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Glion Summer Program 2020

The Glion Summer Program is an ideal way to discover the realm of international hospitality and events management in a program that combines fun with learning. Participants are immersed in hospitality culture through field trips and lead a project producing one event.

Choose From Three Different Options

With three study options available, the Glion Summer Program will give you a perfect insight into the world of luxury hospitality and a taste of what our undergraduate business degree students learn.

Glion/Montreux, Switzerland
One-Week Course

Here you will learn hands-on hospitality skills in kitchen, service and rooms divisions, visit local attractions, and see first-hand how the famous Swiss chocolate is made.

12-19 July 2020

London, United Kingdom
One-Week Course

Through workshops and trips to world-famous brands, luxury department stores and luxury hotels, you will learn what it takes to manage an international hospitality business.

19-25 July 2020

Switzerland & UK
Two-Week Course

If you are looking to truly immerse yourself in hospitality and see the industry from two cultural perspectives while travelling in two different countries, this is the option for you.

12-25 July 2020

During the program, you will participate in workshops by Glion’s distinguished faculty and industry experts, enjoy fun activities in nature, visit luxury hotels and companies and meet international friends for life.

Why Join the Glion Summer Program 2020?

Explore, Visit & Learn

Depending on your chosen program, you will have the chance to take part in different activities such as visits to finaest luxury hotels, trip to see a musical, movie nights, a trip to a top sports arena, visits to famous sights…and much more!

Introduction to the Luxury Industry

During the Hospitality Management class, you will learn about career opportunities in the fast-paced hospitality indutrsy, delivering exceptional personal service and creating memorable experiences for guests.

MasterChef and Dining Experiences

The MasterChef workshop will help you to understand how to work in teams to create a three-course lunch and Dining Experience workshop will teach you how to differentiate and deliver service styles in a fun and practical way.

Discover the Glion Spirit and Make Life-Long Friends

You will join unique activities in different locations and will explore the global tourism and hospitality business, while making new friends from all over the world – it’s the perfect start to your future hospitality career.

Admission requirements
  • Students must be over the age of 15, and under the age of 18 years old at the start of the program.
  • Must hold a valid passport. Nationals of any country can apply and follow the process for obtaining a visa for the United Kingdom and Switzerland if required
  • If English is not your first language, or if you have not spent the last two years studying in a school where English is the primary language of instruction, please enclose a copy of one of the following:
    • International English Language Test (IELTS) with a minimum of 4.5.
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a minimum of 450.
    • First Cambridge Exam Grade C.
    • A letter of recommendation attesting to your level of English from a high school teacher or your Glion Education Counsellor will also be accepted.
How to apply

1. Submit your application

Complete and submit your Summer Experience application form as soon as possible. Due to a high demand for places, we strongly recommend that you apply as early as possible.

To apply now, click here.

2. Provide proof of English

If you do not have an official English language proof and require one, a high school teacher or your Glion Educational Counsellor can attest to your English level.

3. Arrange health insurance coverage

Arrange health insurance coverage for your time in Switzerland and/or London.

4. Parent / legal guardian consent

If you are under 18, have your parent/legal guardian fill in and sign the parental consent and declaration form. Click here to download parental consent form.

5. Acceptance letter

Along with your acceptance letter, you will receive a welcome package and an invoice.

6. Arrange payment

Within 15 days after receipt of invoice and no later than 15 June 2020.

7. Arrival on Campus

To start your summer experience, we will greet you with a welcome booth at designated airport and provide you with transportation services.

Any student who enrols on a Glion undergraduate degree program after completing the Summer Experience will have the Summer Experience fees deducted from the first semester’s tuition fees.

See the program brochure for details about the Terms & Conditions.

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