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Earn a Swiss degree at an Institute of Hospitality
César Ritz Colleges offers you the unique chance to embark on a Swiss journey in a reputed hospitality school. With three campuses located in Le Bouveret, Lucerne and Brig, your experience will be truly Swiss, allowing you to discover different aspects of the famous Swiss hospitality culture. This Swiss journey, combined with the multicultural setting on campus will prepare you for an international career in hospitality management; whether you are leaving school and exploring your career options or already employed and seeking to improve your career prospects.
In only three years at our institute of hospitality, you will be able to earn a Swiss Bachelor degree, awarded by César Ritz Colleges and an American Bachelor degree, awarded by Washington State University (USA). Master students will be awarded qualifications by the University of Derby (UK).
Take the time to find the right programme at our hospitality school. Talk to our competent admissions team and arrange a time to come and visit. Experience for yourself the friendly César Ritz family spirit and get a taste of what your career in international hospitality management could be.
We look forward to welcoming you at our institute of hospitality and helping you make the most out of your future.
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Dedicated Faculty and Staff at The Hospitality School
All lecturers are well qualified and experienced in both the field they are teaching and in delivering education to international students. All lecturers participate frequently in staff development programmes. César Ritz Colleges boasts a strong team of long standing lecturers and supporting staff.
Dolunay Süess: Academic Director, Brig Campus
Mrs Süess joined César Ritz Colleges in 2013 after spending over 10 years at another prestigious Swiss institute of hospitality, working her way to Academic Director. Prior to this Mrs Süess worked in the Sales and Marketing departments of several international organisations. Enjoying contributing to the growth of students from all around the world Mrs Süess brings a wealth of knowledge and international experience to César Ritz Colleges. Mrs Süess has an MBA and is currently completing her Doctorate degree in Business Administration from Durham University.
Birgit Black: Academic Dean, Lucerne Campus
Birgit Black joined César Ritz Colleges in 2011 as the Academic Dean of the Lucerne Campus. She is a graduate of Texas Tech University and the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York. Her academic qualifications range from Ph.D. in Consumer Economics to MSc and BSc in Restaurant, Hotel and Institutional Management and Associate of Occupational Science degree in Culinary Arts. Dr Black has 20 years of experience in educational institutions in the US and in Switzerland enabling her to lead an international team of faculty members and chef instructors. Her educational background and her experience in the hotel industry have given her the necessary background to understand the requirements of delivering a valuable curriculum in an international hospitality management school.
Tanja Florenthal: Academic Dean, Le Bouveret Campus
Tanja Florenthal joined César Ritz Colleges in 2007 as a lecturer before taking on the role of Programme Manager, Assistant Dean and Academic Dean in 2012. As a graduate of Cornell University, Mrs Florenthal has extensive international experience in hospitality but also in education. She has worked in the USA, Thailand, India, United Arab Emirates and Israel both in hotel schools and hotels. She is a member of the Cornell Hotel Society.
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