Les Roches International School of Hotel Management
Les Roches is a hospitality school founded in 1979. Approximately 1490 students from 97 different countries attend every semester, with an additional 580 students on internship around the world at any given time.
The École des Roches, an international boarding school for young people, was founded in 1954 by Messrs Marcel and Jean-Pierre Clivaz.In 1979, “Les Roches International School” became “Les Roches Hotel and Tourism School” and was the first hospitality school in Switzerland to offer all courses in English.
The main campus was virtually destroyed by a fire in April 1985.This obliged the school to house students and facilities in three hotels. In June 1987, the school moved into its new buildings.In November 2000, Les Roches became part of the group now known as Laureate Education Inc. who also manages Glion Institute of Higher Education. The school maintains close ties with the hotel and tourism industry through a panel of advisors from four major hotel chains.
- Les Roches is ranked among the top 3 hospitality management schools in the world by TNS Survey 2013
- It is a co-educational school offering higher education programs that are accredited by the Commission on Institutes of Higher Education as well as being one of only 3 Swiss universities to have NEASC accreditation
- It boasts an impressive hiring record with over 40 multinational hotels and independent businesses hiring it’s graduates each term