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Les Roches China

Baccalaureate, Последипломное обучение, Подготовительная программа

Age: from 17 years old

Le Roche University is located in Shanghai and offers a unique opportunity to study in China, on a calm and comfortable campus, in the company of young ambitious people from all over the world.

The university was opened in 2004 as the first and only Swiss educational institution in China, which trains hospitality professionals and teaches in English. The university is a joint venture between the Swiss Graduate School of Hotel and Restaurant Management Le Roche and Jin Jiang International Hotels, a Chinese hospitality leader with over 1,460 hotels across the country.

Shanghai is the largest city in China and one of the largest cities in the world in terms of population. Located in the Yangtze River Delta in the east of the country. Shanghai is an important financial and cultural center as well as the world's largest seaport.

If you aspire to become a leader in the hospitality and hospitality industry, then China is the best place to study and start your career. The country has over 72 million jobs in the hospitality and tourism industry. The headquarters of the world's largest companies are located here.

An important feature of Le Roche is that students learn not only in classrooms, but also in practice. They are constantly involved in the hospitality industry in a variety of fields, from food preparation to table setting and serving university staff, guests and other students. This allows you to learn all the intricacies of the hospitality industry from the inside and study the features of the organization of the service. This is a very valuable practical experience, because hotel management can only be learned through practice.


  • An opportunity to see one of the largest, most beautiful and mysterious countries in the world - China. It is a large and versatile country, and you will definitely want to get to know it better.
  • Studying in China is cheaper than studying in many other countries.
  • Career prospects. The experience of studying in China will allow you to quickly enter the international labor market.
  • The quality of education. The university's curricula are internationally recognized.
  • Diving into the life of China will give you new perspectives and living experiences that cannot be gleaned from books. 


The Le Roche campus is located in the south of Shanghai, an hour's drive from the city center, on the territory of Shanghai Normal University. On the campus are located: 30 modern classrooms, a computer laboratory, a language laboratory, a library with a huge selection of literature on the topic of the hotel business. There is WI-FI on the territory of the main building of the university and in student residences. There are sports facilities on the campus: an indoor sports complex with a fitness room, a yoga studio, a dance studio, a relaxation area and a garden, football fields, a basketball court, a tennis court, and a jogging track.


In order to ensure the achievement of the educational and career goals that students set for themselves, Le Roche offers two levels of study programs and specializations. All educational programs have been accredited by the Committee for Higher Education (CIHE) of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), USA.

Diploma in International Hospitality

The Shanghai-based International Hospitality Education Program is the perfect start for your career in the hospitality industry. During your studies, you will learn the basics of hospitality management and gain hands-on experience during two professional internships.

  • 5 years
  • 2 internships
  • Workshops

Post Graduate Diploma in the International Hospitality Industry

  • 1 year of study
  • 1 internship
  • 1 business trip

This program is designed specifically for adult students seeking experience and confidence in the hospitality industry. The training is designed to combine the traditional education received with the management skills in the hospitality industry. A 6-month internship in a leadership position allows students to get comfortable in their future profession.

This program is the most popular of our continuing business education courses. With its help, thousands of alumni have already built successful careers in the international hospitality industry. The program takes place on campuses in Switzerland, Spain and China. The course is great for those looking to change careers and embark on a career in the hospitality industry, as well as those wishing to continue their education in our core MBA program. In just one year of postgraduate study, students have the opportunity to start a new career.

Preparatory program

The program prepares for admission to a bachelor's degree. The duration of the program is 18 weeks. Beginning in February / March, August / September and November.

The aim of the program is to help students achieve the admission requirements - IELTS 4.5. The program also aims to introduce students to the field of hospitality, to raise their cultural level in preparation for further study at Le Roche in the main program.

Students study in groups of the appropriate language level.


Students live in the calm and convenient Palm Beach residence, a 10-minute shuttlebus ride (provided free of charge) from the main campus building. Most share two-bedroom apartments, with single occupancy also available for an additional fee. All residents enjoy free access to the onsite gym and swimming pool. Rooms include en suite bathroom, a bed and shared living room in a two-bedroom apartment. The residence buildings also feature common meeting spaces for residents, as well as laundry facilities.  


To maintain a healthy physical shape, students are involved in a variety of sports activities. There are team and individual sports to choose from: football, basketball, tennis, badminton, running, dancing, yoga, fitness. Every year, Le Roche runs a charity marathon sponsored by leading companies in the hospitality industry. Many students take part in the marathon with pleasure.


In addition to their studies, students lead an active life and can take part in various hobby clubs: a culinary club, a language club, a Chinese language club, dance evenings, weekly ping pong tournaments, a yoga club, a hospitality club and others.

On weekends, there is a great opportunity to get to know China better, visit the sights and cultural monuments of Shanghai. There is something to see here! Historic quarters, modern architecture, shopping areas - a shopping paradise, restaurants, nightclubs and much more.

COST, 2021-2022

  • Diploma - CNY 116,300 - 118,800 per semester
  • Post Graduate Diploma - CNY 118,800 semester
  • Preparatory Program - CNY 38,800 for an 18 week course

Included in cost

  • Teaching
  • Accommodation in a double room and meals
  • Materials
  • Uniform
  • Medical check-ups

Extra paid

  • Registration fee - CNY 600
  • Accommodation at Palm Beach Residence:
    CNY 15,000 per semester for a double room
    CNY 30,000 per semester for a single room
  • Services of the company "Paradise"


  • Help with choosing the right program.
  • Paperwork (translation of documents confirming education; assistance in writing curricula, motivation letters; consultations on the collection of documents confirming the financial viability of the sponsor).
  • Supervising the student in the first month of study: assistance in resolving issues related to resettlement, billing and adaptation in a new educational institution.
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