International Hospitality Management School in Switzerland

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IMI University Centre – International Management Institute Switzerland:
Located in Luzern, north-central Switzerland, IMI University Centre – International Management Institute Switzerland is one of the global leaders in hospitality education. We provide a range of internationally-recognized undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the fields of hospitality, tourism and events management. Our programs are taught in English to students from throughout Switzerland and from around the world. We offer our accredited courses at certificate, diploma, and bachelor degree level as well as Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs. The combination of quality academic teaching, Swiss practical training, excellent industry contacts and breathtaking scenery are a recipe for success!

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Quality Hospitality Education:

Photo of International Hospitality Management School in SwitzerlandEstablished in 1991, we are one of the oldest Hotel Management Schools in Switzerland. In addition, we are among the very few Hotel Schools which is 100% Swiss owned. IMI has various accreditations, memberships and validation agreements. At IMI, all our courses are validated by our British academic partner, Manchester Metropolitan University. This ensures the highest quality assurance standards are met.

Our highly specialized hospitality and tourism management institution provides opportunities for talented individuals from around the world to take up professional positions in the world’s largest industry. In any one semester at IMI, there are around 35 different nationalities represented. We strictly regulate the mix of the student body to ensure that no one country or culture dominates and that every student gets a truly international experience.

Undergraduate & Graduate Hotel Management / Hospitality Programs:

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IMI Higher Diploma Courses:

International Hotel Management; International Tourism Management; International Hotel and Tourism Management; International Tourism and Events Management; International Hotel and Events Management ; Restaurant Management; Hospitality Entrepreneurship.

Bachelor of Arts (BA Hons) Degree Courses:

International Hotel Management; International Tourism Management; International Hotel and Tourism Management; International Tourism and Events Management; International Hotel and Events Management; Hospitality Entrepreneurship; Restaurant Management.

Postgraduate Degree & Diploma Courses

- Postgraduate Diploma in International Hotel and Events Management
- IMI Luzern MBA
- MBA in International Hospitality Management

Further Undergraduate Courses:
- Certificate in International Hotel and Tourism Management
- Diploma in International Hotel and Tourism Management
- University English Preparatory Programme (UEPP) - Designed for students who need to improve their English to the entry standard before commencing their IMI programme. Offered at 4 levels.
- Pre-Sessional English Course (PSEC) - Designed for students who already meet the required standard of English for their chosen course but would like to refresh their language skills. Students on the PSEC courses join the last four weeks of an equivalent UEPP course.
- All courses are taught through English. However, students may also learn an additional language (French, German or Spanish). Having a knowledge of a second language enhances one's employability.

Beautiful & Central Location:
Ideally situated only an hour's drive from Zurich, in a German-speaking region of north-central Switzerland, Luzern is truly in the centre of Europe. Served by excellent road and rail links, it is just 180km from Geneva and 65km from Berne. The closest international airport is in Zurich, with connections to cities around the world.

Student Testimonials:

Photos of IMI University Centre – International Management Institute Switzerland"At IMI, I was given the opportunity to connect with students from various parts of the world and a very good faculty who guided me and gave me the support needed for my personal and career growth. Their continuous support helped me achieve the role of General Manager." - Neil

"Really I must say I am very proud of IMI and happy that I studied there, because even now 7 years after my graduation, I still find them as my family and support when needed." - Sanja

"I learned more in these 6 months (academically and personally) than I learned in my 4 years at a top hospitality university in the USA...The MBA program has fully prepared me to be a leader in the industry and I feel extremely confident stepping back into the workforce. I HIGHLY recommend IMI as the Hospitality University of choice." - Leslie

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Address: Seeacherweg 1, Kastanienbaum, Lucerne, Switzerland
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