Campuses

The campus is a historical structure located high in Montreux with astonishing views of nature. The campus’s resources and facilities are guaranteed to render high-quality insights into the field of hospitality. The campus is not too far from the Geneva Airport, making long-distance transportation accessible. The Leysin campus offers an immense amount of scenery and has both of its venues connected by a sky train. There are a wide array of activities and things to enjoy such as skiing, a spa, sauna, and restaurants. Leysin is also accessible by train from the Geneva and Zurich airports. The Freddie mercury Montreux campus is where the Master of Arts students will reside with some classes being held in the Caux Palace and others (with accommodations) in the city center located near the lake. It also has a hotel located near a train station that can connect students to Geneva, Milan, Lausanne, and Paris.

Accommodations & Meals

Accommodations are guaranteed to provide students with a high-quality experience. They are accessible to students as they are in the main campus and external buildings. The bedrooms have a modern aesthetic to them with a focus on being spacious and comfortable. The Freddie mercury Montreux campus has 4 public spaces 7 training rooms, 89 bedrooms, designated study areas, and a 120-seater restaurant. A train pass is included for the 20-minute train ride to Caux palace.

Meals are included in the fees with them served Monday through Friday. The weekend offers brunch and dinner and there is a multitude of food outlets for students to choose from.

Career

Internship

We have an excellent network of associates in the industry who help you find the perfect position for you, whether it be in Switzerland or abroad.

For internships in Switzerland, an IMI staff member will guide you through the internship assessment procedures and ensure that you are content with your training and progress.

For those who choose to do their internship overseas, IMI will stay in contact and ensure that your experience matches up with your expectations. Staff members also conduct site visits frequently.

Placement and Recruitment

IMI welcomes the most prestigious employee to our Kastanienbaum campus twice a year. These industry leaders give lectures, recruit, and guide our students through all aspects in the process of employment. This gives students the opportunity to network with future employers and secures themselves jobs, internships and graduate placements despite still being on campus.

Our team organizes one-on-one meetings with all students in their first weeks at IMI to ensure that each student makes the right placement choices to complement their strengths and aspirations.

Hyatt International, Sandals Resorts, Mövenpick, Frenchman’s Creek Beach & Country Club, FRHI Hotels (Fairmont, Raffles, and Swissôtel), MCI Events, The Landmark London, and The Ritz Carlton are just some of the companies who have been recruited at IMI recently.

Affiliations & Accreditations