Hotel Institute Montreux

Switzerland, Europe

Hotel Institute Montreux was founded in 1985 and it became part of Swiss Education Group in 2002. HIM is ranked at 7th place as the BEST HOSPITALITY SCHOOL IN THE WORLD (QS RANKINGS). The school combines the best of the world of hospitality and business. Their modern curriculum is designed to ensure you stay ahead of today’s trends and you are encouraged to be creative and innovative in everything you do. Hotel Institute Montreux will help you build a customer-centric mindset and improve agility to give you that edge in business. The curriculum is delivered by experienced faculty and guest lecturers who are experts in their respective fields. They bring their real-life experience to the classroom and are committed to being available to you. You will also learn from your fellow classmates joining you from all over the world to create a unique international environment. 

90 % of alumni hold management positions or have created their own company five years after gra-duation.


Year of foundation: 1985
Number of students: 1324
Teacher student ratio: 1:10
School type: private
Acceptnace rate: 85 %
Type of campus: urban

About campus

Hotel Institute Montreux’s location and facilities are hard to beat. Located in downtown Montreux, you are central to all the culture, beauty, and amenities this vibrant region has to offer. The campus is spread out across two buildings–Hotel Europe, a historic former hotel, and Léman Residence, both within walking distance of each other and the train station. Each building has been renovated and equipped to provide state-of-the-art accommodation and modern learning facilities. 

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