Montreux (Switzerland), 5 March 2018 —
Sommet Education is the only hospitality education group with two private higher education institutions ranked among the world’s top six for hospitality education and the world’s top three for employer reputation in hospitality and leisure management by QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018, released on 28 February.
The QS World University Rankings categorise the world’s top universities by subject areas, covering 48 different subjects in 2018. The rankings aim to help prospective students identify the world’s leading schools in their chosen field of study, extending the list of subjects each year in response to a high demand for subject-level comparisons.
In the Hospitality and Leisure Management category, the survey included two criteria: academic and employer rating, used to assess institutions’ reputations among international scholars and industry leaders. In 2018, the QS World University Rankings draw on survey responses from 75,015 academics and 40,455 responses from graduate employers worldwide.
We welcome the inclusion of hospitality in the QS World University Rankings by Subject for the second time and are pleased to see both Glion and Les Roches hospitality management schools represented in the top three institutions for employer reputation as well as ranked among the world’s top six for hospitality education,”
said Benoît-Etienne Domenget, CEO of Sommet Education. “The survey supports our schools’ innovative and international teaching approach to equip students with the practical, innovative, entrepreneurial and business management skills required in this dynamic global industry.”
Sommet Education strives to prepare graduates for success in the hospitality industry of tomorrow through academic rigour, skills-based learning and a multicultural outlook. According to the same survey, Sommet Education is the only network with two institutions ranked among the world’s top three hospitality institutions for employer reputation.