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Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

** Please contact the Admissions Office for tuition fees & other fees.

Explanation of Fees

Tuition Fee

The tuition fee includes: Access to onsite and online classroom, practical room, qualified faculties, access to Moodle – BHS SWITZERLAND’s virtual learning environment, extensive academic guidance, guaranteed internship opportunities, personalised career coaching and on-campus recruitment, industry presentations and examiner fees. For details of special fees for Swiss/EU nationals and information on merit scholarships and other related information, please refer to the page on Scholarship and Special Offers. For details, please contact us on admission@bhss.education and one of our Admissions Officers will be in touch for a free personal consultation.

There is no tuition fee payable to BHS SWITZERLAND during the internship semesters.

Application Fee

This fee is for processing your application and supporting documents. Application fee is non-refundable.

Meals Fee

The meals package includes breakfast, lunch and dinner from Monday to Friday plus brunch and dinner on weekends and public holidays. From Monday to Friday there is a mini-buffet for the students to choose from. On Saturday, Sunday and holidays there is an à la carte menu that students can pre-order from if a student wishes to have food at BHS SWITZERLAND. For vegetarians and for those who do not eat pork or beef, special dishes are provided with no extra charge.  

Accommodation Fee

For details about accommodation options, please refer to Student Accommodation

Operating Expenses

The Operating Expenses is additional to the tuition, application, meals and accommodation fees and is to be paid yearly for each year of study.

BHS SWITZERLAND will, at its discretion, charge to this Operating Expenses such things as:

  • Compulsory monthly health and accident insurance premiums during the academic semester
  • BHS SWITZERLAND’s uniform suit, BHS SWITZERLAND’s t-shirt
  • Simcard, airport pick up (for new students only)
  • Student card and name tag
  • Visa, B-permit and local tax (in Switzerland)
  • Access to e-campus and internet
  • Excursions and field trips
  • Job placement upon graduation
  • Chromebook access for classes
  • Ebook and class materials
  • Student Counsellor
  • Campus Recreational Facilities

The Operating Expenses does not cover negligent or wilful breakages or loss of school property, which will be charged at replacement cost. A security deposit of CHF 1,500 is required from all applicants upon arrival. Any damage / loss of school property by students will be deducted from the security deposit.

The Operating Expenses does not include health insurance during work placement in Switzerland, which is required by Swiss law. BHS SWITZERLAND reserves the right to collect this from students prior to work placement. Students may apply to BHS SWITZERLAND to pay this from work placement wages (approval at the discretion of BHS SWITZERLAND ).

Note: The Operating Expenses are partly refundable if a student leaves BHS SWITZERLAND before the end of the academic year under amicable terms. The amount of the refundable fee is under the discretion of BHS SWITZERLAND and will be dealt with on a case-to-case basis. 

Payment Plans

BHS SWITZERLAND can provide students (new and returning) with a payment plan to help extend the payment of their educational fees. Please note, this service will be subject to an interest rate applied on a per semester basis as well as this service is not available for all students. We will consider it case-by-case.

BHS SWITZERLAND Refunds and Cancellations Timeline

  • 100% refund of all fees and the deposit, if 3 months or more notice is given by signed form to BHS SWITZERLAND before the program starts, (or if a student’s visa is refused).
  • 50% refund of all fees and the deposit, if between 2 and 3 months notice is given by signed form to BHS SWITZERLAND before the program starts.
  • 10% refund of all fees and the deposit, if between 1 and 2 months notice is given by signed form to BHS SWITZERLAND before the program starts.
  • 0% refund of all fees and the deposit received after the program starts.

Note:

  • Application Fee is non-refundable under any circumstances.
  • Any refund due will be paid to the person or organization who originally paid the fees and will be made within 45 calendar days of written confirmation (not counting public holidays).
  • In the case of serious illness, it’s allowed to defer until the healing of the illness. No refund of the paid deposit is given in this case.

For details about Refund Policies please refer to Terms & Conditions.