for continuing studies in Swiss public universities. Each Swiss public university determines its own admissions procedure and decides who is admitted to their programs.

Infos pratiques

Lieu / adresse

  • Glion (VD)
  • Bulle (FR)

Glion and Bulle

After the first semester in Switzerland, students can choose to study in Glion London Campus or spend a semester abroad in Spain or China in the sister school Les Roches

Déroulement temporel

Début des cours

September or march

Durée de la formation

4 years (included 3 internships of 6 months)

Modalités temporelles

  • À plein temps

Langue d’enseignement

  • anglais