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    Application Deadline
  • 24 months


The Master of International Business in Hotel & Resort Management (with Specialisation) includes hands-on shadowing in areas of operations management within Swiss Hotel Management School, ensuring students acquire the skills and competencies that will enhance their degree of employability.

The modules ‘Developing International Business Leadership Skills’ and ‘Operations and Project Management’ allow students to apply these theories and strategies.

Housed in former traditional Swiss Palace hotels, Swiss Hotel Management School is focused on "Learning By Doing". Lavish banqueting halls, a grand theatre, fully equipped wet and dry spas and multiple restaurants combined with courses validated by our UK university partner enables a fully encompassing hospitality operations education.

The Swiss Hotel Management School offers an exciting range of programmes founded upon the internationally recognized Swiss traditions and focuses on global trends, business strategy and operational leadership. Students who join the international hotel school learn the art of Swiss Hospitality Management and develop the principles of the Swiss Hospitality Touch.

  • Limited partial scholarships available.
  • Every student studying at the institution for 6 months and more is eligible for a paid internship (~2,000CHF) in Switzerland of up to 6 months.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Swiss Hospitality Excellence
  • Developing Business Leadership Skills
  • Managing Cultural Diversity
  • Consumer Behavior & Value Creation
  • Hospitality Sales & Marketing
  • Sustainability Management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    You are advised to send your application as soon as possible as places are limited in the school.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Recognised Bachelor's Degree or at least 3 years of work experience in a supervisory position in the hospitality, tourism or related industry
  • English language proficiency of IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL iBT 55 or equivalent
  • Recommended minimum age of 21 years

Work Experience

At least 3 year(s) of work experience are required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    56426 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56426 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    56426 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56426 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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63,900 CHF/year

  • Master of International Business in Hotel, Resort & Wellness Management - Semester 1 - 34,300 CHF

Living costs for Montreux

  • 1700 - 2200 CHF/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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