Glion Institute of Higher Education


Glion Institute of Higher Education
En Montreux (Suiza)

3001-4000 €

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The Glion Summer Academy offers you a choice of three holiday courses that give a perfect insight into the world of luxury hospitality and a taste of what our undergraduate business degree students learn:

1. London – one-week course. This week includes field trips to world-renowned hospitality companies including a professional visit to a five-star London establishment and a tour of Wimbledon.

2. Glion – one-week course. You will arrive at our spiritual home – Switzerland. Here you will learn what it takes to put together an event, visit local attractions, and see first-hand how Swiss chocolate is made.

3. Combine London and Glion – two-week course. You can choose to do both the week in London and Switzerland for a two-week course, so you can experience hospitality in two countries.

In both locations, you will participate in introductory lectures and workshops by Glion’s distinguished faculty and visiting speakers. The course also offers you a chance to experience our unique educational model that combines theory with practice, as the program culminates in an on-campus event that you will organize and host yourself. At Glion, you will build lifelong friendships from all over the world, and benefit from studying and learning in an international environment.

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¿Qué pasará tras pedir información?

1. Complete the Summer Academy application form.
2. Provide a copy of your English language level certificate.
3. Complete a motivation letter – why do you want to join the Summer Academy? A recommendation letter will also be acceptable.
4. Arrange payment of the program fee.

Requisitos: + Age: 15 and above. + If English is not your mother tongue or if you have not spent the last 3 years in an English-speaking school, please provide an English certificate: TOEFL 450, Cambridge FCE Grade C or IELTS 4.5. A letter of recommendation from a high school teacher could also be considered. + Must hold a valid passport. Nationals of any country can apply and follow the required process for obtaining a visa for the United Kingdom and/or Switzerland.

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Route de Glion 111 - Glion sur Montreux, 1823, Waadt, Suiza
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¿Qué aprendes en este curso?

Hospitality Management
Hotel Management
Brand Management
Tourism management
Summer School
Restaurant concept and design
Food preparation and planning


Examples of Activities 

Introduction to the Hospitality and Events industries

In this class, you will gain an insight into the world of Hospitality Management.We will look at the roles available as well as the personal skills required for you to be a successful professional in this fast paced and fun industry. Be prepared to get involved, share your thoughts and have some fun! In the Event and Entertainment industry class, you will learn how to create and plan an event, as well as the different factors to take into account in order to run a successful event. During this two week program, you will plan an ‘end of studies’ event which will be held on the final Friday to celebrate the end of the program.

Explore, visit & learn

Set across two destinations, you will visit the finest luxury hotels offering elegant service for today’s discerning travellers. This will help you to picture what the industry is all about. You will also have the chance to take part in fun activities such as a theatre trip to see a famous musical, movie nights, visits to the famous London sights and markets, a visit to a traditional village to see how the Swiss make their cheese and much more!

MasterChef & dining experiences

You will learn what ‘good service’ means in the hospitality industry and how to provide the best service to customers, as well as an overview of the food and beverage industry. A MasterChef workshop will help you to understand how to work in teams to create a three course lunch, which you will then enjoy eating. Dining Experience workshops will teach you how to differentiate and deliver service styles in a fun and practical way

Experience the Glion Spirit
Glion Summer Academy will organize a series of unique activities and experiences such as dining out, excursions, team games and an ‘end of studies’ event – giving you the chance to enjoy London & Montreux and discover the Glion spirit! Exploring the global hospitality tourism scene and making new friends from all over the world is the perfect start for your future hospitality career.

Información adicional

Students will be accommodated on campus at Glion London, located on the grounds of the University of Roehampton. Situated in South West London just 45 minutes from the West End, this campus offers a multicultural university environment set in 152 hectares of open green spaces and parkland with heritage listed buildings.

London: 3 - 9 July 2017 = GBP 2,000
Glion: 10-15 July 2017 = CHF 2,500 
Combined London and Glion: 3-15 July 2017 = GBP 4,000
Any student who enrolls on a Glion or Les Roches undergraduate degree program after completing the Summer Academy will have the Summer Academy fees deducted from the first semester’s tuition fees.

Bring a friend’ scholarship:  
Recommend the Summer Academy program to a friend, and both of you will get a 10% scholarship if you are eligible. See the program flyers for details about the Terms & Conditions.
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