Villars Hospitality Management School


VHMS focuses on the core needs of the hospitality service industry. It concentrates on offering customer satisfaction perfection throughout all areas. The students will learn how to master the operational challenges that they will confront. Upon completion of the program, this development process will equip them with all of the skills required to operate at the highest end of the luxury industry.

What makes us unique?

VHMS provides the best, Swiss-quality hospitality education in Villars, a pioneering tourist resort with over 150 years of experience in hospitality. The prime location and the innovative learning methods of our programs makes VHMS the perfect choice to start your career in hospitality management.

Only an hour and a half from Geneva international airport, Villars is a location of unparalleled natural beauty. You will enjoy a wonderful quality of life, fresh air, mountain views and a huge amount of summer and winter outdoor activities. Our faculty members are all professionally active, giving an insight into the current international world of hospitality management as well as access to a global professional network. You will be able to take advantage of the excellent internship opportunities in a location which hosts some of the best boarding schools in the world.

Eco Friendly

VHMS is a model in sustainability development.

Excellent Job Prospects

95% of Hospitality Management Graduates are hired within 3 months.

Professionally Faculty

European and US professors with top-management working experience of over 20 Years.

Global Alumni Network

More than 3000 graduates working worldwide.

Accredited Programs

Internationally recognised degree (GBS).

Swiss Quality Education

Swiss educational excellence with an international outlook.

Tailored Programs

Tailor made schedule allowing maximum flexibility for combining courses and internships.

Global Campus Network

Exciting transfer opportunities between our GBS campuses worldwide.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Major in Hospitality Management

Campus Full time 42 months February 2017 Switzerland Geneva

The BBA in Hospitality Management aims to provide a detailed understanding of customer service and business necessities such as human resources and finances. [+]

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Major in Hospitality Management The BBA in Hospitality Management aims to provide a detailed understanding of customer service and business necessities such as human resources and finances. This Bachelor of Business Administration with Major in Hospitality Management is designed to prepare you with the necessary skills and knowledge you need to become highly successful within the International Hospitality industry. The curriculum provides an in-depth understanding of management, marketing and account controlling. You will learn about its application to the generic roles of front office, housekeeping, food & beverage and diplomacy and the impact on the essential sectors that complement the business. Key Points of our Program Swiss Quality Education we provide an exclusive and privileged education in a stable environment, inspired by the Swiss learning ideal. Integrated Education We offer a sound mix of 50% theory and 50% practice to insure strong learning Combined Institution We benefit from the education expertise and experience of the Geneva Business School and it's 9 world-wide campuses. Taylormade Campus - 4 Stars Our campus integrates a 4 stars hotel, restaurant, and SPA, to provide all needed services for learning. Professional Active Faculty We only employ faculty with excellent professional experience and academic credentials Housing We offer full housing possibilities, including restauration and leisure activities. Green label & sustainable developement The VHMS is a model in sustainability, including specific courses to develop business profitability with a fair, safe and ecological program. Located in the heart of Swiss Tourism VHMS is located in a central station of Switzerland, hosting tourism during all seasons for more than 150 years. International Recognition VHMS diploma and GBS degree are world-wide accredited and recognised in the professional environment. Facts Duration: 3.5 years Credits: 180 ECTS Language: English Intakes: February and September Starting Date: Late February 2017 Certificate Awarded after 2 year: Swiss Certificate in Hospitality Management Diploma Awarded after 3 years: Swiss Diploma in Hotel Management Degree Awarded after 3.5 years: Bachelor of Business Administration with Major in Hospitality Management. Internships: We guide our students to get internships in the best Hospitality Institutions. Location: Villars-sur-Ollon Campus Accredited with the local green label “Eco partenaires", the VHMS is a model in sustainability development to meet worldwide expectation to preserve the planet, to reduce the waste, to minimize the energy consumption and to respect the local environnement. This is included in our practical weeks and in a specific course to develop business profitability with a fair, safe and ecological program. Career Options The graduate will: Gain knowledge relating to the problematic of hospitality. Obtain skills used to analyse management in both the private and public sectors. Understand research methodologies. Use the experience of organizations to challenge existing hospitality methods and theories. Design and build new hospitality strategies. Career Opportunities: Conferences and convention centers Hotel Management Luxury Business Tourist offices and ministries of tourism Spas and wellness centers Casinos Private club Hotel development and construction Real estate management companies Manufacturers and suppliers of hospitality equipment Application & Admissions Selection Criteria Villars Hospitality Management School selection process emphasizes leadership potential, academic ability, personal qualities and competencies. Admission Requirements High motivation. Leadership potential. Academic ability. Personal qualities and competencies. Completed application form. International Baccalaureate of minimum 28 points. A-levels/High School Diploma or equivalent. A good working knowledge of English is essential. Accommodation and Housing Villars Hospitality Management School offer different option for housing : Student Residencies. Villars Hospitality Management School is equipped with hotel room dedicated for its students, with full access to restaurant and SPA. Renting alone or sharing an apartment or studio with other student(s). Sufficient advanced notice is required. You have the flexibility to choose the Housing Option you think will work best for your lifestyle. Feel free to ask us for more detailed contact information as needed. Tuition & Housing Fees [-]


Villars-sur-Ollon Campus

Address Avenue Centrale 164
1885 Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland