IHTTI is one of the most established hotel management schools in Switzerland with a long history of producing successful managers. For 20 years we have been preparing students for supervisory and management careers in the international hospitality and tourism industries and have alumni working in key positions all over the world.
Located in the centre of the French-speaking historic university city of Neuchâtel, between Lake Neuchâtel and the Jura mountains, IHTTI is close to the major transportation links, retail outlets, museums and cultural venues, leisure and nightlife facilities, as well as to many winter and summer sporting attractions.
Switzerland offers finest landscapes and the cultural heritage of a multilingual population. The secure and friendly surroundings make it very easy to combine study with the discovery of people, culture and the beauty of the country. Many international companies have selected Switzerland for their headquarters because of the country's reputation for stability, safety and multicultural understanding. Switzerland's infrastructure is one of the world's most developed. The country has a long tradition in hospitality and hotel management enabling students to learn directly from the source of that tradition.
Location of IHTTI
IHTTI is located in the city centre of Neuchâtel in “Eurotel”, a former purpose-built hotel. “Eurotel” has been recently renovated and provides excellent teaching, leisure and accommodation facilities for around 200 students per intake. The train station, lake, major shops and the university library can all easily be reached within 5 minutes walking-distance.
IHTTI’s academic programmes focus on hospitality business administration and management. However, the curriculum covers all relevant aspects of hotel management and includes practical training in operational areas.
IHTTI offers a variety of Diploma, Higher Diploma, Post Graduate Diploma and Bachelors Degree Programmes.
BA (Hons) Degree Programmes
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) International Hospitality Management
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) International Tourism Management
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) International Hospitality and Tourism Management
Post Graduate Programmes
PG Diploma Hospitality Management
PG Diploma Hotel Operations Management
IHTTI has a strong relationship with the city and university authorities, enabling our Swiss qualification to be fully recognised by the Cantonal Government of Neuchâtel. Our longstanding university partner in the UK, Bournemouth University, is one of the UK’s top professional universities.
Wireless Internet is available in the entire building.
Chatterbox" International Buffet Cafeteria serves breakfast/ brunch through to dinner.
"Coffee Beans", the School Coffee Shop, has internet facilities available
A modern and well equipped academic library
All relevant books, periodicals and journals on hospitality and related topics can be found in the school library. IHTTI students have access to the Swiss university libraries. Classrooms are fully equipped. Students receive private email addresses and unlimited Internet access.
The internship is an integral part of the academic programme. Year 1 and 2 of the Diploma and Degree programmes include two 5 month paid internship in Switzerland or abroad.