Les Roches International School of Hotel Management – Marbella

Les Roches International School of Hotel Management Marbella has been voted by the industry as the best school in Spain for preparing students for an international career in hospitality management*. Using the educational model of the flagship school in Switzerland, Les Roches Marbella offers students a balanced curriculum, a dynamic educational environment, and a fabulous campus location on the Costa del Sol of Spain.

Les Roches Marbella is a university that runs like a hotel, with students participating in every aspect of campus operations. The programs combine Craft-Based Learning, internships and business courses to develop professional skills and business competencies for a successful career in international hospitality management.

Les Roches Marbella offers a unique group of programs and specializations:

  • 1-year Postgraduate Diploma in Hospitality Management
  • Hotel Management Diploma and BBA in Hospitality with specializations in Resort or Event Management.
  • 1-year Postgraduate Diploma in Golf Management

In addition to an excellent program, Les Roches Marbella (LRM) offers a unique university experience set in the a cosmopolitan city by the sunny Mediterranean Spanish coastline, just a few hours travel from most European cities and the African continent. Students from around the world gather to learn, work and live together as they discover the world of hospitality and prepare themselves to lead the future of this dynamic industry.

Academic Programs

Les Roches Marbella offers a variety of undergraduate and postgraduate programs to suit different backgrounds and career goals. Les Roches Marbella, branch campus of Les Roches, is accredited at the university level by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).

BBA in Hospitality Management-4 years

This undergraduate program goes deep into hospitality business management to prepare students for an international career in hospitality and service organizations.

  • 3 year Les Roches Hotel Management Diploma
  • Up to 3 internships for a total of 12-18 months of professional experience on a worldwide basis
  • BBA Degree specializations in Resorts Management and Events Management

Postgraduate Diploma in Hospitality Management-1 year

This intensive 1 year program is the perfect option to change career directions and enter the dynamic world of hospitality! This program bridges the gap between general studies or professional experience and a hospitality management degree. The courses combine supervisory experience with management theory in an intensive curriculum followed by a 4 to 5 moths professional internship in hotels and hospitality establishments.

  • 1 academic semester undertaking theoretical and practical courses in hospitality operations and business management
  • Students gain experience through supervisory work and event planning
  • Includes a 6-month internship in an international hospitality business

Postgraduate Diploma in Golf Management-1 year

Start a career in sports and leisure with a postgraduate diploma of Golf Management. This postgraduate program will prepare you to plan, install and manage golf facilities for this exclusive and lucrative industry.

  • 6 months of courses in golf operations, facilities, turf-grass, accounting and business management courses
  • Students gain experience through field operations and event planning
  • Includes a 6-month internship in a golf resort, club, or related business

For all Programs: Admissions Requirements and Application Procedure or contact us.

Why choose Les Roches Marbella?

Accreditation and Reputation: Les Roches Marbella is fully accredited at the university level by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges of the USA.

Industry Recognition
“Industry hiring managers ranked Les Roches Marbella the number 1 hospitality management schools in Spain for an international career. (TNS Survey, September 2010).”

International Experience: Enjoy the sun and sea of Spain’s Costa del Sol with a group of friends from around the world at the Marbella campus with State of the art facilities. Over 50 different nationalities and cultures await you!
Alumni: Active Alumni Association with over 1980 members promoting job opportunities in 40 countries worldwide.
Language of Instruction: All programs at Les Roches Marbella are delivered in English.

Semester Abroad Options: Les Roches has affiliated partners in Switzerland, China and Australia for an easy semester abroad and undergraduate transfer possibilities.

Spanish Language: Immersion in the Spanish culture and language will allow you to perfect Spanish as a foreign language and to adopt some of the delicious and fun traditions of Andalusia.