Discover how our students rise above the competition with a contemporary education for a contemporary industry at one of the world's top 3 hospitality schools. Here, your education seamlessly merges Switzerland's rich hotelier tradition with tomorrow's forward-thinking and innovative learning tools. While most schools focus on learning in the classroom to earn a degree, we believe in the power of learning by doing. At Swiss Hotel Management School, command practical, hands-on know-how across all aspects of your future career.
Our students don't just learn the practical skills they need to become hospitality leaders – they also receive the qualifications that get them noticed by employers all over the world.
With two stunning campuses located in French-speaking Switzerland, you will study in a one-of-a kind environment steeped in Swiss hospitality traditions. Cultivate your skills by managing the various restaurants or spa facilities on campus, running events for real customers, or developing interior design concepts ready to be implemented in real-world situations.
Key partnerships with industry leaders ensure that our programs remain relevant and reflect latest trends and insights. Our industry partners contribute to the creation of academic programs, hold guest lectures on campus, and host visits to their premises to provide students additional insights into real-life operations.
IHTTI is now part of SHMS
In July 2019, we welcomed IHTTI’s talented students and faculty as guests to our Leysin and Caux campuses. Finally, in 2021, IHTTI became family as we integrated their world-renowned design courses into the validated degree programs at SHMS.
The legacy and heritage of IHTTI remain here, and we are proud to combine our expertise under one roof now at SHMS.
Accreditations, certifications, recognitions
Swiss Education Group
We are part of Swiss Education Group – an alliance of internationally-celebrated schools that specialize in hospitality, business, and culinary arts. As a SHMS student, you’ll join a global community of students and alumni where you can share advice and uncover new opportunities. Our graduates go on to build successful careers across a wide range of industries, providing you with an invaluable network.