A leading business school with entrepreneurship and hospitality at its heart

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César Ritz Colleges Switzerland draws on the finest of hospitality heritage to offer students a multi-campus learning experience, focused on entrepreneurship and business management and inspired by the ethos of Swiss hospitality pioneer César Ritz.

At César Ritz Colleges Switzerland, we deliver a world-class education experience with a strong focus on hospitality, entrepreneurship, and innovation. César Ritz Colleges Switzerland is currently ranked 7th among Hospitality and Leisure Management schools worldwide, thanks to our commitment to high-quality teaching and experiential learning.

OUR PROGRAMS

Develop an innovative mindset

Bachelor of Arts in Hospitality Business Management

3 YEARS
FULL TIME
2 internships

This program will prepare you for a career in hotel and tourism management and provide the industry knowledge you need to achieve your entrepreneurial goals.

Master of Arts in Hospitality and Tourism Entrepreneurship

1 YEAR
FULL TIME
1 internship

This intensive, one-year program will provide you with the knowledge to turn your ideas into profitable and sustainable businesses and the skills to succeed in any industry.

Certificate in Wine Business Management

12 WEEKS
FULL TIME

This 12-week course focuses on topics including Wine and Food Pairing, Women in Wine, and Sustainable Sourcing and is certified by The Wine & Spirit Education Trust.

Our campuses

Le Bouveret

Le Bouveret is a charming village nestled on the shores of Lake Geneva, just a five-minute drive away from neighbouring France. Located in a magnificent former hotel dating back to the early 1900s, the campus offers a tranquil and safe study environment, with modern facilities. In summer, students can enjoy a variety of water sports, and in winter the prestigious ski resorts, Gstaad and Verbier, are less than an hour’s drive away.

Lucerne

Located in the heart of one of Switzerland’s most popular cities in the German-speaking region, the Lucerne campus is situated in the former Union Hotel and home to our Bachelor of Arts students. Just 45 minutes from Zurich International Airport and on the shores of beautiful Lake Lucerne, the city offers easy access to major destinations and all of the amenities of a vibrant city.

Brig

Nestled in the Rhône Valley in the beautiful Valais region, this German-speaking town and its surroundings is perfect for students looking to explore the mountains and traditional Swiss life. The Brig campus is situated in two buildings along cobblestoned streets in the heart of town and offers a full range of modern facilities to our master’s students and students in the final year of the bachelor’s program.

Pursue your dreams in

Switzerland

Stories from our students

Our students are driven, ambitious, and globally minded. They are people from a variety of cultures, backgrounds, and life experiences who all dream of creating a better future.

Alexander

From Switzerland

Alexander Mäder decided to study Hospitality as he liked to work with people in a social environment. The experiential education he received at César Ritz Colleges Switzerland prepared him for his internships and provided him with a real-world education he hopes will give him an edge in the pursuit of his career as a general manager or in banking.

Dayana

From Panama/Iran

Dayana Teran, a bachelor student from Panama, explores what makes our school stand out, from the benefits of graduating with dual award, to the multicultural environment that has helped her become more open-minded to the supportive and professional staff.

A world-class global business & hospitality education group

We’re part of Swiss Education Group – a collection of internationally-celebrated schools that specialize in hospitality, business, and culinary arts. As a student at César Ritz Colleges Switzerland, you will become part of a vibrant global network of students and alumni to learn from and to discover new opportunities.

7th

best Hospitality & Leisure Management school in the world

93

nationalities spread across our campuses

350+

students enrolled

90%

of job offers on graduation day

Partners and Affiliations

A stamp of Approval

Our international academic and accreditation partners ensure that your qualification is recognized worldwide and that high-quality educational standards are upheld. Our degrees are awarded in academic partnership with the Carson College of Business at Washington State University (WSU) and the University of Derby (UK). We are an accredited member of The International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education (THE-ICE), certified by EduQua and Green Globe.