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Application Package Semester dates


2013
4 February 2013 - 7 June 2013 2 September 2013 - 24 January 2014

2013

Enrolment Procedure
STEP 1
Enrolment FORM Fill in the enrolment form and send it together with the following documents to our local representative or to SHMS: High school diploma or transcript of your previous education Proof of English proficiency Copy of passport Curriculum vitae Motivation letter Work references (if available) 6 passport size pictures (3x4 cm) NOTE: all documents must be translated to English and officially stamped.

STEP 2
PROVISIONAL ACCEPTANCE If your application is successful and the requested course is still available, we will send the Provisional Acceptance within one week. The deposit should then be paid within four weeks: CHF 3,300.- if cancellation insurance is required CHF 3,000.- if cancellation insurance is not required If you receive the Provisional Acceptance six weeks or less prior to the commencement date, full fees should be transferred immediately. If the deposit is not paid on time, the course place will no longer be guaranteed.

STEP 3
CONFIRMATION and VISA APPLICATION The confirmation will be sent as soon as we have received the deposit payment. This document is needed to apply for the student visa. Important: the balance of your school fees must reach the schools accounts no later than six weeks before arrival. SHMS is usually fully booked and does not guarantee the course place any longer if the payments are not received on time. Single, deluxe and superior deluxe rooms are confirmed only once full fees have been received. For many countries outside Europe, it is necessary for the student to make an application for an entry visa to Switzerland. This procedure may take up to 12 weeks. Please check with the local Swiss Embassy.

2014
3 February 2014 6 June 2014 1 September 2014 23 January 2015

Application Package 1

Admissions and Fees


Swiss Diploma / Swiss Higher Diploma / BACHELOR Degree
Year Semester 1 Academic Fees Tuition, accommodation, meals Additional charges Total Refundable deposit** 26,500.3,500.30,000.1,500.Swiss Diploma in Hotel Operations Management Swiss Higher Diploma with specialization BA (Hons) with specialization Entry Requirements Minimum age: 17 years*** English: TOEFL 500+ or IELTS 5.0 or 50+ points on the Oxford Online Placement Test (OOPT). The Oxford Online English Placement Test can be taken free of charge. Students must have successfully completed their high school diploma. For students with a lower level of English, we recommend the English Foundation Programme.
* Salary during internship in Switzerland = CHF 2,168.- to 2,450.- per month, 4-6 months. ** This deposit will be refunded after completion of the full programme, provided that none of the school property has been damaged/misplaced by students. The monthly health insurance premiums during internships will be deducted from the refundable deposit (CHF 125.- per month). *** Please note that students must be 18 years of age to commence the full-time industry internship. Those students who have not attained this age will be required to complete the second academic semester at SHMS before commencing their first internship.

English Foundation Programme


3 The English Foundation Programme is an ideal way for students to improve their English skills before starting their hospitality studies at SHMS, Swiss Hotel Management School. Oxford Online Placement Test (OOPT) is the standard English language testing system used by SHMS, and is used to test all students who do not provide a valid English test result of the equivalent standard (e.g. TOEFL or IELTS). The length of the programme depends on the students personal English level and motivation, with the main objective of achieving the required score to enter the desired study programme.The English Foundation Programme runs throughout the year in four-weeks blocks. Students may enter the programme at any point, but for a minimum of four weeks and a maximum of 20. Once the required score of the Oxford Online Placement Test has been achieved, the student may progress to the desired programme. The fee is CHF 600.- per week. Recommended Number of Weeks of English Foundation based on the Oxford Online Placement Test OOPT Score 60-69 50-59 48-49 46-47 44-45 40-43 Guideline to Achieve an OOPT Score of 50+ No course required No course required 4-8 weeks 8-12 weeks 12-16 weeks 16-20 weeks Guideline to Achieve an OOPT Score of 60+/70+ 4-8 weeks 8-12 weeks 12-16 weeks 16-20 weeks 20 weeks Recommendation to take additional preparatory English programs prior to joining.

