Hospitality is our mission
Sommet Education is a hospitality education group of 750 employees that is home to two leading institutions: Glion Institute of Higher Education and Les Roches Global Hospitality Education.
Our hospitality institutions are ranked among the world’s top six for hospitality education and among the world’s top three for employer reputation (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018).
We offer dynamic career opportunities across six campuses in Switzerland, Spain, the UK and China, as well as in our Sommet Education offices.
Our headquarters are based in Clarens, Switzerland, with additional hubs in Marbella, Spain (Accounting) and London, UK (Enrolment and Marketing).
A diverse range of career areas
Teaching and Research, Campus Operations, Food and Beverage Operations, Human Resources, Legal, Accounting and Finance, Information Technology, Marketing, Enrolment, Public Relations
Founded in 1962, Glion Institute of Higher Education is a private Swiss institution offering bachelor’s and master’s degrees in hospitality, luxury and event management to an international student body across three campuses in Glion and Bulle, Switzerland, and London, UK. Glion also offers a dual-degree MBA and MSc programme in partnership with Grenoble Ecole de Management.
Founded in 1954, Les Roches Global Hospitality Education is a private institution based on the Swiss model of experiential learning, offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in the fields of hospitality, tourism and event management. Les Roches prepares entrepreneurial and innovative graduates across a global network of campuses in Bluche (Crans-Montana), Switzerland; Marbella, Spain; and Shanghai, China.
People are our main asset
“At Sommet Education, I have the pleasure of working with talented, motivated colleagues from around the world. Being in the education industry, it’s rewarding to know that our efforts contribute to making a positive impact on the lives of students.” — Krisha Kinnersley, Communications Specialist
“I have been working for both institutions, Glion and Les Roches, for the past 18 years and have been enjoying every minute of it. The company has allowed me to develop professionally in different departments, to study for an MBA and to create new functions. My current role as Director of External Relations enables me to work with colleagues from diverse background and cultures, all bringing great know-how and professionalism while enjoying working together and sharing our experiences.” — Fabienne Rollandin, Director External Relations
“Really appreciate working in our ‘entrepreneurial’ type of environment, with great team spirit, where I can work on various projects touching key aspects of the business, to ensure they are financially sound.” — Daniel Alexandrian, Group Finance Controller
See how Sommet Education fits with you
Jobs at Sommet Education
Do you see yourself shaping the future of hospitality education as part of a diverse and international team?
We invite you to explore our current worldwide job openings.