Glion Institute of Higher Education

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Excellence in hospitality and luxury business education

Founded in 1962, Glion is firmly established among the world’s finest education institutions specializing in hospitality and luxury management. Every day on campus, you will be immersed in a professional setting in the company of students, faculty and industry leaders from around the world.

We offer a range of specialized Master’s programs in hospitality management, combining academic rigor, hands-on practical skills and professional internships – all with a focus on developing the soft skills that are a prerequisite in the modern global economy.

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Why choose Glion?

At Glion, you will benefit from the academic expertise and industry relationships we have been cultivating since we were founded 60 years ago. Upon graduation, you will join almost 16,000 alumni in leadership positions across hospitality, luxury, finance and other industries.

Our multicultural campus environments are mirrors of the global hospitality industry, with students and faculty gathered from every corner of the world. At any given time, we welcome up to 90 different nationalities to campus, creating an open and tolerant atmosphere that enables our students to develop unique intercultural fluency.

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International & remote study options

Depending on your chosen Master’s program, you will have the opportunity to study at one or both of Glion’s two campuses in the center of Europe in Switzerland, or in the global business and financial hub that is London.

We also offer flexible and remote study options for our programs – all delivering the same academic outcomes as you’d achieve through face-to-face teaching on campus.

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A focus on your future career

Outstanding employability is a key return on investment from a Glion education. At the last count, 98% of our job-seeking students received one or more employment offers upon graduation.

With access to more than 4,000 industry partners across multiple sectors, plus highly personalized career support and the power of the Glion name on your CV, you will be prepared to step into leadership roles in today’s fastest-growing industries.

Industry professionals across the world recognize the excellence of our graduates. This is why Glion is ranked among the top three institutions worldwide for Hospitality and Leisure Management education, as well as number two for employer reputation (QS World University Rankings by subject, 2021).

Our faculty

Our faculty have won prestigious awards, taught in multiple institutions and worked in global industries.

You will be taught by Senior Lecturers who have extensive experience of both hospitality and academia, owning Michelin-starred restaurants, teaching in universities and training schools across the globe and occupying management positions in some of the world’s most successful organizations.

This mix of academic and real-world experience ensures that at Glion you will truly learn from the best.

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Scholarships & funding

Glion is committed to supporting motivated students in reaching their potential.

As a private institution, we offer 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.

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Admissions process

At Glion, we provide personalized support throughout the admissions process.

From the moment you submit your online application until the day you arrive on campus, we’ll be with you every step of the way.

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Get in touch

If you’d like to find out more about Glion, or if there’s any question you’d like to ask us, simply register your interest and we’ll get in touch.

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