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Bachelor of Business Administration with a Major in Hospitality Management

Villars Hospitality Management SchoolOllon - SWITZERLAND

Field(s) of study: Tourism and Hospitality Management
Cost of pre-eligibility application: 
  • Via Bachelorsbooking: 0 €
  • Via the regular school procedure: 150 €
Course cost: 65 777 €
Possible funding options: 
  • Apprenticeship contract
  • Bank loan
  • Paid internship

Next admission round: 

Next recruitment session:

Available slots: 

Available spots: 30
Places available per academic year: 30

Program Language

  • English

Course length: 

  • 3 years (36 months)

Start of the program: 


Level of entry: 

A Level
  • VHMS provides the best, Swiss-quality hospitality education in Villars, with a pioneering tourist resort campus. Our program focuses on the hospitality service industry, offering complete customer satisfaction throughout all areas. Students learn how to master operational challenges and upon the program completion, they will be equipped with all of the required skills to successfully operate in this rewarding industry.

Year 1: 

Food and Beverage management 
- 5 months: courses 
- 5 months: paid internship 

Year 2: 

Swiss Certificate in Hospitality Management | VHMS
- Room Division Management 
- 5 months: courses 
- 5 months: paid internship 

Year 3: 

Diploma in Hotel Management | VHMS
- International Hospitality and Event Management 
- 5 months: courses 
- 5 months: paid internship 

Year 4: 

Bachelor of Business Administration | GBS
- BBA with a major in Hospitality Management 

- Semester 7: courses + Thesis (5 months)

Course format: 


Qualifications/expertise after completing the program

BBA with a major in Hospitality Management 

Entry requirements

Required Documents
            • Photocopy of all required academic diplomas and academic certificates obtained.
            • Official academic transcript from your high school / university stamped and signed.
            • Photocopy of valid passport / national identity card or permit.
            • Resume / C.V.
            • Motivation letter providing reasons for wishing to study at GBS (Transfer credits request should also be included in this letter, if applicable).
            • A 400-600 word essay. (Please refer to the application form for details).
            • One academic / recommendation letter.
            • For DBA applicants: A 5-page document proposal indicating the ideas you want to pursue during your program.
English Requirements
Official English exam results (BBA - IELTS 5.5 ; MBA/DBA - IELTS 6.0)
* If an official English exam certificate cannot be obtained we will consider proof of studying previously in an English speaking environment, for a minimum of three years or an English interview with a GBS representative.
*To be able to study at GBS, insurance is a mandatory requirement

Admission criteria: 

  • Once the applicant has completed the online application, including uploading all the necessary documentation and paying the application fee, their application will be reviewed by the admissions and academics teams. Then an interviewer will be arranged with the applicant and if they are successful they will be sent a letter of conditional acceptance. Once the necessary fees have been paid, the candidate will be sent a final acceptance letter.

Course cost description: 

Total tuition and administrative fees / not including boarding per semester 


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