SHMS - Swiss Hotel Management School

Montreux, Switzerland
SHMS is Switzerland’s largest English speaking Hotel Management School offering a wide range of world-class academic programmes for undergraduates and postgraduates in Hospitality, Events, Resort and Spa Management. The curriculum includes Internships in Switzerland or around the world. The two SHMS campuses in Caux and Leysin welcome students from over 65 nationalities making student life a truly international experience. As a member of the SEG, Swiss Education Group, SHMS is 100% Swiss owned ensuring its students receive top quality education with a distinctive Swiss style that is renowned worldwide.
  • 3 Masters
  • 1000 Students
  • Private Institution Type

About

SHMS is Switzerlands largest English speaking Hotel Management School. SHMS offers a wide range of world-class academic programmes for undergraduates and postgraduates in Hospitality, Events, Resort and Spa Management. The Swiss Diploma and Higher Diploma combine theoretical and practical modules and include two internship placements where students gain valuable industry experience.

The BA (hons.) Degree in Hospitality or Events Management is awarded by the University of Derby (UK). For graduates, SHMS offers a Masters Degree in Hospitality Management and a variety of exciting postgraduate diploma courses, recognizing the strong demand in the industry for highly educated professionals.

The two SHMS campuses in Caux and Leysin welcome students from over 65 nationalities making students life a truly international experience. Caux is a unique location close to the lively city of Montreux. The campus is located in the historic Caux Palace. Leysin is an international ski resort providing students with a wide range of recreational and sporting activities.

As a member of the Swiss Education Group, SHMS is 100% Swiss owned ensuring that its students receive top quality education with a distinctive Swiss style which is renowned worldwide.

SHMS offers two intakes each year in February and September. For students who need to improve their English language skills prior to beginning the academic year, the school provides a partly sponsored English Foundation programme.

Master's Programmes

Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (3)

Many organisations offer scholarships or grants. Some of these might help you to study for a Master at SHMS - Swiss Hotel Management School!

Services

Caux Campus:

  • Located in the historic Caux Palace
  • wireless internet access in the entire building free of charge
  • Close to lively city of Montreux
  • modern and well-equipped academic library
  • gym open 7 days/week
  • students bar/disco
  • lounge area
  • 1 fine dining training restaurant
  • 1 Fusion restaurant, where East meets West
  • 1 international self-service restaurant , open 7 days/week for breakfast, brunch (Saturday, Sunday), lunch and dinner
  • 1 coffee shop run by trainee
  • accommodation in single/double standard or single/double deluxe or single/double superior deluxe rooms.
  • Front desk opened 7 days/week, 24h/24h
  • Student counsellor

Leysin Campus:

  • Idyllic sport and ski resort
  • wireless internet access in the entire building free of charge
  • Housed in 2 former hotels linked by the SHMS skytrain
  • modern and well-equipped academic library
  • gym open 7 days/week
  • SPA
  • students bar/disco
  • lounge area
  • study rooms
  • 1 fine dining training restaurant
  • 2 international self-service restaurant , open 7 days/week for breakfast, brunch (Saturday, Sunday), lunch and dinner
  • 2 coffee shop run by trainee
  • accommodation in single/double standard or single/double deluxe or single/double superior deluxe rooms.
  • Front desk opened 7 days/week, 24h/24h
  • Student counsellor

Student Life

The SHMS Sport and Leisure Manager organizes activities and events throughout the academic term to ensure that the student's leisure time is enjoyable. Many events are sponsored by SHMS.

Wellness club (Leysin)

  • personal trainer 2 x week
  • free wellness gift offered by the Leysin Pharmacy
  • free dancing or yoga classes

Individual Sports club (Leysin)

  • free entrance to the Leysin swimming pool and ice skating rink
  • reduction on the rental of squash and tennis courts

Team sports club (Leysin)

  • 2x a week: transportation to and from the Leysin Sports centre to play soccer, basket- and volleyball SEG Sports day (Caux/Leysin)
  • pre training Sports day in Lausanne

Ski and snowboard club (Feb semester only)

  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Mountain Biking
  • Hiking
  • Swimming
  • Horseback Riding
  • Water-skiing
  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Hiking
  • Sailing
  • Wind Surfing
  • Swimming

Accreditation

ASEH, Swiss Hotel Schools Association

The SHMS British BA and MA Degrees are awarded by the University of Derby, UK.

The Global Study Awards

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

Other Degrees

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