GLION – OVER 50 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE
For more than 50 years, Glion Institute of Higher Education has set the standard of excellence as a renowned Swiss hotel school. Today, as an international hospitality business school, Glion delivers hospitality management degrees, sports and event management degrees, and graduate programs in Switzerland and London and online.

BEST HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT SCHOOL IN THE WORLD

Glion Institute of Higher Education was named the World’s Best Hospitality Management School at the 2015 Worldwide Hospitality Awards. Additionally, Glion is recognized among the best hospitality management schools in the world for an international career.

SWISS EDUCATION, INTERNATIONAL CAMPUSES

Glion has two premium campuses in Switzerland and a London campus at the University of Roehampton. Students can transfer to experience both of these global hubs of hospitality and business innovation. Glion also offers online programs for MBA, Executive Certificates and corporate training.

STUDENT DIVERSITY & EMPLOYABILITY

At Glion, 93% of students are international students representing close to 100 nationalities. On graduation day, 100% of job-seeking graduates have a job or multiple offers. More than 400 Glion students are currently on internship in 63 countries, and we received 4.7 internship offers per student in 2015.


INNOVATIVE BUSINESS PROGRAMS

Glion uses innovative teaching methods to prepare graduates for leadership roles. Applied learning ties practical work and internships with management theory, while the business courses teach students to conduct research and solve business challenges as managers and entrepreneurs.

ACCREDITATION & QUALITY ASSURANCE

Glion Institute of Higher Education is accredited at university level by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), of the USA. Additionally, Glion London (GIHE UK Ltd) has undergone a review for educational oversight by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA).

GLION REPUTATION WORLDWIDE

Representatives from more than 80 international hotel chains and companies come to Glion each year to recruit our students for internships and management training positions.


GET CONNECTED WITH THE INDUSTRY’S BEST

86%

OF STUDENTS HAVE A JOB OR MULTIPLE JOB OFFERS ON GRADUATION DAY

4.7

INTERNSHIP OFFERS ON AVERAGE PER STUDENT

4'228

OUR TOP 11 RECRUITING HOTEL CHAINS PROVIDE ACCESS TO 4,228 HOTELS

13'000

ALUMNI IN OVER 150 COUNTRIES AROUND THE WORLD

+50 % OF OUR
ALUMNI

BECOME GM, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OR ENTREPRENEUR WHTHIN 5 YEARS OF GRADUATION


HOSPITALITY DEGREES & COURSES

Hospitality, tourism, and events all happen in the real world, in multicultural, fast-moving situations. To prepare you for the challenges of this global industry, our hospitality programs balance your classroom instruction with practical hotel management experience on campus and in hospitality organizations and settings.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROGRAM

Glion’s English program in London or Switzerland will give you the opportunity to be immersed in an English-speaking environment and bring your language skills up to the level required for our undergraduate or postgraduate programs. Tailored to your level of proficiency, this 10-week language program will help you improve your fluency in academic, social and professional situations – including hospitality industry terminology and knowledge.

LONDON SUMMER PROGRAM

The Glion London Summer Academy will give you a first-class introduction to the world of luxury hospitality. In this two-week summer program, you will learn about the global tourism industry and discover top-level careers in hospitality. You will complete an event planning project and get a taste of Glion's hospitality management courses while having fun in an international environment and enjoying excursions around London and the region. Glion London Summer Academy fees are reimbursed for students who continue on to the bachelor degree in hospitality.

BACHELOR IN HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT

· 3.5 years
· 2 x 6 month internships
· 18 weeks applied learning in F&B and rooms division (including 2 weeks exams)
· Available in Switzerland and in London, transfer option every term
· 4 specialisations: Luxury Brand Management, Real Estate Finance & Revenue, Sales & Marketing, New Venture Creation 
· 4 intakes: January, April, July, October 

BACHELOR IN EVENT, SPORT AND ENTERTAINMENT MANAGEMENT

· 3.5 years 
· 2 x 6 month internships 
· Applied learning: F&B and Project Factory
· Available in Switzerland and in London, transfer option every term 
· 4 specialisations: Sport Management, Entertainment Management, Sales and Marketing , New Venture Creation 
· 4 intakes: January, April, July, October 

 

The Glion graduate programs offer flexible study options which adapt to students’ background, experience, and professional objectives.

MBA in International Hospitality & Service Industries Management: Designed for graduates and experienced professionals, the Glion MBA offers three study options:
· Campus-based: 1 year on campus in Switzerland or London for recent graduates
· Hybrid: 1.5 years on average, 1 semester on campus, remainder online; for candidates with 2 years of work experience or more
· Online: 2 years on average, 100% online, for experienced managers only
Start dates: January, April, July, October

MSc in International Hotel Management – Prepares recent graduates and career changers for management positions in international hospitality
· 1.5 year
· 1 x 6 month internship
· Available in Switzerland and London
· Online courses option


Postgraduate Diploma in Hospitality Administration – Prepares graduates and professionals with work experience to enter the world of hospitality management
· 1 year & 3 months
· 1 x 6 month internship
· Available in Switzerland and London

 

Our online courses are designed for working professionals and delivered by Glion’s faculty of industry experts, university professors and working managers.

Online MBA in Hospitality – Gain the skills and qualifications for advanced senior management positions, and the flexibility you need as a busy professional. This 2 year program can be enhanced with residencies in London.

Executive Certificates and Residencies - Upgrade your skills and qualifications with an Executive Certificate in Leadership, Marketing or Finance, taken from the Online MBA modules.

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