• Bachelor Degree
  • Country: Switzerland
  • City: Lucerne

Website Business and Hotel Management School (B.H.M.S)

Fees: Approx CHF 34000 per year

Course Duration – 3 Years (includes paid internships)

This Bachelor’s degree course in hospitality management is a fast-track degree course.

The course is designed by the Business and Hotel Management School (B.H.M.S), Switzerland and Robert Gordon University (RBU), UK. The course covers all areas of hospitality management to ensure the graduates are industry-ready.

Year 1 provides a diploma in hospitality management.

Year 2 provides a higher diploma in hospitality management.

Completion of year 3 grants graduates a Bachelor’s degree in hospitality management.


Course Structure

This course in BA in hospitality management from BHMS is a perfect blend of intensive study semesters and paid internships.

Year one covers the basics of hospitality management. Explains the functioning and all about hotel management through an intensive 20 weeks study period.

This is followed by a 4-6 months paid internship arranged with one of the hospitality employers in Switzerland or abroad.

The below image shows how year one of this BA course in hospitality management is structured and which are key courses covered.

From consumer marketing to introduction to food and beverage, an additional language, kitchen operations and professional development and more. There is a lot that is covered in the first semester of the course to give a perfect hospitality refresher and understanding to all the students.

The internship break after the first semester helps students to understand hospitality in real terms by dealing with real business and working with other people both experienced and inexperienced.

Moreover, the students get to learn, understand issues, interact with customers and earn while they learn.

Students then come back to the campus for their second year of studies.

Year 2 covers some of the advanced hospitality subjects while building upon the areas already covered.

Semester 3 like semester 1 covers lots of subjects taught by industry experts on campus followed by another internship.

The students get an opportunity to analyse issues, learn about front office and housekeeping and understand the research methods before they go back for another stint at real employers in the hospitality industry.

Year 3 of this BA hospitality management course covers combined modules of B.H.M.S and Robert Gordon University. The key subject areas covered are events management, academic writing, strategic management in the hotel & hospitality industry, financial management and more.

Below is the snapshot of what you can expect in year 3 of your studies at the Business and Hotel Management School in Switzerland.


About Business and Hotel Management School (B.H.M.S)


B.H.M.S. is one of the world’s leading hospitality schools, located in the heart of Lucerne, a vibrant and beautiful city in Switzerland.

In the heart of Lucerne city, B.H.M.S. offers a great campus location to its students with easy access to caf├ęs, supermarkets, bars, shops, and restaurants and additional 24-hour front desk security.

State-of-the-art facilities along with a well-experienced faculty and a well-integrated student and alumni network make this institute an ideal place to study and experience Swiss hospitality.

Check out the official video below about the study experience at the BHMS.



B.H.M.S. has a partnership agreement with The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen in the UK for granting a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Hotel & Hospitality Management in Switzerland and a Master’s degree in hospitality business management.

Robert Gordon University (RBU) is an extremely reputed University. The Times Good University Guide 2010 named it as the best modern university in the UK.

There are multiple entries to this BA degree course every year. Please get in touch with the admissions office to apply or to know more.