+Master of Science (MSc) in International Hospitality Business

This program is designed for recent graduate or career changers who wish to become well-rounded hospitality professionals and currently hold a Bachelor’s degree preferably in hospitality, tourism or event management, business, or an equivalent qualification and limited or no work experience.

Duration:  1 year (2 academic semesters plus 1 optional internship)

Intakes: February and September

Location: Glion and Bulle campuses in Switzerland and London campus in the UK (September intake)

Applied learning: four weeks, optional, completed on the Glion campus in Switzerland

+What will you gain from this degree?

Five-star hospitality management training – The 4-week optional program teaches you the professional standard of hospitality service and how to supervise operations.

Business management skills – Learn to manage every department and function in a hospitality business and master the tools of the trade in simulated hotel development and revenue management projects.

Real world experience – Put your knowledge to the test in real international hospitality business on field trips


+What will you study on this degree?

Semester 1

Hospitality immersion program / Advanced hospitality operations / International hospitality and service marketing / Managerial accounting and financial analysis / Revenue management and digital distribution strategy / Leadership and intercultural management

Semester 2

Hospitality business strategies / International HR management / Hospitality corporate finance / Business research and project management methods / Business field trip to Paris / Capstone project

Project management– For the Capstone project, you will work on developing your critical thinking, research and writing skills to produce high-quality professional work and complete a project.

Specializations: choose your specialization on Semester 2

  • Luxury Brand Management in Hospitality – Focus on delivering exceptional personal service and create unforgettable experience.
  • International Hotel Development and Finance – Help you hone skills that prepare you for employment in the hospitality industry.

+Career opportunities after graduation

Brand or Marketing Manager / Guest Relations or Concierge Manager / Customer Service Manager / Public Relations Executive / Asset or Revenue Management / General Management / Area Management / Investment Consultant


+Dual Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Science (MSc) in International Hospitality Business

Together, GEM Grenoble Ecole de Management and Glion Institute of Higher Education are proud to offer this unique one-year dual-degree program that combines an intensive practical curriculum with a focus on contemporary hospitality management challenge and key operational concepts. This program is designed for hospitality professionals and graduates with work experience who are seeking career advancement in the global hospitality industry.

Duration: 2 years ( 1 year on campus and 1 year on the job)

Intake: only 1 intake per year in September

Location: Glion and Bulle campuses in Switzerland

+What will you gain from this degree?

MBA degree from a triple-accredited institution – Association of MBAs (AMBA), Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and EFMD Quality Improvement System (EQUIS)

Intensive academic curriculum – Be immersed in a world of five-star hospitality and academic rigor.

International exposure and network – Live and study among students of nearly 100 different nationalities. Conferences and company visits also bring hospitality leaders and recruiters to the campus to maximize your career planning and networking resources.

Balanced skilled and knowledge – Strength both hard and soft management skills and tailor your education to our professional goals with a wide selection of elective courses.

Accelerated career development – Learn strategies and methods to advance your career using the latest technology through dedicated workshops. You will also complete an extensive management project to bolster your CV and portfolio.

+What will you study on this degree?

Semester 1

Courses delivered by GEM faculty on Glion campus

International marketing / Accounting and auditing / Managerial accounting / Innovation management / Operations management / Sustainability and CSR / Intercultural management / Corporate finance / Global business and macroeconomics / Leadership / Managerial economics / International negotiations

Semester 2

Courses delivered by GEM faculty on Glion campus

Business law / Contract law / Strategic management / Risk management / International human resource management / Geopolitics / Digital transformation / Quantitative methods / Organizations and change management / Integrative case study

Hospitality management courses delivered by Glion faculty

Advanced hotel operations / Hospitality revenue management and distribution strategies / Hotel development and valuations

Semester 3 & 4

On the job / Online courses: Hotel Management and Hotel asset management or Hospitality luxury brand management / Final management project / Hospitality Capstone project