Study abroad at Hotel Institute Montreux
Hotel Institute Montreux is a private hotel school in the Swiss town of Montreux, on the shoreline of Lake Geneva. At their campus, students experience a blend of traditional Swiss hospitality education and contemporary American business studies.
The Institute offers a bachelor’s degree in business administration in hospitality management, and a master’s in international business in hospitality management. Their bachelor’s degrees are offered in partnership with Northwood University in Michigan, and their programs include a final stage of specialization in close partnership with global industry leaders in business and management.
The campus in Montreux is just a three minute walk from Lake Geneva and the train station, with close access to all the amenities of the city. There is on campus accommodation available to students, as well as restaurants and coffee shops.
Why study at Hotel Institute Montreux?
- Industry partnerships
Students benefit from established partnerships with global industry leaders, including the Four Seasons Hotel and Resorts
- Career focused
The Institute offers internship and networking opportunities, as well as one-to-one careers advice to help you start your career
Life as an international student
Hotel Institute Montreux is a member school of Swiss Education Group, which means you’ll be a part of one of the world's largest hospitality alumni networks. This means you'll have access to the bi-annual International Recruitment Forum - the perfect opportunity to network and organize future internship and career possibilities.
The Institute has Cultural Integration Services and Academic Counselling teams available. They’re on hand to help and advise international students with any issues, including problems settling into life in Montreux.
Accommodation options are available in all campus buildings, depending on your year of study. All accommodation is modern, comfortable and spacious to enable students to feel at home.
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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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
Hotel Institute Montreux
Avenue des Alpes 15, CH-1820
Montreux is a traditional resort town on Lake Geneva. Nestled between steep hills and the lakeside, it's known for its mild micro climate and the Montreux Jazz Festival, held in July.
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