The Swiss Institute for Management & Hospitality (SWISS IM&H) lives by and strives to fulfill its motto of leading in Hospitality and Tourism. We are proud to announce our establishment as being one of the leaders amongst the major academic institutions in hospitality and tourism in Switzerland. This in itself proves that SWISS IM&H is committed to achieving global excellence in hospitality and tourism education. Students from all over the world will enroll for the SWISS IM&H, which helps them to achieve hospitality or tourism industry managerial experience. We take full responsibilities in preparing them for their upcoming challenges in the industry. SWISS IM&H also has an active advisory committee consisting of industry leaders who provides advice on curriculum and development matters. This helps to ensure that our curriculum mirrors the realities and fulfills the needs of the industry, both today and in the future. As SWISS IM&H moves further up in the global hospitality industry, it continues to develop strong synergies among the industry, students and academic staffs. We believe strongly that ‘We are not better, but different.’ It is our pleasure to welcome prospective hospitality industry students to join SWISS IM&H to fulfill their goals and to find them in a leading and significant positions. Looking forward to seeing you in our school soon and wish you all the very best for your future.


Where better to study hospitality than in the land of its roots? Welcome to Switzerland and welcome to SWISS IM&H, well-known for its excellent and consistent quality. We don’t hide behind the title ‘Swiss Made’. We offer an education with practical training which differs from the Swiss professional exam and yet includes many aspects of it. For professionals, a Swiss education, training or work experience has proven to open doors to successful careers in our globalized world. The grounding provided by our educational and training institute SWISS IM&H will be indispensable as your guide for your professional future in our service oriented society


Firstly, I would like to extend a warm welcome to all students and parents, both present and prospective, who have shown a keen interest in Swiss Institute for Management and Hospitality has been one of my most cherished dreams which is now on the threshold of its completion. The goal of hospitality education is making of professionals. It is the overall development of personality. Hospitality education thus aims at the development of 3H's- Hand, Head and Heart. At Swiss Institute for Management and Hospitality, we enable the student to develop and nourish their hidden talents by exposing them to diverse opportunities and varied activities. We teach them to be confident, creative and independent. It is our endeavor to inculcate moral, cultural and spiritual values in our students.
I am confident that Swiss Institute for Management and Hospitality is on the verge of becoming a premier institution, amply fulfilling the educational aspirations of the enlightened parents who bring their student to our portals.

Nhu Ngoc Dinh
Chairman of Swiss IM&H


For all activities of Swiss IM&H the following core values describe the guardrails:
Provided by highly-skilled, experienced and dedicated lecturers we offer our students an extraordinary learning experience which combines practical and theoretical components to a balanced unity on the expected level of outcome.

Every day we contribute to a unique culture at Swiss IM&H within a familiar atmosphere among management, faculty and students, which respects all participants as unique personalities in a way hotel guests like to be treated.

We are a niche player as a familiar school with a great cost / benefit relation that takes care of its students from acquisition over study time until their successful career.


We are a family away from home providing our students hospitality competences they are proud of.


Believe in nurturing, guiding and developing students to stand tall when confronted with future professional challenges, as well as in life, based on moral values and ethical principles that carry, to a higher level, the promise and meaning of success


Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Hospitality Management (4 years)

BBA year 1

Certificate in Hospitality management (6months)

  1. Fundamentals of hotel and catering Industry
  2. Housekeeping and accommodation studies
  3. Restaurant services
  4. Front office operations
  5. Food and beverage services
  6. Kitchen operations
  7. Training and development

Paid internship in Switzerland (6months)
*Minimum gross monthly salary CHF 2172

BBA year 2

Diploma in Hospitality management (6 months)

  1. Hotel and catering law
  2. Accounting and cost control
  3. Managing technology in the hospitality industry
  4. Commercial food sources and costs
  5. Marketing in hospitality and tourism
  6. Introduction to the hospitality management
  7. Professional development

Paid internship in Switzerland (6 months)
*Minimum gross monthly salary CHF 2172

BBA year 3

Higher Diploma in Hospitality management (6 months)

  1. Strategic management in hospitality
  2. Customer relationship management
  3. Economics
  4. Organizational behavior in the hospitality industry
  5. Environmental management in hospitality Industry
  6. Facilities design and development

Paid internship in Switzerland (6 months)
*Minimum gross monthly salary CHF 2172

BBA year 4

Final year incl. dissertation (6months)

  1. Managerial communications
  2. Event planning
  3. Managing human resource
  4. Research methods

Paid internship in Switzerland (6months)
*Minimum gross monthly salary CHF 2172

Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Hospitality Management (2 years)

MBA year 1

(PGD in Hospitality management)

  1. Hospitality organizational behavior and interpersonal skills
  2. Hospitality information communication technology
  3. Hospitality human resource management
  4. Beverage management
  5. Hospitality co-operative education
  6. Professional wine studies for hospitality managers

Paid internship in Switzerland (6months)
*Minimum gross monthly salary CHF 2172

MBA year 2

(Final year incl. Master Thesis)

  1. International human resource management
  2. Public relations communication
  3. International marketing
  4. International financial risk management
  5. Global business environment
  6. Hospitality strategic management
  7. Thesis

Paid internship in Switzerland (6 months)
*Minimum gross monthly salary CHF 2172




Studying the theory to become a leader, also requires that it can later be applied in the real world. That is why our internships are a vital experience towards becoming a true leader. After each semester our students will be given the opportunity to work for 4-6 months in the hospitality industry. Much of our industry is based upon great communication skills. There is no better lesson, than to be integrated in a new environment, learning to work with a new team and to prove ones worth. This gives our students the possibility to grow in confidence and gain the respect of other members of our industry. Being able to graduate with international accepted degrees as well as having been able to absolve multiple internships with working certificates, prepares our students to be in a leading role when they go out in search for the first step of their career. It must also be mentioned that the internships in Switzerland are paid (CHF 2’300 to 2’500/ Month). So this gives the incredible opportunity for some students to be able to finance part of their education. Our Internship support officer provides useful tips and also can direct you to the internship that most interests you. We have great connections in the hospitality industry and are proud to be able to introduce our students to them.


