1 AIMING FOR GLOBAL EXCELLENCE Enrolment Brochure
2 s and Pricing The below fees are listed by programme and breakdown the total school fees into their individual components. All below fees are stated in Swiss Francs (CHF). Certificate Programmes in International Hotel and Tourism Management Programme Duration: 6 Months 1 Room Certificate 20,150 27,700 BA (Hons) Programmes in International Hotel, Tourism or Events Management Programme Duration: 2 1/2 Years 1 Room Diploma 22,150 29,700 Higher Diploma 22,150 29,700 BA (Honours) 24,150 31,700 Postgraduate Diploma in International Hotel and Events Management Programme Duration: 6 Months - 1 Year 1 Room Pgrad Diploma 22,150 29,700 MBA in International Hospitality Management Programme Duration: 1 Year 1 2 Room MBA 31,750 39,300 IMI Luzern MBA in Swiss Hotel Management Operations Programme Duration: 1-1 1/2 Years 1 2 Room MBA 31,750 39,300
3 BA (Hons) Programmes in International Culinary Arts Programme Duration: 2 Years 1 Room Diploma 23,750 31,300 Higher Diploma 23,750 31,300 BA (Honours) 23,750 31,300 University English Preparatory Programmes (UEPP) Programme Duration: 11 weeks per UEPP level Room UEPP 1 1,440 4,935 1, ,190 UEPP 2 1,440 4,935 1, ,190 UEPP 3 1,440 4,935 1, ,190 UEPP 4 1,440 4,935 1, ,190 Pre-Sessional English Courses (PSEC) Programme Duration: 4 weeks per PSEC level Room PSEC , ,230 PSEC , ,230 PSEC , , The registration fee is only for returning students. IMI graduates receive a 2,000 scholarship on the tuition fee element of our MBA and MSc programmes. Room Upgrade Options All Undergraduate and Postgraduate Programmes: On Campus 3 Hotel Central Twin (en-suite) 3,000 3,600 Single (shared bathroom) 3,600 4,200 Single (en-suite) 4,250 4,850 University English Preparatory Programmes: On Campus 3 Hotel Central Twin (en-suite) 1,500 1,800 Single (shared bathroom) 1,800 2,100 Single (en-suite) 2,125 2,425 Pre-Sessional English Courses: On Campus 3 Hotel Central Twin (en-suite) Single (shared bathroom) Single (en-suite) Hotel Central is located directly in the centre of the city of Luzern, two minutes walk to the train station and a 15 minute bus ride to our campus.
4 The meals fee includes breakfast, lunch and dinner from Monday to Friday and brunch and dinner at weekends. In addition, every day during term time, a three-course lunch is served in our Swiss Room training restaurant which is available to students and guests at a cost of CHF 10 per person. Reduced Meal Options for students living in Hotel Central or off-campus All Undergraduate and Postgraduate Programmes: Lunch and dinner only 1,800 Single meal 10 Pre-Sessional English Courses: Lunch and dinner only 180 Single meal 10 University English Preparatory Programmes: Lunch and dinner only 452 Single meal 10 The following items are included in the tuition fee: All class materials and handouts, core textbooks, teaching materials, access to Moodle - IMI s virtual learning environment, professional and cultural excursions, extensive academic guidance, guaranteed internship opportunities, sourcing graduate placement opportunities in permanent positions for BA, MSc and MBA students, personalised career coaching and on-campus recruitment, industry presentations and examiner fees. Swiss students and permanent residents of Switzerland are entitled to special fees. For details, please contact the Registrar at The registration fee is payable for every semester of study; however, returning students only pay CHF for undergraduate and postgraduate courses. The registration fee includes: registration documents, residence permit, compulsory health and accident insurance during the academic semester, tie or scarf for Certificate to Higher Diploma, kitchen uniforms for Culinary Arts, kitchen shoes (for Diploma and Culinary Arts), federal taxes, wireless internet connection, student card, social assistance from the student counsellor, extensive online and oncampus library resources, gym and other campus recreational facilities. Additionally, life-long membership to the IMI Alumni network. There is no registration fee for the internship semester. Enrolment Procedure Step 1: Enrolment Form In order to apply, the completed enrolment form, health practitioner s report (including the date and signature) and all additionally required documents must be sent to: The Registrar IMI University Centre International Management Institute Switzerland Seeacherweg Kastanienbaum Switzerland Phone Fax If you are in contact with a local IMI representative, he or she will assist you in this process. Students transferring from recognised hotel/tourism management schools must also include copies of official transcripts or records for each semester of the previous course of study. The following documents are part of the application: - Two recent