Postgraduate Diploma in International Hospitality Management

Les Roches Global Hospitality Education
1 year
Full time
Diploma / certificate
Scholarships available
Crans-Montana, Marbella, Shanghai

About this program

Postgraduate Diploma in International Hospitality Management 

Available in Switzerland, Spain and China, our most popular graduate program has launched thousands of successful hospitality careers in every corner of the world. It’s especially relevant for career-changers and it can also be a springboard to our flagship MBA program.

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Admission requirements

Minimum age



A copy of academic credentials (Degree, final official transcript for the full degree program). The school accepts documents in English, or one of the Swiss national languages, i.e. French, German and Italian. If not, an official notarized translation in English will be required.

Postgraduate Diploma applications from non-degree holders with extensive documented work experience will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Non-degree holders may qualify for a Professional Development Diploma, not a Postgraduate Diploma.

Work experience

Work experience is preferred but not required for all other programs

English level

Must be proficient in English for higher education studies. English language exam scores (issued in the last 12 months) are required from candidates who are not native English speakers, or who have not spent the last two years in full-time English education.

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Program content

Hospitality Immersion Program (HIP)

Essential grounding in the fundamentals of hospitality. Optional, designed for students without a hospitality degree/relevant experience.

Academic semester

Features courses like leadership, innovation, services marketing, event management and financial/performance management, as well as a business field trip.

Industry internship

A six-month professional internship gives you the chance to apply everything you learned in your first semester. We help to arrange internships with top brands all over the world

Scholarships & funding

As a private institution, Les Roches provides a limited number of scholarships and financial aid packages for Les Roches students.

Each scholarship and financial aid package has specific criteria, and eligibility is examined 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.

A limited number of scholarships are available to assist motivated applicants with their hospitality studies.

These scholarships vary in amount and duration. Eligibility is examined on a case-by-case basis for those students who have submitted a complete application. Please note that scholarships may not be combined.

For more information about scholarships, please visit the school's website. 

Program delivery

In response to the current circumstances, we have introduced three ‘a la carte’ study options to help you keep your education on track. They are:

  • 100% face-to-face on campus
  • Study remotely until you are ready/able to join us on campus – with seamless integration to curriculum
  • 100% remote learning at home


Total cost of tuition

  • Switzerland: 21,260 CHF
  • Spain: 13,435 EUR
  • China: 125,000 CNY

Career paths

As a PGD student you will have access to expert career counselors to guide and support you as you pursue your hospitality dreams.

And around 200 of the biggest brands in hospitality, luxury, finance and retail come to our campuses every year – in person or virtually – to recruit new talent.

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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...

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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.


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Julia B

My favorite part about the Les Roches Postgraduate Diploma is the close knit community and how easy it is to reach out to professors. Having studied in a larger university for my undergraduate, I really appreciate how all of our professors take the time to get to know us. I also really love the classes and how we get the full "Hospitality" envir...

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Linda C

Prior to my Postgraduate Diploma at Les Roches, I worked in real-estate development with my family. Among the projects I had the privilege of being a part of, three were in the hospitality sector. Most of my involvement was with pre-openings and I absolutely felt the power and allure of this demanding and creative industry. On the PGD, I love...

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Les Roches Global Hospitality Education

Route des Moulinettes 2
3975 Crans-Montana Valais

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