Glion Institute of Higher Education - Bachelor's Degree

Glion Institute of Higher Education (GIHE) – with campuses in Glion and Bulle, in Switzerland and London, in the UK – offers students a diverse range of hospitality programs, event management programs and online degrees for careers in the global experience industries. Glion is the Institute’s original residential campus and the starting point for all undergraduate students.

  • Average Tution CHF 37,000
  • Students 1,489
  • International Students 94%
  • Total Cost CHF 36,677

School Description

Glion Institute of Higher Education was originally established as ‘Centre International de Glion’ by two Swiss tourism pioneers, Walter Hunziker and Frédéric Tissot in 1962. The first class held at the institute comprised of 15 students from five countries. Since then however, the Institute has grown tremendously; it opened its second campus in Bulle in 1989. Glion conferred its first Bachelor’s degrees in 1995, and saw the commencement its Master’s program in 2000 offering an MBA in International Hospitality and Service Industries Management, with the options to specialize in Leadership or Marketing.

In 2002, Glion joined the Laureate group and became the Glion Institute of Higher Education. Eight years later the University introduced its Online MBA course. In 2012 Glion celebrated its fiftieth anniversary and a year later, opened a third campus in London. Over the years Glion has retained a sense of the traditional Swiss hospitality while adapting its programs and courses to an ever-changing industry.

Bachelor Programs

  • Glion Institute of Higher Education
    Route de Glion 111, 1823 Glion-sur-Montreux, Switzerland

    Luxury Brand Management

    CHF 37,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to adapt in a rapidly changing, dynamic, and competitive global marketplace

  • Glion Institute of Higher Education
    Route de Glion 111, 1823 Glion-sur-Montreux, Switzerland

    Sales and Marketing

    CHF 37,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to undertake and manage the process of developing consumer audiences and moving products from producers to consumers. Includes instruction in buyer behavior and dynamics, principle of marketing research, demand analysis, cost-volume and profit relationships, pricing theory, marketing campaign and strategic planning, market segments, advertising methods, sales operations and management, consumer relations, retailing, and applications to specific products and markets.

  • Glion Institute of Higher Education
    Route de Glion 111, 1823 Glion-sur-Montreux, Switzerland

    Entertainment Management

    CHF 37,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply quantitative and qualitative knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to manage projects in a wide range of fields and occupations. Includes instruction in project planning, risk management, cost and time management, contracts and procurement, accounting, statistics, decision making, and human resources.

  • Glion Institute of Higher Education
    Route de Glion 111, 1823 Glion-sur-Montreux, Switzerland

    Real Estate Finance and Revenue

    CHF 37,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to create and redevelop housing, offices, retail centers, and industrial sites. Includes instruction in architectural design and construction, historic preservation, landscape architecture, urban planning and design, business, real estate and land use law, public policy, and engineering.

  • Glion Institute of Higher Education
    Route de Glion 111, 1823 Glion-sur-Montreux, Switzerland

    New Venture Creation

    CHF 37,000 Tuition Fee

    Any instructional program in fine arts and art studies not listed above.

  • Glion Institute of Higher Education
    Route de Glion 111, 1823 Glion-sur-Montreux, Switzerland

    Hospitality Management

    A program that prepares individuals to manage travel-related enterprises and related convention and/or tour services. Includes instruction in travel agency management, tour arranging and planning, convention and event planning, travel industry operations and procedures, tourism marketing and promotion strategies, travel counseling, travel industry law, international and domestic operations, and travel and tourism policy.

  • Glion Institute of Higher Education
    Route de Glion 111, 1823 Glion-sur-Montreux, Switzerland

    Event, Sport and Entertainment Management

    CHF 37,000 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the principles and practices of managing parks and other recreational and fitness facilities; providing recreational, leisure and fitness services; and the study of human fitness.

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  • Minimum incoming TOEFL 61
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 5.00

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    Glion Institute of Higher Education campus in Glion is a combined, simulated hotel and school, featuring five restaurants, student accommodation, a library, classrooms, computer labs and more.

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          • 2013-2016, Bachelor's Degree

            Amazing education and experience

            It has got a very good education system, where you can develop all the essential skills for the hospitality industry, as well as develop your personal ones by participating in different activities organised by students.