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Semester in Switzerland

Learn to think outside of the box at César Ritz Colleges Switzerland!

Semester in Switzerland is an opportunity for students from other schools majoring in hospitality management or business to gain international and practical experience.
Gain credits while you immerse yourself in one of the world's most beautiful countries and join a vibrant community of students and faculty!

 
 
 
 

How does it work?

  • There are 4 possible starting dates: January, April, July or October
  • Select one of these three options. Customize your semester by choosing up to five courses (15 credits), plus an optional language:
    • Learn 3: Choose a semester and spend three months in the classroom.
    • Learn 3, Work 6: Choose two semesters and spend six months in the classroom, followed by a three-month internship in Switzerland or worldwide (three credits).
    • Learn 6, Work 6: Choose two semesters and spend six months in the classroom, followed by a six-month internship in Switzerland or worldwide (six credits).
  • Customize your semester by choosing up to 5 courses (15 credits) and add a language (optional).

How do I apply?

Required documents:

  • Highschool diploma for gap year students

  • University/college transcripts – recommended minimum overall GPA of 2.6

  • If already enrolled, a letter from your home university confirming courses to be taken at César Ritz Colleges Switzerland

Admissions requirements:

  • English language proficiency of TOEFL 550 or IELTS 6.0 or equivalent

  • Applicants must be 18 years old or over

For all questions, please contact studyabroad@swisseducation.com

What do the fees include?

  • Full board (accommodation in a standard double room and meals)
  • All tuition and study materials
  • Health insurance
  • Selection of excursions
  • 15 credits/semester (plus optional language)
 
 
 
 
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