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Our Intensive Hospitality English Language Program (IHELP) focuses on intensive English learning while also teaching students important hospitality industry terminology and knowledge. It includes a hospitality discovery program with workshops, role play and hotel visits. We offer this program to students who need help to fulfil the entry requirements of the Bachelor’s program at Glion Institute of Higher Education. Our experienced teachers tailor the course to individual student needs to improve your English grammar, vocabulary, speaking, listening, pronunciation, reading and writing. Upon completion of the program, at the Glion campus in Switzerland, you will take an Academic English test, which is included in the fees.


6-week course: designed for students who have an minimum overall IELTS score of 5.0.
20-week course: designed for students who have an minimum overall IELTS score of 4.5.

Students must achieve an IELTS score of 5.5 to enroll in an undergraduate program at Glion Institute of Higher Education in Switzerland or London, UK.

Intakes: two per year
Duration: 6 or 20 weeks depending on the student’s IELTS level or equivalent English test
Hours per week: on average, 22 classroom hours plus 15-20 hours of independent learning
Candidate requirements: Requires IELTS 4.5 to 5.0
Minimum age: 17 years


  • English Skills
  • English for Hospitality
  • Listening & Speaking
  • Reading & Writing
  • Skills for Success
  • Hospitality Integrated Project
  • Culture & Tourism
  • Hospitality Practical Arts Workshops