Memories are forever
Every summer, Les Roches attracts curious, talented, entrepreneurial young people from all corners of the globe who want to discover the world of hospitality and its career opportunities.
The best way to learn about hospitality is by doing it. We introduce you to different areas of hospitality through a program that is both experiential and theoretical, so you can see if a career in this dynamic, opportunity-rich sector is for you.
Les Roches Summer Experience programs give you the opportunity to experience diverse hospitality sectors, such as travel, tourism, events, entertainment, conferences, and food and beverage. Our faculty of industry experts and enthusiastic teachers will make this world come alive for you.
English language qualifications: if English is not your first language, or if you have not spent the last 3 years studying in a school where English is the primary language of instruction, please enclose a copy of one of the following:
Cost per student: EUR 4,750
Enjoy the full two weeks of the program in Switzerland, or participate in the second week through the joint program.
The program below is an example. A confirmed timetable will be given to students upon arrival.
FEES: Cost per student (incl. taxes): 1 week – CHF 2,750; 2 weeks – CHF 5,450
Marbella is a Mediterranean community located in the heart of southern Spain’s Costa del Sol. The city offers year-round warm weather coupled with beautiful beaches, Europe’s highest concentration of golf resorts, and countless outdoor activities. Rich in culture, gastronomy and history, the city is known the world over as a top luxury tourist destination.
FEES: Cost per student: 1 week – EUR 1,900; 2 weeks – EUR 3,000
Discover the dynamic world of hospitality in Chicago, a global hub for tourism and business, and explore innovative companies and renowned tourist attractions in America’s third-largest city.
Highlights of the Chicago experience include:
> Cooking laboratory
> Sightseeing boat tour
> Barista training
FEES: Cost per student (incl. taxes): Chicago – USD 3,200
Experience China’s unique fusion of modernity and tradition through hospitality in cosmopolitan Shanghai. Uncover the city’s cultural heritage and world-class hotels, restaurants and retail.
Highlights of the Shanghai experience include:
> Visit to world’s second-tallest building, Shanghai Tower
> Shanghai Disneyland workshop
> Bar & Beverage Course
FEES: Cost per student (incl. taxes): Shanghai – CNY 13,000 (equivalent to 2,000 USD)
Submit your application
APPLY ONLINE SWITZERLAND
APPLY ONLINE MARBELLA
Provide a copy of your English language level certificate
If you do not have one, a letter of recommendation attesting to your level of English from a high school teacher or your Les Roches Education Counsellor will also be accepted.
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 below to download parental consent form:
Receive your acceptance letter
You will receive:
> Acceptance letter
> Welcome guide (Switzerland)
> Welcome guide (Spain)
> Welcome guide (USA)
> Within 15 days after receipt of invoice or latest payment is 15th June, 2018.
Arrival on campus
> The start of your Summer Experience program
> On your arrival day, we will greet you with a welcome booth at the designated airport and transportation services