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A Stamp of Approval

Our international academic and accreditation partners ensure that your qualification is recognized worldwide and that high-quality educational standards are upheld. 

Washington State University


The Bachelor of Arts in Hospitality Business Management at César Ritz Colleges Switzerland is awarded in academic partnership with the Carson College of Business at Washington State University (WSU). The Carson College of Business ranks among the world's top undergraduate international business programs.


University of Derby

The Master of Arts (MA) is awarded in academic partnership with the University of Derby, UK.The University of Derby is a Top 50 UK federally recognized university and provides students at César Ritz Colleges with the best possible start in their careers through excellent teaching, delivered in cutting-edge facilities by staff who are experts in their field. The University of Derby is rated ‘gold’ in the ‘teaching excellence framework’ is in the top 10 in the world for international student experience. (Global ISB benchmark 2018).

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César Ritz Colleges Switzerland is certified by EduQua, a Swiss quality label that ensures the quality of educational institutions by setting minimum standards and supporting quality improvements in its certified institutions.

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César Ritz Colleges Switzerland is a member of THE-ICE, the leading international accreditation organisation dedicated to the recognition, benchmarking, development, and promotion of quality programmes in tourism, hospitality, events, and culinary arts education, training, and research. In 2019, César Ritz Colleges Switzerland achieved n°1 Global Premier Rankings in the following categories: career advice, arrival average, first night, health insurance, university orientation, and formal welcome.

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Le Bouveret campus has made significant strides towards becoming sustainable, leading them to qualify as a Green Globe Member. Inspired by the ethos of César Ritz, the school aims to be a driver of change in sustainable management, social, environmental, and economic factors, and cultural heritage. Students learn how to develop sustainable practices for their hotel or tourism destination, and discover the steps needed to receive a Green Globe Certification.