BHMS, Luzern

BHMS, Luzern

BHMS, located in the heart of Luzern, is a member of the Bénédict Switzerland group of schools, founded in 1928 whose mission is to provide higher education for adults with a desire to succeed. Bénédict School is one of Switzerland’s largest private educational organizations and is educating each year more than 15,000 full- and part time students.

At Bénédict Zürich campus, about 8’000 students per year study languages, various ancillary health programs, information technology, security management, commerce apprenticeships and business management programs leading to Swiss Federal qualifications. They offer craft, technical and management-based diplomas, a Bachelor of Arts degree, a Master of Arts degree and an MBA degree program.

At BHMS Luzern campus, about 700 students per year have the opportunity to prepare for their future management roles in the hotel and hospitality industry. BHMS in collaboration with Robert Gordon University of Aberdeen, UK and City University of Seattle, USA, offers a Bachelor of Arts degree, an MBA/PGD diploma and an MBA degree.

Programs Offered

  • Hospitality Management

    Diploma Hospitality Management
    Higher Diploma Hospitality Management
    BA Degree Hospitality Management
    BA Degree Global Management
    MBA Degree Hospitality Management or Global Business
    M.Sc. Degree in International Hospitality Business Management
    Postgraduate Diploma Hospitality Management
    English Foundation Program

    Culinary Arts

    Diploma Culinary Arts
    Advanced Diploma Culinary Arts
    Bachelor Degree in Culinary Arts
    Postgraduate Diploma in Culinary Arts
    Direct Entry Culinary Arts




HMS is an eduQua-certified private institution in the canton of Luzern, in compliance with Swiss federal and state law. EduQua is the Swiss Association for Quality & Management Systems (SQS) which certifies Swiss colleges and education institutions in Switzerland.

Why choose BHMS, Luzern

  • The BHMS campus buildings and student residences are located in the heart of the beautiful city of Luzern, within walking-distance from each other and from the city center itself.
  • Living and studying in the heart of this unique city enable students to enjoy the urban qualities as well as the charm and exclusivity of Luzern.
  • Unique 5-Week Term System – BHMS has implemented a unique system of education by dividing a 20-week semester into four mini-terms of 5 weeks each. This system enables students to focus on only 3 to 4 academic subjects at a time instead of the usual 8-10 subjects as in other Swiss hotel schools. As a result, BHMS students are able to complete 12-14 academic subjects within a 6 month period without overloading them.
  • Guaranteed Internship & Graduate Placement – Industry training is an integral part of the study program at BHMS. During every academic year, students are required to carry out a 4-6 month industry training period in a hotel or a restaurant approved by BHMS. In addition, BHMS works with numerous international placement agencies that specialize in placing graduate students in Europe, Asia and North America. A Career and Placement Counselor assists students with placements in hotels and restaurants in Switzerland and abroad.

For a more comprehensive up-to date list of courses and information, please feel free to contact us.

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