Phone: +41 33 533 2355Contact Us
Management Programs

Bachelor of International Hospitality & Tourism Management (Top Up)








1 Year includes:
Academic Study
20 weeks
20-24 weeks


Onsite or


100%  in English
Entry Requirements
Career Opportunities

Bachelor of International Hospitality & Tourism Management (Top Up)

The Bachelor of International Hospitality & Tourism Management (Top Up) program provides students with advanced knowledge of management for the tourism and hospitality industry and its trade secrets. Students will study the techniques of the Swiss hospitality and tourism management, as they focus on how they can become self-employed in the tourism and hospitality sector as well as how they can become a middle-level manager in the tourism and hospitality sector.

Next Application Deadline: 

  • International Students: please contact Student Services Office
  • EU/Swiss Students: please contact Student Services Office

Classes begin:please contact Student Services Office

Entry Requirements

Advanced Diploma Pathway/Transfer Students (for top-up year):

  • A minimum age of 19 at enrollment.
  • Completed full time high school education and Advanced Diploma with a total 120 ECTS or equivalent.
  • OR Completed BHS SWITZERLAND Advanced Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management.
  • All applicants without English as a first language must show competence in English at a level equal to IELTS 5.5 minimum. Or prior study in English language.
  • BHS SWITZERLAND can provide a set of placement tests where necessary to assess a student’s English level.

Career Opportunities

The Bachelor in International Hospitality & Tourism Management will enable students to apply for jobs in hospitality and tourism organisations around the globe.

Here is a sample of career opportunities in today’s hospitality and tourism world for graduates who are specialized in International Hospitality & Tourism Management:

  • resort management
  • hotel management
  • sales and marketing management
  • tour operator / manager
  • travel agency manager
  • corporate travel manager
  • restaurant management
  • room division management
  • event planner
  • conferences, meeting and convention organizers, and many more.



Fees apply for 2022 intake

Fees in Swiss Francs (CHF)

Bachelor of International Hospitality & Tourism Management

(Year 3 Top Up Single Degree)

Standard Tuition Fee 


Application Fee


Meals Fee


Accommodation Fee*


Operation Expenses


Grand Total


Covid-19 Support for 2022 Intake


Grand Total after Discount



* The accommodation fee may vary. Based on the room type. All room options are subject to availability.

For further details regarding fees, please visit Tuition & Fees.

Why Study the Bachelor in International Hospitality & Tourism Management (Top Up) at BHS SWITZERLAND?

The Bachelor in International Hospitality & Tourism Management (Top Up) provides students with:

  • a qualification in international hospitality and tourism management, covering all the key management skills required for a management career in the sector
  • a mixture of theoretical knowledge with practical experience, guided self-study and internship
  • a chance to learn the Swiss art of hospitality management
  • practical training in a live working environment with real customers
  • 4- to 6- months of internship
  • the new trends of urban/city hospitality and tourism management
  • qualified international lecturers with many years of experience in the field of tourism and hospitality management
  • local and national field visits
  • guest speakers from the hospitality and tourism industry
Bachelor in International Hospitality & Tourism Management (Top Up)

Program Structure

Students must successfully complete:  5 core courses, 4 optional courses and 3 full-time internships

Credits:  60 ECTS

Outside the Hotel

Year 3

Core Courses

The Strategic Impact of the Business Environment

Business Strategy for Hospitality and Tourism

Managing Events for Hospitality and Tourism

Quality Management for Hospitality and Tourism

Professional Practical Training 3

Practical Training Internship

Note:  The courses listed above for this program are regularly reviewed to ensure they are up-to-date and meet industry needs as well as the latest teaching methods. On occasion, we may need to make unexpected changes to the courses – if this occurs, we will contact all registered students as soon as possible.

Year 3

Optional Courses

Entrepreneurship Management in Hospitality and Tourism

Sustainable Operations in Hospitality and Tourism

Social Responsibility

Revenue and Profit Management

International Hospitality Management

Digital Technologies in Hospitality and Tourism Sector

Leadership and Management for the Service Sector

International Tourism and Hospitality Management Major Project

Please Note: 

  • The optional courses are decided by BHS SWITZERLAND academic management based on industry needs and student enrollment. 

Bachelor in International Hospitality & Tourism Management (Top Up)

Prepping in Kitchen