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  • Les Roches Chicago

    The only top 3 Swiss hospitality management school in the US

Welcome to Les Roches Chicago!

Chicago is the perfect place to study hospitality and connect with some of the most powerful American and international brands in the industry.

Les Roches has opened a new campus in Chicago and is the only Swiss hospitality school to have a university presence in the United States. 

We deliver a program that combines rigorous academic study with practical training. Our objective is to help you develop the skills you need to excel in business and enjoy a successful career.





Les Roches International School of Hotel Management, Switzerland, is one of the world’s leading hospitality schools and is ranked among the world’s top three institutions of higher education for an international career in hospitality management (TNS Global Survey, 2013).

Les Roches has received approval from the New England Association of Schools and Colleges  for its new U.S. location.

Switzerland is the home of classic hospitality education, with a reputation for precision, detail and excellence. Les Roches delivers a pedagogical experience that is accessible to all. It couples rigorous academic study with experiential learning in order to cultivate European savoir faire and cutting-edge business acumen and leadership skills.

The curriculum is developed by faculty from our Swiss campus in partnership with American business and hospitality experts.

60 Years of history (Les Roches, founded in 1954)
11000 Members active alumni network in 115 countries
5 Campuses in Switzerland, China, Spain, Jordan

Message from the DIRECTOR General

Les Roches is a pioneer in bringing together innovative teaching methods and unique global experiences to ensure students have an advantage when they enter the workforce. Because Chicago is a leading center for business, finance and hospitality, it is also a desired location for Les Roches students seeking successful careers in these industries.

Sonia Tatar
Director General Les Roches Worldwide

Uniquely Global

Les Roches is a global brand with campuses, and professional networks that span the world. 

It is possible to enhance your university experience by taking a semester abroad in year 3, choosing from campuses in Switzerland, Spain, China or Jordan.


Studying at Les Roches gives you unrivalled exposure to every aspect of the world’s most exciting industries in the hospitality sector. 

We help you develop your entrepreneurial spirit and grow the business skills that will allow you to excel in the dynamic field of global hospitality and the experience economy.

As a Les Roches student, you can access our portfolio of industry partners that reaches around the world. You will also be able to develop your professional networks in Chicago.

As part of our dedication to providing you with excellent employability, you will be involved in real-life projects based in companies such as:

The Chicago Hilton, the Four Seasons Chicago, Peninsula Hotel, Hyatt, Xoco, Public Hotel, and Soho House. 

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The 3.5 year Les Roches Bachelor Degree in International Hotel Management prepares you for entering the world of hospitality as a leader with a strategic approach to business. It combines management theory with hands-on, experiential hospitality courses and professional international internships.

A degree from Les Roches is a fantastic investment in your future. It’s more than just an amazing education, it’s an amazing start to an international career, and a fantastic way of life.

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Welcome to a city on the move !

Chicago one of the most vibrant hospitality and business centers in the United States – home to world-renowned hotels, restaurants and conference centers and famous for its iconic architecture and public art.

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