As an Indian student, you can study in Switzerland after 12th.
Some quick notes to clear your most common queries about undergraduate studies in the Switzerland:
Duration of Bachelors in Switzerland: Bachelors in Switzerland can wary from 3 to 4 years duration in general.
Internship in Switzerland: This is a big feature of studying hospitality or hotel management in Switzerland. Most programmes are formed such that they offer 6 months of study and then 6 months of paid internship in a year. This allows you to save money during your study time and gain the all important practical experience
Intakes: Nearly all Bachelors programs in Switzerland begin in Fall (September). There are other intake months such as December, January and April
Cost of Studying Bachelors in Switzerland: Course fee for Bachelors in Switzerland ranges between CHF 6000 to 24000. Few courses could be lower or higher than the range given. Note: Higher fee does not determine the quality of the Bachelor program.
English Language Requirement: Either IELTS test or TOEFL test is compulsory for all examination boards except students who are doing IBDP, where many Swiss Universities waive the English language requirement. The test could be done within one month from the date you decide to take the test ie. preparing for the test, registering for the test, to appearing for it. If you need to register for the test or need help or coaching for IELTS or TOEFL, you could contact us at +91 9820864001
Academic Grades: You will need to submit the grades from 9th grade to 12th grade (term 1). Also remember that your predicted grades are based on your previous performance. Thus, all years of study are important!
Essays: Swiss Universities either ask you write Topical Essays or otherwise require a Statement of Purpose (SOP). Strong essays will set you apart from other candidates. You’ll have to write 2-3 essays per application. It’s important to be creative in order to stand out from the crowd
Recommendation and School Reports: You will need to designate 2 to 3 school teachers as referees. The guidance counselor at your school has to submit your school profile, transcripts, predicted grades and performance evaluation. This cannot be the same person as your referee! However, if you don’t have a school counselor, we can help you with the application anyway
Factors to consider while selecting Universities: Choice of Major and Minor, University Ranking, Cost, Availability of financial aid and scholarships, location, class size, research facilities, international student population, placement options, Deadlines.
Work During Study: Students can work up to 15 hours per week during their studies and could vary from canton to canton (state or province).
Work After Studies: Third country nationals get a period of 6 months after studies to look for a job.
Some Bachelors courses in Switzerland:
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Hospitality Management
Intakes: January / July
Duration: 7 Semesters
Tuition Fees: CHF 23,300 First 25,600 per Semester afterwards
Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
Bachelor in International Hospitality Management
Intakes: February, September
Duration: 48 Months
Tuition Fees: CHF 27,000 Average per semester (4 Semesters)
Les Roches International School of Hotel Management, Bluche – Switzerland
BBA in International Hotel Management
Intakes: January, August
Duration: 42 Months (7 Semesters)
Tuition Fees: CHF 110,450 (5 Semesters + 2 Internships)
BBA in Global Hospitality Management
Intakes: January, July
Duration: 42 Months (7 Semesters)
Tuition Fees: CHF 127,500 (5 Semesters + 2 Internships)
Diploma In Hotel Management
Intakes: January- February, July-August
Duration: 36 Months
Tuition Fees: CHF 68,550 (3 Semesters + 3 Internships)
Some other Universities that offer hospitality programs include:
- César Ritz Colleges, Le Bouveret, Brig – Switzerland
- Ecole Hôtelière de Genève, Switzerland
- BHMS Business & Hotel Management School, Luzern, Switzerland
- The Swiss School of Tourism and Hospitality, Passugg, Switzerland
- Hotel Institute Montreux, Switzerland
- Swiss Hotel Management School (SHMS)
- IMI University Centre, Kastanienbaum Switzerland
- IHTTI School of Hotel Management, Neuchâtel ,Switzerland
How we help?
