Discover the top\u0026nbsp;hospitality and leisure management\u0026nbsp;schools based on the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020.\r\n\r\nPublished for the first time in 2017, the hospitality and leisure management subject ranking is part of the QS World University Rankings by Subject. This year’s table ranks the world’s top 51 universities for this subject, based on a methodology which assesses academic and employer reputations, as well as research impact.\r\nIf you’re interested in studying a hospitality management degree, here’s a closer look at the highest-ranked universities in each region of the world, or you can click here for the full ranking.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nTop\u0026nbsp;10 Universities for Hospitality and Leisure Management\r\nBased on the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nRank\r\n\r\n\r\nName of Institution\r\n\r\n\r\nLocation\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n1\r\n\r\n\r\nUniversity of Nevada - Las Vegas\r\n\r\n\r\nUnited States\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n2\r\n\r\n\r\nEcole hôtelière de Lausanne\r\n\r\n\r\nSwitzerland\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n3\r\n\r\n\r\nThe Hong Kong Polytechnic University\r\n\r\n\r\nHong Kong\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n4\r\n\r\n\r\nUniversity of Surrey\r\n\r\n\r\nUnited Kingdom\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n5\r\n\r\n\r\nGlion Institute of Higher Education\r\n\r\n\r\nSwitzerland\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n6\r\n\r\n\r\nLes Roches Global Hospitality Education\r\n\r\n\r\nSwitzerland\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n7\r\n\r\n\r\nSwiss Hotel Management School\r\n\r\n\r\nSwitzerland\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n8\r\n\r\n\r\nBournemouth University\r\n\r\n\r\nUK\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n9\r\n\r\n\r\nCornell University\r\n\r\n\r\nUS\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n10\r\n\r\n\r\nVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State University\r\n\r\n\r\nUS\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nSee the full hospitality ranking \u0026gt;\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nTop universities for hospitality \u0026amp; leisure management in the US \u0026amp; Canada\r\nThe United States continues to claim the world’s highest-ranked university for hospitality and leisure management, with University of Nevada - Las Vegas retaining its first-place position. Elsewhere in the country, Cornell University climbed two places to now rank in the top 10, and 13 more US institutions are featured in the ranking, including Pennsylvania State University at 12th and Purdue University at 13th.\r\nMeanwhile, the University of Waterloo is the only Canadian institution in the ranking, ranked 19th this year.\r\nTop universities for hospitality \u0026amp; leisure management in Europe\r\nOf the six European countries represented in the hospitality ranking, the majority are in Switzerland and the UK, which both claim seven representatives – for Switzerland, four of these are in the top 10 listed above, while the UK’s Bournemouth University climbed an impressive eight places in this year’s ranking.\r\nOutside the top 10, the highest-ranked Swiss and UK institutions for hospitality and leisure management are HTMi - Hotel and Tourism Management Institute Switzerland (14th) and Oxford Brookes University (18th).\r\nElsewhere in Europe, the Netherlands’ NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences climbed 11 positions to now rank 26th in the world for hospitality, and Russia’s Lomonosov Moscow State University is up two places to rank joint 41st. Spain and Sweden have both joined the ranking this year, with University College of Hospitality Management Sant Pol de Mar, Barcelona and Lund University sharing 48th place.\r\nTop universities for hospitality \u0026amp; leisure management in Asia\r\nNine Asian universities are ranked among the world’s best for hospitality, led by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in third place. Hong Kong is also represented by the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) at joint 41st.\r\nThe next two highest-ranked Asian institutions are Malaysia’s sole entrant, Taylor\u0027s University, up eight places this year at 21st, and Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU) at 25th.\r\nSouth Korea has three entrants in the hospitality ranking, led by Sejong University at 33rd. The special administrative region of Macau has two institutions ranked among the world’s best for studying hospitality degrees: the Institute for Tourism Studies, ranked 30th, and new entry University of Macau, ranked 46th.\r\nTop universities for hospitality \u0026amp; leisure management in Australia \u0026amp; New Zealand\r\nSix Australian universities are ranked among the world’s best for studying a hospitality degree, led by Griffith University at 11th, while The University of Queensland (UQ)\u0026nbsp;is also in the top 20 at 16th.\r\nNew Zealand has three representatives in the ranking, led by the University of Waikato at 27th. New entry Victoria University of Wellington follows at 28th, while Auckland University of Technology (AUT) is up 10 places to rank joint 35th this year.\r\nTop universities for hospitality \u0026amp; leisure management in Latin America\r\nElsewhere in the world, Latin America is now featured in the hospitality and leisure management ranking for the first time ever. Universidad Externado de Colombia is the new entrant from this region and the Colombian institution is ranked as the 40th best place in the world for studying a hospitality degree.\r\nWant more content like this?\u0026nbsp;Register for free site membership\u0026nbsp;to get regular updates and your own personal content feed.