Founded in 1954, Les Roches is a private institution based on the Swiss model of experiential learning, offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in the fields of hospitality, tourism and event management. Les Roches prepares entrepreneurial and innovative graduates across a global network of campuses in Switzerland, Spain and China.

key facts

  • Over 2,600 students
  • 100+ nationalities
  • 3 campuses: Crans-Montana, Marbella and Shanghai


Three international campuses, more than a hundred nationalities studying with us… when we say “Global Hospitality Education” we really mean it.

Whether you’re looking for undergraduate or graduate programs, Les Roches serves up academic rigor with a twist of innovation and entrepreneurship.

Les Roches campuses are uniquely compact and caring environments, while our commitment to Swiss-style, hands-on learning and small class sizes means you’ll make the most of every minute of your study time.

And when you graduate, you’ll be in demand: 94% of our career-seeking students have one or more job offers upon graduation.

Les Roches is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE). 


Les Roches is ranked within the world’s top three higher education institutions for hospitality management, and within the top two for Employer Reputation globally (QS World University Rankings, 2020).

The biggest brands in hospitality and beyond come to us when they’re looking for fresh talent. We receive around 300 visits to our campuses every year to recruit students for internships and full-time roles.



More than 60 of the world’s leading brands in the hotel, travel, event, spa and luxury retail sectors come on campus to recruit students each semester for internship and employment opportunities.

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