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Glion Switzerland

Glion was voted Best Hospitality Management School at the Worldwide Hospitality Awards 2015

3 Campuses. 2 Countries

 

With two different campuses in Switzerland, one in Glion – above the famous resort of Montreux on the shores of Lake Geneca – one campus in Bulle – in the heart of the Gruyere region – and one campus in the thriving capital city of London, GIHE has the unique advantage of offering to its international student body an ideal, safe and multicultural educational enviroment.

 

Over 50 years of Excellence

 

Glion Institute of Higher Education educates the management professionals who are leading companies and businesses. For over 50 years, we have been at the forefront of excellence in the Swiss model of hospitality education, the world’s standard. Glion combines rigorous academic study with applied learning in a business school environment.

 

Today, the school attracts talented undergraduate, postgraduate and graduate students from almost 90 countries.

 

University Accreditation

 

Glion Institute of Higher Education is accredited at the university level by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges ( NEASC ) in the USA through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education ( CIHE ) . It is one of the six regional accreditation associations for quality assurance recognized by the US government, and accredits Ivy League Schools in the New England area.

Student body in Switzerland ( July 2015 data )

86% of our students are employed or have multiple offers on Graduation Day

 

( Data: Graduating students , 2015)

More than 50 international hotel chains and companies come to Glion each semester to present themselves and recruit our graduating students. A wide range of careers are open to students, namely in the fields of:

 

  • Hospitality and Food Services
  • Food Industry
  • Tourism
  • Events
  • Entertainment/Sports
  • Journalism
  • Consulting and Services
  • Banking and Finance
  • Health
  • Sports Management
  • Leisure and Recreation
  • Clubs
  • Spa and Fitness
  • Golf Management/ Facilities
  • Luxury

Glion Institute of Higher Education (Montreux & Bulle Campus)

Switzerland and Multicampus

 

Intakes: February and September 2018

 

UNDERGRADUATE

 

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in International Hospitality Business (3.5 years)

 

The Glion Bachelor’s degree will prepare you for high-level careers in the international hospitality and tourism industry and related service sectors. It combines the strength of Swiss rigor and hands-on learning with a modern approach to business strategy and specializations.

*Opportunity to study this semester on international exchange at another Sommet Education campus

BBA PROGRAM DETAIL

Entry Requirements

 

  • 17.5 years old at the start of the program.
  • You must have completed secondary education (IB diploma, Maturité, Abitur, French Bac, 3 A-levels, high school diploma or equivalent).

 

Admissions Assessment

 

Personalized assessment to ascertain motivation and review application documentation. Includes scenario-based exercise to be completed beforehand.

 

English Level

 

If English is not your first language, or if you have not spent the last three years studying in a school where English is the primary language of instruction, please enclose a copy of one of the following:

  • International English Language Test (IELTS): 5.5 overall (min. 5.0 in every subcomponent)
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): Internet-based 70 or paper-based 525
  • First Cambridge Exam: Grade C

 

For London, same as above, except Non-EU or EEA passport holders will need to undertake IELTS UKVI: 5.5 overall and min. 5.5 in every subcomponent.

*Note: All English certificates must have been issued in the 12 months prior to admission. Glion offers an Intensive Hospitality English Language Program (IHELP). If your English level does not meet the levels indicated above, then please contact us for more information.

POSTGRADUATE

 

Switzerland and Multicampus

 

Master of Science (MSc) in International Hospitality Business (1.5 Years, 2 Academic Semesters Plus a 6-Month Internship)

 

The Master’s degree prepares students for accelerated careers in the hospitality and service industry sectors. It combines the strength of Swiss rigor and hands- on learning with a modern approach to business strategy and specializations.

* This a single campus program (transfer to the other campus after the first semester is not possible)

*The Hospitality Immersion Program is 4 weeks long, optional and provided at additional cost. Delivered before the start of the other Master’s courses, it contains practical arts courses in industry standards and management responsibilities in fine-dining service and culinary arts, oenology, guest relations and housekeeping.

DUAL MBA* AND MSc IN INTERNATIONAL HOSPITALITY BUSINESS

 

Glion Campus, Switzerland

 

Intake: September 2018

 

Get Two Degrees for Greater Recognition and Endless Career Opportunities ( 2 Academic Semesters, Plus 1 Full Year on the Job )

 

This unique dual-degree program combines an intensive practical curriculum with a focus on contemporary management challenges and key operational concepts. Taught over one year on campus in Glion, it prepares students to be holistic managers with a global view
of business and strategies to stimulate managerial and entrepreneurial initiative. Designed to enhance career progression, this program prepares graduates to think critically and strategically to adapt to the changing global environment.

*Delivered by Grenoble Ecole de Management (GEM). Pending approval from NEASC and GEM

**Includes online courses and one “Meet-the-Experts” bootcamp

*Delivered by Grenoble Ecole De Management **The academic workload is compatible with full-time employment

Entry Requirements

 

  • MSc: 21-24 years at the start of the program.
  • Dual MSc and MBA: 24 years old and above.
  • MSc and MBA: Bachelor-level undergraduate degree* in any subject.
  • Dual MSc and MBA: Bachelor-level undergraduate degree* in any subject. At least 3 years of significant, full-time work experience.

 

Admissions Assessment

 

Personalized assessment to ascertain motivation and review application documentation.

 

English Level

 

If English is not your first language, or if you have not spent the last three years studying in a school where English is the primary language of instruction, please enclose a copy of one of the following:

  • MSc:
    IELTS: overall 6.0 and min. 5.5 in every sub-component-only test accepted that has been taken/issued in approved IELTS testing center
    TOEFL: Internet-based 80 or paper-based 550
  • Dual MSc and MBA:
    IELTS: overall 6.5 and min. 6.5 in every sub-component-only test accepted that has been taken/issued in approved IELTS testing center
    TOEFL: Internet-based 83 or paper-based 585
    First Cambridge Exam: Grade A – statement of results
    with individual profile are requested
    Cambridge Advanced Exam (CAE): Grade C – statement
    of results with individual profile are requested

 

For the MSc program in London, same as above, except Non-EU or EEA passport holders will need to undertake IELTS UKVI: 6.0 overall and min. 5.5 in every sub-component.

*If a degree/transcript is not in English (for UK) or any other language than English (French/German/Italian for Switzerland), an official certified translated copy in English will be required

Note: All English certificates must have been issued in the 12 months prior to program start.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE PROGRAM AND ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Tuition Fees valid for 2018: Switzerland

Undergraduate

* Please click here Undergraduate Tuition & Other Fees for more detailed information on the tuition fee breakdown

Postgraduate

* Please click here Postgraduate MSC Tuition & Other Fees for more detailed information on the tuition fee breakdown