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Glion Institute of Higher Education

Route de Glion 111 Glion-sur-Montreux,
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Undergraduate Overview

BBA in International Hospitality Business

Our Bachelor’s degree will prepare you for a high-level career in the international hospitality and tourism industry, as well as the related service sectors. It combines the strength of Swiss rigor and hands-on learning with a modern approach to business strategy and specializations.

First year: Practical Arts & Internship

In hands-on courses, you will learn the art of hospitality in fine dining service and culinary arts, oenology, housekeeping and rooms division. The 6-month internship allows you to discover the realities of the industry.

Second year: Fundamentals of Hospitality Management

Administration and management courses teach you to apply strategic theory in preparation for the management internship. This year also offers semester transfer options to our partner institutions in Marbella, Spain or Shanghai, China.

Third year: Business Integration

Starting with the second internship, you will try your hand at applying management theory in actual industry business projects or a dissertation.

Your choice of final semester specializations:

Luxury Brand Management

This specialization focuses on the increasingly popular luxury brand industry. It focuses on delivering exceptional personal service and the creation of unforgettable experiences. Our program covers a wide variety of areas, including hotels, cruises and spas.

Hotel Development and Finance

Our program will help you hone skills that prepare you for employment in the ever-evolving hospitality industry where there is a demand for a new breed of manager.

International Event Management

Events happen on a daily basis and in very different shapes and forms from music and film festivals to exclusive events. There is plenty of room to grow a career and the flexibility to choose when and where you work in event management.

Programs available

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