Les Roches Global Hospitality Education
Founded in Switzerland in 1954, Les Roches Global Hospitality Education offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in the fields of hospitality, tourism and event management. We have campuses in Switzerland, Spain and China, providing a unique learning environment to a culturally diverse student body, in which more than 100 different nationalities are represented. We follow the Swiss model of hospitality education, with experiential, hands-on learning built into the fabric of the study programs we offer. Les Roches is not just a school, it’s a way of life!
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Scholarships & funding
Les Roches is committed to supporting motivated students in reaching their full potential.
As a private institution, Les Roches offers a limited number of scholarships and financial aid packages for our students. Each scholarship and financial aid package has specific eligibility criteria and will be considered on a case-by-case basis for those students who have submitted a complete application.
Students may also be eligible for loans offered in their home country. For more information about scholarship options, please contact the school.
Why study at Les Roches Global Hospitality Education
- A degree from Les Roches is your passport to a global career. Not just in hospitality, but in any industry where employers prize empathy, creativity, leadership and cultural fluency.
- Recognized globally for our commitment to Swiss-style, hands-on learning, Les Roches is unique among leading international hospitality schools. Small class sizes and a low student-to-faculty ratio make our campus community feel like a family. We take a highly personalized approach to your education as you carve out your own path to success.
- Real-world experience plays a key role in your education here. Professional internships, business field trips and consultancy projects give you a chance to apply all that you’ve learned, gain new insights and grow your industry network, so you graduate well-equipped for the very best career opportunities.
Les Roches Global Hospitality Education is in the Top 10 Countries to Study Abroad
Awards & Accreditations
global top 3: employer reputation
QS World University Rankings by Subject (2021)
New england commission of higher education
education department of the canton of valais
Recognized as Degree-Awarding Institution
SHanghai education evaluation association
Student services & facilities
At Les Roches, innovation and entrepreneurship flow through everything we do. Our world-class campuses all feature state-of-the-art academic facilities and immersive, practical learning environments, including professional training kitchens, demonstration bars and hotel rooms.
Our newly launched Spark Innovation Sphere brings our students closer than ever to cutting-edge hospitality innovation. Spark is helping to bring new concepts and new disruptive business ideas to life, through specialized pre-incubation and incubation services offered at our Crans-Montana and Marbella campuses.
As a hospitality school, we also take food seriously. You’ll enjoy delicious, healthy meals in our on-campus restaurants and dining facilities. Your overall wellbeing is further supported through access to gyms and fitness facilities, as well as our dedicated Health & Wellbeing Team, which includes nurses and counselors.
Les Roches opens up the world to you. We’re proud to offer a truly global educational experience across our three campuses—Crans-Montana in Switzerland, Marbella in Spain and Shanghai in China.
On our Crans-Montana campus, tradition meets innovation in the heart of the Swiss Alps. In Marbella, you’ll immerse yourself in a hot-spot for luxury hospitality with a sunny, Mediterranean flair. And at Les Roches Jin Jiang, you’ll find the very latest facilities and technology in a traditional university setting, sharing the spacious campus of Shanghai Normal University.
If you decide to start one of our programs remotely from the comfort of your home or the convenience of your office, we’ll bring the campus experience to you.
Join a club. Take up a sport. Run an event. Dive into something new. These are just a few of the ways you can get involved at Les Roches. From public speaking to wine tasting, sustainability, arts, charity, gastronomy and more, you’re sure to find ways to feed your passions at Les Roches.
Our students also learn by putting on their own high-profile events. Cultural Night, The Future of Hospitality Summit, World of Wines Expo, Open Mic Night, Les Roches Got Talent and the Environmental Festival are just some of the eagerly-awaited occasions on campus.
Off campus, whether in Switzerland, Spain or China, you’ll find plenty to explore, including high-end food, culture, shopping and outdoor activities. Immerse yourself in the Les Roches way of life and enjoy new cultural experiences, wherever you choose to study.
Amid the fresh air of the Alps, students at Les Roches Crans-Montana live in comfortable, chalet-style residences. You can choose between single and shared double rooms—all within strolling distance of your classes. The open campus also offers plenty of communal areas to catch up with friends and work on group projects.
The Les Roches Marbella student residence is located next to the main campus building. It offers a range of single, double or triple room options, featuring en suite bathrooms, study desks and air conditioning.
In Shanghai, our students live in the calm and convenient Palm Beach residence, a free 10-minute shuttle ride from the main campus building. Most share two-bedroom, en suite apartments, with single occupancy rooms also available.
Average rating 5Based on 10 reviews.
Coming to Les Roches at the age of 17 changed my life and changed me as a person. It gave me the opportunity to study abroad, build powerful relationships and live in four different countries within three years of my Bachelor’s studies. Above all, it is the people of Les Roches that make it so special, everyone is so friendly and open. The life ...
I applied to Les Roches with the dream of becoming a hotel manager, but after actually studying hospitality and seeing what it has to offer, I realized that the world is my oyster and there are so many possibilities and career paths available! While the Bachelor’s academic semesters are great, the practical semester and the internships really...
Les Roches Global Hospitality Education
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When I came to Les Roches Crans-Montana I fell in love with the Swiss Alps – you just cannot get enough of that view! I've also really liked the campus environment and the people. I am a very social person; I enjoy being around people, traveling, and discovering new cultures and food. I really do feel that Les Roches provided me with all the n...