Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Hult International Business School is a private business school with campuses in Cambridge, London, San Francisco, Dubai, New York City, and Shanghai. Hult is named for the school's benefactor Bertil Hult. Hult is the successor of the Arthur D. Little School of Management, founded in 1964 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and of the Ashridge Business School, founded in 1959 in Ashridge, England. In 2020, Hult's Ashridge Executive Education was ranked #16 in the Financial Times Executive Education Top 50 Schools list.
1984 Officially registered under the name IHTTI, International Hotel, and Tourism Training Institute. IHTTI School Of Hotel and Design Management was a hospitality management school in Neuchâtel, Switzerland. IHTTI opened in 1986 as one of Switzerland's first English-speaking hotel management schools and was officially registered in the canton of Neuchâtel as a private school. In 2019 Campus moved to Caux and Leysin, and shared campuses with the Swiss Hotel Management School. In 2021, IHHTI merged its programs with the Swiss Hotel Management School.
HTMi was established as a private hotel school in late 1990 in the UK where it began with a few students and moved from Scotland to Bournemouth. The Institute further enhanced its range of qualifications offered with the introduction of a BA degree from the University of Ulster, in 2004. This program ran until 2007 when it was replaced with BSc (Hons) International Hotel and Tourism Management. HTMi added a Masters’s level qualification to its portfolio in 2006 with the introduction of the MBA Hospitality. This was replaced in 2012 by the Master of Science in International Hospitality and Tourism Management.
Hotel Institute Montreux was founded in 1984 and later acquired by the hospitality education network Swiss Education Group in 2002. It is a for-profit, private hotel school located in Montreux, Switzerland that provides an education for students wanting to gain an education in the hospitality industry. As part of the Swiss Education Group, Hotel Institute Montreux is currently owned by the Hong Kong-based investment management company, Summer Capital, since 2018.
The Glion Institute of Higher Education (informally Glion) is a private hospitality management school with campuses in Switzerland and the United Kingdom. It is owned by Eurazeo, a private equity firm based in Paris. Established in 1962 as the Institut International de Glion, the school was founded by Swiss professors Walter Hunziker and Frédéric Tissot on the site of the former Grand Hôtel Bellevue, in Montreux, Switzerland. In 1977, Glion changed its name to the Centre International de Glion (CIG), before becoming Glion Hotel School. In 2002, Glion updated its name to Glion Institute of Higher Education and became part of Laureate Education, an American education company.
HTMi, Hotel and Tourism Management Institute Switzerland Dubai, a pioneered Swiss hospitality school is a center of excellence, with a vision to become the leading hospitality & tourism management institute in the Middle East. The institute offers Swiss qualifications to its graduates, with undergraduate and postgraduate programs in international hotel & tourism management and culinary arts. It prepares its students for thriving management careers in the global hospitality industry through world-class education, workshops and training programs.
EU Business School was established in 1973. Its current chairman is Carl Craen. Former president Dirk Craen became honorary president in January 2022, the year in which EU Business School joined OMNES Education Group. EU Business School is a private business school with campuses in Geneva and Montreux (Switzerland), Barcelona (Spain), and Munich (Germany).
Culinary Arts Academy was founded in 1991 and the following year, Domino Carlton Tivoli International Hotel Management Career Centre, as the school was first known. In 1996, DCT International Hotel & Business Management School was formed when a group of the original Swiss founders formed a partnership to take over from its original investors. In 2003, DCT moved its campus out of the 100-year-old Carlton-Tivoli Hotel building and further along the shores of Lake Lucerne to the village of Vitznau. In 2011, the Swiss Education Group acquired DCT University Center. DCT University Center was renamed Culinary Arts Academy Switzerland and its two campuses are shared with another Swiss Education Groups school, César Ritz Colleges Switzerland.
GBS started life in 2010 as a training center specializing in finance and investment banking, offering courses to students from around the world. In 2016 opened its first campus, in London’s iconic East End. until 2021 they had campuses in Malta and Dubai, as well as campuses in the UK’s biggest and most exciting cities – London, Manchester, Birmingham, and Leeds.
The Canadian University Dubai, popularly known as CUD, is a private university in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, founded in 2006. The Canadian University Dubai offers education based on the Canadian curriculum. The university was originally known as Centennial University of Dubai. This title was changed to Canadian University Dubai once it became an independent Canadian institution. The university maintains its ties with the original Ontario-based Centennial College, offering students transfer programs after their second year.
Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) is a higher education university located in the city of Ras al-Khaimah, United Arab of Emirates. Founded in 2009, AURAK is an independent not-for-profit public university, accredited by UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. The University was initially established as George Mason University, Ras Al Khaimah campus (GMU-RAK) in 2005. After George Mason University decided to discontinue its operations in Ras Al Khaimah in 2009, the Crown Prince decreed the establishment of the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) in the same location. AURAK’s strategy is to focus its efforts on cultivating excellence within existing curricular offerings while improving policies and procedures across the institution.
Culinary Arts Academy was founded in 1991 and the following year, Domino Carlton Tivoli International Hotel Management Career Centre, as the school was first known. In 1996, DCT International Hotel & Business Management School was formed when a group of the original Swiss founders formed a partnership to take over from its original investors. In 2011, the Swiss Education Group acquired DCT University Center. DCT University Center was renamed Culinary Arts Academy Switzerland and its two campuses are shared with another Swiss Education Groups school, César Ritz Colleges Switzerland. In 2012, the campus moved to downtown Lucerne – back to the center of the city where the school was founded more than two decades earlier.
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Abu Dhabi University is a private university in the United Arab Emirates with campuses in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, and Dubai. It was established in 2003, after three years of planning by Hamdan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan and other citizens of the United Arab Emirates. According to the University, its founders "envisioned an institution that would be among the best in the UAE and throughout the world. The largest private university in the United Arab Emirate s, it offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees based on the American model of higher education. Its founder and current Chairman are Ali Saeed Bin Harmal Al Dhaheri.
Business & Hotel Management School (BHMS) is a private business & hospitality school with four campuses in Lucerne, Switzerland. B.H.M.S. is a member of the Bénédict Switzerland group of schools. Bénédict School is a private educational organization that educates each year more than 15.000 full and part-time students. B.H.M.S. was founded in 1998 as a branch of the Bénédict Schools in Switzerland located in St. Gallen, Zurich, Lucerne, and Bern.
ICN Business School is a Grande Ecole of management (selective higher education institutions, which provide high-level training) triple accredited AACSB, EQUIS, and AMBA. The school was founded in 1905 as Institut commercial de Nancy (ICN) by the Chambre de commerce et d'industrie de Meurthe-et-Moselle. In 2003, the “Institut Commercial de Nancy” became ICN Business School, a state-recognized private higher education institution associated with the University of Lorraine. ICN Business School is a Grande Ecole of management (selective higher education institutions, which provide high-level training) triple accredited AACSB, EQUIS, and AMBA.
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