When it comes to studying hotel management, the hotel schools of Europe are the most popular destinations for aspiring hospitality professionals. These hotel management institutes are noted for their highly-rated courses that help in producing the best professionals for the hotel and hospitality industry. What follows is a list of the world’s top hotel management institutes.
The century old Ecole Hoteliere de Lausanne, popularly known as Lausanne Hotel School, is the first institute in the world to offer formal courses in hotel and hospitality education. With courses offered in both English and French, the hotel school attracts students from across the world. It offers a Bachelor of Science in International Hospitality Management, Executive MBA in Hospitality Administration, Diploma in Hotel and Restaurant Management and Executive Education Programs. Ecole Hoteliere de Lausanne is the only Swiss hotel school with a center for applied hospitality research. Through the combined effort of industry professionals and scholars, the research department of the hotel school provides innovative solutions for the hotel and hospitality industry.
This internationally renowned Swiss hotel school offers programs in English. Hence, it is one of the most popular destinations for aspiring hospitality professionals in Switzerland. Overwhelming majority of students are from outside Switzerland. Programs offered by the hotel management school include Bachelor in International Hotel Management, Bachelor in Global Hospitality Management, MBA in Hospitality, diploma in hotel management and postgraduate degrees in hospitality management. Students graduating from Les Roches International School of Hotel Management are recruited by the leading international hotel brands.
The Paris campus of Le Cordon Bleu is considered one of the best culinary schools in the world. With a faculty comprising of world’s finest chefs experienced in French and international cuisine, there cannot be a better place for honing your culinary skills than in this elite hotel school. Its alumni comprise of several internationally renowned chefs and professionals in the hospitality industry.
In addition to its highly-rated gourmet courses, Le Cordon Bleu Paris offers a one-year intensive Restaurant Management program, which is taught in both English and French. Le Cordon Bleu also has campuses in London, Madrid, Ottawa, Seoul, Tokyo, Adelaide, Sydney, Melbourne, Mexico, Bangkok and other places. There is a huge demand for Le Cordon Bleu graduates in the leading international hotels, restaurants and resorts.
There is a huge demand for graduates from Glion Institute of Higher Education in the international hotel and hospitality industry. The hotel school is home to a large international students’ community comprising of students from over ninety countries. Students enrolled in the hotel school are trained in the popular Swiss work ethos. The popular programs offered by the hotel school include Bachelor Degrees in Hospitality Management, Postgraduate Diploma in Hospitality Administration, Associate Degree in Hospitality Administration and Diploma in Hotel and Restaurant Operations.
William Angliss Institute is considered the best hotel school in the Asia-Pacific region and one of the leading hotel and hospitality management institutes in the world. It offers world class programs in hospitality, patisserie and cooking. In addition to the bachelor degree programs, the hotel school offers a number of diploma, advanced diploma and certificate courses for aspiring and working professionals.
By combining classroom teaching with practical training, the hotel management school at Cornell University prepares students to take up leadership roles in the hotel and hospitality industry. It is the first hotel school to offer a four-year Bachelor of Science in Hotel Administration. Its Master of Management in Hospitality program attracts working professionals from around the world. Candidates interested in career in teaching are encouraged to join the Master of Science and PhD programs offered by the hotel school.
One of the best hotel schools in the world, Hotelschool the Hague offers a four-year bachelor degree program, a two-year International Fast Track program leading to Bachelor in Business Administration and Hotel Management (BBA HM), 13-month Master in Hospitality Management and a two weeks intensive summer course designed for professionals working in the international hotel industry. In addition to its campus in The Hague, Hotelschool has another campus in Amsterdam. More than a quarter of the Hotelschool students are from outside Netherlands.
One of the top hotel schools in the US and one of the best in the world, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, hotel school boasts of a highly experienced faculty and world-class curriculum and offers diverse practical experiences. In addition to the highly rated undergraduate programs, Harrah College of Hotel Administration offers internationally acclaimed graduate programs including Master of Science in Hotel Administration, Dual MS in Hotel Administration and MBA, dual MS in Hotel Administration and MS in Management Information Systems and a Doctor of Philosophy in Hospitality Administration. For working professionals in the hotel and hospitality industry, the hotel school offers a Master of Hospitality Administration program in online format.
Les Roches Marbella is the only Spanish hotel school and one of the few international hotel schools accredited by America’s oldest accrediting body, the New England Associations of Schools and Colleges, Inc. This award winning hotel school offers Bachelor in Business Administration in International Hotel Management, three-year diploma program in hotel management and postgraduate diploma in hospitality management. Students admitted to the bachelors program in Les Roches Marbella hotel school can participate in international internship programs that enable them to learn the skills of hospitality from the top professionals working in the leading international hotel chains.
The Vatel International Hotel Management School trains students for middle and higher managerial positions in the hotel and hospitality industry. Among the 31 hospitality schools of Vatel, spread across the globe, the hotel school in Paris is considered the best owing to its location and highly-rated faculty. The hotel school offers Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs in international hotel management.