University profile

Les Roches International School of Hotel Management - Switzerland

2020/21 edition

About Les Roches International School of Hotel Management - Switzerland

As a Top three Institution Worldwide for Hospitality and Leisure Management (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019), Les Roches provides an interactive and participative teaching method with no more than 40 students in any class. Les Roches currently has more than 90 nationalities represented on campus with no dominant nation represented.


Postgraduate Study Programmes

  • Postgraduate Diploma in International Hospitality Management (Switzerland, Spain or China)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing Management for Luxury Tourism (Spain)
  • Postgraduate Executive Diploma in International Hotel Management (Spain and Online, part-time)
  • Masters in International Hotel Management (Spain)
  • MBA in Global Hospitality Management (Switzerland)

Future career prospects

We currently have over 300 recruitment visits on campuses per year and saw a 100% employment rate for postgraduate program graduates last year. Many well-known luxury brands, 5* hotels and start-ups recruit regularly at Les Roches.

English language requirements

For non-native English speakers we accept the following English levels:

  • TOEFL: 70 (525 paper-based)
  • IELTS: 5.5 and minimum 5.0 in each component
  • FCE: A
  • CAE: C

Facilities and support

On each campus 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 programme 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

  • Postgraduate Diploma EUR 12,055 (Marbella Campus)
  • Postgraduate Diploma CHF 20,400 (Swiss Campus)
  • Postgraduate Diploma CNY 112,730 (Shanghai Campus)
  • Master in International Hotel Management EUR 19,590 (Marbella Campus)
  • MBA CHF 46,950 (Swiss Campus)

Bluche Campus, Switzerland

Just five minutes from the ski resort Crans-Montana, our alpine Bluche campus provides the perfect location for students to immerse themselves in Swiss hospitality as well as take advantage of local activities including winter sports, golf, paragliding and wine-tasting. Located in the heart of Europe, students often explore the local Swiss regions as well as being able to reach Italy and France in under two hours. Crans-Montana has a high season in winter and another in summer allowing for year-round festivals and nightlife at 1,500 metres above sea level.

Marbella Campus, Spain

As a year-round tourism hub, Marbella offers a multicultural and vibrant environment to study in. With comfortable temperatures and more than 320 sunshine days annually, outdoor activities such as golf, scuba diving and sailing can be enjoyed almost every day of the year. Between Marbella old town and Puerto Banus yacht harbour there is always a different restaurant, café or store to discover. Day trips to Ronda, Granada and even Morocco are also possible.

Shanghai Campus, China

Located in the Fengxian suburban district in the south of Shanghai the Les Roches campus is close to oceanside resorts along the Hangzhou bay. On and off campus activities in the area include tennis, rowing, yoga, CrossFit and football. Public transport can affordably take students into the vibrant downtown area of Shanghai, where they can further immerse themselves in Chinese and Asian culture. Beginners Mandarin courses are also offered to students that wish to further integrate locally. Group trips are organized to surrounding cities such as Ningbo, Suzhou and Wuxi.


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 Les Roches with any of your questions.

Contact details

+41 22 518 91 08
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