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Leading Hospitality School in the heart of Switzerland

Start your hotel management, business or culinary arts education at IMI and benefit from small class sizes, personalised work placements and a global employer network offering a world of opportunity!

Why study at IMI Switzerland?



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Top Ranked

One of the leading hospitality schools in the QS World 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.

"What appealed to me was both the people and the location..."

In this video, Dutch student Kayleigh explains how visiting IMI for an Open Day convinced her that it was the right place for her to pursue her hospitality management studies. She also explains how her degree study has opened up multiple career opportunities for her, both in hospitality and the wider world of business and industry.

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Swiss Hospitality Excellence

As one of the world's leading hospitality and management schools, IMI has over 30 years of experience in delivering confident, competent and accomplished graduates into industry. As a smaller school, we pride ourselves on our family atmosphere and the personal care and attention offered to each and every one of our students.

Paid Internship Experience

Each of our degree programmes offers a minimum of six months of paid work experience. Our Careers team will help find you exciting and challenging placements either here in Switzerland or in a range of international locations such as the US, the Middle East or Europe. Our personalised service covers everything from CV preparation to visa application support. Discover a new culture, earn a salary, and gain invaluable, CV-enhancing experience.


Your future in hospitality...

...or international industry

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.


...or international industry


A rapidly growing industry...

$9,950 billion

The estimated value of the hospitality industry in 2028.

100 million

The number of new jobs predicted to be created within the hospitality sector by 2028.

16.3% growth

Anticipated Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of the hospitality sector between 2022 and 2028 - making it one of the world's fastest growing industry sectors.

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Alumni Success



Alumni employment rate one year after graduation.



Alumni employed within the hospitality sector. Remainder in other industries.



Alumni employed within managerial positions or higher.

The IMI Difference

As a smaller school, we offer personal academic and careers support to every student. With over 30 years of expertise in hospitality management education, you will be provided with both the practical skills and theoretical knowledge to succeed in the industry.