web analytics

Bachelor’s Degree

Thanks to the intensive curricula of our hotel, hospitality and design management courses, you can graduate with Swiss, British and American qualifications, in only three years. The combination of study, in all aspects of hotel management, and practical training in operational areas offers you an education that is truly unique, preparing you for an exciting career in the growing hospitality industry. With the completion of your dissertation in the final year of our design, hotel and hospitality management courses, you will receive an Honours Bachelor degree.

While studying for your degree you can apply for certification from the American Hotel and Lodging Association (AH&LA).

This programme is validated by the University of Derby.

You can view full details in the IHTTI Brochure here.

Postgraduate Diploma

The Postgraduate Diploma in International Design and Hotel Management at IHTTI offers fantastic opportunities for graduates seeking a new opportunity in their career path, or for those who are currently working in the hospitality industry and require further training to enhance their career opportunities. This hotel management training programmes focus on four main areas, Hotel Management, Food and Beverage Management, Hotel Operations and Hotel Design, with an excellent combination of academic and practical education. You will also have the opportunity to enhance your language proficiencies through studies in French or German.

You can view full details in the IHTTI Brochure here.

Master Of International Business

The Master of International Business in Hotel and Design Management is designed for graduates who aim to advance their career by gaining progressive knowledge of theoretical and applied topics in the spheres of luxury, hotel design and executive leadership. Through the programme of the master in hotel and design management, you will acquire skills in analysis, critical evaluation and professional application and gain the ability to solve problems rigorously and independently. This master in hotel and design management has been designed in consultation with the industry and endorsed by IHTTI’s industry partners.

You can view full details in the Swiss Education Group Masters Brochurehere.

English Foundation Programme

The English Foundation Programme offered by the Swiss Education Group is an ideal way to strengthen your English language skills before starting your hospitality or culinary studies in your chosen school.


The English Foundation Programme runs throughout the year in four-week blocks. Students may join at the beginning of any four-week block, for a minimum of four weeks.

The course offers students a minimum of 20 hours of English instruction per week and covers the following subject areas:

  • English for Academic Purposes
  • Structured Writing and Grammar
  • Learning Strategies and Study Techniques
  • Reading and Text Analysis
  • Communication Skills
  • Critical Thinking and Analysis
  • General Hospitality Knowledge
  • Hospitality Visits


Students entering the course are tested upon arrival using the Oxford Online Placement Test (OOPT) in order to tailor the course to their individual needs.

The length of the course for each participant depends on their personal English level and motivation, with the objective to achieve the required score to enter their desired hospitality course.


The English Foundation Programme is offered at the Swiss Education Group partner school, Hotel Institute Montreux. Students from all Swiss Education Group schools who need to strengthen their English language skills participate in the course.


Upon completion of the course, the Swiss Education Group will provide transportation to your chosen school to start your hospitality or culinary studies.

You can view full details in the IHTTI Brochurehere.

Introduction To The World Of Hospitality and Culinary Programmes

The Swiss Education Group is pleased to present the Introduction to the World of Hospitality and Culinary programmes: 2 learning and adventure filled courses in Switzerland to help you discover how a hospitality or culinary education can open doors for your future!

You can view full details in the “Introduction” Brochurehere.


The programmes are 2-weeks long and offer a variety of classes, cultural excursions, workshops, and hospitality related visits. This includes:

Introduction to the World of Hospitality Classes:

Description of the two-week session

Team dynamism has been the prime reason for the success of the past sessions, we therefore start each session with a team building activity including a welcome cocktail, presentation of the team members, dinner and indoor/outdoor group activities.

  • Discover the World of Hospitality
  • Beverages of the World
  • Understanding Cultures and Customs
  • Introduction to Fine Dining
  • Culinary Workshop
  • Communication Skills in the Hospitality Industry
  • Understanding Banquets and Events
  • Introduction to the World of Hotels
  • Creating a Positive Customer Experience
  • Creating Banquets and Events
  • A Career in Hospitality, What are my Options?
  • Master Classes: Chocolate and Cheese

Introduction To The World Of Culinary Classes:

  • Discover the World of Hospitality
  • Beverages of the World
  • Fundamentals of Classical Cooking
  • Introduction to Menu Design
  • Kitchen Management and Food Safety
  • Understanding Banquets and Events
  • Foods of the World
  • Introduction to Chocolate and Pastry
  • Gala Event Preparation
  • A Career in Culinary, What are my Options?
  • Master classes: Chocolate and Cheese

Excursions and visits:

Vineyard excursion
5* Hotel Tour
Cheese factory excursion
Chocolate factory excursion
Opportunities to discover the beautiful mountains and lakes of Switzerland

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements, however in order ensure you have a positive experience and can follow the course, we strongly recommend a 4.5 IELTS level or equivalent.


The duration of the courses is 2 weeks. 2016 sessions are available between:

Sunday, July 10th to Saturday, July 23th
Sunday, July 24th to Saturday, August 6th
Sunday, August 7th to Saturday, August 20nd


The Introduction to the World of Hospitality and Culinary are offered at the Swiss Education Group partner school, Hotel Institute Montreux in Montreux, Switzerland. Here, students will have the opportunity to discover the school, connect with current students, and benefit from the exceptional setting and infrastructure of the hospitality school.


The Swiss Education group will provide airport transportation from Geneva on arrival day and departure day.

You can view full details in the “Introduction” Brochure here.

G.Patrick Gruhn

Tim Daum