Swiss Education Group (SEG)

Rooted in the tradition of Swiss hospitality, Swiss Education Group (SEG) has nearly 40 years of experience in hospitality & business management and culinary arts education. SEG is committed to equipping tomorrow’s professionals with the leadership and entrepreneurial skills highly sought after in the hospitality and business world.

Swiss Education Group schools offer a wide range of higher education degree and non-degree programmes, accredited through top universities in the UK and the USA. With four schools based across six campuses throughout Switzerland, and over 6,000 students from 110 countries, Swiss Education Group is Switzerland’s largest private hospitality and business educator.

Swiss Education Group partners with reputable industry leaders, expose students to the latest insights and provide them with opportunities to gain professional experience.

Swiss Education Group students and alumni also benefit from the International Recruitment Forum, an exclusive, bi-annual event, where they network with 120 recruiters from over 30 countries to gain access to internships, management trainings, and full-time positions.

Graduates from Swiss Education Group go on to hold hospitality and business management positions around the world. With 35 chapters and over 24,000 alumni members, Swiss Education Group has one of the largest networks of hospitality, business, and culinary arts alumni in the world.

The following schools are part of Swiss Education Group. Click on the logos below to see each school's profile and learn more about these exciting educational institutions!

Hotel Institute Montreux (HIM) blends renowned Swiss hospitality practices with contemporary American business expertise. Specialisations in Financial Analysis and Wealth Management, Human Capital and Development, Management for the Senior Living Industry, Franchise Business Management, and Luxury Brand Management are offered in close partnership with prominent global industry leaders in business and management.

At SHMS Swiss Hotel Management School, students live and learn hospitality in operational facilities that replicate real-life situations, including lavish banqueting halls, a grand theatre, spas, and restaurants. SHMS offers a classic Hospitality and Event Management education, as well as unique pathways, such as Hotel, Resort, and Wellness Management; Hospitality and Design Management, Hospitality Management and Digital Value Creation.

César Ritz Colleges Switzerland draws from the ethos of Swiss pioneer César Ritz to offer a multi-campus learning experience focused on entrepreneurship and business management. Students learn how to create their own business plan, develop research skills to explore innovative business opportunities, and acquire the knowledge and tools to help maintain a sustainable and profitable business.

At Culinary Arts Academy Switzerland (CAAS) students learn from a highly experienced team and legends of the culinary industry in state-of-the-art facilities. CAAS has achieved the distinction of being the only culinary school ranked in the QS World University Rankings, reflecting the superb quality of its teaching and facilities.


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Average rating 4.7

Based on 6 reviews.

Coral Lawrence

I have absolutely loved the pastry and chocolate arts course so far. All the students are so friendly and welcoming and the staff and instructors are always very helpful. They are always willing to take the time to explain anything you need to know or don’t understand. We get to use state of the art equipment and facilities, and are opened to ma...

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Alexander Puetter

The SHMS Hospitality program is, to say the least, world class. From the students selected to the professors and staff that teach you you will not be disappointed with the focus on quality that Switzerland is renowned for

Beno A

I was looking at several Schools and when I came across CAA I knew this was the one, it surprises me on how much this school offers. Well experienced chef instructor's, modern equipment, fully equipped and spacious kitchens and much more. Here it's not just about classroom learning, it's also about hands on experience. If anyone is even thinkin...

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Swiss Education Group

Avenue des Alpes 27
CH-1820 Montreux

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