The Glion Summer Programs are back for 2021! These ever-popular summer experiences offer the perfect introduction to Glion and the world of luxury hospitality.

Programs last one or two weeks, mixing fun and learning in a practical, immersive format that makes full use of our expert faculty members. And with participants coming from all over the world, you will be sure to make international friendships for life!

To celebrate the return of the Summer Program series in 2021, we have an amazing competition that you can participate in. We will be offering to two lucky winners a place on the highly popular One-week Summer Program in either Switzerland or the UK. To enter, you need to be a high school student (age 15-17) who has a passion for hospitality, travel, tourism or business and would like to discover Glion.

Simply download and complete this form and use the button below to upload it together with a one-minute video telling us why you want to discover the world of hospitality at Glion this summer. Show us your passion for business, tourism and hospitality, and explain how our Summer Program can help you achieve your future goals.

The entry deadline is April 23, 2021. Winners will be notified by April 30, 2021.

The prizes

The following prizes will be awarded to the best video submissions:

First prize:
One week in Glion/Montreux, Switzerland worth CHF 2,750
7 - 14 August 2021
Second prize:
One week in London, United Kingdom worth GBP 2,200
31 July - 7 August 2021

A first class ticket to a global career


of our job-seeking students have one or more job offers on graduation


average internships per student


recruitment visits per year

Eligibility criteria

Applications from minors must be accompanied by a written consent provided by their parent or legal guardian. All classes at Glion are held in English, so students will be required to have a good understanding of the English language. They must fulfill the general admissions requirements for the program.

Find out more




Specializations give you the chance to build a unique skill set and stand out. If you have an interest in design, marketing, finance, real estate or more, you’ll have the chance to explore it with help from leading experts. Broaden your understanding of hospitality and discover ideas that could change the course of your career.


Our BBA features applied practical and academic courses, across five semesters of study combined with two six-month professional internships.

You will learn how to lead a hospitality business and master the tools of the trade, working through simulated hotel development and business projects with experienced faculty members.

You’ll develop your critical thinking, research and writing skills to produce high-quality professional work, including an applied business project.

And for your final semester you have the opportunity to study one of three career-focused specializations


Practical Arts

Practical Arts

Your BBA begins with a Practical Arts semester, which lays a strong foundation for your degree studies.

By the end of these 20 weeks, you will have developed an understanding of the excellence required in hotel and restaurant operations.

You’ll also be equipped with practical, professional skills you can deploy in your first internship.


Next intakes
March 2021
September 2021

Minimum Age
17.5 years old at the start of the program.

You must have completed secondary education (IB diploma, Maturité, Abitur, French Bac, 2 A-levels, high school diploma or equivalent).

Admissions Assessment
Applicants must undergo a personalised Admissions Assessment and hold a professional English Language Qualification, if English is not your first language.




This is an example of the fee structure you can expect for your first year of study at Glion.

Application fee - 275
Tuition fees - 33,300
Learning resources - 3,000
Practical arts courses apparel - 1,200
Business field trip in semester 7 - 1,500
Insurance - 5,950
Administrative fees - 1,450

Food and Beverage prepaid S1+S3+S4 - 11,500
Double superior room S1+S3+S4 - 17,550

Careers that started at Glion

Companies that hire from Glion

Leading names in hospitality hire our students
Four Seasons
J.P. Morgan Private Bank

Experience an exciting student life across a choice of 2 campuses

Experience an exciting student life across a choice of 2 campuses

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