University profile

Les Roches International School of Hotel Management

2015/16 edition

About Les Roches International School of Hotel Management

What is hospitality management?


Picture this. You, managing a five-star hotel or resort. Opening the hottest restaurant in town. Running a casino or theme park. Or creating the marketing for an airline, national tourism campaign, concert tour, or championship football club. Sound exciting? It is. That’s what hospitality management careers are like. And this is just a tiny sampling of the vast variety of dynamic opportunities that await you in the global hospitality industry. Hospitality continues to be one of the world’s fastest growing industries. According to the World Travel & Tourism Council, the hospitality and tourism sector employs more than 235 million people worldwide! If you’d like a career that’s professionally stimulating and personally fulfilling, and that can take you anywhere in the world, take a look at the hospitality industry and consider the unique, innovative hospitality management network that can put you on the fast track to success.

Why study at Les Roches?


Les Roches graduates are considered among the best-prepared professionals in the industry, and they are in high demand. To help our graduates’ transition into their professions, Les Roches maintains long-term connections with many of the world’s leading hospitality companies. This ensures that our graduates receive recruitment priority. In 2012, over 200 industry leaders came to our campuses to recruit students for internships and full-time jobs. Our highly successful placement offices thoroughly prepare students for their many job interviews. The strong demand for our students is proof of the quality of the Les Roches approach. We combine leading management theory with craft-based instruction. Our superb professors have a wealth of real-world experience and all our programs are accredited at the university level by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. All this, along with our industry relationships, help speed you from hospitality student to hospitality professional.

The student body


At Les Roches, you’ll feel very much a part of a family and our Les Roches family is very diverse, with students from over 90 nationalities. Studying with classmates from so many cultures is an eye-opening, enriching experience. It’s a unique Les Roches advantage, and ideal preparation for an international hospitality management career.

Possible specialisations


During the last year the Bachelor students specialize in one of the following areas:

  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Global Hospitality Management
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in International Hotel Management with
    Finance (Switzerland)
    Marketing (Switzerland)
    Entrepreneurship (Switzerland)
    Event Management (Switzerland)
    Innovation & Sustainability (Switzerland)
    Culinary Business Management (Switzerland)
    Events Management (Marbella)
    Resorts Management (Marbella)
    Strategic Human Resources Management (Marbella)
    Entrepreneurship and Small & Medium Enterprise Management (Marbella)

Worldwide reputation

Les Roches International School of Hotel Management is ranked as one of the three best hospitality management schools in the world for an international career (TNS, Global Research, 2013).

PG subjects available

Postgraduate Diploma in International Hotel Management, Shanghai (1.5 years)
Postgraduate Diploma in International Hospitality Administration, Marbella (1 year)
Postgraduate Diploma in International Hospitality Administration, Switzerland (1.5-2 years)
Master of Business Administration in Hospitality, Switzerland (1 year)
Master of Science in Hospitality Leadership, Switzerland (1 year)

Future career prospects

98% of our postgraduate students and 100% of our MBA students have at least one job offer on graduation day. You can read more about our alumni on

English language support

Fees, funding and costs

This varies depending on program and location. More information on Tuition Fees & Scholarships.


Bluche, Switzerland. There is no better place to study hospitality than in the traditional home of hospitality that remains the world standard for hospitality excellence – Switzerland. Here, your Les Roches education will be enhanced by an entire culture in which hospitality is a way of life.

Marbella, Spain. Les Roches Marbella is an official branch campus located in one of Europe’s top luxury tourist destinations in the Southern the Mediterranean coastal city of Marbella surrounded by beautiful beaches and mountains of Andalusia.

Shanghai, China. Hospitality is the fastest-growing industry in the world and in China it’s growing faster than anywhere else. So if you’re looking for the most dynamic place to pursue a leading-edge hospitality management education, consider Les Roches Jin Jiang (LRJJ) in the thriving, international megacity of Shanghai.

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.

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

Contact details

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Skype: marcus.burnett2
Les Roches International School of Hotel Management
+44 (0)7794 848939
+41 (0)21 989 26 45