Culinary Arts Academy Switzerland (CAA)

Tara: Switzerland

Limba de predare: English

Ani de studiu:

Bachelor - 3 years

Master - 2 years

Inceput an: September/February

Burse: Da


Lucerne, Le Bouveret


Geneva, Zurich

Aspire fir a career in the culinary field by choosing CAA, part of Swiss Education Group, one of the most renowned international institute of culinary education. With passion and dedication, Culinary Arts Academy Switzerland will provide complementary ingredients for a creative career in the culinary arts. With campuses in downtown Lucerne and Le Bouveret, CAA is located right in the heart of Europe and surrounded by the culinary traditions of Italy and France. The program offered will develop your appreciation for European culinary philosophy, skills, traditions and modern trends will inform.

At CAA you will learn both the practical skills needed in the kitchen, and management skills through the management courses; These issues are vital for those who wish to work in the field at the highest level. Experience is gained by accessing paid internships that take place in restaurants awarded Michelin stars, but also in the 4 and 5 star hotels in Switzerland.

Students performing internships in Switzerland receive a minimum wage of 2172 CHF profit. In previous years, students have chosen CAA during practice locations such as InterContinental, Geneva; Lausanne Palace & Spa; Fairmont Le Montreux Palace; Marriott, Zurich; The Kempinski Grand Hotel des Bains St. Moritz.

Swiss Education Group offers training in hospitality at the highest level in Switzerland in the 7 camps that house more than 6,500 students. Educational values ​​of the group is based on the excellent Swiss hospitality tradition and focuses on the practical aspects of hotel management. This philosophy is applied equally in all schools of the group:

  • César Ritz Colleges Switzerland
  • Culinary Arts Academy Switzerland
  • Hotel Institute Montreux (HIM)
  • School of Hotel Management (IHTTI)
  • Swiss Hotel Management School (SHMS)

Why choose SEG?

  1. The unique combination of top academic programs accredited by universities in UK and USA
  2. Practical balance between academic and practical experience
  3. Specific programs developed and offered in partnership with leading partners in the hotel industry
  4. Practice and employment opportunities offered through International Forum Recuitement
  5. Significant exposure to partnerships with key stakeholders in the industry
  6. Extended alumni network, connecting up to 20 000 graduates worldwide
  7. The exceptional quality of life, including social and sports activities, locally and internationally 
  8. Cultural diversity


Every semester, Swiss Education Group organizes International Recruitment Forum, an event dedicated exclusively to SEG students,  within which you have the opportunity to meet leaders in hospitality. At the previous edition of the exclusive job fair attended 180 recruiters and there were over 2,700 interviews over two days after which students have obtained a full time position, management, internships, training for management positions or training within corporations. Over 60 companies will provide access to jobs in hotel groups or luxury hotels, catering and event management companies, airlines or amusement parks. Participating worldwide employers highlight the reputation and recognition of which SEG students and graduates enjoy. All students who choose a graduate program license over 3 years have two internships at international level. These internships are a fundamental part of the academic program offering students the opportunity to gain practical experience in a professional environment.

Swiss Education Group has partnerships with the largest hotel chains in the world, where tis students do their internships during studies. Also, universities support the continued development of these fields worldwide, and young people who want to study at one of the universities of the group and their parents manage or own at least one hotel unit can receive 20% discount off all tuition. Also, a 10% discount applies to young people whose parents manage or own a business in hospitality (restaurants, travel agencies, small hotels, casinos, etc.). For more information, talk to an IntegralEdu consultant.


included in the fee

Programe de studiu see all »

  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Culinary Arts (in parteneriat cu University of Derby)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Culinary Arts
  • Master of International Business in Culinary Management
  • Certificare in Swiss Pastry and Chocolate Arts 

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  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Culinary Arts (in parteneriat cu University of Derby)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Culinary Arts
  • Master of International Business in Culinary Management
  • Certificare in Swiss Pastry and Chocolate Arts 


  • High school diploma
  • TOEFL 525 or IELTS certificate or OOPT 5.5 or equivalent 50+
  • Recommended minimum age - 18 years
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Motivation letter
  • Letter of recommendation


  • Recognized undergraduate degree or experience in a leadership position in field
  • TOEFL 525 or IELTS 5.5 certified, or equivalent 60+ OOPT
  • Recommended minimum age - 21 years
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Motivation letter
  • Letter of recommendation

Winter: 9 January - 24 March
Spring: 3 April - 16 June
Summer: 3 July - 15 September
Fall: 2 October - 15 December

Winter: 8 January - 23 March
Springs: 9 April - 22 June
Summer: 9 July - 21 September
Fall: 8 October - 21 December

Bachelor: 47 366 CHF per year - 3 years (everything included - see below)

Master: 41 825 CHF per year - 2 years (everything included - see below)

Fees include:

  • accommodation and meals
  • registration fees
  • reception at airport
  • introductory weekend
  • residence permit
  • Swiss taxes
  • Unformat scoalara (for camopusurile Le Bouveret and Lucerne)
  • student card
  • iPad
  • books
  • access to educational guidance and support for study
  • access to library
  • wireless internet
  • graduation certificates
  • medical insurance and social assistance
  • counseling
  • service internship and career guidance
  • relaxation and professional trips
  • Alumni network of Swiss Education Group

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