• Location

    Luzern, Switzerland

  • Interesting Facts

    Study takes place at our picturesque campus surrounded by the mountains and lakes of Switzerland.

    Students are minutes away from the historical city of Luzern with its many shops, cafes, bars and restaurants.

    Students can reach Italy, France and Germany easily by train making Switzerland the perfect access point to discover the many cultural delights of Europe.

  • Average Tuition Per Year

    • CHF 22,150 for undergraduate and post-graduate programmes
    • CHF 31,750 for the MBA

    * A scholarship of CHF 2000 is available if registration is received prior to completion of the SSLC Pathway programme.

  • Average Cost Of Supplies / Books Per Year

    Included in the tuition fee.

  • Ranking

    IMI’s programmes are validated by some of the leading UK universities including Manchester Metropolitan University and Oxford Brookes University.

    As an institution, we are accredited by the British Accreditation Council and Eduqua among others, ensuring the highest levels of educational quality.

  • Accommodations And Housing

    Campus residence as well as student accommodation in Luzern City Centre.

  • Work Permit / Co-Op Availability

    All IMI undergraduate programmes come with at least one compulsory internship arranged for students by our Career and Internships team.

    These professional placements can be undertaken in Switzerland or internationally depending on student preference and eligibility.

  • Employment Opportunities

    IMI offers lifelong career support for all graduates and guarantees to find employment opportunities for all students.

  • Popular Programs

    • BA (Hons) in International Hospitality Management
    • BA (Hons) Hospitality Entrepreneurship
    • BA (Hons) Hotel, Tourism or Events Management
    • BA (Hons) in International Culinary Arts
    • MBA in International Hospitality Management
    • MBA in Swiss Hotel Management Operations
  • Total Number Of Students

    Approximately 200 students per semester.

  • Total Number Of International Students

    Approximately 180 per semester.

  • Program Required At SSLC


  • Program Required At Institution


  • Application Process

    With help from your SSLC Pathway Advisor:

    1. Complete the application form (paper-based or online).
    2. Upload the required documents.
    3. Receive Provisional Letter of Acceptance (PLOA).
    4. Pay the non-refundable registration fee (CHF 2,800).
    5. Receive the official Letter of Acceptance (visa application process starts here).
    6. Complete the required SSLC program.
    7. Pay the remainder of School Fees for the semester.
  • Application Documents

    Primary requirements:

    • Two recent passport sized photographs (3.5 x 4.5 cm)
    • Copy of passport
    • Transcript of your previous education
    • Copies of School Certificates and Degrees
    • CV / Resume
    • Work references if available
    • Certificate of good health made out by a licensed physician
    • Students transferring from recognized hotel management schools must also include official transcripts or records for each semester of their previous course of study
    • Bank statement (if possible in student’s name)
    • SSLC letter outlining what English level the student is at
    • Letter of intent to leave Switzerland after completion of studies
    • Letter of motivation
  • Application Dates And Deadlines

    • February
    • May
    • August
    • November

    * To ensure enough time for the visa application, we recommend that full applications are submitted 3 to 4 months before the course start date.

  • CLOA Wait Time

    2 days (ELS) and 5 days (undergraduate program)

    * May vary depending on number of applicants.

  • Deposit Information

    CHF 2,800

Hospitality & Tourism

Undergraduate Bachelor's Degree

  • International Hotel Management
  • International Hotel and Tourism Management
  • International Hotel and Events Management
  • International Tourism and Events Management
  • International Hospitality Entrepreneurship
  • International Culinary Arts

Contains certificate, diploma and higher diploma semesters.

Graduate Master's Degree

  • MBA in International Hospitality Management
  • Luzern MBA in Swiss Hotel Management Operations


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