Study in Switzerland
Quality of life and education
History of Hospitality
The concept of hospitality has its roots in Switzerland. Many hotels and other service industries around the world employ Swiss educated managers because of their rigor, strong work ethos, value for service, attention to detail, genuine culture for hospitality, and effectiveness in managing a diverse workforce.
At the Heart of Europe
Switzerland benefits from an ideal central location in Europe. Glion students can easily travel to France, Italy, Germany, and even the United Kingdom or Spain during weekends. Public transportation and connections to major airports and train stations are easily accessible from both campuses.
Switzerland has a long record of stability and security, along with its tradition of hard work and integrity. For generations, parents around the world have trusted the excellent reputation of Swiss education in private boarding schools and colleges.
Switzerland is home to an impressive number of international organizations such as the United Nations, the World Trade Organization, the International Olympic Committee, and numerous sports federations, as well as over 150 Non Governmental Organizations.
41,293 sq km / 15,936 sq mi
North to South 220 km / 137 mi.
East to West 348 km / 216 mi.
Length of frontier
1,881 km 1,168 mi.
Switzerland borders France in the West, Germany in the north, Austria and the principality of Liechtenstein in the east and Italy in the south.
3 main types of landscape - the Swiss Alps, the hilly Swiss Mittelland, which extends from Lake Constance to Lake Geneva, and the Swiss Jura, a long line of rugged fold mountains.
- Dufourspitze (Valais): 4,634 m / 15,203 ft
- Dom (Valais): 4,545 m / 14,911 ft
- Weisshorn (Valais): 4,506 m / 14,793 ft
- Matterhorn (Valais): 4,478 m / 14,691 ft
Largest Glacier (Surface)
- Aletsch (Valais): 117 sq km / 73 sq ml.
- Length 24 km / 15 mi.
- Glaciers in total 140
- Lake Geneva: 582 sq km / 223 sq mi.
- Lake Constance: 539 sq km / 208 sq mi.
- Lake Neuchâtel: 218 sq km / 83 sq mi.
- Lake Maggiore: 212 sq km / 82 sq mi.
- Lake Lucerne: 114 sq km / 44 sq mi.
- Lake Zurich: 88 sq km / 35 sq mi.
- Lakes in total 1,484
Juf (Graubunden): 2,126 m / 7,000 ft
Ascona (Ticino): 196 m / 690 ft
- Zurich 336,800
- Geneva 173,500
- Basel 168,700
- Berne 122,700
- Lucerne 57,000