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Founded in 1985, HIM has gained a reputation for its combination of excelent academic programs with national and international internships in the industry. Its student body of 800 coming from 60 countries work toward undergraduate and graduate programs in Hospitality Management.

Degrees awarded are Swiss Higher Diploma in International Hotel Management and BBA in Hospitality Management from Northwood University, an American university.

All Programs Available:
  • Business
    • Business Administration (BBA)
  • Hospitality, Leisure, Tourism and Travel
    • Hotel Management
Language of instruction


Type of school

Private University


+41 21 966 46 46


Av. des Alpes 15, Montreux, VD, Switzerland, 1820


ASEH, Swiss Hotel Schools Association

NEASC, New England Association of Schools and Colleges Inc, USA

EduQua, certifies the quality of educational institutions

More information about Academic Programs

Swiss Diploma in Hotel Operations Management

Swiss Higher Diploma in International Hotel Management

Swiss HIM BBA Degree in Hospitality Management and; Finance; or Marketing; or Human Resources

The American BBA Degree in Hospitality Management

More information about Graduate Programs

Postgraduate Diploma in Hotel Management

Admission Requirements

  • Students must have a High school diploma (or equivalent) and be at least 17 years old.
  • In order to take part in the full-time industry internship, students must be at least 18 years old. Under-18 students can complete their second academic term at HIM and start their internship placement once they have turned 18.
  • Language Requirements

    Minimum TOEFL score of 500 points, or equivalent English level qualification.


    You will find detailed information about our fees on our website.


    Our fees include full board and accommodation.

    Services and Activities

    HIM's hotel management school leisure Manager organizes, in cooperation with the HIM Student Ambassador Forum, a wide range of sports and leisure activities as well as excursions and professional visits to make your stay at our hotel management school more pleasant. Sports and social activities provide an important balance to academic study. Many of these events are fully or partly funded by Hotel Institute Montreux (HIM). School sports teams are also organized each term. This allows students not only to get to know Switzerland better but also to relax and enjoy their stay.

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