Montreux, Switzerland

Glion Institute of Higher Education

Glion Institute of Higher Education

Excellence in hospitality an luxury business education

Founded in 1962, Glion is firmly established among the world’s finest education institutions specializing in hospitality and luxury management.

The school offers applied business education, 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.

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

A world of opportunities

Glion has been offering Swiss quality hospitality education on an international scale for the last 60 years. This means that every part of your Master’s program and student life will be geared towards your future career success. 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.

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-leading academic programs

Our Master’s degrees deliver unrivalled knowledge and highly marketable skills in a range of specialist fields:

Glion Institute of Higher Education

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.

The school also offers remote study options for their programs – all delivering the same academic outcomes as you’d achieve through face-to-face teaching on campus.


Glion’s exceptional academic standards are recognized internationally by a number of specialist agencies and industry bodies.

Glion Institute of Higher Education is accredited at university level by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).

Glion’s London campus is reviewed by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA), an independent body that monitors standards and quality in UK higher education. Only those institutions meeting or exceeding UK expectations for quality and standards are allowed to display the QAA Review graphic.