Hotel Institute Montreux

The Business of Hospitality

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Our Programs

Blending the best of Swiss hospitality with American business

Hotel Institute Montreux can be found in one of Switzerland’s most iconic locations. Learn the secrets of the hospitality world and get business insights from industry leaders. A tailored education, unique specializations, and prestigious degrees will open doors to a successful career in hospitality and beyond.


Bachelor of Business Administration

3 yearsFull time

This program will give you access to an international career and the agility to move from one industry to another, thanks to our specializations and leading industry partners.

MA in Tourism and Hospitality Management

Master in Tourism and Hospitality Management

1 yearFull time

This program blends tourism and hospitality management skills for professionals seeking executive-level positions. This master’s program includes industry-endorsed specializations and an international internship.

Our campus

Live and learn in the heart of the Swiss Riviera

On the shores of Lake Geneva, in the heart of the Swiss Riviera, Montreux offers stunning views of the Alps and the terraced vineyards of Lavaux. With a unique microclimate, the city has an undeniable Mediterranean flair and is rich in cultural events, including the world-famous Montreux Jazz Festival. Montreux is the perfect starting point for exploring Lake Geneva, hiking in the nearby Alps, or speeding down a ski slope.

Stories from our community

We have built a global community of students, faculty, and alumni that shape the core of who we are. Our community comes from a multitude of cultures, backgrounds, and life experiences. This is our community and these are their stories.

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Meet the faculty

Our lecturers come from all over the world and represent a cross-section of industries. They are passionate about equipping students to think for themselves and take ownership of their educational journey. Their academic rigor and expertise prepare students for their future careers.

Accreditations, certifications, and recognitions

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These play an essential role in the reputation and quality of HIM's programs.

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The international reputation of Hotel Institute Montreux is based on world-class academic programs combined with high-quality industry internships in Switzerland and abroad.

Ulrika Björklund


Ulrika Björklund, Dean