how to Apply: Step by Step

From submitting your application to arriving on Campus

1. Submit your application for Switzerland

At least 12 weeks before the program starts.
Due to a high demand for places, we strongly recommend that you apply to Glion as early as possible before your intended start date.

Application items

How to Prepare for the Admissions Assessment

The Application Form

Start by filling in the online application form on following link:

The Application Fees

The application fee can be paid by clicking on the following link:

Required documents for the admissions assessment

CV or Resume

In a professional CV format, please provide a detailed record of your academic and/or professional background, including any relevant volunteer work/hobbies etc.

Template for those without a CV or resume

Motivation Letter

Please write a short essay describing your ambitions, why you wish to study at Glion and what you will contribute to the institution as a student and alumni. Minimum 300 words, signed and dated.

Motivation letter template

Academic Records

We will require a copy of your secondary education diploma or undergraduate degree and transcripts with courses completed and grades received. Provisional transcripts are acceptable for students who have not yet completed their studies and should show the last three years’ results. The transcripts should show all grades received, an explanation of the grading system in English or French and the estimated date of completion.

Passport(s) Copy

Please send a legible copy of your passport(s).

Reference letter (for MSc & MBA applicants only)

A recommendation of a professional or academic nature.

Template for MSC / MBA

A Note About Proof of English

The admissions assessment interview allows us to assess a candidate’s English proficiency when the official certificate is not yet available. However, all candidates who require proof of English language level will be required to submit their certificate as it will often be required for the visa process.

2. PREPARE FOR ADMISSION ASSESSMENT

Within two days of submitting your documents.

For BBA applicants, you will be contacted to schedule your admissions assessment.
This two-step process will include a written exercise and interview.

4. Confirm your acceptance

Within 15 working days.

To confirm your place at Glion, you must:

  • Sign and return the form
  • Pay your deposit
  • Complete any additional documents outlined in Letter of Offer

Then you will receive your official acceptance letter and instructions for your visa (if needed) and enrollment.

5. Pre-arrival support

Until your program starts.

To help you prepare for your program, we offer:

  • Visa support services
  • Arrival assistance
  • Pre-arrival and campus guide booklets
  • New student Facebook group

6. Arrival on Campus

Your first week on campus.

On official arrival days, we will welcome you with:

  • Welcome booth at designated airport
  • Check-in and registration
  • Transportation services
  • Welcome events
  • Induction week