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EU Students Work & Study
10th Anniversary
We, at La Xenia International Institute of Switzerland are happy to announce commencement of onsite classes
at our campus in Switzerland in 2024!

WORK & STUDY

We are offering three programmes:
Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism Management and
Bachelor of International Hospitality & Tourism Management (Top-Up) and
Master of Science in International Hospitality & Tourism Management
We are offering the Diploma programme to high school graduates
who want a career in the Hospitality & Tourism industry
or business professional wanting to transition into a hospitality & tourism career.
We are offering the Bachelor (top-up) and Master of Science programmes to Hospitality & Tourism Specialists
who want to enhance their hospitality and tourism management skills
to either excel in their current position or strive for a management position.

If you have questions, please book an information session with one of our recruitment representatives or apply today!
or scroll down to see more information about the programmes.

** We are offering this special promotion during our 10th anniversary to 30 students, so please act quickly before the seats are filled. **

INTAKE

July 2024

CAMPUS

La Xenia Campus

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La Xenia Campus and Online

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Online from anywhere in Switzerland

DURATION

1-Year includes:
Work & Study
Academic Study
for 10 months

STUDY MODE

Onsite

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Blended

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Online

LANGUAGE

100% in English
Overview
Entry Requirements
Career Opportunities
Fees

10th Anniversary Special Promotion

Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism Management

The Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism Management programme provides students with a broad understanding of the operational aspects of the international tourism and hospitality industry and a knowledge of the underlying principles involved.

Bachelor of International Hospitality & Tourism Management

The Bachelor of International Hospitality & Tourism Management (Top Up) programme provides students with advanced knowledge of management for the tourism and hospitality industry and its trade secrets.

Master of Science in International Hospitality & Tourism Management

Master of Science (MSc) in International Hospitality & Tourism Management programme provides students with an industry relevant postgraduate academic progression route for those who want to build on their bachelor’s level qualification or improve their career progression.

Next Application Deadline: 

  • International Students: please contact Student Services Office
  • EU/Swiss Students:  please contact Student Services Office

Classes begin:  July 2024

Entry Requirements for Diploma programme

Age Qualification

  • Must be 18 years old and older at the time of enrollment

Academic Qualification with Working Experience

  • secondary school leave OR
  • A-Level OR
  • UK level 3 OR
  • equivalent

English Qualification

  • IELTS 4.0 or equivalent OR
  • exempted if English is language of instruction of prior program OR
  • reach level B2 at https://www.efset.org/ef-set-50

Entry Requirements for Bachelor programme

Age Qualification

  • Must be 19 years old and older at the time of enrollment

Academic Qualification with Working Experience

  • advanced diploma degree in any discipline (business or hospitality preferred) with a minimum of 120 ECTS or equivalent OR
  • diploma or associate diploma degree in any discipline (business or hospitality preferred) with a minimum of 60 ECTS or equivalent, plus 2-years working experience OR
  • high school certificate plus 5-years working experience

English Qualification

  • IELTS 5.0 or equivalent OR
  • exempted if English is language of instruction of prior program OR
  • reach level B1 at https://www.efset.org/ef-set-50

Entry Requirements for Master programme

Age Qualification

  • Must be 22 years old and older at the time of enrollment

Academic Qualification with Working Experience

  • bachelor degree in any discipline (business or hospitality preferred) with a minimum of 180 ECTS or equivalent OR
  • advanced diploma degree in any discipline (business or hospitality preferred) with a minimum of 120 ECTS or equivalent, plus a minimum of 3-years of evidenced work experience at a managerial level OR
  • diploma or associate diploma degree in any discipline (business or hospitality preferred) with a minimum of 60 ECTS or equivalent, a minimum of 5-years of evidenced work experience at a managerial level OR
  • high school certificate plus a minimum of 8-years of evidenced work experience at a managerial level (business or hospitality management experience preferred)

English Qualification

  • IELTS 6.0 or equivalent OR
  • exempted if English is language of instruction of prior program OR
  • reach level B2 at https://www.efset.org/ef-set-50

Please note: For students requiring a Swiss student visa, enrollment into the programme is based on the student acquiring a Swiss student visa. For more information see admissions process and visa application

Career Opportunities

The Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism Management will enable students to apply for jobs in hospitality and tourism organisations as hotels, travel agencies, resorts, clubs, restaurants, cruise lines, contract catering, retail outlets, fast food restaurants, and many more.


The Bachelor of International Hospitality & Tourism Management will enable students to apply for jobs in hospitality and tourism organisations around the globe.

Here is a sample of career opportunities in today’s hospitality and tourism world for graduates who are specialized in International Hospitality & Tourism Management:

  • resort management
  • hotel management
  • sales and marketing management
  • tour operator / manager
  • travel agency manager
  • corporate travel manager
  • restaurant management
  • room division management
  • event planner
  • conferences, meeting and convention organizers, and many more.

The Master of Science in International Hospitality & Tourism Management will enable students to apply for managerial jobs in hospitality and tourism organisations around the globe.

Here is a sample of career opportunities in today’s hospitality and tourism world for managerial graduates who are specialized in International Hospitality & Tourism Management:

  • airline companies
  • resort management
  • hotel management
  • corporate travel manager
  • restaurant management
  • room division management
  • event planner
  • conferences, meeting and convention organizers, and many more.

