Les Roches Global Hospitality Education : Rankings, Fees & Courses Details | Top Universities

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Founded in Switzerland in 1954, Les Roches offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in the fields of hospitality, tourism, and event management. We are ranked among the global Top 3 institutions in our field for Employer Reputation*, as evidenced by our 94% employment rate upon graduation.

We have campuses in Crans-Montana (Switzerland), Marbella (Spain), and Shanghai (China), providing a unique learning environment to a culturally diverse student body, in which more than 100 different nationalities are represented. 

We follow the Swiss model of hospitality education, with experiential, hands-on learning built into the fabric of the study programs we offer. Undergraduate programs include our world-class Bachelor’s in Global Hospitality Management and popular Diploma in International Hotel Management. At graduate level, we offer the world’s first Master’s in Hospitality Strategy and Digital Transformation, together with the only full-time, on campus MBA taught by a top-ranked hospitality business school. 

Les Roches is not just a school, it’s a way of life!

For more information visit our website, or follow us on TwitterFacebook and Instagram.


*QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2021

Crans-Montana
Crans-Montana campus is a place where the future is being made, right now. It is one of two physical campus locations for Spark, our global innovation sphere. Spark is a place where new concepts are created, tested and incubated; it makes Les Roches the essential destination for hospitality’s future leaders and innovators to learn their craft. You will also have access to an innovation classroom and digital media studio, where you can experiment with 3D printing, create your own mobile apps and develop your digital skills. And with Mac labs, professional kitchens, demonstration areas, student event spaces, and an extensive traditional and digital library, you’ll have all the tools you need to unleash your creativity. 

Marbella
Marbella campus is the second of two physical locations for our Spark global innovation sphere. Spark is a living innovation lab, where you’ll get to work with some of the brightest stars in Spain’s – and Europe’s – start-up ecosystem. The campus also features four professional kitchens – tailored to different resort restaurant concepts – as well as a demonstration bar, front office, housekeeping office, and hotel room. Other learning facilities include a state-of-the-art classroom with Apple technology, Mac lab, plus a traditional and digital academic library.

Shanghai 

A modern campus located on the spacious campus of Shanghai Normal University, Les Roches Jin Jiang offers the latest facilities and technology in a traditional university setting. This includes digitally optimized classrooms, custom-built demonstration areas, a library, two computer classrooms, and communal study spaces for group collaboration. You can also plug into Spark, our global innovation sphere.

For more on Spark click here. 

Crans-Montana

The campus takes its name from the famous ski and golf resort of Crans-Montana, which is a short ride away by car, bus or funicular. There you’ll find plenty to keep you entertained – including high-end food, culture, shopping and outdoor sports. Head down the mountain and you’ll discover the town of Sierre, with its mainline railway station. 

There’s also plenty to do without ever leaving campus. Join a club. Take up a sport. Dive into something new. Public speaking, wine, sustainability, arts, charity, culinary… you are sure to find ways to feed your passions at Les Roches. 

Our students also learn by putting on their own high profile events. Cultural Night, The Future of Hospitality Summit, World of Wines Expo, Open Mic Night, Les Roches Got Talent, the Environmental Festival are just some of these eagerly-awaited occasions.

Marbella

Les Roches Marbella is a modern, spacious campus offering a vibrant student life. With more than 80 nationalities represented on campus, we deliver a rich cultural diversity that will broaden your horizons and enhance your social skills. 

Throughout your time in Marbella you will have plenty of opportunities to connect with fellow students, take up hobbies and play your part in organizing student-led cultural, sports and leisure activities.

 Outdoor life is centered on the city’s beautiful sandy beaches, where you can swim, try a variety of water sports or simply enjoy a Mediterranean meal in any of the famous ‘chiringuitos’. 

Marbella also features many upscale boutiques, bars and nightclubs, while the Costa del Sol is home to world-class events, including sports championships, music concerts and traditional Andalusian fairs.  

Shanghai

The green, collegiate atmosphere of Shanghai Normal University’s Feng Xian Campus provides a peaceful setting for Les Roches Jin Jiang students to live and learn.

For urban adventurers, downtown Shanghai is only an hour away by bus or taxi, providing opportunities to explore the fantastic cultural sites, leisure activities and cosmopolitan life of this major global city. 

Students have access to the indoor and outdoor sports and leisure facilities of Shanghai Normal University. You can find a wide a variety of sports and fitness activities both on and off campus, including: golf, tennis, badminton, yoga, soccer and many more. Plenty of student clubs are also available on campus, while popular student-led events include Cultural Day, the LRJJ Talent Show, the LRJJ Olympics and charity events. 


The Les Roches name is known and trusted the world over. We’re your unfair advantage in the job market. The biggest brands in hospitality and beyond come to us when they’re looking for fresh talent. 

Career expertise at your service

We offer personalized career services to students, to help you find your perfect role. As well as guiding and supporting you, our expert career advisers will set up interviews, help you prepare and give advice on your career options. To find out more visit our website.

