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 Tuition 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

  • Route de Glion 111, 1823 Glion-sur-Montreux, Switzerland

    Hospitality Management

    CHF 31,950 Tuition Fee
    This BBA program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Hospitality Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of hospitality law, international tourism managem more


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Admission Requirements

  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 61
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 5.00


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    Established in 1962


    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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    Route de Glion 111, 1823 Glion-sur-Montreux, Switzerland

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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.