We explain the complete process of studying in Switzerland. We assess your profile and understand your suitability to study in Switzerland. We suggest areas of profile development so that you could best present yourself and your application to the admissions committee
Timeline and Action Plan:
We create a timeline for you and develop an action plan so that you could finish the application related work timely. For undergraduate students, we believe this is very important since there are numerous activities going on at that point in time eg. School / College academic studies, projects and assignment submissions, extended essay submission (IBDP students), preparation towards preliminary examinations and the pressure of final examinations looming
Based on your interest area, future plans, career objectives, budget and several other factors, we help you select the right undergraduate programs in Switzerland you must apply to. This is very important because you spend application fees per university, send out couriers and invest more during the process and not applying to the right set of Universities would mean a loss of money and time. We categorically suggest Ambitious, Moderate and Safe University options from which you can select from so as to create the right set of final 8 to 10 Universities
We guide you with your documents required for applying to Swiss Colleges. This includes helping you build and edit the right CV, editing suggestions to strengthen your essays and SOP, providing guidance on your recommendation letters, and more. We are one of the leading admission consulting in the country and essay editing is our forte
Applying to 8 to 10 Swiss Universities mean you may end up writing between 16 to 24 essays. We help you edit and refine each and every word of the written essays and we suggest how to improve the content. With limitless iterations, we make your craft the finest essays and bring out the real YOU in your profile. Ask any of our students and they have loved how we have guided them with the essay writing and editing
We guide you through the applications to Swiss Universities where we plan the complete application, help you bring out your strengths in your application, help you fill the application forms correctly, check the content, rectify any errors, and help you submit the application. This is followed by checking the application documents to be sent to the right department at the University
Follow Up Counseling:
We are always there for you. Universities email you their queries or provide updates on your applications. Often times, we follow up with your Universities. After your applications too, generally you are bound to come up with a lot of questions, and we will be happy to help
Many top Swiss Universities would want to do an interview round with you before finalizing your admissions. We provide you with mock rounds and help you build your confidence, so that you could establish to the University that you could contribute well to their class
Once your offers are in, we help you finalize on the right program. Often students face a dilemma at this stage when they receive more than one admit
We will guide on how you have to make your fee payment and get your confirmation from the University
We guide you through the complete student visa process including suggesting the right documents, documentation check, applying for appointment, preparing the visa application file, providing mock interview rounds and more
We try to connect you with other students who are going to the Switzerland or who are already studying there
We guide you with booking of your accommodation in Swiss to whatever extent that is possible
Shortlisting the right set of Universities and editing essays is the biggest task where students face issues. We have always encouraged our students to join top Universities and with our brainstorming discussions, we believe to have placed students to Universities that have been their dream!
Switzerland Admission CounselingIn case you’re confused about your studies in Switzerland, we can help you solve the problem. Once we meet you, and your parents or spouse, we ask you questions to get a clearer idea of your preferences, restrictions, and goals. This will allow us to make a range of suggestions with regard to locations and universities. With more discussions we’ll help you pick between them and narrow it down to the right selection of safe, moderate and ambitions options. We will make your process of studying in Switzerland hassle-free.
We are experts at what we do.We started in 2002 and have helped 1000s of students (personally) since then. The collective experience of our team of experts go beyond a 100 years. Many of us have studied abroad and know exactly what your requirements will be, what kind of universities should be best suited for your future, what you need to do to get there.
We are extremely personal. Students ask us 1000s of questions and we enjoy replying to these. You will have one dedicated team member who you will be able to contact throughout the service. We don’t count the number of hours spent on you. We don’t shed away responsibilities. We work on your side and have just one thing in mind—to get you your best in your career
We keep in touch with Universities. We keep in touch with our past students. We know exactly what a University will require or we can identify it very (very) easily. We help you build your profile, craft a great resume, and statement of purpose (SOP)/essays and bring out the best in you while presenting you to a University. Chances of your admissions evidently rise because we are around.
We help you right from start to end in the process ie. from selecting the right course and university list, documentation preparation, filling out and checking of forms, applying to universities, to securing admission offers, helping you finalize the best choice of university, visa guidance (including documentation, mock interview rounds, application), accommodation booking and much more. Hey! IELTS coaching is also available at our centre. We are brilliant with our essay editing services (remember – you will have to end up writing 18 to 24 essays when you apply to 8 to 10 Universities). We are simply there for everything! #enoughsaid
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