Hotelier-Gastronom/in, Professional Pathway

Diplom HF

EHL Hotelfachschule Passugg

Fachhochschule Westschweiz HES-SO


Passugg (GR)


Englisch - Deutsch


Höhere Fachschulen HF

Zeitliche Beanspruchung



Gastronomie, Hotellerie


Aktualisiert 21.02.2024


Beschreibung des Angebots

This program focuses on fundamental hospitality management concepts combined with in-depth operational skills in Food & Beverages, customer-centric Services and Hotel Management. In the final semester of the Swiss Professional Degree, students will specialize in one of three Majors: Culinary Arts, Spa & Wellness Management or Sustainable Management. This pathway offers a deep immersion and broad overview of all the functions of the hospitality industry and a lot of internship experience.

Aufbau der Ausbildung

The Swiss Professional Degree (HF) requires 1 year of professional experience, including internships.

Swiss Professional Degree HF 
Semester 1  Host: Learn how to provide exciting guest experiences
Semester 2 Communicator: Learn how to communicate with empathy and intention
Semester 3 Hospitality Operations Internship
Semester 4 Entrepreneur: Think like an entrepreneur and develop strategic skills
Semester 5 Hospitality Administration Internship
Semester 6 Networker: Learn how to build meaningful relationships

Link zum Aufbau der Ausbildung



  • Minumum 18 years old
  • Academic requirement: Final secondary school certificate/high school diploma in own country; Professional diploma (apprentice certificate)
  • Language requirement (one of the following): IELTS academic module, with a minimum score of 6.0; TOEFL, with a minimum score of 87 (iBT); Cambridge Advanced Examination, with a C minimum; First Certificate Examination, with a score of A only

Hospitality work Requirements: 

  • SSTH Applicants with hospitality work experience are given credit towards the total time required for completing the Swiss Professional Degree of up to one year (work certificates required).
  • SSTH Applicants who have completed a qualified apprenticeship program in the hotel or restaurant industries are qualified for further reduction in total credits required.
  • During the Swiss Professional Degree, two 6-month internships are integrated into the program, and may be extended to allow for more work experience.

Link zur Zulassung


Online application


International Students: CHF 81'820.-

Swiss Students & eligible students: CHF 53'820.-

Additional requirements such as Accomodation and Food & Beverage.

Overview of the costs: Price Sheet

At most, support contributions can be applied for. Further information: www.berufsberatung.ch > Berufsprüfung BP, Höhere Fachprüfung HFP > Finanzierung


  • Diplom Höhere Fachschule HF

in English: Advanced Federal Diploma of Higher Education in Hospitality Management

in German: dipl. Hoteliere-Gastronomin HF / dipl. Hotelier-Gastronom HF


With a Swiss Professional Degree you are granted access directly into the Bachelor of Science in International Hospitality Management. Depending on your HF degree, you will enter a 3 or 4 semesters Bsc Program.

Praktische Hinweise

Ort / Adresse

  • Passugg (GR)

Zeitlicher Ablauf


August or January


6 semesters

Zeitliche Beanspruchung

  • Vollzeit


  • Englisch
  • Deutsch


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