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Program Description:
Tourism Summer School
Are you studying tourism and would like to combine vacations with your studies? The University of Applied Sciences of the Grisons (UAS Grisons) offers a Tourism Summer School in the inspiring Swiss Alps, located close to St.Moritz. The academic and practical contents covered in the study programme allow you to expand your knowledge and skills in the areas of tourism and management.

HIGHLIGHTS:

Cost:
Students of our partner universities pay no tuition fee. You only have to cover board and lodging. For all other international students, the costs are CHF 1,850.

Location:
The Tourism Summer School will take place at the Grisons College of Professional Education and Training in Tourism (HFT Graubünden) in the Swiss Alps, just 10 minutes away from St.Moritz.

The campus of HFT Graubünden and the surrounding Swiss Alps provide you with a wide range of sports and leisure activities.

1,733 hours of sunshine are enjoyed on average in Samedan each year.

Curriculum
The study programme comprises perfectly coordinated courses for future professionals in tourism, hotel as well as service management. During block one or two, you deepen your tourism-specific knowledge and learn how destinations and service companies are successfully managed. During practical projects, case studies as well as excursions you directly apply your acquired knowledge and skills.

University of Applied Sciences of the Grisons
The UAS Grisons is an innovative and entrepreneurial higher education institution with more than 2,000 students. It offers unique study programmes that cannot be found anywhere else in Switzerland and places great emphasis on individuality. Courses are taught in small classes, where you interact with your classmates and learn effectively. As a university of applied sciences with strong regional roots, UAS Grisons also attracts students from beyond Switzerland with its welcoming atmosphere.

Place of study – the Engadin
Alongside your studies, the HFT Graubünden campus and the Engadin valley offer many exciting sports and leisure activities. Make the most of your free time and discover the magnificent region:
  • Thrilling mountain bike tours
  • More than 580 km of spectacular hiking trails
  • Climbing and mountaineering
  • Water sports on crystal clear mountain lakes
  • The Swiss National Park
  • Cultural events and culinary delights
  • Top location for travelling in Switzerland in Europe

Accommodation and catering
During the Tourism Summer School, you can stay at the campus of HFT Graubünden in Samedan and take advantage of its attractive catering offers. Alternatively, you can also opt for different accommodation.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year SDSU App Deadline SDSU Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2021 03/15/2021 04/01/2021 07/03/2021 08/02/2021
NOTE: Start and End dates are estimates only. Final confirmation of start date (expected arrival) and end date (final exams) will be presented via the official acceptance letter from the host campus.