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Bachelor of Business Administration in Hospitality Management (with Specialization)

HIM - Hotel Institute Montreux
7 semesters
Full time
Bachelor's degree

Program description

Bachelor of Business Administration in Hospitality Management (with Specialization)

Graduate with a dual degree from Hotel Institute Montreux and Northwood University, and tailor your degree with a specialization, endorsed by leading industry partners, in Financial Analysis and Wealth Management, Human Capital and Development, Management for the Senior Living Industry, Franchise Business Management, or Luxury Brand Management.

Students  may choose to undertake your studies in a different order to the one displayed, on the condition that all credits and internship requirements are fulfilled before graduation. Contact your local representative to enquire about your specific case.

Students will cover the areas of Food & Beverage and Room Division Management in Year 1, followed by Management Application and Specialization in Year 2. In the last year of the programme, students will follow Hospitality Management and International Business modules focusing on Strategic Planning, Innovative Hospitality models and Contemporary Global Issues.

Admission requirements

  • Completed secondary school education (IB Diploma, IBCP Diploma, Maturité, Abitur, French Bac, 2 A-levels, high school diploma or equivalent).
  • English language proficiency of IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL iBT 55 or equivalent.
  • Recommended minimum age of 18 years.

Target Audience

High School graduates

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Program content

Year 1

Food & Beverage and Rooms Division Management

Term 1

  • Food & Beverage Service Theory and Practical
  • Food Production Theory and Food Safety
  • Introduction to the Hospitality Industry
  • Introduction to College Studies
  • French, German or Spanish

Term 2

  • Accounting Principles
  • Food and Beverage Management
  • Bar and Beverage Management
  • Communications
  • World Cultures and Customs
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • French, German or Spanish

Term 3

  • Front Office Management and Operations
  • Housekeeping Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Hospitality Sales and Marketing
  • French, German or Spanish


  • Practical Experience

Year 2

Management Application and Specialization

Term 4

  • Principles of Management
  • Introduction to Art
  • Convention Management, Banqueting and Events
  • Financial and Managerial Accounting
  • Management of Information Technologies
  • French, German or Spanish (optional)

Term 5

  • Organizational Behavior & Leadership
  • Digital Marketing
  • Financial Management
  • French, German or Spanish (optional)


  • Financial Analysis & Wealth Management Specialization (endorsed by Banque Privée Edmond de Rothschild and Swiss Sustainable Finance)
  • Human Capital & Development Specialization (endorsed by Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts)
  • Luxury Brand Management Specialization (endorsed by La Mer, Tag Heuer, John Paul and Montreux Jazz Festival)
  • Management for the Senior Living Industry (endorsed by Resort Lifestyle Communities)


  • Practical Experience

Year 3

Hospitality Management and International Business

Term 6

  • Business Ethics
  • Strategic Planning
  • Responsible Resort Management
  • Innovative Hospitality Models
  • Statistics

Term 7

  • Contemporary Global Issues
  • Business Law
  • International Management
  • Environmental Science
  • Yield and Revenue Management
  • Philosophy of Enterprise

Scholarships & funding

Limited scholarships are available every year on a first come first serve basis.

For more information, please visit the university website

Tuition fees

The full tuition price is 144600 CHF.

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Hotel Institute Montreux (HIM)

Hotel Institute Montreux (HIM) blends renowned Swiss hospitality practices with contemporary American business expertise. The business skills students acquire at Hotel Institute Montreux give them access to an international career and the agility to move from one industry to another....

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Average rating 5

Based on 2 reviews.

I love studying at HIM, as this university brings out the best out of its students! I did the Luxury Brand Management specialization, and I was amazed by the professionalism of our lecturers. In addition, life here flows so smoothly that we do not see time flying. Definitely the place to be!
Brylin Wang
You will never feel lonely or bored on HIM's campus, because you will find many opportunities to participate in activities held by the school if you want to. Professional master classes, weekly sports (football, basketball, badminton...) , weekly themed dinners, and even festival-based activities and volunteer services, and so on. At least I enj...
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HIM - Hotel Institute Montreux

Av. des Alpes 15
1820 Montreux

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