Hotel Institute Montreux

The Hotel Institute Montreux is where students experience a blend of traditional Swiss hospitality education and contemporary American business studies. Hotel Institute Montreux is part of SEG - Swiss Education Group.

Top reasons to study here

  • Industry partnerships combined with internship opportunities prepare students for their future career path from both a theoretical and practical standpoints.
  • With a diverse student body in the center of Montreux, our campus offers the perfect opportunity to be immersed in Swiss and European culture.
  • As a member school of Swiss Education Group, all students are part of one of the world's largest hospitality alumni networks.



Experience a blend of traditional Swiss hospitality education and contemporary American business studies. Final stage specialization options in close partnership with prominent global industry leaders in business and management give students enlightening insights into the international business world. 


Encompassing 3 main roles, our Swiss Education Group Career Services department works hand-in-hand with each school to offer all students a 5-star service. To do this, we have established our 3 pillars:

  • To EMPOWER our students’ career development by providing them with the tools to be successful
  • To ENHANCE the quality of each student’s search with tailored career opportunities
  • To ENGAGE with members of our community (students, parents, faculty, alumni, corporate partners) to nurture key relationships​

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Student services

Student Services

When you join our hotel school, you will become a part of a bigger family. Whether you find yourself far from home for the first time, or if you need a bit of friendly academic advice, we make sure there is always someone you can talk to.​

  • Academic Office - Assists students with any administrative issues related to academics: study attestations, records of achievement, diplomas, class schedules, module exemptions.
  • Administrative Office - Availabe for questions regarding students visas, resident permits, invoices, and other enrolment information.

Housing services

Accommodation options are available in all of our campus buildings, depending on your year of study. All accommodation is modern, comfortable and spacious to enable students to feel at home.

Medical services

The school provides students with health care coverage (including the daily cost of hospitalization in a shared room) and for corporal accident both on and off school premises in Switzerland and abroad. In case of accident or illness, students should first contact the reception or the student counselor who will organize further action. 

Student Life

Campus life

Positioned in the heart of Montreux, the campus is a 3-minute walk from Lake Geneva and the train station, providing easy access to a variety of activities. An hour from Geneva airport allows for easy travel to European hotspots at the weekends.

With 3 buildings within walking distance, Hotel Europe, Leman Residence and Hotel Miramonte provide high-quality surroundings. Hotel Europe hosts the main classrooms and most of the faculty offices. Final year Bachelor and Master students will be based in the Miramonte building, with a more business-orientated environment. 

Sports facilities

A Sports and Leisure Coordinator is at the disposal of students and will be organizing weekly sports activities as well as excursions.


All Bachelor students at Hotel Institute Montreux can receive a federally recognized University award from Northwood University. Hotel Institute Montreux holds accreditation in Switzerland with EduQua. The main accrediting body for all training institutes in Switzerland.

Hotel Institute Montreux holds international accreditation with THE-ICE (International Center of Excellence for Tourism and Hospitality Education).

Student Reviews

Amazing studies at HIM
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Currently studying for a bachelor at HIM. Enjoying the cultural experience together with students from all over the world, highly educated lecturers and beautiful scenery. The courses are aimed for you to get the best out of Hospitality as well as Business. Would Recommend!

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