Fees

La Xenia Campus

10th Anniversary

SPECIAL PROMOTION

Diploma of
Hospitality & Tourism Management

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Bachelor of
International Hospitality & Tourism Management

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Master of Science (MSc.) in
International Hospitality & Tourism Management

21,500 CHF / 22,500 CHF / 24, 300 CHF

9,999 CHF *

*limited number of seats available, register now to secure your place

* Fee includes: tuition fee, registration fee, study materials, WIFI on campus and airport pickup for new students.

* Fee does not include: airfare, accommodations, meals, medical insurance, SIM card, personal living expenses, entertainment expenses or student visa expenses for students requiring a Swiss student visa.

Special Programme Fee Payment Plan for EU Citizens if working while studying:

  • Can pay in installments (833.25 CHF/month for 12 months)
  • Can start to pay monthly installments after securing a job
  • Pay ONLY first month accommodation fee upon enrolling at La Xenia – the accommodation fee will vary dependent on the study & accommodation option the student chooses.

 

Optional Accommodation Package

Shared Accommodation in a Sports Camp

Price for accommodation is 690 CHF per month for 5 months
(July 2024-November 2024)
from December 2024 to June 2025 must find new accommodation

 

10th Anniversary

SPECIAL PROMOTION

Programme Enhancements

Each programme enhancement is an additional cost
Diploma, Bachelor & Master Programme Enhancement #1

Achieve CTH Level 4 Diploma in Hospitality Management

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Achieve CTH Level 6 Professional Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management

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Achieve CTH Level 7 Executive Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management

Additional fee 2,000 CHF

Special Consideration for EU Citizens

La Xenia International Institute of Switzerland staff will assist every enrolled student who is an EU citizen with:

  • Finding a Job
    • please note the job is an income job with such positions as cleaners, waiter/waitress, kitchen help, entry level positions, etc.
    • La Xenia will assist the students in finding their first job but if the student quits the job they must find the next job themselves
  • Finding Accommodation
  • Registering for Employment

Study & Accommodation Options

Option 1

  • Onsite at La Xenia International Institute of Switzerland campus in Obwalden
  • Accommodation at campus for 5 months (July 2024-November 2024) from December 2024 to June 2025 must find new accommodation

Option 2

  • Blended learning with some days onsite at campus and online
  • La Xenia staff will assist student to find accommodation but price and condition of accommodation is dependent on location and availability

Option 3

  • Study fully online
  • The student lives anywhere they want, they find their own accommodations

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

Students must successfully complete:  7 core courses and a full-time internship

Credits:  90 ECTS

Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism Management

Core Courses


Finance in Tourism and Hospitality


Customer Service Management in Tourism and Hospitality


Global Tourism and Hospitality


Rooms Division Operations


Rooms Division Supervision


Food and Beverage Operations


Food and Beverage Supervision


Capstone Project

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

Students must successfully complete:  5 core courses and a full-time internship

Credits:  60 ECTS

Bachelor of International Hospitality & Tourism Management (Top-Up)

Core Courses


The Strategic Impact of the Business Environment


Business Strategy for Hospitality and Tourism


Managing Events for Hospitality and Tourism


Quality Management for Hospitality and Tourism


Capstone Project

La Xenia Students

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

Students must successfully complete:  9 core courses and a full-time internship

Credits:  60 ECTS

Master of Science in International Hospitality & Tourism Management

Core Courses


Strategic Management


Managerial Finance


Operation Management in Hospitality & Tourism


Marketing & Customer Experience Management


Global HRM Strategies


Destination Management


Events & Project Management


Research Methods in Hospitality and Tourism


Project

Note:  The courses listed above for this programme are regularly reviewed to ensure they are up-to-date and meet industry needs as well as the latest teaching methods. On occasion, we may need to make unexpected changes to the courses – if this occurs, we will contact all registered students as soon as possible.

Note: Upon successful completion of Diploma programme studies and internship students will receive a Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism Management from La Xenia International Institute of Switzerland, Switzerland.

SAMPLE-LaXenia-Certificate-LXIIS.DipHTM

Note: Upon successful completion of Bachelor programme studies and internship students will receive a Bachelor of International Hospitality & Tourism Management from La Xenia International Institute of Switzerland, Switzerland.

SAMPLE-LaXenia-Certificate-LXIIS.BIHTM

Note: Upon successful completion of Master programme studies and internship students will receive a Master of Science in International Hospitality & Tourism Management from La Xenia International Institute of Switzerland, Switzerland.

SAMPLE-LaXenia-Certificate-LXIIS.MIHTM

Programme Enhancements (Add-ons)

Students may purchase Programme Enhancements for personal development and/or future career placement

Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism Management

Programme Enhancement #1

Achieve CTH Level 4 Diploma in Hospitality Management*

  • Pay a fee to have course assessments validated by CTH (Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality), UK

*terms and conditions apply


Bachelor of International Hospitality & Tourism Management (Top-Up)

Programme Enhancement #1

Achieve CTH Level 6 Professional Diploma in Tourism & Hospitality Management*

  • Pay a fee to have course assessments validated by CTH (Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality), UK

*terms and conditions apply


Master of Science in International Hospitality & Tourism Management

Programme Enhancement #1

Achieve CTH Level 7 Executive Diploma in Tourism & Hospitality Management*

  • Pay a fee to have course assessments validated by CTH (Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality), UK

*terms and conditions apply


Note: The above Programme Enhancements are regularly reviewed to ensure they are up-to-date. On occasion, we may need to make unexpected changes to the Programme Enhancements due to terms and conditions set by the external organisations, which are beyond our control – if this occurs, we will contact all registered students as soon as possible.

International Hospitality & Tourism Management

Work & Study Programme for EU Citizens

La Xenia students with teacher in classroom