• Master Degree
  • Country: Switzerland
  • City: Montreux

Website Hotel Institute Montreux

Fees: CHF 49,100 (All Inclusive)

Course duration – 1 Year (including 4-6 months paid internship)


Course Title

Master of International Business in Hospitality Management (with Specialization), HiM, Switzerland


Course Overview

Switzerland is a hub for hospitality education.

The famous Swiss Hospitality finds a special place at the Hotel Institute Montreux (HiM). A part of the Swiss Education Group, which is a swiss alliance of top hospitality institutes, HiM excels in provide the most industry-specific learning model to its students.

Master’s Degree in International Business in Hospitality Management is a flagship course of the Hotel Institute Montreux. The course structure has a unique mix of top hospitality management skills and industry-specific exposure.

The Internship programme further adds to the attractiveness of this course as it is a unique opportunity for students to gain invaluable experience from Switzerland and other parts of the world.


Course Structure

The Master Degree Course is divided into 3 parts.

Two Trimesters of 11 weeks each cover the ley modules and specialisation area.

These two trimesters are followed by a 4-6 months internship guided and assisted by the career team at Hotel School Montreux. Term 1 and Term 2 cover a lot of modules that include the study areas mentioned below:

  • Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Yield and Revenue Management
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Business Economics
  • Innovation, Creativity and Change
  • Tourism
  • Additional Language (French / German)

and more.

Complete details can be checked by visiting the website of the course that is mentioned in the snapshot box at the beginning of this course page.

There are four specialisation routes to this Master’s Degree course which are as follows:

  1. Financial Analysis and Wealth Management
  2. Human Capital and Development
  3. Luxury Brand Management
  4. Management for the Senior Living Industry

The above routes are both futuristic and engrossing for participating candidates.

An internship is the third term and final part of this course in Hospitality Management.

Based on the specialisation, available opportunities and interests of the students, the career team at HiM arranges for the best possible internship opportunities at a reputed employer.

The internship opportunities in Switzerland are paid. According to the institute: Minimum monthly gross salary during a four to a six-months internship in Switzerland: CHF 2,172. ”


About the Campus

The institute has the tagline which says “Where Hospitality meets Business”.

From scenic views to the biggest career events and not to forget the Montreux Jazz Festival; you will have everything that would make this course special.

Positioned in the heart of Montreux, the campus is a 3-minute walk from Lake Geneva and the train station, providing easy access to a variety of activities.

Courses are prepared based on industry collaborations and all students are made job-ready through an innovative approach to learning. Full board is provided throughout the week and is included in the fees.

Three meals are served from Monday to Friday with brunch and dinner on weekends. Students have the choice of eating in any of the food outlets on campus.

With 3 buildings within walking distance, Hotel Europe, Leman Residence and Hotel Miramonte provide high-quality surroundings.

Final year Bachelor and Master students will be based in the Miramonte building, with a more business-orientated environment. And that’s not all.

Once you graduate you are always a part of the huge Swiss Education Group community. Wherever in the world, you might be working, you would find an alumni chapter close to you to help you stay connected and updated.

There are dedicated career services to help students even after graduating. Have more questions? Why not contact the SEG representative directly by using the Contact us button at the end of this course page?

There are 4 intake options each year and it is better to connect to an advisor to know more about the next intake.

** As an update the course has been shifted to sister institutes in Switzerland which are similar to the one mentioned here. Please check the website on the top snapshot bar for details.