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Where your global hospitality career starts

Les Roches offers accredited business degree courses in hospitality management that prepare you for career success.

Our campuses in Switzerland, Spain, the USA, China offer unparalleled opportunities for you to prepare for a global hospitality career. Through our unique global network and innovative curriculum, you develop the professional expertise, leadership skills and multicultural fluency essential for a global career in hospitality and service.

WHY LES ROCHES

#1 COMPREHENSIVE BUSINESS EDUCATION

Our Swiss-quality hospitality education offers business degrees that combine rigorous academic study and professional, international internships, with electives and course specializations to tailor your studies to your own career path.

#2 WORLDWIDE RECOGNITION AND ACCREDITATION

Earn a degree that is recognized all over the world — and by the best brands in hospitality and beyond. Les Roches is one of only three Swiss universities to have NEASC accreditation.

#3 GLOBAL FLUENCY

Course transfer and rotation possibilities through campuses and sister institutions in China, Spain, the US and the UK. More than 100 different nationalities represented on campus, sharpening your abilities to work in multicultural environments.

#4 BRILLIANT CAREER PROSPECTS

A Les Roches degree opens doors. More than 200 leading companies in the hospitality industry recruit on campus every year, and 85% of Les Roches graduates have at least one job offer by graduation day.


HOSPITALITY DEGREES AND DIPLOMAS FOR GLOBAL CAREERS

Les Roches undergraduate and postgraduate programs will develop the business skills you need for a rewarding career.

Undergraduate Programs

Diploma in Hotel Management (China)

This 2.5-year program fast-tracks access to entry-level employment. It balances three academic semesters with two to three professional internships. The program covers every aspect of hotel, restaurant, and rooms division management. Qualifying students may obtain the BBA by adding an additional year of studies in Switzerland or Spain.

Bachelor of Business Administration in Global Hospitality Management (Switzerland, Spain, USA)
This 3.5-year program covers hotel operations, food & beverage management, and general business administration. The curriculum includes two professional internship semesters. Students can spend a semester abroad at Les Roches campuses and affiliated schools in Marbella (Spain), Chicago (USA), Shanghai (China) and London (UK). In the last year, students may choose a specialization track.


Postgraduate Programs

Postgraduate Diploma in International Hospitality Management (Switzerland, Spain, China)

This 1-year program is designed for career changers who wish to enter the world of hospitality and progress quickly to managerial roles. Semester one focuses on business management of the industry, combining theory with practical classes. Students spend the second semester on a professional internship. Qualifying students may earn an MBA degree by taking an additional semester in Switzerland.

Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing Management for Luxury Tourism (Spain)

This program is designed for graduates and professionals wishing to fast-track their career in marketing management for the hospitality industry. The program aims to provide the expert knowledge and perspective required by professionals and directors in the global and dynamic environment of tourism by understanding the impact of new technologies and new trends.

Postgraduate Executive Diploma in International Hotel Management (Spain)

Lasting 1 year and 3 months, this program allows working professionals to balance their existing career with advance hospitality management studies.The program blends distance learning with 4 one-week on-campus sessions. Students master universal business skills and leave with an innovative vision of leadership, resource management and decision making.

MBA

Master of Business Administration in Hospitality Management (Switzerland)

This 1-year MBA is aimed at hospitality professionals who wish to progress to senior managerial positions. The curriculum challenges students to become reflective leaders as well as build their strategic management skills for contemporary hospitality and service organizations. Business trips to Shanghai and Chicago are included in the MBA program.

Summer programs and English Language Courses

Summer program

Every July, Les Roches attracts curious, talented, entrepreneurial young people from all corners of the globe who want to discover the world of hospitality.

English Language Program (China)

This program prepares students to meet the formal English language requirements for entry into the undergraduate or postgraduate hospitality programs at Les Roches. Three different course levels are available, and each course lasts nine weeks. The curriculum focuses on English learning and introducing students to aspects of hospitality and tourism. You can expect to cover fundamentals of: writing skills, use of English, English skills, tourism and culture, and listening skills.




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