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Agriculture, Food & Animal Sciences

Culinary Arts

Full program details & costs, with admission requirements. Discover your dream program.

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Program facts

  • Tuition fees per year 60,900 CHF
  • Duration 7 months
  • Program type Undergraduate Diploma
  • Language taught in English
  • Start date January, April, July, October

Program Overview

What Culinary Arts Academy Switzerland says about their program:
"The course takes place at our Le Bouveret campus on Lake Geneva where we host our new culinary arts facility – Apicius: a contemporary, 4-storey construction custom-designed to enhance the professional learning experience for our culinary students. The campus also houses the “Mosimann Collection”: an exceptional collection of historic cookbooks and culinary artefacts collected over half a century by Swiss Masterchef, Anton Mosimann OBE. Chef to the British Royal family, the collection includes menus, dinner planning and gala setups with which he has delighted royals and celebrities for the last 50 years.
Our experienced and decorated chef instructors teach culinary demonstrations in front of the class to explain each technique. Students then practice the techniques learnt during the demonstration at an individual workstation with guidance every step of the way. While a kitchen is a disciplined environment, the teaching style remains approachable and light-hearted.
+Essentials of Cooking
+Essentials of Baking, Pastry & Desserts
+The Chef's Tool Kit"

Admissions requirements

Find all the relevant information for your course below before submitting your application form, including minimum age and English language proficiency requirements. Direct entry is also an option for our bachelor's and master's degrees.

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.

English language proficiency of TOEFL iBT 55 or IELTS 5.5 or OOPT 50+ or equivalent

Diploma

Successful achievement of secondary education (IGCSE, O-Level)

Bachelor's

Completed secondary school education (IB Diploma, IBCP Diploma**, Maturité, Abitur, French Bac, 2 A-levels, high school diploma or equivalent)

Fees and funding

The Swiss Education Group is committed to making quality hospitality education accessible to students, independent of their financial background. While Swiss Education Group, as a private institution, cannot currently provide full scholarships, they offer a set of financial aid solutions for qualified and motivated students.

Partner Scholarships

Swiss Education Group has academic partnerships with a selection of educational institutions at high school and graduate level) around the world. This allows new applicants to benefit from:

  • Credit transfers. Please contact the University to check the validity of your current educational institution.
  • And/or Scholarships on tuition fees

Merit-based Scholarships

Swiss Education Group rewards academic excellence and encourages new applicants to continue with their outstanding performance at the School by granting them merit-based scholarships. Merit-based scholarships are usually one-off scholarships applied to a particular term/semester.

Financial Scholarships

Students facing financial difficulties may apply for financial scholarships. In order to be eligible, students are asked to submit a scholarship application (motivation letter, financial statements). Financial scholarships are usually one-off scholarships applied to a particular term/semester.

Payment Plans

Swiss Education Group can provide students (new and returning) with a payment plan to help extend the payment of their educational fees. Please note, this service will be subject to an interest rate applied on a per term/semester basis.

Academic scholarships

Up to 50% of tuition fees – potential Bachelor & Master’s degree students may apply and will be considered based on the following criteria:

  • Previous academic success & academic recommendations from the current school
  • Strong English proficiency – IELTS 6.5 or above
  • Personal motivation statements including examples of 'living hospitality’, leadership and community service
  • Students will continue to benefit from these academic scholarships throughout their study if they maintain a CGPA of 3.75
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Visa requirements for Culinary Arts Academy Switzerland

Many international students will require a visa to study in Switzerland, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

Switzerland student visa requirements