photographs (passport size) - Copy of passport - Transcripts of your previous education (school leaving certificates and high school transcripts) - Proof of English proficiency (e.g. TOEFL, IELTS or equivalent test results) - Curriculum Vitae (Resumé) - Work certificates/references, if applicable - Health practitioner s report - Letter of Motivation with 500 words minimum (duly dated and signed) outlining your reasons for taking the IMI programmes and career goals, either: My future in the international hospitality industry or How a Swiss education at IMI will enhance my future prospects - For students originating from outside the European Union/EFTA a Letter of Intent to leave Switzerland after your studies (150 words minimum and duly dated and signed)
5 Step 2: Provisional Letter of Acceptance (PLOA) If your application is successful and the requested course is still available, you will be sent the Provisional Letter of Acceptance (PLOA). On receipt of this letter, the registration fee of CHF should be paid immediately. If, for any reason, the registration fee payment cannot be made immediately please contact the Registrar. If the registration fee is not paid on time, the course place will no longer be guaranteed. Step 3: Letter of Acceptance (LOA) The Letter of Acceptance is issued and sent together with general information about IMI upon receipt of the full payment of the registration fee. The LOA is necessary to apply for the visa. Payment of s The first instalment of your school fee (minimum 50% of tuition, accommodation and meals) must reach IMI s bank account at least eight weeks before course commencement. IMI is generally fully booked and cannot guarantee the course place and/or the chosen room category if the payment of the first instalment is not received on time. Payments can be made by bank transfer in Swiss Francs (CHF) to: Bank address: CREDIT SUISSE AG, Paradeplatz 8, CH-8070 Zurich Beneficiary s name: IMI International Management Institute Switzerland Ltd. CH-6047 Kastanienbaum, Switzerland Account number: Swift code / BIC: CRESCHZZ80A Clearing No: 4835 IBAN: CH Reason for payment: Student Number, FAMILY NAME(S), First Name(s) Please make sure that the bank indicates your student number, family name(s) and first name(s) on the payment advice slip for the bank transaction. The registration fee is payable on receipt of the Provisional Letter of Acceptance (PLOA). The school fee (tuition, accommodation and meals) is payable eight weeks before the course starts, especially for countries requiring visas and may be paid in full or in instalments. The first instalment must be at least 50% of the school fee and must reach IMI s bank account eight weeks before the course starts. Two weeks after course commencement, a yearly interest rate of 10% is charged on the balance of fees. All dues must reach IMI s account, at the latest, eight weeks after the course has begun. Bank charges are the responsibility of the student/fee payer. A complete set of school rules and regulations is covered in our student handbook and will be provided on request. IMI reserves the right to alter fees, dates and curriculum without prior notice. Visa In many countries outside Europe, students have to submit an application for an entry visa to Switzerland. This application is done at the nearest Swiss Embassy or Consulate and can take approximately eight to 12 weeks to process. Deferment, Cancellation, Withdrawal, Refund, Visa refusal Deferment: Cancellation: Withdrawal: Visa refusal: An accepted student may defer his/her place for up to one semester and his/her registration fee will be held as confirmation of his/her place. Should the student withdraw later, there will be no refund of the registration fee. Over 60 days prior to course start date: 50% of registration fee and full tuition, room and food charges will be refunded days prior to course start date: Full tuition, room and food charges will be refunded. Under 30 days prior to course start date: 50% of tuition fee and full room and food charges refunded. The notice of cancellation must be sent in writing to the school, by registered mail. If a student withdraws for any reason during the semester, no refund of any fee (registration, tuition, room or food charges) will be made. The same applies to students who are dismissed for academic/disciplinary reasons from the school. Students whose applications are not accepted or whose visa applications are rejected will receive a full refund of the registration fee and school fee (tuition, accommodation and meals) paid. Arrival in Switzerland Students enrolled on their first year of studies are welcomed at Zurich airport and driven to IMI free of charge. Check-in at IMI must be done on the weekend before programme/course commencement.
