This two-year program provides the knowledge needed to launch a career in the tourism and hospitality industry. Students are exposed to business management subjects that include accounting, sales and marketing as well as human resource management. For students looking for international placement, this two-year program is a must. It comprises of two study terms of 20 weeks each plus two periods of 4-6 months paid industry training in Switzerland. This is required in order to proceed to the third study year.
Students come from 40 nations with various ethnic and cultural backgrounds. They speak different languages and have different beliefs, yet they all have one thing in common: the goal to achieve ambitious career in a global hospitality industry. Because of this constant cultural exchange and engagement in a multicultural community, students absorb an experience that is crucial to future leaders within the global village: the ability to work and communicate with people of different origins.
The language of instruction in all courses is English. However, students also learn German and French as knowledge of several languages is an important asset in the hotel industry. Good knowledge of the German language will also help students to communicate with the local community and guarantee them a suitable industry placement in the German part of Switzerland.
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