International Management Institute Switzerland


Your Employability is our Top Priority.

We guarantee to find job opportunities for all our graduates. You will be first when it comes to paid practical training opportunities in Switzerland or abroad. Our excellent reputation with major international hotel chains and industry leaders means that companies come to IMI to recruit high quality students for their management training programmes and future leadership roles.

Live Green, Live Clean - This is Switzerland.

Every day you will enjoy fresh, delicious food delivered to your table from the local, specially selected, farms and lakes around our campus. Only 12 minutes away is the stunning, historic city of Luzern, with its cultural events and vibrant cafe culture. Situated in the heart of Europe, you can take the train to Paris, Rome or Berlin. You will work hard during the week but the weekends are your reward.


Best Swiss Practice with British Academic Excellence.

IMI is a successful, independent, private hotel management institute. We have a highly qualified core faculty, supported by inspiring visiting lecturers. Our small classes assure personal attention while our impressive accreditations guarantee quality. Our wide range of courses will challenge you, providing knowledge and practical training for your future career.


You become part of the IMI family

Our aim is to prepare you for a great future, rich in international experiences and challenges. Our social programme will teach you about other cultures, other music and other traditions. There are around over 50 nationalities on our ‘global village’ campus and you will have the opportunity to learn French and German in one of the safest and most beautiful countries in the world.

Your Advantages

·       Different pathways to choose from

·       Various entry levels available

·       Accelerated programmes

·       Courses validated by Manchester Metropolitan & Oxford Brookes University

·       Excellent quality assurance and recognition

·       Outstanding visiting faculty

·       Small classes, personal coaching


·       Diploma in International Culinary Arts

·       Higher Diploma in International Culinary Arts

·       BA (Hons) in International Culinary Arts

·       Foundation Degree in International Hotel and Tourism Management

·       Diploma in International Hotel and Tourism Management

·       Higher Diploma in International Hotel and Tourism Management

·       BA International Hotel Management

·       BA International Hotel and Tourism Management

·       BA International Hotel and Events Management

·       BA International Tourism and Event Management

·       BA International Hospitality

European University is an internationally accredited business school. Established in 1973, EU Business School offers innovative business programs in Business Foundation (BF), Bachelor’s (BBA), Master’s (MBA) and Doctorate (DBA) levels.


With small, dynamic classes offered in English, European University students get the best of both American and European academic traditions in an international environment.


Why EU?


  • Student-oriented education: that is flexible and provides personalized attention to student needs.

  • Recognized for excellence: European University is an internationally accredited business school.

  • Small class: sizes of 20–25 students. This encourages interactive discussions and ensures excellent communication and feedback between students and faculty.

  • Pragmatic approach to business theory: EU Business School employs the dynamic case study method - the most effective academic tool to demonstrate the applications of business theory.

  • Transfer opportunities: the global network of EU campuses and close cooperation with some of the leading business schools in the world means that European University students can easily transfer between countries and continents. Students could start their studies in Geneva, continue in Geneva and finish them in Munich or London.

  • Outstanding faculty: in addition to excellent academic credentials, EU professors are entrepreneurs, consultants and business leaders, bringing business practice to the classroom. European University faculty focus on student development and ensure student involvement by employing interactive teaching techniques.

  • Multilingual environment: all students are proficient English speakers and 98% of them speak at least one other language. European University further refines their communication, presentation and leadership skills, vital to effective management.

  • Modern facilities: and locations in some of the world’s most attractive cities and economic centers.

  • International and cosmopolitan spirit: student and faculty body comprising more than 100 nationalities

  • Excellent employment record: EU’s career services office provides personalized counseling and assistance to each student, organizes annual career and internship fairs on-campus and communicates relevant career openings by email. The result is excellent job placement opportunities for European University graduates.

  • Developing business personality: European University prepares its students for success in the global marketplace by providing them with keen analytical skills, refined cultural awareness, multilingual skills and clear strategic vision through traditional as well as cutting-edge business programs.

 Entry requierments


  • High School Diploma

  • English fluency test results: TOEFL score 213 (computer-based), 550 (paper-based), 80 (internet-based) Institute code 0476; PTE score 54; IELTS score 6.0; CAE score C or English native

  • Submit two letters of recommendation from academic advisors familiar with your academic performance and potential for leadership. Any letter not written in English must be accompanied by a certified English translation.

  • Write an essay or record a 1–2 minute video essay, which will help the European University Admissions Committee become acquainted with you, understand your motivation to attend EU, and determine how well you can express yourself.