Bachelor of International Business in Hotel and Tourism Management

Cesar Ritz Colleges Switzerland
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
Le Bouveret

About this program

Bachelor of International Business in Hotel and Tourism Management

This program is designed for students seeking a career in international hospitality, tourism, and any other industry where close attention to the customer and stakeholder experience is a key formula to success.

Offered in partnership with Washington State University, USA, the three-year programme culminates with the development of a personalized business plan.

Upon graduation, students will be awarded with:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Hospitality Business Management awarded by Washington State University, USA
  • Bachelor of International Business in Hotel and Tourism Management awarded by César Ritz Colleges Switzerland

Admission requirements

  • Completed secondary education (High School Diploma, A-Level, IB Diploma, IBCP Diploma, Abitur, equivalent)
  • English IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL ibt 55

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Program content

Year 1 - Food and Beverage Management

Term 1

  • Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Nutrition, Health and Special Diets
  • Personal Development and Life Skills
  • Introduction to Industry Experience
  • Introduction to Foodservice
  • Language 1

Term 2

  • Fine Dining Operations & Management
  • Business Writing
  • Wine and Beverage Management
  • Mathematics for Hospitality Business
  • Language 2
  • Internship (4-6 months)

Year 2 - Rooms Division and Hospitality Business

Term 3

  • Rooms Division Operations
  • Current Global and Social Issues
  • Business Statistics
  • Microeconomics for Hospitality Managers
  • Financial Accounting

Term 4

  • Hospitality Business Ethics
  • Hotel and Restaurant Design
  • Macroeconomics for the Tourism Industry
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Cultural Diversity in Organisations

Term 5

  • Hospitality and Tourism Law
  • International Politics
  • Food, Beverage and Events Management
  • International Tourism
  • Science for Sustainable Hospitality and Tourism
  • Internship

Year 3 - International Business, Business Plan and Specialisations

Term 6

  • Innovation: From Creativity to Entrepreneurship
  • Financial Management
  • International Tourism
  • Business Start-up 1
  • Career Management
  • Quantitative Methods for Business

Term 7

  • Hospitality Marketing for Entrepreneurs
  • Hospitality Operational Analysis
  • Service Operations Management
  • International Business and Entrepreneurship
  • Business Start-up 2

Term 8

  • Chosen Specialization*
  • Human Resource Management
  • Economics for International Business and Entrepreneurship
  • Social Psychology of Hospitality
  • Hospitality Leadership and Organizational Behavior
  • Strategic Hotel Management

*For Term 8, choose from one of our specializations


  • Entrepreneurial Operations: Launching a Start-up
  • Financial Entrepreneurship
  • Leading Innovative Strategies


  • Banking and the Financial Economy
  • Sustainable Finance: Environmental, Social, and Governance Factors
  • Behavioral Finance
  • Leading with Finance

Scholarships & funding

Limited scholarships are available every year on a first come first serve basis.

For more information, please visit the university website.


The full tuition price is 164 400 CHF.


About this institute

César Ritz Colleges Switzerland (CRCS)

César Ritz Colleges Switzerland draws from nearly 40 years experience and the ethos of pioneering Swiss hotelier César Ritz to offer students a multi-campus learning experience, focused on entrepreneurship and business management. We value innovation and risk-taking, multicultural awareness, and...

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Contact info

Cesar Ritz Colleges Switzerland

Route Cantonale 51
CH-1897 Le Bouveret

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