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    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.


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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

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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 is 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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Inside Les Roches Chicago

June 15, 2016 / NEWS

Eurazeo announces the completion of its investment in the Swiss hotel management schools Glion & Les Roches

Eurazeo today announced the completion of the acquisition from Laureate Education Inc. of the Swiss hotel management schools Glion Institute of Higher Education (“Glion”) and Les Roches International School of Hotel Management (“Les Roches”) and their interests in affiliated campuses and partners (Glion London, Les Roches Marbella, Les Roches Jin Jiang, the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts in Jordan and Les Roches Chicago).
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January 21, 2016 / NEWS

Les Roches International School of Hotel Management, an Innovator in Hospitality Management Education, Launches Branch Campus in the U.S.

New location joins long-standing network of international campuses preparing the next generation of global hospitality business leaders
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May 17, 2016 / WEBZINE

Why do over 50 million people visit Chicago every year?

Known as the Windy City, the Second City, and the City of Big Shoulders, Chicago has also lent its name to a river, a band and a Broadway musical. It’s a city of contrasts: a skyline of soaring towers rising from a flat plain. But though its urban attractions get most of the attention, Chicago’s […]

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May 10, 2016 / WEBZINE

Alumni interview: Jan Willem Verweij, a Chicago success story

When Jan Willem Verweij met a Peninsula hotel recruiter during a Career Days event at Les Roches, he did not suspect that this encounter would change the course of his life. He liked the recruiter and he was interested in the Peninsula, but as a college senior from the Netherlands he had never even visited […]

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