Partnerships & Accreditations

Hotel Institute Montreux

Bringing the industry to the classroom

Students of Hotel Institute Montreux benefit from our established partnerships with industry leaders and accreditations from various academic bodies, including Northwood University, Four Seasons Hotel and Resorts and our newest partner, Tag Heuer.

Professional Partnerships

Banque Privée Edmond de Rothschild
Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts
Tag Heuer
Swiss Sustainable Finance
John Paul
Montreux Jazz Festival
Resort Lifestyle Communities
La Mer

The Marketing, HR, Senior Living and Finance specializations for the Bachelor of Business Administration and Master of International Business in Hospitality Management are designed and delivered in collaboration with our industry partners.

Chateau de Chillon

Château de Chillon supports student-led projects at both Bachelor and Master level.

Academic Partnerships

Northwood University​ 

Northwood University

The Bachelor of Business (BBA) degree is awarded by Northwood University, based in the State of Michigan, USA.  Northwood University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, one of the six regional accrediting agencies for higher education in the United States, which is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Hotel Institute Montreux also awards its own separate degree confirming the successful completion of Northwood University's BBA program at its campus in Switzerland, and this degree is formal recognition by Hotel Institute Montreux of the tertiary standards achieved by BBA graduates.


The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) is a global business education accrediting body and the only organization to offer accreditation to all levels of collegiate business educational degree programs from associate to doctoral. The ACBSP Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree Board of Commissioners has awarded Northwood University accreditation of its business programs.



The Bachelor of Business Administration in Hospitality Management degree at Hotel Institute Montreux is fully accredited by Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation (FIBAA). FIBAA provides quality seals to well know higher education in Europe.


While studying for the Higher Diploma program students can also apply for certification for courses from the American Hotel and Lodging Association (AH&LA) widely recognized as a leader in hospitality certification.

Confederation of Tourism & Hospitality

Confederation of Tourism & Hospitality

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


EduQua ensures the quality of educational institutions by setting minimum standards and supports quality improvements in its certified institutions.


The International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education (THE-ICE) is an international accreditation organisation that is dedicated to the recognition, benchmarking, development and promotion of quality programmes in tourism, hospitality, events and culinary arts education, training and research.