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Areas of expertise


For over 55 years Glion has been delivering leaders in hospitality, created through a combination of unrivalled academic expertise and strong industry relationships. Our faculty comprises experts in both commercial and academic hospitality, with many active in the industry and 79% holding a Master’s or PhD. Around the world, Glion students are recognized by industry professionals as the first choice in hospitality talent.

Luxury management

Through carefully designed Bachelor’s specialization and guest experience-focused Master’s program, Glion teaches students the timeless codes of luxury, combining traditional excellence with the latest technology and trends to create innovators with an in-demand skillset. These programs give future leaders the managerial soft skills, versatility and knowledge needed to deliver a personal service through truly memorable moments. It is an education grounded in hospitality that provides career paths in multiple industries, right around the globe.

Finance, real estate, hotel development and asset management

Our Master’s in Finance, Real Estate and Hotel Development, as well as our International Hotel development and Finance specialization in the BBA program, combine advanced finance knowledge with a systematic understanding of capital markets, hotel development, asset management, and investment trends. Guest speakers from industry-leading businesses bring insight and experience to the classroom studies, while field trips to various locations allow students to see the theory in practice.

International event management

Designed in partnership with industry professionals, our event management specialization transforms students into successful event professionals. From sport, corporate and hospitality events to conferences, exhibitions, music festivals and weddings, the career possibilities are endless. With cross-cultural event operations expertise, planning, HR, financials and customer satisfaction abilities, Glion creates experts with the ability to run global events from day one.