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Swiss School of Higher Education

Swiss School of Higher Education

Swiss School of Higher Education



About SSHE!

SSHE is a private university based in Switzerland – the heart of Europe’s luxury, finance and hospitality. University has a Swiss Labeled Accreditation EduQua and part of EFMD and ECBE organisations.

Our story began with a group of young and dynamic faculty members gathering together to establish a truly unique educational experience that prepares industry professionals as well as inspires students to apply knowledge and skills, gained during their experience in successful startups and in their achievement of career goals in world’s leading companies.

That’s how our story began. How will your story begin?

Mission, Vision, Values

SSHE Vision and Mission Statement

We strive to become one of the most relevant private international schools with Swiss quality business higher education through the development of competent future leaders and ready to start specialists. We do this through the delivery of a comprehensive and highly practical students’ experience based on:

  • entrepreneurial drive,
  • teamwork,
  • respect for all society stakeholders,
  • commitment to excellence,
  • a responsible attitude towards sustainable development goals.

SSHE Core Values

Entrepreneurial drive and proactivity

We develop people who take ownership of their ideas and run with them: they take responsibility to make things happen.

Teamwork and respect

We develop people who understand that their success is dependent on their ability to work with and respect others.

Commitment to excellence

We develop people who have a passion to succeed and strive for excellence in anything they do.


We develop people who have a profound sense of responsibility and humanity to mesh business and society.

Student education-centric

We develop people who are open to an inspiring, committed and responsible approach towards a great experience for all school’s stakeholders.

SSHE Behavioural Competencies

Open to change and to create opportunities

Adapt to circumstances; challenge status-quo; generate new ideas.

Work together and share knowledge and information

Share knowledge and information; respect and value input of others; cooperate; build talented teams; fight for ideas not with people.

Get it done

Engage towards excellence; deliver results through decisive, accurate, quality and timely results.

Act Responsibly

Adhere and advertise school core values; foster trust, respect, and solidarity between all world stakeholders (People, Planet, Profit).

Be honest

Tell it like it is; have the courage, to be honest with yourself and your colleagues; recognize your mistakes; call for help when needed.

Campus Features

SSHE offers both on-campus accommodation and additional variants from other organizations for its students for an additional fee. For more information, you can look on our website in the "Fees - Accommodation" tab.


    Admission process and requirements

    1. Send the application form.
    2. Process application fee.
    3. Receive feedback from the SSHE staff regarding your admission documents.
    4. Send additional required documents (previous diplomas and cv, recommendation letters and etc., if applicable).
    5. Receive the confirmation of enrollment.

    We will contact you as soon as you have sent us the filled-in application (with supporting documents) and once the application fee is paid.

    Click here to review the application process.


    • Previous diplomas/school attestation and cv (if applicable)
    • Scan of your current ID
    • at least 2 recommendation letters (from teaching faculty or work supervisors)
    • TOELF/IELTS(80/7) English proficiency certificate or equivalent
    • Processed application fee

    Scholarships and Funding

    SSHE does not provide any full scholarships or financial aid, however, students with good academic background can apply for partial scholarship of merit. This scholarship is only partial and covers only tuition fees expenses.

    SSHE scholarship of merit (10%): for students with exceptional academic achievements. More information can be found on our website in "Fees - Partial Scholarship" tab.

    Why study at Swiss School of Higher Education

    • Individual approach
    • Small sizes classroom
    • Teachers, who are active business practioners or business owners
    • Privately accredited
    • Internships to the best students

    Awards & Accreditations


    EFMD - membership

    ecbe - Membership

    4 Stars overall

    QS Stars

    Campus Life & Facilities

    • Digital library access
    • Half-price travel card for all students (all tickets for Swiss public transport are 50% off)
    • Guaranteed internship placements to the best students
    • Various discounts in the local facilities

    Students in SSHE can benefit from various industrial workshops, welcome drinks and other diffrent cultural activities.

    Swiss School of Higher Education is in the Top 10 Countries to Study Abroad Top 10 Global rankings 2023 badge Top 10 Europe rankings 2023 badge Top 10 Global rankings 2022 badge Top 10 Europe rankings 2022 badge Top 10 Europe rankings 2021 badge


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