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Les Roches

Les Roches

Les Roches


Les Roches Global Hospitality Education

Founded in Switzerland in 1954, Les Roches Global Hospitality Education offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in the fields of hospitality, tourism and event management. We have campuses in Switzerland, Spain and China, providing a unique learning environment to a culturally diverse student body, in which more than 100 different nationalities are represented. We follow the Swiss model of hospitality education, with experiential, hands-on learning built into the fabric of the study programs we offer. Les Roches is not just a school, it’s a way of life!

Campus Features

Crans-Montana Campus

Nestled in the beautiful Swiss Alps, close to the world-famous ski resort of Crans-Montana, our flagship campus blends tradition with cutting-edge innovation.

Les Roches Crans–Montana is a state-of-the-art hospitality education environment.

You can fully immerse yourself in our practical learning facilities, which include working kitchens and bars, plus a room division demonstration area.

Modern teaching environments support your academic studies. You can also take your entrepreneurial skills to the next level in our Innovation Lab and digital media studio.

The campus has five restaurants and two bars, offering a wide range of healthy meals and delicious drinks.

Our students also learn by putting on their own high profile events. Cultural Night, The Future of Hospitality Summit, World of Wines Expo, Open Mic Night, Les Roches Got Talent, the Environmental Festival are just some of these eagerly-awaited occasions.

Marbella Campus

As a world-famous luxury resort, Marbella is a living hospitality classroom. Our campus is a sun-kissed, hi-tech learning environment bursting with a Mediterranean flair.

Les Roches Marbella features four professional training kitchens, plus a demonstration bar, front office, housekeeping office, and hotel room.

Academic facilities include Apple technology-equipped classroom, Mac Lab, plus a 158-capacity auditorium with real-time connectivity to Les Roches Crans-Montana.

The professionally-staffed school library contains more than 6,000 books and professional publications, while students can also access an online library featuring more than 135,000 eBooks, plus thousands of more online publications and academic papers.

Good, healthy food is something we take very seriously at Les Roches Marbella. The campus has four restaurants, ranging from buffet-style to ‘a la carte’ dining.

In addition, all our students have free access to the nearby Manolo Santana Racquets Club – featuring tennis courts, gym, and pool.

Shanghai Campus

Swiss hospitality education meets exhilarating Asia at our Shanghai campus. Les Roches Jin Jiang offers first-class facilities and technology in a university setting.

Our modern, spacious campus provides a state-of-the-art learning environment, with ample space for students to collaborate and gain hands-on experience.

Students have access to classrooms equipped with SMART Board interactive whiteboards, a computer lab, a demonstration kitchen, a room division demonstration area, and an auditorium. The campus library contains an extensive collection of books, professional magazines, and audio-visual materials, while students can also access thousands of online journals and publications for research.

As a hospitality school, we naturally take food seriously. Students can enjoy delicious, healthy meals at five on-campus dining locations, which feature a range of Chinese and international dishes.

    Student Testimonials

    Why study at Les Roches Global Hospitality Education

    • A degree from Les Roches is your passport to a global career. Not just in hospitality, but in any industry where employers prize empathy, creativity, leadership and cultural fluency.
    • Recognized globally for our commitment to Swiss-style, hands-on learning, Les Roches is unique among leading international hospitality schools. Small class sizes and a low student-to-faculty ratio make our campus community feel like a family. We take a highly personalized approach to your education as you carve out your own path to success.
    • Real-world experience plays a key role in your education here. Professional internships, business field trips and consultancy projects give you a chance to apply all that you’ve learned, gain new insights and grow your industry network, so you graduate well-equipped for the very best career opportunities.

    Awards & Accreditations

    global top 3: employer reputation

    QS World University Rankings by Subject (2021)

    New england commission of higher education


    education department of the canton of valais

    Recognized as Degree-Awarding Institution

    SHanghai education evaluation association


    Student services & facilities

    At Les Roches, innovation and entrepreneurship flow through everything we do. Our world-class campuses all feature state-of-the-art academic facilities and immersive, practical learning environments, including professional training kitchens, demonstration bars and hotel rooms.

    Our newly launched Spark Innovation Sphere brings our students closer than ever to cutting-edge hospitality innovation. Spark is helping to bring new concepts and new disruptive business ideas to life, through specialized pre-incubation and incubation services offered at our Crans-Montana and Marbella campuses.

    As a hospitality school, we also take food seriously. You’ll enjoy delicious, healthy meals in our on-campus restaurants and dining facilities. Your overall wellbeing is further supported through access to gyms and fitness facilities, as well as our dedicated Health & Wellbeing Team, which includes nurses and counselors.

    Les Roches Global Hospitality Education is in the Top 10 Countries to Study Abroad Top 10 Global rankings 2023 badge Top 10 Europe rankings 2023 badge Top 10 Europe rankings 2022 badge Top 10 Global rankings 2022 badge Top 10 Europe rankings 2021 badge


    • Crans-Montana

      Route des Moulinettes 2, Crans-Montana 3975 Randogne, Switzerland, , Crans-Montana

    • Marbella

      Carr. Istán, Km. 1, 29602 Marbella, Málaga, Spain, , Marbella

      • Shanghai

        Shanghai Normal University Feng Xian Campus, 100 Hai Si Road, Shanghai 201418 P.R. China, , Shanghai

        • Buona Vista area

          Route des Moulinettes 2, 3975, Buona Vista area