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About us

Home of specialized business & hospitality management

Shape your career with an education that blends the best of hospitality and business in dynamic Montreux, one of Switzerland’s most picturesque locations.

About us

For us, it is key to provide you with an education that not only blends the best of hospitality and business, but enables you to be agile, dynamic, and innovative — just like the wonderful world of hospitality!

Our modern curriculum is designed to ensure students are ahead of today’s trends, and covers topics including digitalization, artificial intelligence, and business sustainability. As a student, you are encouraged to be creative and innovative in everything you do. Your time at Hotel Institute Montreux will help you build a customer-centric mindset and improve your agility to give you that edge in business. Our curriculum is delivered by experienced faculty and guest lecturers who are experts in their respective fields. They bring their real-life experience to the classroom and are committed to being available to students. You will also learn from your fellow classmates joining you from all over the world to create a unique international environment. At the end of your journey, you will leave prepared not only for a career in hospitality, but in any industry, thanks to your acquired business acumen.

Our partners

Nurturing strong industry relationships

Key partnerships with industry leaders ensure that our programs remain relevant and reflect latest trends and insights. Our industry partners contribute to the creation of academic programs, hold guest lectures on campus, assign student projects, and host visits to their premises to provide students additional insights into real-life operations.

Our campus

Live and learn in the heart of the Swiss Riviera

Swiss Education Group

Global leader in hospitality & business education

We are part of Swiss Education Group – an alliance of internationally-celebrated schools that specialize in hospitality, business, and culinary arts. As an HIM student, you’ll join a global community of students and alumni where you can share advice and uncover new opportunities. Our graduates go on to build successful careers across a wide range of industries, providing you with an invaluable network.

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HIM's international reputation is a result of world-class academic programs combined with high-quality industry partnerships. The wide range of business knowledge developed gives access to an international career that ensures professional success.

Ulrika Björklund

HIM Dean

Ulrika Björklund, Dean

Accreditations, certifications, and recognitions

A stamp of approval

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

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