in St. Petersburg

A modern approach to teaching in the hospitality industry
BA in International Hospitality
ACF Culinary Arts
MCs in International Hospitality
Modern teaching approaches
SWISSAM is a university of hotel & restaurant business and culinary arts, situated in the heart of Saint-Petersburg city's luxury and recreation life - the Krestovsky island.

We use the European education model:

50% - theory and 50% - practice. Our modern approach to teaching students allows us to conduct classes in various formats: guest lectures from successful industry representatives, group discussions, interactive presentations and field trips to the best hotels and restaurants.

Enroll all year round!
>30 different countries
2 modern Campuses
4 International partners
>260 partner companies
IMI - Switzerland
CETT - Spain
CTH - United Kingdom
of work
in the center of SPb
our students and alumni work in
Azimut Hotels, Radisson Hotel Group, Marriott, Ginza Project, Italy Group and other
top managers and department heads of the best hotels and restaurants in the world
SWISSAM Advantages
International Diploma
(IMI, Switzerland or ACF, USA)
Paid Internship and employment opportunities from the 1st year of education
Our professors are industry
A number of subjects is taught
in English
Field-trips and masterclasses
Industry events and lectures by industry stars
Transfer to IMI Campus
With no exams and a chance of getting a 6000 CHF scholarship
80% of our teachers are internationally accredited professionals with extensive work experience in the industry

Our teaching staff includes renowned chefs and professionals from hospitality, restaurant management, finance, marketing, and human resources. These are people from different countries who speak the same language - the language of hospitality.
SWISSAM is accredited by IMI (International Management Institute, Switzerland) and ACF (American Culinary Federation) to certify diplomas in hospitality and culinary arts
We use the international teaching approaches.
50% theory and 50% practice.
Theoretical knowledge is supported by development of practical skills.
By the end of studies you are already an experienced professional!
Experienced teachers
Training and education is not the main job of our teachers - they also develop professionally while working for international companies.
You can apply the acquired knowledge into practice right after the theory part
Systematized knowledge
All our educational programs are based on relevant and up-to-date industry requirements
International diploma accepted in Russia and any other country
Communication and personalized educational approach
Teachers support you during your studies. You can ask them anything, whether it's a question about your assignment or your further career expectation
Only essential terms
Only the essential minimum of terms. Practice is key
Our graduates are equipped with an adundance of practical skills
By the time they graduate, our students have extensive professional experience as well as the diploma
SWISSAM University
Teachers-theorists, who don't know how business works
Steve Mannion
Chef culinary art
Wolfgang Kollmann
Invited Cooking Chef
Pavan Kumar Manger
Guest Instructor for Pan-Asian, Asian Cuisine
Theoretial knowledge which you can't apply to practice
Program curriculum is based on scrappy knowledge
Russian diploma
Stream education approach with teachers hopping.
Too many unnecessary pieces of knowledge and terms used to rather increase the program curriculum than to facilitate working life
It is hard to find a job upon graduation because an employer usually prefers an experiences candidate
other universities
Bachelor of Arts
in International Hospitality Management
Program duration 3-3,5 years
Full-time study
IMI Swiss diploma

MSc in International
Hotel Management
Course duration - 12 months
Full-time study
CETT International Diploma

ACF Culinary Arts

Program duration - 5,5 months
Full-time study
ACF International Diploma

Study with us and work as a chef in the best restaurants of the world
Educational program that prepares you to become a top manager of a hospitality enterprise
Become a sought after professional in hospitality industry
Modern teaching approach allows us to create a varied curriculum
Guest lectures from industry leaders
Group work
Interactive presentations
Fiels trips to the best hotels and restaurants
The greatest advantage of SWISSAM is our teachers - HoReCa experts and professionals
Wolfgang Kollmann
Lecturer and Chief
Lecturer Culinary principles
Paolo Marinuzzi
Lecturer and Chief
Steve Mannion
Yulia Lim
Julia Bakova
Patrick Farran
Lecturer Food and Beverage Service
Titova Yulia
Lecturer Personal Development
Roman Rydkov
Lecturer Food and Beverage Service
Artem Klykov
Lecturer Financial Management
Lecturer Enterprise Development Project
Our students and graduates work all over the world

Students' photos
More photos about the student life of SWISSAM in our social networks :)
Open Day at the SWISSAM University
SPb, Dinamo ave, 2B
- University tour
- Presentation of educational programs
- Acquaintance with the management of SWISSAM
- Offering a scholarship for all study programs on the Open Day
Any questions?
+7 (812) 244-06-14
Call us
SPb, Dinamo ave, 2B
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Write us
St. Petersburg, Dynamo Ave., 2B
St. Petersburg, Dobrolyubova ave., 20/1

Phone: +7 (812) 244-06-14

St. Petersburg, Dynamo Ave., 2B
Phone: +7 (812) 244-06-14

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