98%

Graduate employment rate

4000+

Industry partners

15:1

Student to faculty ratio

90+

Nationalities on campus

13+

Nationalities on campus

15100 +

Alumni Network

86%

of alumni become managers in less than 5 years


About Glion

A world of opportunities

Founded in 1962, we are firmly established among the world’s finest education institutions specializing in hospitality and luxury management.

We offer applied business education, combining academic rigor, hands-on practical skills and professional internships – all with a focus on developing the soft skills that are a prerequisite in the modern global economy.

At Glion, we offer Swiss quality education on an international scale. It means every part of your Master’s program and student life will be geared towards your future career success. Every day on campus, you will be immersed in a professional setting in the company of students, faculty and industry leaders from around the world. Your chosen program will include a bespoke field trip to an exciting international destination. And as a Master’s graduate, with the power of the Glion name on your CV, you will be free to choose your location and direction at the top of the world’s fastest-growing industries.


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Offered Courses

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Bachelor’s in International Hospitality Business

  • 3.5 Years |  Full-time | 2 Internships | 3 Specializations

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.

Specialization Available Options

  • Luxury Brand Strategy
  • International Hotel Development and Finance
  • International Event Management

Montreux Campus

Next intake: September

Language:   English

London Campus

Next intake: September

Language:   English


Bachelor’s (BBA) with Luxury Specialization + Master’s (MSc) in Luxury Management and Guest Experience

  • 5 Years |  Full-time | 3.5 years BBA + 1.5 years MSc = 5 years | 1.5 years of industry experience

Our Passport to Luxury Leadership offer delivers an outstanding blend of practical and academic knowledge, across five years of concentrated, career-focused study.

Starting with our flagship Bachelor’s degree, you will be immersed in the world of luxury hospitality, culminating with a final semester specialization in Luxury Brand Strategy.

Upon graduation, you will move straight into our Master’s in Luxury Management and Guest Experience, a one-of-a-kind program that encompasses a diverse range of luxury sectors including hotels and resorts, fine food and wine, ultra-luxury travel, plus fashion and design.

There is no better pathway to success in luxury; no better Passport to Luxury Leadership.

Montreux Campus

Next intake: September

London Campus

Next intake: September


Master’s degrees in hospitality and business

  • 1.5 Year |  Full-time | professional internship | business field trip

This Master’s will teach you the skills to manage business, operations and people in international hotels and world-class hospitality companies.

Across two academic semesters (which can be studied in Switzerland or London) you will work through an intensive course program, which includes HR and operational management, marketing, revenue management, business strategy and corporate sustainability.

To complete your academic program, you can choose between a Business Research Project or a professional internship, providing you with vital, real-world experience.

Montreux Campus

Next intake: September

Language:   English

London Campus

Next intake: September

Language:   English


Master of Science in Real Estate, Finance and Hotel Development

  • 1.5 Year |  Full-time | professional internship | business field trip | Real estate challenge

Your two semesters of study on our London campus will allow you to look in depth at the world of real estate investment, with a specific focus on hotel development and asset management. Other topics include private equity, financial modelling and mergers & acquisitions.

The expert Glion faculty will be supplemented by active market practitioners, alongside top academics from renowned institutions. The program also incorporates a Real Estate Challenge (see separate tab).


To complete your academic program, you can choose between a Business Research Project or a professional internship, providing you with vital, real-world experience.

London Campus

Next intake: September

Language:   English


Master of Science in Hospitality, Entrepreneurship and Innovation

  • 1.5 Year |  Full-time | professional internship | business field trip

Two semesters of intensive academic study take you on a journey of innovation and entrepreneurship, from idea to business model and then to market.

You will be taught how to scale a business, how to secure funding and how to market your product or service in this digital age.

Your curriculum also includes the opportunity to collaborate with your fellow students to organize an Innovation Fair (see separate tab for more details). To complete your academic program, you can choose between a Business Research Project or a professional internship, providing you with vital, real-world experience.

Montreux Campus

Next intake: September

Language:   English


Master of Science in Luxury Management and Guest Experience

  • 1.5 Year |  Full-time | professional internship | business field trip

This Master’s brings luxury to life. It teaches future managers in luxury businesses the unique skills of a hospitality expert.

Your two-semester academic program covers a diverse range of luxury sectors, including hotels and resorts, fine food and wine, ultra-luxury travel, plus fashion and design.

You don’t just look from the outside inwards: your course content delves deeply into economic and sociological trends, digital transformation, as well as the marketing and business strategies that make a luxury brand successful in the 21st century.

To complete your academic program, you can choose between a Business Research Project or a professional internship, providing you with vital, real-world experience.

Montreux Campus

Next intake: September

Language:   English


Summer program

  • 1 Week |  Full-time

The Glion Summer Program is an ideal way to discover the realm of international hospitality and events management in a program that combines fun with learning.

Participants are immersed in hospitality culture through field trips and lead a project producing one event.

The emphasis is on fun, friendships and learning, so you can expect the following and much more:

  • Expert-led workshops
  • Hospitality insights
  • Sports activities
  • Excursions
  • Delicious dinners – formal and informal

Montreux Campus

Next intake: August

Language:   English


Study a semester abroad

  • 17 Weeks |  Full-time

This semester-long program has been designed to give students the opportunity to learn at the home of hospitality: Switzerland, or in London, the thriving metropolis for business and tourism.

Upon completion of the semester abroad, students will receive a course transcript listing the corresponding passed credits.

Montreux Campus

Next intake: September

Language:   English

London Campus

Next intake: September

Language:   English


Intensive Hospitality English Language Program

  • 6 Weeks |  Full-time

Our Intensive Hospitality English Language Program (IHELP) focuses on intensive English learning while also teaching students important hospitality industry terminology and knowledge.

We offer this program to students who need help to fulfill the entry requirements of the Bachelor’s or MSc programs at Glion Institute of Higher Education.

 What will you learn?

  • Listening & Speaking
  • Reading & Writing
  • English Skills
  • Skills for Success
  • English for Hospitality
  • Culture & Tourism
  • Academic Writing
  • Test Preparation

Montreux Campus

Next intake: September

Language:   English



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