CRCS Cesar Ritz Colleges.
With over 30 years’ experience, César Ritz Colleges Switzerland offers Bachelor and Master degrees with a primary focus on hospitality.
The programmes are based on the philosophy of César Ritz, founder of the famous Ritz hotels, who is recognised as the pioneer of luxury hotels. With hard work, innovation, flair, and a touch of class, César Ritz accomplished an unprecedented career in the hospitality industry and rose to legendary status. It is his tradition of luxury, excellence, and service that has set the standards for hotels and restaurants throughout the world.
Bachelor students specialise in hospitality and entrepreneurship, and their Bachelor of Arts in Hospitality Business Management degree (in partnership with Washington State University, USA) leads them to develop a fully elaborated, realistic business plan for a successful debut in the hospitality industry.
For graduate students, the Master of Arts in Entrepreneurship for the Global Hospitality and Tourism Industry, provides a contemporary curriculum preparing graduates to launch and maintain a sustainable and profitable business within a challenging global environment. The degree is awarded upon submission of a business plan / dissertation.
César Ritz Colleges Switzerland is comprised of three campuses: the historic centre of Lucerne; lakeside at Le Bouveret; and up in the mountains at Brig. Bachelor students can choose between Le Bouveret and Lucerne for their first two years, before moving up to Brig for their final year. Master students are based full time at the Brig campus.
As an extra bonus, Le Bouveret and Lucerne students share their campus with Culinary Arts Academy students, another of Swiss Education Group’s member schools. This offers all Bachelor students the chance to organise events and develop their hospitality skills alongside future chef entrepreneurs.
The Master of Arts degree is accredited by University of Derby, UK. The Bachelor’s degree is awarded is in partnership with Washington State University, USA. Additionally, close industry partnerships with global industry leaders, including the Ritz Paris and UBS, offer their guidance and experience to all students. All qualifications are recognised by the Canton of Valais in Switzerland.
As a member school of Swiss Education Group, all of our students are part of one of the world's largest hospitality alumni networks and have exclusive access to the International Recruitment Forum (held in Montreux) twice a year. As an extra bonus, Le Bouveret and Lucerne students share their campus with Culinary Arts Academy students, another of Swiss Education Group's member schools. This offers all Bachelor students the chance to organise events and develop their hospitality skills alongside future chef entrepreneurs.