6 ACADEMIC CALENDAR TERM DATES 2015C* August - 29 January D November - 22 April 2016A* February - 15 July 2016B May - 04 November 2016C* August - 03 February D November - 28 April 2017A* February - 21 July 2017B May - 03 November * Enrolments for Masters programmes are only accepted in Terms A and C UNIVERSITY ENGLISH PREPARATORY PROGRAMMES (UEPP) 2015C August - 30 October 2015D November - 29 January A February - 22 April 2016B May - 15 July 2016C August - 04 November 2016D November - 03 February A February - 28 April 2017B May - 21 July PRE-SESSIONAL ENGLISH COURSE (PSEC) 2015C September - 23 October 2015D December - 22 January A March - 15 April 2016B June - 8 July 2016C October - 28 October 2016D January January 2017A March - 21 April 2017B June - 14 July Important Enrolment Information - IMI works on a semester basis which consists of two consecutive terms. Students can enrol for our undergraduate programmes four times a year and our postgraduate programmes twice a year. - All courses start on Mondays and end on Fridays unless otherwise stated. - All students should arrive on campus (at the earliest) the weekend before the commencement of their programme. The dates are shown above. All students must be on campus for the Monday morning of the opening week of their programme. - All students who wish to stay on campus/hotel Central between the Term B/Term C break will be charged a fee according to room type. Please ask the Registrar for details. One week is given free of charge. - PSEC students must arrive during the weekend prior to the start of the course and must be on campus for the Monday morning induction session. Seeacherweg Kastanienbaum. Switzerland Phone Fax
7 Application Form ENROLMENT FORM In order to apply, the completed enrolment form, health practitioner s report (including the date and signature) and all additionally required documents must be sent to: The Registrar, IMI University Centre, International Management Institute Switzerland Seeacherweg 1, 6047 Kastanienbaum, Switzerland Phone: , Fax: , If you are in contact with a local IMI Representative, he or she will assist you in this process. IMI University Centre Switzerland reserves the right to alter fees, dates and curriculum without prior notice. Please write clearly in BLOCK LETTERS and return to the Admissions Office Student: Family name(s) First name(s) Male Female Date of birth (Day/Month/Year) Nationality Marital status Place and country of birth Address City Postal Code State Country Home Phone Fax Mobile Phone Parent(s), legal guardian or financial sponsor (if other than the parents/legal guardian): Family name(s) First name(s) Male Female Date of birth (Day/Month/Year) Nationality Marital status Place and country of birth Address City Postal Code State Country Home Phone Fax Mobile Phone At which level of study do you intend to start? (Please select below.) Starting Date: Undergraduate BA (Hons) Programmes Certificate Diploma Diploma Int. Hotel & Tourism Management Int. Hotel & Tourism Management Int. Culinary Arts Higher Diploma in... (Please select below.) Int. Hotel Management Int. Hotel & Tourism Management Int. Hotel & Events Management Int. Tourism & Events Management Hospitality Entrepreneurship Int. Culinary Arts
8 Bachelor of Arts Degree with Honours in... (Please select below.) Int. Hotel Management Int. Hotel & Tourism Management Int. Hotel & Events Management Int. Tourism & Events Management Hospitality Entrepreneurship Int. Culinary Arts Postgraduate Programmes Postgraduate Diploma in International Hotel & Events Management MBA in International Hospitality Management The IMI Luzern MBA Swiss Hotel Management Operations English Language Programmes Pre-Sessional English Course (PSEC) 1 University English Preparatory Programme (UEPP) 1 Pre-Sessional English Course (PSEC) 2 University English Preparatory Programme (UEPP) 2 Pre-Sessional English Course (PSEC) 3 University English Preparatory Programme (UEPP) 3 University English Preparatory Programme (UEPP) 4 Which of the above will be your final qualification? Education Schools attended, most recent first (including universities or hotel management schools if applicable) Name Town From/to (dates) Certificates/Diplomas received Employment experience (starting with the most recent, please enclose copies of certificates) Position Employer From/to (dates) Mother Tongue: English French German Other/please state: Excellent Good Basic
