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Glion Institute of Higher Education

Location
Montreux
Year of foundation
1962
Programs
Baccalaureate, Master's degree
Accomodation
Residence

Age: 17+

One of the three best higher schools in Switzerland

Glion Institute of Higher Education is one of the most prestigious business schools in Switzerland, offering specializations: hospitality, catering, tourism, sports industry. Those who wish to work in finance or banking also study here.

The institute was founded in 1962 by Walter Hanziker and Frederic Tissot, who decided to pass on their vast experience in hospitality management to a new generation. For more than 40 years of existence, the school has earned an excellent reputation and a big name. It is one of the three best schools in Switzerland, and it is the graduates of these three schools that employers prefer to hire.

Glion Institute of Higher Education is located in the luxurious “Grand Hotel Bellevue” in a magnificent area on the shores of Lake Geneva, the Riviera and the Alps. The windows offer a gorgeous view of the lake, mountains and the French resort of Evian on the other side of the lake. Rooms, auditoriums and restaurants are literally flooded with light.

KEY FACTORS

  • In 2011, Louis Vuitton announced Glion as its personnel forge and recruited the first graduates of this university.
  • You can enter right after the Russian school - most universities in the world require an age of 18 and additional training from one to two years (which costs money!)
  • Your child will speak at least two foreign languages ​​upon graduation - English and French.
  • Switzerland is a country of ideal climate and complete security.
  • Super-prospects will open up before your child: 98% of students already have a job at the time of graduation, employers themselves come here to conduct interviews. There is no such thing anywhere else in the world!
  • Your child will become a manager, businessman or financier. But the main thing is a person who is confident in his future.
  • The GLION Institute of Higher Education programs are accredited by the Association of Schools and Colleges of the USA and meet the most stringent academic criteria.

EQUIPMENT

Today, the Glion Institute of Higher Education consists of two campuses (Glion and Boule) and receives about 1200 students a year. This European institution is Swiss in its work ethic and multicultural in its student body.

  • Modern classrooms (equipped with projectors)
  • Training rooms for both individual and group design work
  • Libraries (with access to more than a bunch of publications and online resources).
  • Demonstration kitchens (there will be classes during practice)
  • Lounges and TV rooms
  • Internet cafe
  • Canteens (2 pieces)
  • A restaurant
  • Sports center and fitness room
  • Parking
  • Laundries on each floor of the hostel

PROGRAM

The educational institution presents a unique selection of subjects studied that help students develop and acquire the business qualities necessary for a successful career.

Bachelor's degree in International Hospitality Management

The first stage of higher education, which allows you to start an international career and apply for positions of managers and specialists. Glion University Bachelor's degree allows you to acquire the necessary knowledge, skills and experience to run a hospitality business and apply it successfully in the future. You will gain practical business management skills and begin to understand it from the inside out.

Internships: 2 times 6 months

Duration of the program: 3.5 years

Master's degree

Glion's new master's programs will put you on the fast track to the best companies in the hospitality industry! Acquire your dream profession at Glion by choosing one of the following master's programs:

  • MSc in Premium Brand Management.
  • MSc in Hospitality with a focus on entrepreneurship and innovation.
  • MSc in Hotel Development, Real Estate and Finance.
  • Магистратура в международной индустрии гостеприимства.

Internships: once every 6 months

Duration of the program: 1.5 years

ACCOMMODATION

Comfortable living conditions in a residence on one of two campuses: Glion (near Montreux) and Bulle (Gruyeres).

Accommodation options: Standard: accommodation in a single or double room in the school residence or Executive: accommodation with improved conditions in a single or double room (usually not offered to freshmen).

Meals – full board.

SPORT AND ADDITIONA L CLASSES

Leisure activities are organized almost every weekend. A gym and a gym are available to students at any time. Various events and theme nights are often organized.

According to one of the students, he always found something to do in the evening, you can at least do homework, which is always a lot. There are many places around the university worth visiting, and in general, you shouldn't go to Switzerland without a camera. He is a first-year student, and I am very glad that my parents gave me the opportunity to study here!

COST, 2021-2022

Bachelor's degree - CHF 42,150 - 48,200 per semester.
Master's degree - CHF 56,080 per program.

Included in cost

  • Teaching

Extra paid

  • Accommodation in a single room
  • Registration fee - CHF 275
  • Refundable deposit - CHF 1,250
  • Services of the company "Paradise"

SERVICES OF THE EDUCATIONAL COMPANY "PARADISE" INCLUDE

  • 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.

RATING OF THE BEST HOTEL AND RESTAURANT SCHOOLS IN THE WORLD

The 10 best international hospitality management schools in the world, whose graduates are successfully employed in international luxury hotel chains.

No

Educational institution

Country

 

% of respondents who included an educational institution in the list of 10 best international schools

1

School of Hotel Management Lausanne

Switzerland

67%

2

 

Glion Institute of Higher Education (Glion and Bull)

Switzerland

61%

3

International School of Hotel Management Le Roche (Bluche)

Switzerland

59%

4

Cornell University

USA

53%

5

The Hague School of Hotel Management

Netherlands

40%

6

International School of Hotel Management Le Roche (Marbella)

Spain

28%

7

Oxford Brooks University

UK

23%

8

 

International School of Hotel Management "Blue Mountains" (Leura)

Australia

21%

9

Vatel School of Hotel Management

France

20%

10

International College of the Hospitality Industry "Cesar Ritz" (Le Bouvray, Brig) 

Switzerland

19%

Level of preference for hospitality management school graduates who have studied in several countries

The participants were also asked the question: “Some students in the process of obtaining specialized education study in several countries and campuses. With this in mind, when hiring graduates, would you prefer a candidate who has studied in multiple countries and campuses, or a graduate who has studied in one country? "

More than half (56%) of employees of luxury hotel chains indicated that they would prefer graduates with international training experience, and only one in five respondents (21%) indicated that this would not affect their decision.

The survey included respondents from the following 28 luxury hotel chains: Accor, Aman Resorts, Banyan Tree, Dusit Thani, Fairmont Hotels, Four Points by Sheraton, Four Seasons, Hyatt, Holiday Inn, Hilton, Kempinski, Intercontinental, Le Meridien, Mandarin Oriental, Marriott, Radisson, Raffles, Renaissance, Ritz Carlton, Shangri-La, Sheraton, Sofitel, Sol Melia, Starwood, Swissôtel, Taj, W Hotels, Westin.

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