1 2 Internship* 1 Academic

2 2 Internship* 1 Academic

2 Academic

26,500.2,800.29,300.-

26,500.2,800.29,300.-

26,700.3,500.30,200.-

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Swiss authorities require a minimum score of 40 points; recommendation to take an external English programme before joining SHMS.

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Admissions and Fees


Postgraduate Diploma / Master of International Business
Year Semester 1 Academic Fees Tuition, accommodation, meals Additional charges Total Refundable deposit*** 26,700.3,000.29,700.1,500.Postgraduate Diploma: Events Management /Hotel Management/ Hotel Operations Management / Hotel & Design Management Master of International Business in Hotel, Resort and Spa Management Entry Requirements POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA Bachelor Degree in any discipline or at least 3 years work experience in a supervisory position in any industry. English: TOEFL 500+ or IELTS 5.0 or 50+ points on the Oxford Online Placement Test (OOPT). The Oxford Online English Placement Test can be taken free of charge. For students with a lower level of English, we recommend the English Foundation Programme. Entry Requirements MASTER OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS Bachelor Degree in any discipline or at least 3 years work experience in a supervisory position in any industry. English: TOEFL 500+ or IELTS 5.0 or 50+ points on the Oxford Online Placement Test (OOPT). The Oxford Online English Placement Test can be taken free of charge. For students with a lower level of English, we recommend the English Foundation Programme. DIRECT ENTRY MASTER OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS Successful completion of an SEG Postgraduate Diploma (with internship) or Undergraduate Degree in Hotel Management (or related discipline) with a minimum of 6 months work experience. English: TOEFL 525 or IELTS 5.5 or 60+ points on the Oxford Online Placement Test (OOPT). The Oxford Online English Placement Test can be taken free of charge.
* Salary during internship in Switzerland = CHF 2,168.- to 2,450.- per month, 4-6 months. ** Additional charges for students joining directly in the 2nd year of the Master of International Business programme: CHF 3,000.*** This deposit will be refunded after completion of the full programme, provided that none of the school property has been damaged/misplaced by students. The monthly health insurance premiums during internships will be deducted from the refundable deposit (CHF 125.- per month).

master of arts
Year 2 Semester 1 Academic Fees 1 2 Independant study*

1 2 Internship (optional)* 1 Academic

Internship (optional)*

29,500.2,800.-** 32,300.-

Tuition, accommodation, meals Additional charges Total Refundable deposit**

29,500.3,500.33,000.1,500.Master of Arts in International Hospitality Management

Entry Requirements Bachelor Honours Degree in a related discipline and at least 8 months relevant work experience. English level equivalent to TOEFL 550 or IELTS 6.0 Mature applicants with over 5 years supervisory work experience, may be considered without higher qualifications.
* Dissertation or business project is usually provided on a distance learning basis. Accommodation packages for the dissertation period are available ** This deposit will be refunded after completion of the full programme, provided that none of the school property has been damaged/misplaced by students.

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Included in the Fees


Tuition The number of lessons depends on the selected programme and year of study (please refer to brochure for details). Swiss students and permanent residents of Switzerland are eligible for a reduction per semester. For more information, contact the admission office. Accommodation Included in the fees is accommodation in standard double rooms. Single and deluxe rooms are available for an additional charge (please refer to brochure for details). Rooms are cleaned once per week by the housekeeping department. Bed linen and towels are provided. Meals All meals are included 7 days/week: 3 meals from Monday to Friday; brunch and dinner on weekends. You can choose to eat at any of the three SHMS food outlets.

Included in the Additional Charges


Arrival in Switzerland Enrolment fees Welcome Desk Induction weekend Residence permit Swiss residency taxes Swiss VAT taxes SHMS uniform (1st and 2nd year students only) Student card Academics Books and teaching materials Academic guidance Study advisor Internet Library Graduation and final qualification Insurance and social assistance Health and accident insurance (during academic semester) Worldwide Private Civil Liability Plan Student counsellor Included 1,800.2,700.3,350.3,800.4,700.Internship services Internship placement for 1st year and Postgraduate students Internship assistance for 2nd and 3rd year students Internship preparation and report Assistance and visit during internship Leisure Use of recreational facilities and gym facilities Two sightseeing excursions or professional visits AFTER GRADUATION AND ALUMNI SERVICES Career guidance SEG alumni network membership For full details, visit www.shms.com

