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SSTH Swiss School of Tourism
and Hospitality, Chur/Passug
|Address||Comercialstrasse 19, CH - 7007 Chur, Switzerland|
|Tel. No.||+41 81 255 11 11|
|Courses||English taught programs|
• Swiss Diploma in Hotel Operations
• Swiss Higher Diploma in Hotel and Restaurant Management
• Bachelor of Arts in International Hospitality Management
• Post Graduate Diploma in International Hospitality Management
Students have the option of taking the final year of the bachelor degree either in Passugg or at one of our partner universities.
German taught program
• Dipl. Hôtelière-Restauratrice HF / Hôtelière-Restaurateur HF
|Type of courses||Full-Time.|
|Date of commencement||January and August|
|Length of course||Vary, depending on course – please check our website for more details|
|Class size||Approximately 15-24|
|Student accommodation||Single or double rooms on campus|
|Fees||Vary, depending on course – please check our website for more details|
| Exchange Partner
| - UD University of Delaware, USA|
- QMU Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, UK
- Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola, Lima, Peru
|Accreditations||The programs of the SSH Swiss School Tourism and Hotel Management are accredited by the Queen Margret University in Edinburgh Scotland and the University of Delaware, USA. Swiss School is a member of the ASEH - The Swiss Hotel Schools Association.|
|Student Profile||Countries of origin: 43 |
women / men 60%/40%
Age range 18 - 30
Average age: 23
|Contact for application|| Swiss School of Tourism and Hospitality
Colleges of Applied Science
Over 40 years of experience makes Swiss School an excellent choice for high quality education at an undergraduate or graduate level.
SSTH is one of 6 accredited hotel management schools in Switzerland having the Swiss Federal Government recognition for the German division and Swiss Federal Government equivalency declaration for the English division. It is also the only Swiss hotel management school that offers German and English taught programs on the same campus.
Why study hotel management at Swiss School?
The education program at Swiss School of Tourism and Hospitality is not just "theory focused"; there is lots of practical training and hands-on work involved, as hotel management is nothing that can be taught in theory only. Practical work experience is of utmost importance in getting prepared for an international career in hospitality management and in order to be successful in a competitive market,
With over 4000 graduates working all over the world, SSTH has an alumni association, which plays an active part in post-graduate placement. SSTH is affiliated with the University of Delaware, Newark in the USA and has transfer agreements with numerous universities throughout the world.to become an effective and successful hospitality executive or manager. Students aiming for a Master degree have the opportunity to continue their studies with one of our partner university.
Swiss Diploma in Hotel Operations – 1.5 years
This program is for students whose goal is to become manager in one of the functional departments of a hotel or restaurant. Beside theory, classes and in-house practical training of 1-year, students will attend a paid internship of 6 months in a hotel or restaurant in Switzerland or abroad.
Swiss Higher Diploma in Hotel and Restaurant Management- 3 years
This program is a three years course and is for students wanting to pursue a managerial career in the hospitality industry. This program prepares students for managerial responsibilities in single operating units or chain organizations. Besides the theory, classes and the in-house practical training students attend a paid internship of 1 year in a hotel or restaurant.
Bachelor of Arts in International Hospitality Management – 4 years
The objective of the Bachelor degree program is to prepare young professionals to become leading hospitality managers in the various hotels and tourism outlets around the world.
Students who have successfully completed their Swiss Higher Diploma in Hotel and Restaurant Management may enter the bachelor degree program at SSTH. Since August 2008 the BA Program can be studied on campus in Passugg/Switzerland. Students have the opportunity to obtain the QMU-Queen Margaret University Bachelor of Arts in International Hospitality Management in 2 semesters.
Post Graduate Diploma in International Hospitality Management – 1.5 years
This program provides graduate students with a sound and thorough understanding of operations in the area of hospitality, to complement their previous significant background in another field. Managerial subjects are complemented by operational courses. The aim is to develop both the knowledge of practical skills necessary in the hospitality industry, and the critical thinking, entrepreneurship and problem solving required to become an effective and successful hospitality executive or manager. Students aiming for a Master degree have the opportunity to continue their studies with one of our partner university.
More information on fees and course contents can be found on our website www.ssth.ch
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