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A leading Hospitality Management School in the heart of Switzerland

A leading Hospitality School in the heart of Switzerland

Why study at IMI Switzerland?




A top-20 hospitality school in the QS World University Rankings.


UK-Degree Awards

All degrees validated by Manchester Metropolitan University.


Global Family

Join students from over 35 different nationalities on our beautiful lakeside campus.


Your Future

Internship support for all students and 97% employability rate after graduation.

Start your degree studies at IMI Switzerland and benefit from small class sizes, international placement opportunities and a global employer network offering a world of opportunity!

Academic excellence and Swiss expertise

At IMI we offer a unique study experience that prepares you for leadership positions within global industries.

UK-Accredited Degrees

All our degree programmes are accredited by our partner Manchester Metropolitan University, meaning students receive a UK degree award on top of our Swiss hospitality expertise. An unbeatable combination that prepares you for both academic and career success.

Manchester Met

Hospitality Management


International Culinary Arts


Global Business Management

Setting you on a pathway to success...

IMI's dedicated Careers team works directly with the world's biggest hospitality brands as well as leading international companies to secure you CV-enriching, paid work placements in exciting destinations across the globe.


Paid Internships

We will help find you paid placements either in Switzerland or internationally to support your career goals and enhance your CV.


International Careers

Our global network of employers and regular Career Days on campus give you the best chance of success in your chosen field.


A Global Family

With students from over 35+ countries on campus each year, we offer a truly international educational environment.

The IMI Student Experience

Join our multi-cultural campus family and study with students from around the globe.


"Our greatest pride is our alumni success and the fact that they always remain a part of the IMI family.

Heinz Bürki - IMI Founder and Owner

Alumni Testimonials

Our alumni can be found across the globe and work in a variety of management and senior leadership positions. Nothing gives us greater pleasure than when they return to visit us on campus or when we run into them on our travels.


“You are a part of the school, and the school becomes a part of you…”

Naci Kusadali

EAM i/c Food & Beverage at Hotel Indonesia Kempinski


IMI's programmes are structured to really prepare you for the industry...”

Jurate Tomsonaite

Learning & Quality Manager at Hotel Indigo, Dubai


“I get a lot of motivation from working with my business family...”

Amit Shama-Levaillant

Owner & Founder - Kai Sushi Zurich


There is no book written on how to set up a successful business..."

Emi Fukahori

Co-Founder - MAME Coffee, Zurich

Campus Kastanienbaum

Our lakeside campus is the perfect study environment and just 15 minutes outside of the world-famous tourist destination of Luzern.