9 I wish to book the following supplements for the duration of the academic semester: Per semester (two terms): Campus Hotel Central Standard twin (shared bathroom) CHF CHF 3,100 Twin with en-suite bathroom CHF 3,000 CHF 3,600 Single (shared bathroom) CHF 3,600 CHF 4,200 Single with en-suite bathroom CHF 4,250 CHF 4,850 Full Board Lunch & dinner only No meals option CHF CHF 1,800 For UEPP: Campus Hotel Central Standard twin (shared bathroom) CHF 1,250 CHF 1,550 Twin with en-suite bathroom CHF 1,500 CHF 1,800 Single (shared bathroom) CHF 1,800 CHF 2,100 Single with en-suite bathroom CHF 2,125 CHF 2,425 Full Board Lunch & dinner only No meals option CHF 565 CHF 452 For PSEC: Campus Hotel Central Standard twin (shared bathroom) CHF 500 CHF 620 Twin with en-suite bathroom CHF 600 CHF 720 Single (shared bathroom) CHF 720 CHF 840 Single with en-suite bathroom CHF 850 CHF 970 Full Board Lunch & dinner only No meals option CHF 225 CHF 180 IMI cannot guarantee that all requests can be met in full. Room allocation is subject to availability and rooms are considered as reserved only upon receipt of the registration fee plus at least 50% of the school fee. VISA Should you require an entry visa to Switzerland, indicate the Swiss Embassy or Consulate closest to your hometown: Declaration I wish to confirm that all the information given is true to the best of my knowledge. I have read and accepted the information contained in the programme brochure, as well as the terms and conditions governing fees, refund policy, notice of withdrawal and dismissal in this enrolment package. I am aware of the fact that course conditions and programmes can be changed without prior notice. Eventual disputes will be settled by the courts of the Canton of Luzern. Signature of applicant: Place and Date: Signature of parent/legal guardian/financial sponsor (if applicant is a minor or sponsored): Place and Date: IMI Representative (if applicable): Place and Date:
10 Health Practitioner s Report HEALTH PRACTITIONER S REPORT Application for admission to IMI University Centre The Registrar IMI University Centre International Management Institute Switzerland Seeacherweg Kastanienbaum Switzerland Phone Fax To be completed by the student: I,, hereby authorise this health practitioner to provide the following information to IMI University Centre relating to my application and further studies. Place and Date: Signature of student: To be completed by a registered/licensed health practitioner, preferably the family doctor: Applicant s family name(s): Date of birth: Given name(s): Gender: Chronic condition(s) or ongoing illness(es) that IMI should be aware of: Medication(s) taken on an ongoing basis: Known allergies or medical dietary requirements: Any other health-related matter that IMI should be aware of: The undersigned health practitioner certifies that A) The general state of health, physical and mental condition of the applicant allow him/her to fulfil, without risk, academic obligations and strict professional training requirements for studies in hotel, culinary, tourism, events and business management, except as detailed below under D). B) The applicant is not obliged to follow a special diet, except as detailed below under D). C) The applicant is not a carrier of an infectious disease and has no physical disability. D) Comments, health risks, or limitations: Place and Date: Signature and stamp of health practitioner: Contact address/telephone: