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Certificate in International Hotel and Tourism Operations

Hotel and Tourism Management Institute Switzerland - HTMi, Switzerland


Next enrollment cycle

January 2024

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Total Course Fee

USD 20,758

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  • 20 Weeks
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Certificate
  • Up to 40% scholarship

Students who successfully complete the programme (academic study and work placement/internship) will be awarded with the Certificate in International Hotel and Tourism Operations by HTMi Hotel and Tourism Management Institute.

Certificate graduates can continue on to the Diploma in International Hotel and Tourism Management.

At the conclusion of the programme, students will be able to:
Demonstrate knowledge and practical skills and competencies required for successful operational roles within Food and Beverage areas of an international hotel and tourism organisation.
Understand the nature of tourism, the fundamentals of the commercial hospitality enterprise and the key financial issues.
Use English and basic German language skills in an operational setting.
Demonstrate information technology and study skills at the appropriate level.

Enrollment Cycles

  • January 2024
  • March 2024
  • August 2024
  • October 2024
  • Entry requirements: All international high school pass certificates.
  • Age requirements: 17 and above 
  • Language proficiency: Required English level by interview / HTMi test or have TOEFL 500 or IELTS 5.0 – 5.5 or equivalent HTMi English Placement Test Score.
  • Prior work experience: None
  •  To apply, students must complete an HTMi application form and enclose: 5 passport size photographs; copies of school certificates or diplomas awarded; and work testimonials (if any). After receiving the application, HTMi may issue a Letter of Offer to the students. To receive the Letter of Acceptance, the student must then send the Down Payment directly to HTMi.
  •  The Letter of Acceptance is used to apply for the visa.
  • Academic Study (20 weeks)
  • Work Placement / Internship (20-24 weeks)
  • Food & Beverage Service (Theory & Practical) 40 Hours
  • Culinary (Theory & Practical) 40 Hours
  • Introduction to Hospitality Management 40 Hours
  • English for Academic and Research Purposes 1 40 Hours
  • German Language 1 40 Hours
  • Information Technology 40 Hours
  • Beverage & Wine Studies 40 Hours
  • Professional Practice 1 40 Hours
  • Total 320 Hours
  • Tuition 19,000
  •  Food 2,500
  •  Accommodation 2,500
  •  Total fees per Programme 24,000
  •  Down Payment* 3,000
  •  Grand Total 27,000 
  • Internship Gross Minimum Wages** 10,950
  •  Accommodation Charges Superior room with bathroom, three students sharing (20 weeks) CHF 350
  •  Superior room with bathroom, two students sharing (20 weeks) CHF 550 
  • Single room, shared bathroom (20 weeks) CHF 800
  •  Single room with bathroom (20 weeks) CHF 1,400

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