IMI International Management Institute Switzerland


IMI International Management Institute in Switzerland is a unique, private, hospitality school founded in 1991. Our International Hospitality courses in Hotel, Event and Tourism management at the undergraduate level, are all validated by Manchester Metropolitan University in the UK. Our prestigious MBA in International Hospitality Management is also validated by Manchester Met. and is designed for those aiming for senior management positions within the industry. At postgraduate level, we also offer our IMI Luzern MBA which allows you to specialise in Swiss Hotel Management Operations or Luxury Brands and Services Management. We have deliberately remained small, with a maximum of 220 students per semester. This way our students can be assured of a highly personalised and individual approach to their learning. All programmes are in English, but you have the option to learn French or German as a second language. A qualification from IMI is a stamp of excellence on any CV and will ensure that you are top of the pile for those first important interviews. The study takes place at our picturesque campus surrounded by the mountains and lakes of Switzerland. Students are minutes away from the historical city of Luzern with its many shops, cafes, bars and restaurants. The combination of quality academic teaching, Swiss practical training, excellent industry contacts and breathtaking scenery are a recipe for success. Our graduates can be found in Senior Management positions all around the globe. Their success shows that to reach the top it pays to start at the top!

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  • English

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BA (Hons) - Five pathways (Hospitality, Tourism and Events)

Campus Full time 2.5 years Open Enrollment Switzerland Lucerne

IMI's Hospitality, Tourism, and Events Undergraduate Programmes are validated by Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. [+]

These undergraduate programmes combine the very best of Swiss practical training with British academic excellence. Our aim is to offer an academic and vocational education of the highest standard leading to a successful career in management.

Bachelor of Arts with Honours in: International Hotel Management International Hotel and Tourism Management International Hotel and Events Management International Tourism and Events Management Hospitality Entrepreneurship Requirements for Admission Minimum 18 years of age. IMI Certificate/High school/I.B./A Levels or equivalent Proficiency in English: 5.0 IELTS, or equivalent

Who are these Programmes for?

Taking you from Diploma to a BA Degree (with Honours) in just two and a half years (including two six-month, paid internships) these programmes are all validated by Manchester Metropolitan University in the UK. Learn the key practical and management skills needed to succeed in these industries before choosing from one of five specialist pathways for your last year of study.... [-]

Bachelor of Arts with Honours in International Culinary Arts

Campus Full time 22 weeks February 2019 Switzerland Lucerne

ICI's Undergraduate programmes are validated by Oxford Brookes University, UK. [+]

ICI's Undergraduate programmes in International Culinary Arts are validated by Oxford Brookes University in the UK. The personal attention you receive at ICI will allow you to perfect your culinary skills from first steps to the latest in fine dining. Today's industry demands individuality - our small class sizes allow our future chefs to develop their own flair and creativity. We allow you to cultivate your own style while ensuring that you have the highest quality education to support your dreams.

Requirements for Admission.

Minimum 18 years of age. IMI Certificate/High School/IB/A Levels or equivalent Proficiency in English: 5.0 IELTS or equivalent.

What is the Programme Objective?Tuition has both practical and academic elements preparing our graduates to cope with the demands and challenges of the professional kitchen. We teach state of the art technical skills and transferable advanced business and management skills to enable you to work at the highest professional levels.... [-]


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Address IMI International Management Institute Switzerland Seeacherweg 1
6047 Lucerne, Lucerne, Switzerland
Phone +41 41 349 60 00