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SHG Geneva MBA in International Hospitality Management
SHG Geneva

MBA in International Hospitality Management

Geneva, Switzerland

2 Years


Full time

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Feb 2025

CHF 23,900 / per year *

Distance Learning, On-Campus

* - per year


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Certainly, one of best MBA Degree in Switzerland and in the world to become a leader in Hospitality Management. You will be trained in every department to become a Director.

SHG Geneva is a top school in Switzerland in Hospitality. Our goal is to prepare students to become the best leaders in the Hospitality & Tourism industries thanks to our Swiss experience in education and in hotel management. SHG Geneva is combining academic courses with practical training and internships in luxury hotels. Thanks to this concept, our graduates are assured to obtain management positions offers in many countries worldwide.

Our Values

  • Swiss Quality
  • International Environment
  • Discipline
  • Rigor
  • Hands-on Learning Experience

The Concept of our MBA


Academic Courses in MBA

Courses are available in English. SHG Geneva gives extra lessons to students who need some help. Our teachers are among the best in their specialties, they are composing a team coming from France and Switzerland. We teach the following subjects:

  • Management of people

  • Human Resources

  • Finance

  • Yield Management

  • Intercultural Management

  • Events Management

  • Grooming & Self-Image

  • Luxury Environment

  • Project Management

  • Entrepreneurship

  • Marketing & Digital Marketing

  • Wines of the world

  • Hotel Environment

  • Food & Beverage Industry

  • Cost Control in F&B

  • Negotiation

  • International Relations

  • 3 Languages to select: English, French, Chinese, Russian, Arabic Spanish, German, Italian.

Courses are from Monday to Friday at our campus in Geneva.

International Accreditation


International Recognition

SHG Geneva and other SHG Schools are accredited by International Quality Bodies such as:

  • AHLEI (American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute)

  • CHRIE (Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education)

  • EHSAC (European Hospitality Schools Accreditations Council)

Practical Courses

We train students to get skills and working experiences in every department in a hotel. The students practice in all departments 1 by 1 and must come back to some departments several times to improve their skills. There are 4 main departments: Restaurant Service, Culinary, Administration and Room Division.

  • Restaurant Service: It includes Fine-Dining Restaurants, Traditional Restaurants, Bar, Room-Service, Catering Service, Banqueting Service.

  • Culinary: It includes all parts of the Kitchen (Cold, Hot, Pastry, International Food, Gourmet, etc.)

  • Room Division: It includes Housekeeping, Front Desk, Guest Services, etc.

  • Administration: It includes Sales, Marketing, HR, Finance, etc.

For MBA students, we focus more on the Administration Department, however, students must know other departments as well to be respected leaders.

2 Paid-Internships found by SHG Geneva

In each of the 2-year curriculum, students must go through a paid internship over a 6-month period. The remuneration depends on the country in which the hotel is located and may include accommodation and meals. In all cases, the hotels proposed by SHG Geneva are always in the 4* or 5* category. Thus, SHG Geneva takes care of all necessary arrangements. Transportation expenses to the internship destination are usually born by students.

During and after each internship, students are evaluated and graded by the hotel. Following each internship, students have to write a management report proving that he/she has fully mastered the internship's objective.


  • Fill up the application form

  • Bachelor Degree

  • Motivation letter (at least 500 words)

  • English Test (at least 5.0 IELTS or equivalent)

  • Interview (via Skype or Face to Face with one of our admission officer)


  • Tuitions fees: CHF 23'900 / Year

  • Administration fees: CHF 250 / Year

  • Uniform Kit & Books: CHF 300 (once)

About the School


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