Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) Major in Tourism and International Hotel Management

Program type:
Start dates:
September and February
1 semesters (0.5 Years)
Accreditated by:
Degree Awarded:
Certificate in Tourism and International Hotel Management Management

Degree Overview

The Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) program in Tourism and Hospitality Management combines different aspects of Tourism and Hospitality organization such as finance, law, media, communication in Tourism industry and other disciplines. The program content courses focused on Tourism and Hospitality Management.

The opportunity of Certificate of Advances Studies (CAS) program lies in a flexible situation, where student chooses and studies only specific courses that are chosen by him out of available modules. There is a possibility of added Core courses upon request. Minimum number of courses for Certificate of Advanced Courses (CAS) are 2 courses. By standard, student can choose up to 4 courses. In the end of successful study student receives a Certificate of Advances Studies in Tourism and Hospitality Management.

Course Structure

Year 1 - Semester 1
  • Hotel Management and Operations
  • Customer relationships management
  • Hotel management and operations
  • Career Development
  • Management in International Business
  • Global Tourism
  • Digital Marketing
  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Business Ethics
  • Innovation and Tourism
  • Marketing and brand management
  • Foundation of Hospitality Management

After the successful completion of the course by the student an official graduation ceremony will be held where the Certificate (Short Course) Degree Diploma awarded in Tourism and International Hotel Management will be given.

Exchange and Transfer Students

Students who would like to change educational institution with their credits intact need to present an official grade transcript followed by a seal and signature of the respective educational institution. Enrolment is possible throughout the entire academic year, granted a prospective student has enough verified credits. SSHE follows the European curriculum of ECTS. However, other curriculums (American, British and etc.) are also accepted once all the grades have been verified.

Tuitions Fees

Registration fee 2 000 CHF
First Year
1 Semester 12 000 CHF


Students with exceptional academic achievements could be awarded the SSHE Scholarship of Merit. It is important to note that the aforementioned scholarship covers the tuition fees only (accommodation, living and other expenses are not included). Students, who wish to receive partial scholarship of merit, must send their applications with a complete set of admission documents and state in separate letter the reason, why they need scholarship. Each case is examined on an individual basis. Important: being a private business school, Swiss School of Higher Education does not provide any full scholarships or financial aid.

SSHE facts and numbers


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Students nationality mix

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Students overall satisfaction of the school
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