Crans-Montana, Switzerland

Les Roches

Founded in Switzerland in 1954, Les Roches offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in the fields of hospitality, tourism and event management. We have campuses in Switzerland, Spain and China, providing a unique learning environment to a culturally diverse student body, in which 100 different nationalities are represented. We follow the Swiss model of hospitality education, with experiential and hands-on learning. To contact the school please contact Kathleen Brom, Country Enrolment Manager, either by email or phone +41 (0)79 367 89 86

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Les Roches

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Languages of instruction English
Nr. of Students 1500
School Type International University
Day/Boarding Day, Flexi Boarding, Full Boarding, Weekly Boarding
Curriculum Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Business Administration, BEng, BSc, Master of Arts (MA), MBA, The Ordinary Programme, University

Les Roches

Les Roches’ mission is to deliver academic rigor with a twist of innovation and entrepreneurship. It has earned us a reputation as one of the world’s foremost hospitality business schools; ranked in the Top 3 globally for our subject area and in the Top 2 globally for Employer Reputation (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2020).

Our campuses are uniquely compact and caring environments, while our commitment to Swiss-style, hands-on learning and small class sizes allows students to make the most of every minute of their study time.

Look around the worlds of hospitality, technology, finance and luxury and you will find Les Roches graduates in leadership positions. Our reputation is such that 94% of our job-seeking graduates have one or more employment offers in their pocket on Graduation Day.

Bachelor’s in Global Hospitality Management

A comprehensive academic education is the bedrock of this Bachelor program. We teach students how a hospitality business works from the inside out. Our curriculum covers:

· critical operational functions

· marketing and sales

· accounting and financial management.

Our teaching focuses on the soft skills that distinguish the most effective managers. And the BBA program also features two fully supported professional internships, where students can put what they’ve learned on campus to a real-world test.

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Student life on campus

Les Roches offers an outstanding educational experience; not just academically, but also through the exceptional quality of student life on campus.

Our campuses in Switzerland, Spain and China are brilliantly situated for those with a passion for travel and new experiences. But there’s also plenty to do without ever leaving campus. Join a club. Take up a sport. Dive into something new. Public speaking, wine, sustainability, arts, charity, culinary… there are so many ways for students to feed their passions at Les Roches.

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Campuses in Switzerland, Spain and China

No other hospitality business school provides such a diverse range of study locations as Les Roches. But while they offer many distinctive characteristics, all our campuses share the innovative and entrepreneurial DNA that we are famed for.

Crans-Montana, Switzerland

Our flagship Crans-Montana campus is situated in the beautiful Swiss Alps, close to the world-famous ski and golf resort from which it takes its name. Students can fully immerse themselves in our practical learning facilities, which include working kitchens and bars, plus hospitality demonstration areas. Modern teaching environments support academic studies at undergraduate and graduate levels. Students can also take their entrepreneurial skills to the next level in the Innovation Lab and digital media studio.

Marbella, Spain

Our Marbella campus offers a sun-kissed, high-tech learning environment bursting with Mediterranean flair. The campus features four professional training kitchens, plus a demonstration bar, front office, housekeeping office, and hotel room. Academic facilities include Apple technology-equipped classroom, Mac Lab, plus a 158-capacity auditorium with real time connectivity to Les Roches Crans-Montana.

Shanghai, China

Our Shanghai campus is where Swiss hospitality education meets exhilarating Asia. Les Roches Jin Jiang offers first-class facilities and technology in a university setting. Students have access to interactive classrooms, a computer lab, a demonstration kitchen, hospitality demonstration areas and an auditorium. The campus library contains an extensive collection of books, professional magazines and audio-visual materials.

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