Hotel Institute Montreux

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Hotel Institute Montreux
Ecole Hôtelière de Montreux
Type Private
Established 1984 [1]
Director Ms. Ulrika Bjorklund
Students 1324
Undergraduates 1124
Postgraduates 200
Location Montreux, Switzerland
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Hotel Institute Montreux (HIM), founded in 1984,[2] is a private hotel school located in Montreux, Switzerland that provides a university level education for students wanting to gain an education in the hospitality industry.[3]


HIM is owned by the Swiss Education Group (SEG),[4][5] and is a member of the Swiss Hotel Schools Association Swiss Hotel Schools Association (ASEH) since 1992.[6][7]

HIM offers a broad scope of academic programs through its two campuses in the city center of Montreux. The campuses are renovated from former hotels. The classes cover all aspects of hotel management.. The school is known for its generation of top Swiss hoteliers for over 25 years[citation needed] and many of its alumni are found at the largest hotel chains in the world.

Over 70% of Hotel Institute Montreux's graduates are working in management positions within 2 years following their graduation.

HIM has received accreditation from:[8]

  • ASEH, Swiss Hotel Schools Association[9]
  • EFAH, European Foundation for the Association of Hotel Schools
  • HCIMA, Hotel Catering and International Management Association, UK
  • NEASC, New England Association of Schools and Colleges[10]

Course Offer[edit]

Hotel Institute Montreux offers courses in several fields being:[11]

  • Diploma in Hotel Operations Management
  • Higher Diploma in International Hotel Management (with Specialization)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Hospitality Management (with Specialization)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Hospitality Business Management
  • Master of International Business in Hospitality Business Management (with Specialization)

Specialization included: [12][13][14]

  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Human Resources
  • Luxury Business Management


  1. ^ "HIM - Hotel Institute Montreux". Mastersportal. 2016. 
  2. ^ "American BBA (Hons) Degree in Hospitality Management". Educations. 27 December 2016. 
  3. ^ "HIM Hotel Institute Montreux". Top Universities. 2016. 
  4. ^ SEG
  5. ^ "Hotel Institute Montreux (HIM) fête ses 30 ans et la réussite académique de ses jeunes diplômés". Market. 25 June 2015. 
  6. ^ "Hotel Institute Montreux". Hosco. 2016. 
  7. ^ "HIM - Hotel Institute Montreux". Montreux Riviera. 2016. 
  8. ^ "HIM Hotel Institute Montreux". Short Courses Portal. 2016. 
  9. ^ "HIM, Hotel Institute Montreux". Swiss Hotel Schools Association. Retrieved 2008-10-17. 
  10. ^ "Hotel Institute Montreux". THE-ICE. 27 December 2012. 
  11. ^ "Hotel Institute Montreux". The ICE. 2016. 
  12. ^ "HIM Hotel Institute Montreux". Promove. 2015. 
  13. ^ "Hotel Institute Montreux". Gees Consultants. 2016. 
  14. ^ "Hotel Institute Montreux". Hospitality Awards. 2015. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 46°25′58″N 6°54′40″E / 46.4327°N 6.9111°E / 46.4327; 6.9111

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