Accommodation options
Prices per semester in school Standard Double Room Double Deluxe Room Single Standard Room Double Superior Deluxe Room Single Deluxe Room Single Superior Deluxe Room

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Enrolment Form 1/2


Enclosures Please complete this form using capital letters and include the following documents: Proof of English proficiency Copies of academic records Letter of motivation 6 passport size photos (3x4 cm) A copy of your valid passport Copies of work reference letters (for Postgraduate/Master programmes only) Curriculum vitae Statement of health Accommodation* Double Standard Room (included in fees) Single Standard Room (CHF 2,700.-) Double Deluxe Room (CHF 1,800.-) Single Deluxe Room (CHF 3,800.-) English Foundation Programme (if required): 4 weeks 16 weeks Starting dates: 2013 2014 4 February 3 February 2 September 1 September 8 weeks 20 weeks 12 weeks Double Superior Deluxe Room (CHF 3,350.-) Single Superior Deluxe Room (CHF 4,700.-) Comments:
*Room allocation is subject to availibility. Preference for allocation is made for applicants on a first paid, first served basis.

Programme you wish to attend Swiss Higher Diploma Bachelor Degree Postgraduate Diploma: Events Management Hotel Management Hotel Operations Management Hotel and Design Management Master of International Business Master of Arts Language knowledge and language selection Mother tongue: Language selection:
*If English is not mother tongue

CANCELLATION INSURANCE AND TRANSFER Cancellation insurance (CHF 300.-): Yes No

Transfer from Geneva Airport (CHF 175.- one way) Other: I will arrange my own transportation Comments:

English score*: (TOEFL/IELTS/English test result) French German

Spanish (only if French and German are already spoken)

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Enrolment Form 2/2


Personal Data Family Name (as in Passport) Given Name Male/Female Single/Married/Other Date of Birth City of Birth

Country of Birth

Nationality

Passport Number

Place of Issue

Expiry Date

Religion

Mailing Address/Street and Number

Postal Code and City

Country

Home Phone

Mobile Phone

Fax

E-mail

Fathers Family Name (or guardian)

Fathers Given Name (or guardian)

Mothers Family Name (or guardian)

Mothers Given Name (or guardian)

Previous Education (Schools, Universities attended) Name Place From/To Certificates, Diplomas, Degrees

Our Local Representative. If no address is indicated, please contact the school.

Work Experience (if any) Employer Place From/To Position

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Statement of Health
The following questions concerning your state of health must be answered completely and truthfully. Information concerning the health of the person will be kept confidential. SHMS will not disclose this information to any third parties.

Applicants name

PLEASE TICK BOX AS APPROPRIATE Are you presently ill or do you have health problems? Do you have any physical disabilities? Are you at present under treatment by a doctor, chiropractor, therapist, or any other medical specialist? Do you regularly use medication? For female applicants: are you pregnant? If yes, expected delivery date: Do you have any known food allergies, religious dietary restrictions, or other special dietary requirements? Do you have any allergies to common medications? Are you affected by dyslexia? If one or more questions have been answered with yes, please list in more detail below Illness, disability, medication, allergy, etc. Treatment date Treatment terminated Name and address of the doctor responsible or hospital

YES

NO

DECLARATION I declare that the information I have given is true and correct. I certify that my general state of health, as well as both my physical and mental conditions are excellent and that I am not affected by any physical limitation, condition, infirmity or contagious disease. I can comply with the strict physical and psychological requirements of training for a profession in the hotel and tourism industry without risk or limitation, except as detailed here.

