Glion Institute of Higher Education - Bachelor's Degree

Glion Institute of Higher Education (GIHE) – with campuses in Glion and Bulle, in Switzerland and London, in the UK – offers students a diverse range of hospitality programs, event management programs and online degrees for careers in the global experience industries. Glion is the Institute’s original residential campus and the starting point for all undergraduate students.

  • Average Tuition CHF 36,677

School Description

Glion Institute of Higher Education was originally established as ‘Centre International de Glion’ by two Swiss tourism pioneers, Walter Hunziker and Frédéric Tissot in 1962. The first class held at the institute comprised of 15 students from five countries. Since then however, the Institute has grown tremendously; it opened its second campus in Bulle in 1989. Glion conferred its first Bachelor’s degrees in 1995, and saw the commencement its Master’s program in 2000 offering an MBA in International Hospitality and Service Industries Management, with the options to specialize in Leadership or Marketing.

In 2002, Glion joined the Laureate group and became the Glion Institute of Higher Education. Eight years later the University introduced its Online MBA course. In 2012 Glion celebrated its fiftieth anniversary and a year later, opened a third campus in London. Over the years Glion has retained a sense of the traditional Swiss hospitality while adapting its programs and courses to an ever-changing industry.

Bachelor Programs

  • Route de Glion 111, 1823 Glion-sur-Montreux, Switzerland

    Entertainment Management

    CHF 37,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of quantitative and qualitative skills, tools, and techniques required to manage projects in a wide range of fields and occupations. The program offers courses that focus on the study of project planning; risk management; cost and time management; contracts and procurement; accounting and statistics; decision making; and human resources.

  • Route de Glion 111, 1823 Glion-sur-Montreux, Switzerland

    Event, Sport and Entertainment Management

    CHF 37,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Sports Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of athletic management; adult fitness; and recreation leadership.

  • Route de Glion 111, 1823 Glion-sur-Montreux, Switzerland

    Hospitality Management

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Hospitality Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of hospitality law, international tourism management, hospitality accounting, events management, housekeeping operations, revenue management, and organizational behavior.

  • Route de Glion 111, 1823 Glion-sur-Montreux, Switzerland

    Luxury Brand Management

    CHF 37,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of topics related to business; management; finance; economics; marketing; customers operations; communication; information technology; business policy; and strategy.

  • Route de Glion 111, 1823 Glion-sur-Montreux, Switzerland

    New Venture Creation

    CHF 37,000 Tuition Fee

    This program offers a wide range of courses that focus on the study of art history; art theory and criticism; performing arts; 2D art; 3D art; digital art; photography, and architectural modelmaking.

  • Route de Glion 111, 1823 Glion-sur-Montreux, Switzerland

    Real Estate Finance and Revenue

    CHF 37,000 Tuition Fee

    This program enables students to successfully manage development projects, proactively shape a business environment, and analyze variables that contribute to challenges and innovation. The program offers courses that focus on the study of architectural design and construction; historic preservation; landscape architecture; urban planning and design; business; real estate; zoning laws; public policy; and engineering.

  • Route de Glion 111, 1823 Glion-sur-Montreux, Switzerland

    Sales and Marketing

    CHF 37,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of marketing research and consumer behavior. The program offers courses that focus on the study of demand analysis; profit relationships; pricing theory; marketing campaigns and strategic planning; market segments; advertising methods; and sales operations and management.

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  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 61
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 5.00

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    Established in 1962

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    Glion Institute of Higher Education campus in Glion is a combined, simulated hotel and school, featuring five restaurants, student accommodation, a library, classrooms, computer labs and more.

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            2013-2016, Bachelor's Degree

            Amazing education and experience

            It has got a very good education system, where you can develop all the essential skills for the hospitality industry, as well as develop your personal ones by participating in different activities organised by students.