About

COVID-19 Information: Please check our latest updates here

Founded in Switzerland in 1954, Les Roches offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in the fields of hospitality, tourism, and event management. We are ranked among the global Top 3 institutions in our field for Employer Reputation*, as evidenced by our 94% employment rate upon graduation.

We have campuses in Crans-Montana (Switzerland), Marbella (Spain), and Shanghai (China), providing a unique learning environment to a culturally diverse student body, in which more than 100 different nationalities are represented. 

We follow the Swiss model of hospitality education, with experiential, hands-on learning built into the fabric of the study programs we offer. Undergraduate programs include our world-class Bachelor’s in Global Hospitality Management and popular Diploma in International Hotel Management. At graduate level, we offer the world’s first Master’s in Hospitality Strategy and Digital Transformation, together with the only full-time, on campus MBA taught by a top-ranked hospitality business school. 

Les Roches is not just a school, it’s a way of life!

For more information visit our website, or follow us on TwitterFacebook and Instagram.


*QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2021

Crans-Montana
Crans-Montana campus is a place where the future is being made, right now. It is one of two physical campus locations for Spark, our global innovation sphere. Spark is a place where new concepts are created, tested and incubated; it makes Les Roches the essential destination for hospitality’s future leaders and innovators to learn their craft. You will also have access to an innovation classroom and digital media studio, where you can experiment with 3D printing, create your own mobile apps and develop your digital skills. And with Mac labs, professional kitchens, demonstration areas, student event spaces, and an extensive traditional and digital library, you’ll have all the tools you need to unleash your creativity. 

Marbella
Marbella campus is the second of two physical locations for our Spark global innovation sphere. Spark is a living innovation lab, where you’ll get to work with some of the brightest stars in Spain’s – and Europe’s – start-up ecosystem. The campus also features four professional kitchens – tailored to different resort restaurant concepts – as well as a demonstration bar, front office, housekeeping office, and hotel room. Other learning facilities include a state-of-the-art classroom with Apple technology, Mac lab, plus a traditional and digital academic library.

Shanghai 

A modern campus located on the spacious campus of Shanghai Normal University, Les Roches Jin Jiang offers the latest facilities and technology in a traditional university setting. This includes digitally optimized classrooms, custom-built demonstration areas, a library, two computer classrooms, and communal study spaces for group collaboration. You can also plug into Spark, our global innovation sphere.

For more on Spark click here. 

Crans-Montana

The campus takes its name from the famous ski and golf resort of Crans-Montana, which is a short ride away by car, bus or funicular. There you’ll find plenty to keep you entertained – including high-end food, culture, shopping and outdoor sports. Head down the mountain and you’ll discover the town of Sierre, with its mainline railway station. 

There’s also plenty to do without ever leaving campus. Join a club. Take up a sport. Dive into something new. Public speaking, wine, sustainability, arts, charity, culinary… you are sure to find ways to feed your passions at Les Roches. 

Our students also learn by putting on their own high profile events. Cultural Night, The Future of Hospitality Summit, World of Wines Expo, Open Mic Night, Les Roches Got Talent, the Environmental Festival are just some of these eagerly-awaited occasions.

Marbella

Les Roches Marbella is a modern, spacious campus offering a vibrant student life. With more than 80 nationalities represented on campus, we deliver a rich cultural diversity that will broaden your horizons and enhance your social skills. 

Throughout your time in Marbella you will have plenty of opportunities to connect with fellow students, take up hobbies and play your part in organizing student-led cultural, sports and leisure activities.

 Outdoor life is centered on the city’s beautiful sandy beaches, where you can swim, try a variety of water sports or simply enjoy a Mediterranean meal in any of the famous ‘chiringuitos’. 

Marbella also features many upscale boutiques, bars and nightclubs, while the Costa del Sol is home to world-class events, including sports championships, music concerts and traditional Andalusian fairs.  

Shanghai

The green, collegiate atmosphere of Shanghai Normal University’s Feng Xian Campus provides a peaceful setting for Les Roches Jin Jiang students to live and learn.

For urban adventurers, downtown Shanghai is only an hour away by bus or taxi, providing opportunities to explore the fantastic cultural sites, leisure activities and cosmopolitan life of this major global city. 

Students have access to the indoor and outdoor sports and leisure facilities of Shanghai Normal University. You can find a wide a variety of sports and fitness activities both on and off campus, including: golf, tennis, badminton, yoga, soccer and many more. Plenty of student clubs are also available on campus, while popular student-led events include Cultural Day, the LRJJ Talent Show, the LRJJ Olympics and charity events. 


The Les Roches name is known and trusted the world over. We’re your unfair advantage in the job market. The biggest brands in hospitality and beyond come to us when they’re looking for fresh talent. 

Career expertise at your service

We offer personalized career services to students, to help you find your perfect role. As well as guiding and supporting you, our expert career advisers will set up interviews, help you prepare and give advice on your career options. To find out more visit our website.

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QS WUR Ranking By Subject

  • 2020
    #3
  • 2021
    #4

Ranking criteria

83.6
Overall
82.3
Academic Reputation
93.1
Employer Reputation

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