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Master in Sustainable Hospitality Management

12 months
36108 EUR/year
36108 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Focused on one of the world’s fastest growing industries, this Master in Sustainable Hospitality Management program at Sustainability Management School (SUMAS) provides a practical approach towards sustainable hospitality and the shift in demands from the conscientious travelers! 


A predominantly professionally-oriented education that addresses sustainability challenges facing leaders in today’s complex work patterns. 

Innovative, practical and adapted to the real world, the Master in Sustainable Hospitality Management program at Sustainability Management School (SUMAS) is aimed to have an impact on your future career in this vibrant industry. It is delivered by outstanding faculty coming from the field with a significant experience in sustainable projects and business strategy focused on hospitality.

SUMAS students can choose to take a second optional year and engage in an internship in a corporation or an international organization.


  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
  • Swiss Private School Register
  • Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)

Programme Structure


  • SUMAS students are constantly engaged in practice-oriented projects that are guided by academics, consultants and professionals. 
  • These projects are part of SUMAS’ innovative teaching methodology which includes video conferences with leading speakers in organizations and in-class company presentations. 
  • These activities not only encourage knowledge sharing but also provide valuable opportunities for networking to enhance your career development.  

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at Sustainability Management School (SUMAS) and/or in your country of interest, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

Our university welcomes applications from students who have successfully completed a Bachelor degree. Once you have applied, our admissions team will be in contact with you for any further requirements.

  • Application fee of 150CHF; 
  • Photocopy of a valid passport or ID;
  • Official certified transcripts and diplomas of Bachelor Degree, with certified translation (if not originally in English);
  • CV/Resume indicating both complete education and any work experience in reverse chronological order;
  • Motivation Letter indicating why you want to study in Switzerland at Sustainability Management School.

Work experience

  • Applications from non-degree candidates will be evaluated for our Executive-MAM based on 3-4 years managerial work experience

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    36108 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36108 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    36108 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36108 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • Total Tuition Fee:

    CHF 35,200 (Gland Campus)

      EUR 19,400 (Milan Campus)

Living costs for Gland

1540 - 2130 CHF /month
Living costs

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


Partial scholarships are offered for on-campus graduate students.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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