Quality assurance

Accreditations, certifications & recognitions

A stamp of approval

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

HIM is recognized and approved by leading academic and industry parrtners. With these recognitions and certifications we are able to guarantee the best educational experience that promises a lifetime of success. HIM is ranked amongst the top 10 universities in the world for Hospitality & Leisure Management by QS rankings.

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Northwood University

The Bachelor of Business Administration in Hospitality Management and the Master of Business Administration are awarded in partnership with Northwood University. Northwood University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), a global business education accrediting body that carries out a process based on the Baldrige Education Criteria for Performance Excellence and the US Higher Learning Commission (USHLC), which is recognized by the Secretary of Education and the Committee on Recognition of Postsecondary Accreditation.

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Associate Professional in Human Resources (aPHRI)

All HR specialization students who pass the above-mentioned exam receive an aPHRI certificate. The HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®) does not endorse any particular preparation program or offering. We encourage prospective certification holders to use a variety of resources that reflect their learning styles and needs. Purchasing a certification product is not required and HRCI does not guarantee that an individual will pass based on the purchase of a certification preparation product. The red-and-purple HR design, HR Certification Institute, and aPHRi are registered trademarks of Human Resource Certification Institute, Inc. in the USA and other countries. Used under license.

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Wine & Spirits Education Trust (WSET)

Hotel Institute Montreux has been officially approved as a program provider for the world-renowned Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET). WSET is the largest global provider of wine, spirits and sake qualifications.  WSET is the largest global provider of wine, spirits and sake qualifications. WSET qualifications are globally recognized as the international standard in wine and spirit knowledge.

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Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation (FIBAA)

Hotel Institute Montreux is accredited through FIBAA, a European, internationally-oriented agency for quality assurance and quality development in higher education.



Confederation of Tourism & Hospitality (CTH)

The Master of International Business in Hospitality Management (with specialization) is endorsed by the U.K.’s leading specialist professional awarding body, guaranteeing the highest standard of hospitality and tourism qualifications in the industry

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The International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education

Hotel Institute Montreux is a member of THE-ICE, an international accreditation organization dedicated to the recognition, benchmarking, development, and promotion of quality programs in tourism, hospitality, events, and culinary arts education, training, and research. In 2019, Hotel Institute Montreux ranked first in the following categories: Arrival Overall, Good Contacts, Visa Advice, Application to Offer Satisfaction, and third for overall student satisfaction, according to THE-ICE Global Premier Ranking.




Hotel Institute Montreux is certified by EduQua, a Swiss quality label that ensures the quality of educational institutions by setting minimum standards and supporting quality improvements in its certified institutions.

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