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Les Roches International School of Hotel Management - Switzerland

2021/22 edition

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About Les Roches International School of Hotel Management - Switzerland

Founded in Switzerland in 1954, Les Roches Global Hospitality Education offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in the fields of hospitality, tourism and event management.

We have campuses in Switzerland, Spain and China, providing a unique learning environment to a culturally diverse student body, in which more than 100 different nationalities are represented. We follow the Swiss model of hospitality education, with experiential, hands-on learning built into the fabric of the study programs we offer. Les Roches is not just a school, it’s a way of life.

Les Roches ranks among the world's top 3 institutions for hospitality and leisure management, and among the world’s top two for employer reputation. (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2020).

Postgraduate Study Programmes offered in Switzerland

  • Postgraduate Diploma in International Hospitality Management
  • Master’s in Hospitality Strategy and Digital Transformation
  • MBA in Global Hospitality Management


What are the benefits of a hospitality degree?
Hospitality is the happiness industry. It’s also a serious contributor to the global economy, employing more than a tenth of the world’s workforce. And it’s still growing in fresh and exciting ways, as new generations choose memorable experiences over material possessions.

Your passport to global careers
If you think a hospitality degree means working only for hotels and restaurants, think again.

Sure, we have many graduates who’ve followed this path with great success. But studying at Les Roches opens a world of other career opportunities, in areas like:

  • Retail and fashion
  • FMCG
  • Sports and leisure
  • Marketing and media
  • Consultancy
  • Start-ups
  • Real estate
  • Events management
  • Consulates and embassies
  • Museums and art
  • And many more

And if you dream of being your own boss, consider that around a third of our alumni go on to become entrepreneurs.

The Les Roches name is known and trusted the world over. That’s why we have a 94% employment rate on graduation for career-seekers.

The biggest brands in hospitality and beyond come to us when they’re looking for fresh talent. We receive around 300 visits to our campuses every year to recruit students for internships and full-time roles.

To help you find your perfect role, you’ll have access to expert career counselors. As well as guiding and supporting you, they’ll set up interviews, help you prepare and give advice on your career options.

Our campus

Nestled in the beautiful Swiss Alps, close to the world-famous ski resort of Crans-Montana, our flagship campus blends tradition with cutting-edge innovation.

Les Roches Crans–Montana is a state-of-the-art hospitality education environment.

You can fully immerse yourself in our practical learning facilities, which include working kitchens and bars, plus a rooms division demonstration area.

Modern teaching environments support your academic studies. You can also take your entrepreneurial skills to the next level in our Innovation Lab and digital media studio.

The campus has five restaurants and two bars, offering a wide range of healthy meals and delicious drinks.

From skiing in winter to mountain biking in summer, you’ll never be short of outdoor activities. Keeping fit on campus is easy, too, with access to sports courts, a fitness center and outdoor swimming pool.


Les Roches Crans–Montana has 18 residential buildings situated on campus, each of them just a short walk away from our restaurants, bars and academic facilities.

Postgraduates can choose between finding their own off-campus accommodation or living on-campus.

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees differ for each program program. An overview and full breakdowns can be found here.

How to apply

Early applications are recommended to avoid disappointment as waiting lists may open when classes are full.

To apply, please contact the details listed below for an application pack.

Contact details

Mark O’Brien
Director of Postgraduate Recruitment

Contact details

+41 22 518 91 08
Les Roches Global Hospitality Education
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