Study abroad

SHMS Leysin campus

Study abroad in Switzerland

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Get real experience

Gain international experience in hospitality by studying abroad at Swiss Hotel Management School. The blend of academic and practical learning is designed to fully prepare you for a rewarding career in hospitality, events management, luxury, and more.

With a hospitality education, learn skills such as:

  • Cross-cultural communication
  • Leadership skills
  • Business concept
  • Spa and guest relations
  • Service excellence

These skills are more in-demand than ever before, across all industries and sectors. This means that the skills you develop here are applicable no matter what career path you choose.

Three pathways

This is your unique journey!

Art of service Study abroad

The Art of Service

Master the intricacies and techniques of international service styles such as the American or French styles. Learn the role of Food & Beverage in specific organizations. Operate different types of F&B outlets

Fundamentals of international Cuisine

Fundamentals of International Cuisine

Dive into the origins of nutrition and international cuisines. Practice culinary classic cooking methods. Review sustainable food practices, procurement, and storage.

SHMS leysin spa

Spa and Guest Relations

Learn the origin of wellness. Apply 21st century trends. Develop excellent service and personable skills.

Choose your adventure

Choose your length of stay:
  • 6 weeks 
  • 12 weeks 
  • 18 weeks
Choose when you want to start:

6 intakes throughout the year

Maintain easily transferable credits:
  • 6-9 US credits per 6 weeks
  • 12-18 ECTS credits per 6 weeks


How to join us

Application requirements: 

  • Open to any student currently studying at a tertiary institution, anywhere in the world. 
  • English language prodiciency IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
  • Applicants must be at least 18 years old at the start of classes



  • Per 6 weeks - 10,800 CHF 

What's included:

  • Full board (accommodation and meals)
  • All tuition and study materials 
  • Health insurance 
  • On-campus student facilities, including a gym and spa
  • Selection of excursions (depending on dates)
study abroad at shms

Learn new skills. Make lifelong memories.