date and Signature

Comments, known conditions, or known limitations


If applicant is a minor, signature of guardian or sponsor Application Package 7

Conditions
Payments Payments can be made by bank transfer, payable in Swiss francs to the Swiss Hotel Management School. NOTE: the full name of the student must be mentioned with the payment. Swiss Higher Diploma/Bachelor programmes starting in the 1st and 2nd year at the Caux Campus Bank name: Banque Cantonale Vaudoise, Case postale 270, CH-1001 Lausanne Account: S0918.40.97 IBAN No.: CH50 0076 7000 S091 8409 7 BIC/SWIFT: BCVLCH2L Beneficiary: SHMS, Swiss Hotel Management School Postgraduate/Master programmes and direct entry into the 3rd year of the Bachelor programme at the Leysin Campus Bank name: Banque Cantonale Vaudoise, Case postale 270, CH-1001 Lausanne Account: L 5105.91.57 IBAN No.: CH78 0076 7000 L510 5915 7 BIC/SWIFT: BCVLCH2L Beneficiary: SHMS Leysin, Swiss Hotel Management School Currency All prices are given in Swiss francs and payment should be made in this currency. Bank charges are not covered by SHMS. Fees Fees are reviewed yearly but can be subject to change at any time. Refundable Deposit This deposit will be refunded after completion of the full programme, provided that none of the school property has been damaged/misplaced by students.The monthly health insurance premiums during internships will be deducted from the refundable deposit (CHF 125.- per month). CANCELLATION WITHDRAWAL REFUND Cancellations will be accepted only up to eight weeks prior to the start of the course by registered mail. An administrative charge in the amount of the deposit shall apply. For cancellation received less than eight weeks before the course commencement, no refund will be made except under the following circumstances: The students visa is refused by the Swiss authorities; in which case the school will refund the full amount received in CHF minus an administrative charge of CHF 250. The student has opted to pay for cancellation insurance (CHF 300.-) at the same time the deposit was paid; in which case the full deposit will be refunded, as well as any other fees paid to a maximum of CHF 10,000.-. Cancellation insurance only covers cancellation for medical reasons or accident. 8 Application Package Students may make one transfer of their deposit of fees paid to another commencement date provided that a minimum of eight week notice is given by registered mail. No refunds shall be given if the student chooses to cancel his/ her enrollment afterwards. If a student is enrolled for studies at the Swiss Hotel Management School but does not arrive on campus, withdraws for any reasons, discontinues the course or is expelled, all fees paid for the programme for which he or she was enrolled are forfeited. Degrees The BA Honours Degree awarded by the University of Derby at SHMS is fully recognized by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA), the governing body for higher education in the United Kingdom, and meets the requirements of the Bologna Treaty. SHMS also awards its own degree confirming the successful completion of the programme at its campuses in Switzerland. This degree is formal recognition by SHMS of the standards achieved by graduates. AH&LA Students studying for the Higher Diploma programme can apply for certification by American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) for an additional fee of CHF 50.- per certificate or CHF 600.- for the 9 certificates and the overall diploma. Holidays When a semester includes a holiday break, SHMS is not responsible for providing meals and accommodation. These holiday breaks normally occur during the Christmas and summer periods. Students who wish to stay in the school during these periods will be charged a fee for the additional accommodation and meals. Expulsion SHMS reserves the right to expel any student for repeated violation of the rules and regulations or for drug use or vandalism in which case fees will be forfeited. Activities SHMS will not be held responsible for any extracurricular activities undertaken by students out of school hours. Applicable Law The legal relationships between SHMS and the student are governed by Swiss substantive law, to the exclusion of conflict of laws provisions thereof. Jurisdiction Any dispute between SHMS and the student will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Lausanne, Switzerland. Other Points SHMS reserves the right to alter dates, fees, curriculum, semester structure or class hours without prior notice. SHMS reserves the right to use images and comments of students for promotional purposes. DECLARATION I declare that the information I have given is true and correct, and that I have read and agree with the conditions and accept the rules and regulations of SHMS that are available upon request.

Signature of applicant/date

Signature of parent, guardian or sponsor/date

Should you be sponsored by parents/guardian or an external party, the sponsor may be contacted any time directly by the school for any financial matter.

Swiss Hotel Management School Caux Palace, 1824 Caux, Switzerland Phone +41 21 962 95 55, Fax +41 21 962 99 75 Swiss Hotel Management School Mont-Blanc Palace, 1854 Leysin, Switzerland Phone +41 24 493 23 00, Fax +41 24 493 23 33 www.shms.com info@shms.com

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