Quality assurance

Accreditations, certifications & recognitions

A stamp of approval

Swiss Hotel Management School is recognized and approved by leading academic and industry partners. With these recognitions and certifications we are able to guarantee the best educational experience that promises a lifetime of success. SHMS is ranked amongst the top 5 universities in the world for Hospitality & Leisure Management by QS rankings.

University of derby UoD

University of Derby

The University of Derby is a Top 50 UK federally-recognized university and provides students at SHMS with the best possible start in their careers through excellent teaching, delivered in cutting-edge facilities by staff who are experts in their field. The Bachelor of Arts degree, the Master of Science (MSc) and the Master of Arts are awarded in academic partnership with the University of Derby, UK. The University of Derby is rated ‘gold’ in the ‘teaching excellence framework’ and is in the top 10 in the world for international student experience (Global ISB benchmark 2018).

About Derby University

Apple Distinguished School

Apple Distinguished School

Apple Distinguished School leaders, faculty, and the extended community have a clear vision for how their technology-rich environments support learning goals. School leaders have established elements for continuous innovation that include culture, team, capacity, community, finance, and measurement. Supporting their school’s vision is an ongoing process that requires thoughtful planning, practice, and improvement along the way. They use iPad and Mac products to inspire student creativity, collaboration, and critical thinking. And they cultivate environments in which students are excited and curious about learning.

About Apple Distinguished Schools


The Confederation of Tourism & Hospitality

The Confederation of Tourism & Hospitality (CTH) is the UK’s leading specialist professional awarding body, guaranteeing the highest standard of hospitality and tourism qualifications in the industry. The professional Master of International Business is endorsed by CTH.

About CTH Awards

The Chartered Schools of Designers

Chartered Society of Designers

The Chartered Society of Designers is an internationally recognized body for the design profession, providing support and guidance for designers at every stage of their career “from learning to earning”. With this accreditation, students immediately become members of the Chartered Society of Designers. This membership signals to clients, employers and others in the design sector that our students have been recognized by the professional body as practicing to the highest standards.

About the Chartered Society of Designers


Wine and Spirits Education Trust (WSET)

WSET is the largest global provider of wine, spirits and sake qualifications. WSET qualifications are globally recognized as the international standard in wine and spirit knowledge. Each of our schools is able to offer students WSET qualifications

About WSET



EduQua is a Swiss accreditation which guarantees the quality of education in adult learning institutions by setting standards and supporting quality improvements in its certified institutions.

About EduQua


The International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education

The International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education (THE-ICE) is the leading international accreditation organisation that is dedicated to the recognition, benchmarking, development, and promotion of quality programs in tourism, hospitality, events and culinary arts education, training, and research.




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