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    The only top 3 Swiss hospitality management school in the US

Welcome to Les Roches Chicago!

You don’t have to go to Switzerland to study at a Swiss hospitality management school.

At Les Roches Chicago, you can study hospitality at a leading Swiss school of management while connecting with some of the most powerful American and international brands in the industry.

With its new campus in Chicago, Les Roches is the only Swiss hospitality school to have a university presence in the United States.

We deliver hotel management programs that combine 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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Study at a renowned Swiss hotel management school — right in the USA

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)
12000 Members active alumni network in 130 countries
5 Campuses in Switzerland, Spain, USA, China and 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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Student Trip to Silicon Valley

A unique opportunity to experience the cradle of entrepreneurship and innovation!

As part of their BBA program, Les Roches Chicago students will take off for an inspiring trip to Silicon Valley this October. Through exclusive visits to some of the leading tech companies in the industry, students will go behind the scenes and gain valuable insight into innovation and entrepreneurship in action...

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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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May 10, 2016 / NEWS

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 America, much less imagined moving there to start his career as a management trainee at a 5-star hotel in Chicago.
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October 26, 2016 / WEBZINE

Les Roches Silicon Valley Trip, Day 1: 500 Startups and Lyft

The Les Roches Silicon Valley Trip is off to a great start. On Tuesday, 25 October, BBA students from Les Roches Chicago, Les Roches Switzerland and Les Roches Marbella had the privilege of visiting two game-changing businesses: 500 Startups and Lyft. What better place to begin our journey into startup culture than at 500 Startups? […]

The post Les Roches Silicon Valley Trip, Day 1: 500 Startups and Lyft appeared first on Webzine - Les Roches International School of Hotel Management.

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September 5, 2016 / WEBZINE

New Les Roches quiz – Are you a Chicago insider or a newbie?

How Chicago are you? Take our quiz to find out — and for a chance to win a Polaroid Socialmatic! Summer may be winding down, but in Chicago, it’s still not too cold for a dip in Lake Michigan. By now, you’ve probably already heard the exciting news: Les Roches has opened a campus in Chicago. […]

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