Switzerland may be famous for the majestic mountain views, the prestigious brands, watches, cheese, banks and chocolate, however, it is also recognized as one of the best countries to study abroad in Europe!
In a recent ranking released by the higher education search portal educations.com, Switzerland was ranked in the third place of the top 10 study abroad countries in Europe!
“While being a relatively small country in Central Europe, Switzerland is able to offer an impressive quality of life and fantastic opportunities for education and careers”, the report says.
Fredrik Högemark, the CIO of educations.com, says “International students have special considerations when choosing an ideal university and program. We ranked Switzerland #2 in the world for teaching quality and #6 for education that aligns with career goals, which is pretty impressive for such a small country!”
According to BHMS student testimonies, Switzerland is considered to be the perfect choice to study abroad. Besides, Switzerland is the birthplace of Hospitality!
Are you wondering what are the reasons that make this country an ideal place to study? Check out the 5 points below:
1. Diversity and Multicultural Environment
With not one, not two, but FOUR native languages including French, German, Italian and Romansh, Switzerland offers multilingualism like no other, and more than 5 other languages are widely spoken. Students have the opportunity to hone current language skills or learn something completely new. The population of Switzerland comprises of 200 different nationalities which accounts for the cultural diversity, but besides all the differences, there is tolerance and respect.
BHMS has a very international environment with students from over 90 nationalities. What is extra beneficial to international students is that they can easily make friends and grow their network while practicing their language skills. At BHMS, they may choose to learn or improve their knowledge in German, French or Italian language.
2. The Heart of Europe
Switzerland is strategically located centrally in Europe, making it a convenient starting point for visiting major destinations throughout the continent.
BHMS students enjoy their free time by traveling around the country and visiting other cities across Europe, in a weekend getaway or during their term-break.
Switzerland is one of the safest countries in the world with low crime rates and smaller occurrences of minor robberies, such as pick-pocketing, than in other European countries. Parents can relax because they know their children are in a safe environment, one that gives them the best education and student experience, which is needed for a good start into a new chapter of their lives.
4. The Scenic Landscapes
Switzerland may be a small country but it offers many possibilities and incredible natural landscapes. Soaring Alps and glaciers dominate the top Swiss places to visit – there are more than 200 peaks higher than 3,000m – alongside Switzerland’s bucolic countryside, ancient castles, clear turquoise lakes and breathtaking mountain peaks in every direction. There is always a place to visit, and BHMS students benefit from excursions to the Alps, boat tours and city tours, while exploring the country together with their colleagues.
5. The Best Place to Study Hospitality
Switzerland is considered as the birthplace of Hospitality, and the country is well-known for its high-quality Hospitality and Services Industry.
BHMS is one of the very few schools officially recognized by the Swiss government as "Swiss Federal College of Higher Education" offering undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Business & Hospitality Management. Furthermore, all the courses are worldwide recognized and accredited.
Swiss universities attract students from all over the world. If you want to study abroad and specifically in Switzerland, BHMS will give you the opportunity to become one of the many international students who fulfill their study dreams and obtain an international career.
Experience high quality education with worldwide recognized degrees and enjoy your study time in the center of Europe… Switzerland!
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