Bachelor’s in International Hospitality Business – direct entry

We offer a variety of direct entry options for you to transfer to our Bachelor program.

Subject to your academic and/or professional experience, you can join us in semesters 3, 4 or 6, earning full BBA graduate status upon successful completion of your studies.

Why transfer to Glion?

  • Join an institution ranked in the global Top 3 for Hospitality and Leisure Management education and employer reputation (QS World University Rankings 2020)
  • Learn from expert faculty comprising 90% PhD/Master’s qualified lecturers
  • Benefit from class sizes capped at 35 students, with a staff to student ratio of 1 to 5
  • Receive highly personalized career support from dedicated teams based on each campus
  • Switch your Bachelor studies between our campuses in Switzerland and London, with flexible exchange options
  • Choose your final semester specialization in Luxury Brand Management in Hospitality, International Hotel Development and Finance or International Event Management
  • Upon graduation, join more than 15,000 Glion Alumni worldwide – one of the strongest global networks in hospitality and beyond

Transfer options at a glance

We offer transfers to our BBA in International Hospitality Business at the following entry points:

Semester 3

This is the first academic semester at Glion, which follows the Practical Arts semester and first professional internship. From here, you will complete four academic semesters, plus a professional internship, to earn your Bachelor’s degree.

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Semester 4

By joining us in semester 4, you will complete three academic semesters, plus a professional internship, to earn your Bachelor’s degree.

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Semester 6

With the appropriate academic credits and professional experience, you can join us for the final two academic semesters of the Bachelor program, enabling you to undertake your choice of career-focused final semester specializations.

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Transfer requirements

Academic Credit Transfer
  • A maximum of 82 credits for 122 credit BBA program can be transferred to Glion with a minimum of 40 credits taken at
    Glion in the final year of studies to include the specialization (semester 6 and 7).
  • After the student has been admitted to the program, no request for credit transfer or exemption will be considered.
Work Experience Recognition
  • No more than semester 1 and 2 or a maximum of 20 academic credits can be recognized through previous hospitality based work experience prior to admission to campus.
  • Internship academic credit (semester 2 and 5 or a maximum of 10 credits) recognition may be granted by the appropriate panel
    on campus for students with extensive work experience in a relevant domain.
  • For students seeking an early exit award during their program of study work experience or non-collegiate learning may not
    be recognized to fulfil certification. Academic credit recognition for experiential or non-collegiate credits transfer at Glion is
    limited to a maximum of 25% of the credit requirement. If a student’s total credits are outside of these requirements, a
    student is eligible for a transcript of study and certificate of attendance only. No early exit award can be given.

Apply for a transfer

To apply for a transfer get in touch with us by completing the form below and a member of our admissions team will be in touch to discuss your application.




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