QS Methodology

The QS World University Rankings by Subject assess the world’s top universities by subject areas, with the aim of helping prospective students to identify the best institutions in their chosen area of study. In 2017, the rankings covered 46 different subject areas and introduced the category of Hospitality and Leisure Management for the first time.


The rankings were determined through the use of two key factors: employer reputation and academic reputation. 74,651 scholars and 40,643 graduate employers participated in global surveys to list the top higher education institutions in their fields of expertise. 


A full explanation of the ranking methodology can be found here.

The full rankings can be found here.
 

Les Roches: A Global Leader in Hospitality Management Education?
 

The results of the 2017 QS World University Rankings reflect Les Roches Marbella’s commitment to preparing students for immediate employment and long-term success in the global hospitality industry. Through innovative degree programs that combine business strategy and experiential learning, Les Roches Marbella equips students with the competencies to thrive in a fast-changing work environment. Across a global network of 5 campuses in 4 continents, students develop multicultural fluency, leadership, and entrepreneurial skills.

At the same time, Les Roches Marbella has earned global recognition among industry leaders for its unique educational model and leadership within the industry. Les Roches is proud of its collaboration with the hospitality industry and its role in hosting and encouraging global forums and discussion.


“Les Roches continues to provide students with the highest-quality hospitality management education rooted in the Swiss tradition of excellence across a global network of five campuses on four continents. The goal of every hospitality management school is to prepare future leaders to evolve and successfully compete in a rapidly changing world to shape the industry of tomorrow. This survey confirms that employers appreciate the unique nature of our education model, combining experiential learning with digital innovations and an entrepreneurial approach.”


—    Sonia Tatar, CEO Worldwide of Les Roches

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