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As an international institute of hospitality and hotel management, the Hotel Institute Montreux supports the success of aspiring individuals through the development of strong hospitality management, interpersonal, language, and cultural skills. The business focus of the program, which is offered in collaboration with Northwood University, a leading management university in the United States, will open doors to a wide variety of career options.

Starting Dates/Course Calendar


Summer: 4 July ‒ 16 September
Fall: 3 October ‒ 16 December


Winter: 9 January ‒ 24 March
Spring: 3 April ‒ 16 June
Summer: 3 July ‒ 15 September
Fall: 2 October ‒ 15 December


Winter: 8 January ‒ 23 March
Spring: 9 April ‒ 22 June
Summer: 9 July ‒ 21 September
Fall: 8 October ‒ 21 December

Application Deadline

You are advised to send your application as soon as possible as places are limited in the school.

For students who require a visa to enter Switzerland it is important that you contact the Swiss Embassy in your home country to find out the length of time necessary for your visa application. In certain countries it may take up to 12 weeks for a visa to be approved.

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The school is located in the heart of Montreux, on the shores of Lake Geneva with the Alps providing a spectacular backdrop. This luxury destination on the Swiss Riviera is home to the famous Montreux Jazz Festival, and only one hour from Geneva International Airport; gateway to Europe.

Avenue des Alpes 15
1820 Montreux

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