Swiss Hotel Management School

  • School Size

    2000 Students
  • Class Size

    12 Students
  • Location

    Avenue Léopold de Reynier, 1854
  • Diploma

    BA, MA, MIB, MSc, PGDip,
  • Camps Available

  • Languages


Basic Information

The Swiss Hotel Management School (SHMS) is a private hospitality school renowned for its modern approach steeped in Swiss heritage. Students from more than 80 nationalities are taught at two exceptional former palace hotels; The historic Caux Palace campus overlooking the Swiss Riviera and the charming Leysin campus situated in the Alps. Each campus houses a range of facilities such as lavish banqueting halls, a grand theatre, fully equipped spas and inclusive restaurants, allowing for experiential learning so students can gain a direct insight into the industry before they embark on their careers.

SHMS is affiliated with various organisations which strengthen learning and maintain high-quality educational standards; University of Derby, The Chartered Society of Designers, Swiss Education Group, Culinary Arts Academy Switzerland and Hotel Institute Montreux just to name a few. Along with academic study, each organisation makes a contribution to students’ experiences ensuring they are fully equipped and employable graduates.

The school offers an exciting range of programs relevant to the needs of today’s hospitality industry. Students can specialise in multiple areas and develop various career options which may include resort management, event management, airlines, wellness and even senior living.

Academics and Boarding

The school delivers programs ranging to Bachelor’s to Master’s level which are awarded by the University of Derby, UK. Students can specialise in areas such as International Hospitality and Design Management, Hotel Operations Management or Hotel, Resort and Wellness Management. Programs end with either a dissertation or hands-on business project. A strong command of English is required for most programs.

Extracurricular Activities

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