University profile

Glion Institute of Higher Education

Edition
2019/20 edition

About Glion Institute of Higher Education

Global Reputation and Teaching Method

As a Top two Institution Worldwide for Employer Reputation in Hospitality and Leisure Management (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019), Glion provides an interactive and participative teaching method with no more than 40 students in any class. Glion currently has exactly 99 nationalities represented on campus with no dominant nation represented.

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Postgraduate Study Programmes

  • MSc in International Hospitality Business (Switzerland or London)
  • MSc in Finance, Real Estate and Hotel Development (London)
  • MSc in Hospitality, Entrepreneurship and Innovation (Switzerland)
  • MSc in Luxury Management and Guest Experience (Switzerland)
  • Dual MBA and MSc in International Hospitality Business (Switzerland)

Future career prospects

We currently have over 300 recruitment visits on campuses per year and saw a 98% employment rate on graduation day last year. Many well-known luxury brands, 5* hotels and banks recruit regularly at Glion.

English language requirements

  • For non-native English speakers we accept the following English levels:
  • TOEFL: 80 (550 paper-based)
  • IELTS: 6 and minimum 5.5 in each component
  • FCE: A
  • CAE: C

All requirements can be found here

Facilities and support

Both at our Swiss and London campuses we have a team devoted to helping students to achieve their internship and career goals. Each year there are hundreds of companies that visit our campuses to recruit students directly.

Each campus has a manager that facilitates extra-curricular activities including cultural trips, campus events, sports teams and general fitness and wellbeing programs.

All students have access to a library as well as groupwork spaces and private interview rooms. Additionally, postgraduate students have the option to live on campus and avail of full or half board in our campus restaurants.

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees differ on length of program and campus location.
Partial scholarships may be available for strong profiles, please contact us for details.

The fees below offer an overview and full breakdowns can be found here.

  • MSc in International Hospitality Management (Switzerland) CHF 38,800
  • MSc in International Hospitality Management (London) GBP 26,400
  • MSc in Finance, Real Estate and Hotel Development GBP 38,400
  • MSc in Hospitality, Entrepreneurship and Innovation CHF 37,000
  • MSc in Luxury Management and Guest Experience CHF 43,000
  • Dual MBA and MSc in International Hospitality Business CHF 57,000

Glion Campus, Switzerland

Glion is our flagship campus and practical learning center. From the classrooms and restaurants, you can gaze across the deep blue waters of Lake Geneva to see the Swiss and French Alps. It’s located on the mountainside above Montreux, a town that attracts tourists year-round with a beautiful lakeside and shopping district. The school’s buildings are nestled among the village of Glion, creating a small university town with breath-taking scenery. Along with Geneva many other Swiss and European cities can be reached from this campus.

Bulle Campus, Switzerland

The campus feels like a business college, set between beautiful mountains, a medieval town and a thriving city. The historic old town of Bulle has a chateau and weekly market, mixed in with modern buildings and shops, trendy bars and cafes. It’s the perfect place to relax and concentrate on your studies while having easy access to everything a student might require. The cities of Fribourg, Montreux and Bern can be accessed in less than 45 minutes.

London Campus, UK

Glion London opens up extraordinary opportunities for those who aspire to become leaders in hospitality management. Situated in Downshire House – a seventeenth-century mansion – Glion London offers a modern learning environment in a historical setting. Our campus boasts state-of-the-art learning facilities, including outstanding lecture rooms, study areas, social spaces and accommodation. Located just over half an hour away from the West End, you will get to enjoy a range of artistic, cultural and entertainment choices.

Accommodation

Postgraduates can choose between finding their own off-campus accommodation or living on-campus. Regarding meals, there are also options of having half and full board in our campus restaurants.

How to apply

Applications can be completed here.

Early applications are recommended to avoid disappointment as waiting lists may open when classes are full. Please contact Glion with any of your questions.

Contact details

Email
Mark.obrien@sommet-education.com
Address
Glion Institute of Higher Education
Route de Glion 111
Glion sur Montreux
Vaud
1823
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