Hotel Institute Montreux

Hotel Institute Montreux

Since its establishment in 1985, the hallmark of Hotel Institute Montreux (HIM) is its modern approach to management, marrying a contemporary American management business outlook, with a sophisticated Swiss approach. Multiple intakes are available throughout the year.

Top reasons to study here

  • Industry partnerships combined with internship opportunities prepare students for their future career path from both a theoretical and practical standpoints.
  • With a diverse student body in the center of Montreux, our campus offers the perfect opportunity to be immersed in Swiss and European culture.
  • As a member school of Swiss Education Group, all students are part of one of the world's largest hospitality alumni networks.

About

Education

Students learn the art of hospitality management, combined with a specialization in Finance, Human Resources, Senior Living Management or Luxury Brand Management. It is the combination of the business focus of the programs, practical skills and industry recognized work experience, that allow HIM students to tailor their education and open doors to a wide variety of exciting career options around the world.

Career

The specializations in Finance, Human Resources, Senior Living Management and Luxury Brand Management offered at Bachelor and Master Degree levels are respectively endorsed by Banque Privée Edmond de Rothschild, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, Resort Lifestyle Communities, Tag Heuer, John Paul and Montreux Jazz Festival. These leading companies offer unique insights into the business world and ensure the relevance of the school’s specialized programs. 

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Services

Student services

Student Services

When you join our hotel school, you will become a part of a bigger family. Whether you find yourself far from home for the first time, or if you need a bit of friendly academic advice, we make sure there is always someone you can talk to.​

  • Academic Office - Assists students with any administrative issues related to academics: study attestations, records of achievement, diplomas, class schedules, module exemptions.
  • Administrative Office - Availabe for questions regarding students visas, resident permits, invoices, and other enrolment information.

Housing services

Accommodation options are available in all of our campus buildings, depending on your year of study. All accommodation is modern, comfortable and spacious to enable students to feel at home.

Medical services

The school provides students with health care coverage (including the daily cost of hospitalization in a shared room) and for corporal accident both on and off school premises in Switzerland and abroad. In case of accident or illness, students should first contact the reception or the student counselor who will organize further action. 

Student Life

Campus life

Hotel Institute Montreux is located in the heart of Montreux, on the shores of Lake Geneva with the Alps providing a spectacular backdrop. The campus is a 3-minute walk from Lake Geneva and the train station, providing easy access to a variety of activities. An hour from Geneva airport allows for easy travel to European hotspots on the weekends.

The school is comprised of several buildings within walking distance. All buildings have been renovated and equipped to provide state-of-the-art accommodation and modern learning facilities. 

Hotel Europe hosts most classrooms and faculty offices. Final year Bachelor and Master students are based in the Miramonte building, with a more business-orientated environment. 

 

Sports facilities

A Sports and Leisure Coordinator is at the disposal of students and will be organizing weekly sports activities as well as excursions.

Accreditation

The Bachelor’s degree program is awarded in partnership with Northwood University (USA), which is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, one of the regional accrediting agencies for higher education in the United States, recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

 Hotel Institute Montreux holds accreditation in Switzerland with EduQua. The main accrediting body for all training institutes in Switzerland.

Hotel Institute Montreux holds international accreditation with THE-ICE (International Center of Excellence for Tourism and Hospitality Education).

Student Reviews

Amazing studies at HIM
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Currently studying for a bachelor at HIM. Enjoying the cultural experience together with students from all over the world, highly educated lecturers and beautiful scenery. The courses are aimed for you to get the best out of Hospitality as well as Business. Would Recommend!

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