Truly Swiss AG hosts two hotel management schools in Switzerland namely Swiss Institute for management and Hospitality (SWISS IMH) and Swiss College of Hospitality Management Lenk (SHML). Swiss Institute for Management and Hospitality (SWISS IM&H) is a hospitality management school in the Canton of Lucerne in Switzerland. The history of the school still reminds us a challenging and endeavor first day of operation with only few prospective students in the school premises.Given that this is now during the establishment that we certainly decided to celebrate the occasion in style.

Now, when we have a look at the SWISS IM&H business planning to witness the journey and enjoy the achievements, we proudly announce us as a well-established reputed hospitality educational mentor in Switzerland. Although SWISS IM&H is young and dynamic school in contrast with its competitors, SWISS IM&H still focuses and believes well structured educational delivery and friendly statistical behavior with the students which made the journey possible where it is now in the beginning. Right after the establishment, Swiss institute for Management and Hospitality is receiving a huge scale of positive reviews from the prospective students and agents; as a result the increasing applications for enrolling in school’s different courses encouraged the entire SWISS IM&H team to perform with dignity and took them one step closer to the edge of the success.

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2012 is extremely busy time for the school and also a year of one extravagant achievement. Getting prepared for the EDUQUA certification motivated and fortified the staffs of the SWISS IM&H as professional hospitality educational mentors to comply with the world class hospitality educational quality. In January 2012, SWISS IM&H extended the space and facilities at Kantonstrasse 85, 6353 Weggis to all of level 4 of the building which is situated by the tremendous location and on the shore of Lake Lucerne. The newly renovated campus includes a new library, lecture rooms, computer lab, boardrooms, student learning areas and nice viewed accommodations. Students and visitors comment about the new facilities are still very positive since then and that is one of the critical success factors of SWISS IM&H.

It is not till one dream of SWISS IM&H came true since its establishment. It is school’s own bar. In the beginning of 2012, the new director made it happen and SWISS IM&H gladly introduces the ”American Bar” as its own property. In American Bar, the students will take part in their practical beverage management lessons and they get a very up to date knowledge on menu engineering and beverage store management. Students will be able to organize different events such as birthday parties, ice-breaking parties etc in American Bar. It is today a very important meeting point for students of Hotel Management Schools in Canton Lucerne such as SWISS IM&H, DCT and Belvoirpark. SWISS IM&H is very much focused on student’s integration in Switzerland; therefore the bar is publicly opened. This gives our students an opportunity of meeting regional guests and communicates with them, which helps them to improve their linguistic skills. SWISS IM&H is very concerned about student’s mental and physical motivation. Besides all other courses SWISS IM&H is offering so called ”INFOTAINMENT.” On the last Friday afternoon of the month students are inspired to arrange cultural programmes to introduce different cultures and to justify their teamwork ability and leading capabilities. 2012 is an extremely successful year for SWISS IM&H as British Hospitality Association (BHA), American Hotel and Lodging Association (AH&LA), International and Euro CHRIE, West Coast University (WCU), International University of Business Agriculture and technology (IUBAT) has signed agreement of collaboration. EURHODIP is in negotiations to accredit the curriculum and the value chain of SWISS IM&H. The students’ responses increased to almost huge scale and the responses from increased number of different nationalities is confirming us a new multinational environment in SWISS IM&H campus.

In 2012 and 2013 another challenge and ambition for SWISS IM&H is to get accreditation form ISO (International Organization for Standardization) which is one of the most important certifying bodies for any Swiss Hotel Management Schools. ISO accreditation will be another tremendous addition for all the graduates of SWISS IM&H for their future aspects.Swiss Institute for Management and Hospitality (SWISS IM&H) wishes her students very best of their future careers and sincerely hope and trust that their time in SWISS IM&H will be a rewarding and momentous time of their life span.

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Nhu Ngoc Dinh


Nguyen Trung Kien
Nguyen Trung Kien
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Amin Ahmed Khandaker

Chief Academic Officer

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Casagrande Martin

Chief Executive Officer


  • I am glad to join Swiss IM&H and I am getting nice education and knowledge which will give me a better career opportunity in the hospitality industry.
  • Manoj De Silva, Sri Lanka
    I am glad to join Swiss IM&H and I am getting nice education and knowledge which will give me a better career opportunity in the hospitality industry.
    Manoj De Silva, Sri Lanka
  • Dao Thanh Thanh Huyen,  Vietnam
    I enjoy studying in Swiss IM&H and the panoramic view from the school
    Dao Thanh Thanh Huyen, Vietnam
  • Schindler Lina, Hungary
    A good start for a successful life.
    Schindler Lina, Hungary


We are a Cambridge International School and offer Cambridge International Certificate for Teachers and Trainers (CICTT) professional development program from the University of Cambridge. All the faculty members and the final year MBA students can join this professional development program

University of Gloucestershire is a very reputed research university in the UK. SWISS IM&H and SHML has an academic agreement with the University of Gloucestershire so that our students can finish the final year in UoG campus. In that way, our students will have the possibilities to earn a dual degree in the bachelor and master level from SWISS IM&H and from the University of Gloucestershire.

SWISS IM&H is a member of EDUQUA since 2012. EDUQUA is recommended by the immigration authorities and by the education department of Canton of Lucerne.

SWISS IM&H is an academic partner of AHLEI and offer their different professional development programs.