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Glion Institute of Higher Education

Official Website: www.glion.edu
Established in 1962, Glion Institute of Higher Education is one of the world’s leading providers of international hospitality and is ranked by industry hiring managers of luxury hotels among the top 3 hospitality management schools in the world for an international career (TNS, Global Research, 2013)

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What makes Glion different ?

  • Glion Institute of Higher Education ranked among world’s leading hospitality management schools for an international career. (see survey results here)
  • 2 Intakes per year (Mid January / Mid July or early August)
  • Over 50 years of successful partnership with the industry resulting in a proven track record of great career placement for our students.
  • Wide choice of programs fully compatible for transfers in and out, as well as professional development.
  • Unique curriculum design fostering a learning experience that goes beyond the classroom, that encourages students’ self-development, and that builds leadership abilities and business skills.
  • Interactive teaching methodology that is centered on students to encourage the development of critical thinking skills and analytical processes.
  • High-quality, international faculty.
  • International student body of over 90 nationalities providing a unique living experience.
  • Recognition by the industry and the Swiss Cantonal authority.
  • Accredited at university level by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.
  • Two superb campuses, each catering to a specific level of study while providing a privileged, friendly living environment.
  • Transparency, honesty, and professional ethics in all aspects.




Hotel Management Degrees
Event, Sport & Entertainment Degrees

Graduate Degrees




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Ranking Survey


“In a global survey of 5-star hotel hiring managers, Glion was ranked number 2 among all international hospitality management schools for an international career.  Statistically, three institutes occupy this ranking position.” (TNS Global Survey, September 2010).


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School facts

Total number of students: 1619


Average number of nationalities: 89 

Number of campuses: 2


Percentage male / female students:

48 / 52


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