University profile

Glion Institute of Higher Education

Edition
2015/16 edition

About Glion Institute of Higher Education

What is Glion?

For decades, the hospitality and service industries have been growing rapidly. Glion Institute of Higher Education educates the management professionals who are leading the industry’s remarkable expansion all over the world. For over 50 years, Glion has been at the forefront of excellence in the Swiss model of hospitality education, the world’s standard. If you aspire to a hospitality management career that can take you anywhere in the world, a Glion degree can be your passport to success.

The Campus and student life

Glion offers international study locations for students to choose from. In Switzerland, we have two spectacular campuses - in Montreux and Bulle. In England, our new London campus puts students in the heart of this thriving international business capital. Glion gives students the choice of where to start their studies and choose their educational pathway to match their personal and professional goals. Our network of schools allows students to experience other cultures, which prepares them even more fully for an international career. While Glion students are training for global management success, they're also doing something equally important. They're having fun.

The student body

We attract talented undergraduate, postgraduate and graduate students from about 90 countries. As opposed to many other hospitality management schools, Glion enroll a balanced amount of students from each country – creating an international environment without any clear majority nationality. Today, Glion has over 10,000 alumni are industry leaders in over 100 countries.

Possible specialisations

Postgraduate Diplomas and Masters Degrees

Postgraduate Diploma in Hospitality Administration and Higher Diploma in Hospitality management (1.5 to 2 years), with specializations in:

  • Human Resources Management
  • Financial Management
  • Marketing Management

Postgraduate Diploma and Higher Diploma in Event, Sport & Entertainment in Switzerland or London (1.5 to 2 years), with specializations in:

  • Event, Sport and Entertainment
  • Financial Management
  • Marketing Management

Note 1: The Postgraduate Diplomas in Hospitality Administration can be studied either in Switzerland or in London
Note 2: Multicampus option available for Postgraduate Higher Diploma in Hospitality Management. (2 year program, including 2 semesters in Switzerland, 1 semester in London and 1 Internship. Students can start in Switzerland or London)

Master of Science in International Hospitality Finance, in Switzerland (1 year program, including 6 months on campus and 6 months online)

Master of Business Administration in International Hospitality & Service Industries Management, in Switzerland (1 year program campus based OR approximately 1 ½ years campus based & online)

Online MBA in International Hospitality and Service Industries Management (approx. 2.5 Years program depending on student availability)


Glion also offers Bachelor degrees with the highest number of specializations of all Hospitality Management schools in the world. During the last year of their program, the Bachelor students specialize in one of the following areas:

  • Hospitality Management
  • Hospitality Sales and Marketing
  • Hospitality and Human Resources
  • Hospitality and Event Management
  • Hospitality and Sustainable Development in Tourism
  • Hospitality Real Estate Finance and Revenue Management
  • Event, Sport and Entertainment Management BA in International Sport Management
  • International Event Management
  • International Sport Management
  • Event, Sport and Entertainment Marketing and Communications Management

Worldwide reputation

Glion Institute of Higher Education is ranked as one of the three best hospitality management schools in the world for an international career (TNS, Global Research, 2013).

Future career prospects

98% of our postgraduate students and 100% of our MBA students have at least one job offer on graduation day. We have more than 10’000 alumni worldwide. Read more on www.glion.edu/alumni.

English language support

Glion offers two English programs on the Glion London campus where students are guaranteed 100% immersion in an English speaking environment and an opportunity to discover the world of hospitality and events in London, the European capital of business and tourism.

Fees, funding and costs

This varies depending on program and location. Further information on tuition fees.

Location

Glion offers international study locations for students to choose from. In Switzerland, we have two spectacular campuses - in Montreux and Bulle.

In England, our new London campus puts students in the heart of this thriving international business capital. During the internships, students work in a hotel of their choice worldwide.

Accommodation

Our students stay on campus and have many different accommodation options. Please contact us directly to find out more.

How to apply

Apply. We recommend that you submit your application as early as possible, as this allows us to guide you through the application process more successfully.

Contact us to learn more about our programs, schools and career options. Our counsellors and academics will answer all your questions and see if you are eligible for our programs.

Our application deadlines are the following:
Intake: January/February – Deadline: November 15th
Intake: July/August – Deadline: May 15th

Contact details

Contact name
Skype: marcus.burnett2
Address
Glion Institute of Higher Education
Route de Glion 111
Glion-sur-Montreux
1823
Vaud
Telephone
+44 (0)7794 848939
Fax
+41 (0) 21 989 26 78