Summer Academy, 2-Week Program

The Glion Summer Academy offers a first-class introduction to the world of luxury hospitality. Starting in London, the first week includes field trips to world-renowned hospitality companies, including a professional visit to a 5 star London establishment and a tour of Wimbledon. At the start of the second week you will travel to our spiritual home, Switzerland. Here you will learn what it takes to put together an event, visit local attractions, and see first-hand how Swiss chocolate is made.


In this two-week summer program, you will:

  • Gain insight into the global tourism industry and top-level careers in hospitality
  • Learn skills in hospitality and event management
  • Develop competencies in project management in a multicultural environment


Click on the + sign below to read more about the admissions requirements and the program details. Or if you prefer a personal contact send an email to: Glion Summer Academy

Program overview


Duration: 2 weeks
Dates: : 3 - 15 July 2017
Location: starts in London, ends in Switzerland


Students will be accommodated on campus at Glion London, located on the grounds of the University of Roehampton. Situated in South West London just 45 minutes from the West End, this campus offers a multicultural university environment set in 152 hectares of open green spaces and parkland with heritage listed buildings.

Costs: GBP 4000
The program includes:

  • Tuition Fees and teaching materials/uniforms (practical).
  • Accommodation: in London single room with en suite bathroom. In Switzerland shared double room with en suite bathroom.
  • Full board (all meals) including meals during excursions.
  • Airport pick-up upon arrival from either Heathrow Airport or Gatwick Airport.
  • Transfer from Glion London to Heathrow or Gatwick Airport.
  • One way flight from Heathrow or Gatwick to Geneva. + Rail transportation to/from the Glion campus.
  • All excursions, field trips, outdoor activities and cultural visits.
  • Travel card in London.
  • Program Certificate.
  • End of studies celebration event.

Admission Requirements

  • Aged between 15-17 years
  • English level: IELTS 4.5 or equivalent on application. All English certificates must have been issued in the last 12 months prior to admission.
  • Must hold a valid passport. Nationals of any country can apply and follow the required process for obtaining a visa for the United Kingdom and Switzerland.

How to Apply

  1. Complete the Summer Academy application form.
  2. Provide a copy of your English language level certificate. 3. Complete a motivation letter - why do you want to join the Summer Academy? 
  3. Send your application with all required documents to OR send your application by mail to: Glion Institute of Higher Education Admissions Department Whitelands Campus Holybourne Avenue London, SW15 4JD, United Kingdom For further information please contact or call us at +44 20 8392 8178. 
  4. Arrange payment of the program fee.