Study in Switzerland? You can with GED!

study in Switzerland

Study in Switzerland… How many Thai students have dreamed about sitting crossed legged on a verdant mountainside, breathing in the sweet, fresh Swiss air?

It’s long way from Bangkok that’s for sure.

For most Thai students studying in a picturesque Swiss town was the stuff of fairy-tales, but now the dream is possible.

Phuket PALS | GED Swiss Pathway

Phuket PALS and IMI have team up to provide a GED Swiss Pathway.

Find out about the Phuket PALS GED International Program here

Students now take the Phuket PALS’ GED International Program and progress directly into the IMI three year Swiss degree in International Hotel Management. 

Learn about year one of the Swiss degree

Learn about year 2 of the Swiss degree

Learn about year 3 of the Swiss degree

Why choose IMI and a Swiss degree?

Here are a few words from IMI’s founder and president Heinz Bürki :

‘IMI is the only truly Swiss family-owned hospitality management institute.

I will hand over to my daughter Isabelle who, together with our CEO Prof. Theodore Benetatos, will ensure that the IMI ethos continues.

After 27 truly enthusiastic years, how do we stay so motivated?


Whenever my daughter or I meet graduates, we can see how IMI enabled them to become the confident, successful professionals they are today.’

Study and Earn 80,000 THB per month!!!

The IMI three year Swiss degree is 50% academic and 50% practical.

Not only do students learn the theory behind hotel management, they also get hands on work experience in quality Swiss hotels.

Students study for 22 weeks on campus in Lucerne and then do 22 weeks of paid…yes I said PAID work experience.

During this students put into practice their classroom learning and build real-life skills.

IMI have linked with the biggest and best hotel chains in the country.

This means students have fantastic opportunities for employment with some of the world’s best hotel chains.

On top of this, students get paid around 80,000THB per month for their work!

IMI say the following about preparing students for work:

‘Your Employability is our top priority’

‘We guarantee to find job opportunities for all our graduates. You will be first when it comes to paid practical training opportunities in Switzerland or abroad. Our excellent reputation with major international hotel chains and industry leaders means that companies come to IMI to recruit high quality students for their management training programmes and future leadership roles.’

The healthy Swiss environment

Another great reason to study in Switzerland is the stunning natural environment.

IMI is situated the banks of Lake Lucerne.

Students study surrounded by natural beauty and breathe in the pure mountain air. The environment is perfect for developing good health as well as skills needed for a successful future career.

One of the safest countries in the world

Switzerland is famous for being one of the safest places to live in the world.

Parents often worry whether their kids will be safe when they go abroad to study.

Studying in Switzerland is super-safe. With the the lowest crime rate on the planet parents can be sure their children are in the safest place possible.

Check out the video below for more information.

International degree recognition

How many Thai student have studied in a foreign country only to realize later that the degree they have been working towards isn’t internationally recognized?

This is a common problem.

Marketing is becoming more persuasive and often students jump to a foreign college simply because it is outside Thailand and away from the watchful gaze of their parents.

Don’t fall into this trap as it will cost you time and money.

Studying in Switzerland is a wonderful option as Swiss degree are internationally recognized.

This means you will be able to use your degree anywhere in the world.

Swiss food is great!

The number one problem for Thai students when they go overseas to study is food.

This is the price they pay for coming from the country in the world with the number 1 cuisine. 

Students don’t need to worry in Switzerland though, for it has many wonderful local and international.

Check out the top 10 most delicious Swiss food you must try.

Sounds good doesn’t it?

If you would like information about using GED to study in Switzerland, please contact Phuket PALS though our Facebook page


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