IST International School of Tourism Management Popular
The International School of Tourism Management is a federally-acknowledged higher education institution offering diversified courses in tourism studies. More than 130 lecturers impart comprehensive knowledge in both theory and practice in several courses of studies and training courses for professions requiring qualified employees. Approximately 300 students attend the IST every year and discover the wide world of tourism from travel agencies to airlines, tourism organisations and the hotel and event businesses.A consistent and active quality management guarantees a high level of teaching and studies. The education and training programme, which has been designed according to current insights in adult education, is organised in a module-like way. By networking with the tourism industry and other educational institutions, the IST opens interesting career prospects for its graduates. Well-known personalities from the fields of tourism, economy and politics support this privately-managed educational institution as expert advisories. In addition, it has been ISO certified since 2003 and bears the stamp of quality Level III (highest level) of Swiss Tourism as well as eduqua, the quality label for further education.
The following studies are offered at the IST:
Basic Course in Travel Industry Studies
Diploma Course Tourism Specialist
International Tourism Management
Teaching its all in the mix
Modern adult education means learning in a team, cross-linked thinking and interdisciplinary lessons which impart the right combination of theory and practice. The exchange with experts coming from the front of the tourism business is a great benefit for the students. More than 130 teachers are experienced professionals with up-to-date knowledge of the subject. There are about 300 students at the IST. The newly-educated tourism specialists and career changers enliven the field of tourism every year.
Friendly in size central in Zurich
The International School of Tourism Management AG is ideally located in Zurich. The learning environment is inspiring in this flourishing economy metropolis and lifestyle city with world dimensions. An IT room and Internet access are naturally part of the schools modern infrastructure. The IST is of an ideal size providing a friendly environment and the personal contact students can have with each other.
IST Internationale Schule fur Touristik
IST Internationale Schule fur Touristik
Ecole Internationale de Tourisme
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Â Zurich and Lausanne
Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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Hanna E. Rychener, lic. phil. I
Hotel and Tourism Management|Travel Industry Studies
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The IST is a federally acknowledged higher education institution offering diversified courses in tourism studies. Discover the wide world of tourism from travel agencies to airlines, tourism organizations and the hotel and event businesses.
The lessons are as varied and exciting as the course itself. During the first two semesters the student becomes familiar with the necessary basic knowledge, which can be put into practice in the traineeship lasting one year. In the last two semesters the knowledge obtained is deepened and completed. The exchange with experts coming from the front of the tourism business is a great benefit for the students. The course starts in January and August.
International Summer Academy
The IST as a qualified school is in the position to provide a certified education to help improve professional competence in the tourism industry. This programme is offered in different modules frombasic to additional. The certificates are provided by the school. All classes take place in English.
Intensive preparation for the international IATA/UFTAA Diploma with an external official examination.
The education and training programme, which has been designed according to current insights in adult education, is organized in a module-like way.
By networking with the tourism industry and other educational institutions, the IST opens interesting career prospects for its graduates.