IHTTI - School of Hotel Management

Blend design thinking with five-star service and benefit from a family atmosphere at IHTTI’s campus. Located in the heart of the Swiss watch-making capital and university town of Neuchâtel, your 5-star educational experience starts here! IHTTI - School of Hotel Management is part of the Swiss Education Group.

Top reasons to study here

  • IHTTI’s intimate boutique campus embodies the combination of Swiss hospitality management precision and creative design.
  • The modern school facilities inspire the creative thinking required for combining five-star service Swiss hospitality management and the art of interior design.
  • With multiple professional partnerships, including Andaz and Alessi, you will benefit from a wealth of expertise as well as unique internship opportunities.

Master's Programmes

Arts, Design & Architecture (1)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (1)



At IHTTI School of Hotel Management, our innovative programme combines studies in hospitality management with the principles of hotel design, luxury and branding. Supported by design and personalised services, the courses are structured for students to succeed in the competitive and rapidly changing world of hospitality management. 

Your education with us will prepare you for your future career journey as we focus on design as well as hospitality. With hands-on classes and small class sizes, you will have the opportunity to develop your skills during your two internships.


Encompassing 3 main roles, our Swiss Education Group Career Services department works hand-in-hand with each school to offer all students a 5-star service. To do this, we have established our 3 pillars:

  • To EMPOWER our students’ career development by providing them with the tools to be successful
  • To ENHANCE the quality of each student’s search with tailored career opportunities
  • To ENGAGE with members of our community (students, parents, faculty, alumni, corporate partners) to nurture key relationships​

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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

At the time of your enrollment you have to choose one of the following room types:

  • Double standard
  • Single standard
  • Double deluxe
  • Single deluxe

ICT services

Computer Room - It is accessible to students outside of class hours.

Medical services

IHTTI provides its students with health care coverage (including the daily cost of hospitalisation 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 counsellor who will organise further action.

Student Life

Campus life

The campus is situated in a former hotel that has been renovated to provide the state-of-the-art facilities of a modern university campus welcoming around 200 students from over 50 nationalities.

Sports facilities

There are many ways for students to relax and socialise; the campus has its own private fitness centre and football field where students can unwind after a hard day of studying. There is also table tennis, table football and a home cinema.

During the summer months Le Bouveret is a watersports haven: paddle boarding, water skiing, sailing, windsurfing and motor boating are just some of the activities available to students. There are also facilities for beach volleyball and a skate and bike park available. Free outdoor concerts are held weekly during the summer months along with the charming lakeside markets. 


All Bachelor students at IHTTI School of Hotel Management can receive a federally recognized University award from University of Derby. IHTTI School of Hotel Management holds accreditation in Switzerland with EduQua. The main accrediting body for all training institutes in Switzerland.

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

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