1 year
Study mode
Tuition fee (entire course)
Local students
USD 17,127
CHF 17,100
Foreign students
USD 17,127
CHF 17,100
Other costs
Other costs apply

About this course


The first year to the Diploma in Hospitality Management consists of one intensive study period of 6 months at the BHMS campus in Lucerne, Switzerland, and one practical paid industry training period of 4-6 months in the Swiss hospitality industry.

BHMS is a member of the Bénédict Switzerland group of schools, founded in 1928, whose mission is to provide adult education for people with a desire to succeed. Bénédict School is one of Switzerland’s largest private education organizations and is teaching each year more than 15,000 full and part time students.

Since the accreditation of the Higher Diploma in Hospitality Management by the University of Brighton, UK, in autumn of 2003 over 150 students have successfully completed the Diploma program.

You and your peers learn from a dedicated faculty, who in addition to their academic credentials, brings along know-how and experience in the business field. This ensures that what you learn in class is contemporary and can be applied in real world situations in a daily business environment.

Aim of the Program

The BHMS Hospitality program is specifically designed for young adults wishing to enter the international hotel and hospitality field and who are aspiring a management career in this industry.

The program offers students an academic education together with vocational core competency training. This carries considerable value and prestige with employers worldwide. It can also benefit people looking to obtain the necessary specialized knowledge when thinking about opening their own business.

Students learn about food service and production alongside a varied academic schedule, including foreign languages. Swiss virtues, such as discipline, punctuality, ethics, and hygiene are valued throughout the world, which count as much as academic and practical skills.

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

- 18 years of age

- 10 + 2 years of secondary higher education

- English language skills at a level equal to IELTS 5.0