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Glion Institute of Higher Education

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

We offer 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.

Our reputation

We have long-standing relationships with many leading brands operating within the international hospitality, luxury, and events sectors. We leverage these connections to provide our students with professionally rewarding internships, offering real-world industry exposure which is invaluable to their career development.

Our exceptional academic standards have been recognized within the industry. We are ranked among the global Top 3 institutions* for Hospitality and Leisure Management. We are also ranked within the global Top 2 institutions for Employer Reputation* within our field, underlining our expertise in crafting graduates who are ready to achieve their career ambitions.

*QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2021

We add value to your career

Blending applied business education with bespoke career services, we produce accomplished graduates who are exceptionally employable across many sectors. That’s why 98%of our job-seeking students have one or more job offers upon graduation.

Our Career & Internship service gives you a priceless advantage in a competitive employment market. 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 resume, you’ll be able to take the first steps in your career journey by being accepted to management training programs and direct-entry positions.

Campus Features

Glion Campus

Glion campus is both our flagship and practical learning centre. The campus is nestled in the hills above Montreux, offering spectacular views of Lake Geneva and the Alps. In this boutique hotel environment, you will experience the most sophisticated, cutting edge elements of hospitality and fine dining.

Facilities for students include two gourmet restaurants, Le Bellevue and Fresh, both of which offer exquisite food with breathtaking views. The campus also features 16 classrooms and study rooms, an on-site gymnasium, and a student club with a panoramic terrace.


  • 5 Student Accommodation Buildings
  • 16 Classrooms and Study Rooms
  • 2 Concept Restaurants
  • Gastronomic Restaurant

London Campus

Our London campus is located in Downshire House, on the grounds of the University of Roehampton (UoR).

From campus, you are just 40 minutes by public transportation from the centre of London, which allows you to experience the exciting London life while studying in a safe, peaceful environment.

Glion London offers a close-knit, friendly atmosphere, with easy access to all the facilities of the wider UoR campus, including its world-class library, restaurants, student clubs, and sports venues.

As a Glion student, you will have the opportunity to study across four countries and five exceptional campuses, making the world your classroom.

Our flagship campus sits in the hills overlooking the Montreux Riviera in Switzerland—an inspiring academic setting with five-star facilities. Also in Switzerland is our modern, university-style campus located in Bulle, a charming medieval town nestled in the rolling countryside of the Gruyère region.

Glion is unique among Swiss hospitality schools in offering a campus in London, home to some of the world’s finest luxury hotels and a center of international finance. As a Glion student, you will also have the opportunity to study abroad at the Les Roches campuses in Marbella, Spain and Shanghai, China.

On our flagship Glion campus, our modern student accommodation offers the choice of single or double en-suite rooms, along with superior en-suite rooms featuring stunning views across the Montreux Riviera.

In Bulle, we offer a range of comfortable and well-equipped student rooms, including the choice of single, double and superior rooms with en-suite bathrooms.

Students studying in London also have a range of accommodation choices, with single and double rooms available, including en-suites.

    Scholarships and Funding

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

    As a private institution, Glion offers 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. For more information about scholarship options, please contact the school.

    Student Testimonials

    Why study at Glion Institute of Higher Education

    • At Glion, we’ll know your name. 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, offering bespoke, hands-on support to help you carve out your own unique path to success.
    • 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 sectors, plus personalized career support, you’ll go far with the Glion name on your CV. And in uncertain times, we’re working harder than ever to support the professional development of our students, through invaluable internship opportunities and virtual career events attended by top employers.

    Awards & Accreditations

    world's top 3: hospitality & leisure management

    QS World University Rankings by Subject (2021)

    New england commission of higher education


    Quality assurance agency for higher education

    Reviewed: London Campus

    world's top 3: employer reputation

    QS World University Rankings by Subject (2021)

    Campus Life & Facilities

    Blending applied business education with bespoke career services, we produce accomplished graduates who are exceptionally employable across many sectors. We offer every student highly personalized career services, giving you the resources, techniques and tools to achieve your professional objectives—from your first internship to your dream job at graduation.

    Our world-class campus facilities offer easy access to everything an ambitious hospitality business student might require, including modern, well-equipped classrooms, library services, gourmet concept restaurants, gym and fitness center access. We are also dedicated to supporting healthy minds through our Health and Welfare department.

    Immerse yourself in the Glion Spirit and enjoy healthy outdoor pursuits, great cuisine, art and culture. At Glion, you will be the driver of your own student experience and have the chance to try many new things both on and off campus.

    Every semester, our campuses are buzzing with events and activities. Talent shows, baking and cooking competitions, cultural fairs, sports competitions, themed nights, fundraisers and much more awaits you.

    Glion student life also offers the opportunity to get involved with student clubs, societies and teams—from horse riding to skiing, soccer, yoga and beyond. You will also automatically become part of our Student Government Association (SGA), where you can make your voice heard, organize committees and events and take part in the leadership of the school.

    Glion Institute of Higher Education is in the Top 10 Countries to Study Abroad Top 10 Global rankings 2023 badge Top 10 Europe rankings 2023 badge Top 10 Europe rankings 2022 badge Top 10 Global rankings 2022 badge Top 10 Europe rankings 2021 badge


    • Ilanz

      Route de Glion 111, 1823 Glion-sur-Montreux, Switzerland, 7130, Ilanz

    • London

      Downshire House, Roehampton Ln, London SW15 4HT, United Kingdom, , London

      • Bulle

        Bulle, Switzerland

      • Buona Vista area

        Route de Glion 111, 1823, Buona Vista area