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About Glion Institute of Higher Education

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Glion Institute of Higher Education has been the leading provider of international hospitality education for 56 years. One of Switzerland’s most prestigious and historic schools, Glion has three unique campuses in two of hospitality’s most popular locations, Switzerland and the UK (London). Whether you want to own your own hotel, manage your own restaurant or work with the world’s finest luxury brands, we ensure you have the skills, knowledge and contacts to enjoy a highly successful, global career.

You will learn the skills that today’s industry demands, which is why 89 per cent of Glion graduates have a job or multiple job offers on graduation day. Your time with us won’t end at graduation – you will become part of an active alumni community of over 13,000 graduates, living and working in over 130 countries.

Postgraduate study

Are you looking for an intensive programme that will accelerate your career development? Glion has a range of Master’s degrees that will give you the hands-on skills, first-hand experience and professional insight needed to secure prestigious leadership positions.

Our MSc in International Hospitality Business will develop your critical thinking, industry experience, and soft and hard skills. You will embark on exciting, immersive projects with leading organisations and learn from teachers with extensive industry experience. Our latest course, the Dual MBA and MSc in International Hospitality Business, enables you to gain two degrees after only one year on campus. It is offered in partnership with renowned institution Grenoble Ecole de Management, whose MBA leadership team has been ranked one of the top 25 MBA courses in Europe ( The Financial Times ).


Glion collaborates with external partners in the private and public sectors on applied, consultancy and community projects. We use our research outcomes to inform our curriculum, as well as hospitality education in general. We focus on four thematic areas – hospitality and tourism, luxury brand management, reputation management, and hospitality education and development. We have faculty board membership to the EuroCHRIE Conference, while our students have collaborated on research with leading industry figureheads, including Nestle, Kempinski and Accor.


Studying at Glion offers you a truly global experience. You will have the option to study at our three state-of-the-art campuses, all of which boast contemporary facilities. Our flagship Glion campus has two spectacular fine-dining restaurants that enable you to gain hands-on skills under the supervision of great chefs, including several winners of the Meilleur Ouvrier de France award. Glion London, the first Swiss hospitality school in the UK’s capital city, is located in the grounds of a renovated 17th-century mansion, and within includes a range of advanced facilities. Our Bulle campus also features excellent facilities for you to perfect your hospitality management skills.

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