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Leading the way through innovation and entrepreneurship

With three campuses in the French and German-speaking parts of Switzerland, César Ritz Colleges Switzerland offers students a unique multicultural experience, small classrooms led by experienced faculty, an industry-endorsed curriculum, and fully accredited Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees.

We place a strong emphasis on innovation and risk-taking, multicultural awareness, and a caring approach to the personal development of our students. 

We are proud to carry on the legacy of legendary entrepreneur César Ritz. With hard work, innovation, and a touch of class, César Ritz accomplished an successful career in the hospitality industry and pioneered the world’s first luxury hotels. His tradition of excellence and service set the standards for hotels and restaurants throughout the world. 

Our students benefit from a learning environment steeped in this rich heritage with a strong focus on innovation and entrepreneurship. Their studies lead them to a fully elaborated, realistic business plan that is ready to be implemented after graduation. 

In 2019, César Ritz Colleges Switzerland ranked n°2 overall in THE-ICE Global Premier Ranking.

As a member school of Swiss Education Group, all students are part of one of the world's largest hospitality alumni networks and gain exclusive access to the bi-annual International Recruitment Forum, the perfect opportunity to network and organise future internship and career possibilities.

Stamp of approval

Our accreditations and affiliations ensure that your qualifications are recognised worldwide and meet the highest educational standards. 

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Nurturing strong industry relationships

Key partnerships with industry leaders ensure that our courses remain relevant and reflect latest trends and insights. Our industry partners contribute to the creation of academic programs and specializations, come to campus for guest lectures, provide case studies and assignments, and host visits to their premises to provide students additional insights into real-life operations. 

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Swiss Education Group

With nearly 40 years of experience in hospitality management and culinary arts education, and rooted in the Swiss tradition of hospitality, Swiss Education Group is committed to equipping tomorrow’s professionals with the leadership and entrepreneurial skills highly sought after in the hospitality industry and beyond. Discover the schools and campuses that make up Swiss Education Group.

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