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 strong academic partnership we nurture with Northwood University guarantees the quality of our education delivery. The hospitality management program at Northwood is one of the few accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), which strengthens our positioning as a business-minded hospitality school.

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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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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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COBIS Council of British International Schools

COBIS Council of British International Schools

COBIS is the Council of British International Schools – the premier global association for international British schools overseas. COBIS schools can be found in 75 countries worldwide and all our member schools are committed to quality assurance and the delivery of a British style education, no matter where they are located in the world.

Swiss Federation of Private Schools

Swiss Federation of Private Schools

The good reputation of schools in Switzerland is based on various factors. The long pedagogical experience is decisive, but also the location in a multilingual country with different cultures. In addition, there is the proverbial Swiss quality in education, the high standard of living, openness on the one hand and discretion on the other, as well as the political stability of our country and the associated security. The private education fulfill an important function to the state education system, which is under the sovereignty of the 26 cantons. Therefore, Switzerland embodies a differentiated and innovative range of education, which is committed to multilingualism, respect for other cultures and high educational quality.

The aim of the Association of Swiss Private Schools is to make the high status of these educational institutions even better known throughout the world. The FSPS is continuously committed to improving the political, economic and legal framework for private schools in Switzerland. 

International Accreditations

Saudi Arabia Ministry of Higher Education

HIM holds accreditation from the Ministry of Higher Education in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, ensuring graduates academic accomplishments are duly acknowledged and valued within the educational framework of Saudi Arabia.

Learn more about the Saudi Arabia Accreditation

Jordan Ministry of Higher Education

HIM holds accreditation from the Ministry of Higher Education in Jordan, ensuring graduates academic accomplishments are duly acknowledged and valued within the educational framework of Jordan.

Learn more about the Jordanian Accreditation

Indonesia Scholarship Framework 

Students from Indonesia can apply for scholarships with Beasiswa. It also ensures graduates academic accomplishments are duly acknowledged and valued within the educational framework of Indonesia. 

Learn more about the Scholarships for Indonesian students here and here