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Business & Management Studies

Hotel Operations Management - Dip

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

Program facts

  • Program type
    Undergraduate diploma
  • Duration
    1 year
  • Tuition fees per year
    57,400 CHF
  • Language taught in
  • Start date
    January, July, October

Program Overview

What Hotel Institute Montreux says about their program:
"Develop an understanding of the hospitality industry, foster professional and reflective thinking and become fully operational. Combined with a specialization in Finance, Human Resources, Senior Living Management and Luxury Brand Management, tailor your education towards your future choice of career. Two internships allow for the practical application of your education as well as the perfect opportunity to grow your professional network."

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.


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


Successful completion of the Postgraduate Diploma from any Swiss Education Group school (with internship) or a recognized bachelor's degree in hotel management (or related discipline), or a recognized bachelor's degree in any discipline and a minimum of six months hospitality work experience or related field or no bachelor's degree but a minimum of three years hospitality work experience in a supervisory position.

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 School 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

Visa requirements for Hotel Institute Montreux

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