Admissions

Admissions at Culinary Arts Academy Switzerland

Admissions

HOW to APPLY

Three-step application process

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Apply online

  1. Register
  2. Check your email & create your password
  3. Login to complete your application and include the documents listed below:
    • High school or university transcript / diploma / certificate
    • Proof of English proficiency - TOEFL, IELTS, or equivalent
    • Passport copy
    • Curriculum vitae
    • Motivation letter
    • Reference letters (if applicable)

Documents must be translated into English by an official translator. Copies are accepted, however original documents may be requested.

Acceptance

  1. The admissions office will review your application. If you have met the requirements and displayed motivation for the requested program, a provisional letter of acceptance will be sent. 
  2. To secure your enrollment, the confirmation fee of CHF 3'000.- must be paid within 30 days and will be applied toward your first term fees. 
  3. Cancelation Insurance is optional at a fee of CHF 290.- 

Confirmation and visa application

  1. After your payment, you will receive your enrollment letter to apply for your visa (if applicable).*
  2. The remaining balance of the first term fees must be recieved six weeks before your start date. Any special room requests (first-come basis) can only be confirmed once full payment is received.

*For non-EU students, you will need apply for a student visa at the nearest Swiss Embassy or Consulate in your home country with your confirmation letter and proof of payment. The absolute decision is made by Swiss authorities and can take up to 12 weeks.

Requirements

What to know before you apply

Bachelor of Arts in Culinary Arts

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Master of Arts in Culinary Business Management

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Swiss Grand Diploma in Culinary Arts

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Swiss Grand Diploma in Pastry & Chocolate Arts

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Diploma in Vegetarian Culinary Arts

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Certificate in Wine Business Management

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Fees & Tuition

Tuition & Fees

For payment plans and special conditions, please contact your official representative

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Scholarship and payment plans

Each scholarship has specific criteria and applications will be examined on a case by case basis. All scholarships are calculated on the tuition fees only and cannot be combined with other reductions. Scholarships are limited.

  • 30% scholarship on the full duration of studies to new applicants with a Swiss passport.
  • 20% scholarship on the full duration of studies to new applicants with a C Permit.
  • 15% scholarship on the full duration of studies to new applicants with a B Permit.
Transfer your credits

Direct Entry

Transfer your credits toward Culinary Arts Academy

Experience Swiss hospitality and a world-class business education by transferring your credits to our top-ranked school. Benefit from personalized teaching, highly qualified faculty, and a global community of over 24'000 alumni. 

Our Direct Entry program makes it easy for students who have undertaken compatible vocational or university courses to continue their academic journey at our school. Candidates who have undertaken vocational or university courses compatible with the modules offered across Swiss Education Group school members may apply to transfer their credits and shorten their academic progression. 

 We recognize previous studies towards diploma programs, undergraduate, and postgraduate degrees. 

To apply for direct entry and credit transfer into your program of choice, please provide the following documents: 

  • Curriculum vitae/resume 
  • Transcripts and diploma from previous education 

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Next intakes

We highly recommend applying early. If you need a student visa, please be sure to allow 8 – 12 weeks between application and program start date.

Bachelor of Arts in Culinary Arts

October 4, 2021

January 10, 2022

April 4, 2022

Diploma in Vegetarian Culinary Arts

January 10, 2022

April 4, 2022

Swiss Grand Diploma in Pastry & Chocolate Arts

October 4, 2021

January 10, 2022

Swiss Grand Diploma in Culinary Arts

October 4, 2021

January 10, 2022

Master of Arts in Culinary Business Management

October 4, 2021

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