• 1954

    Founding of “l’Ecole des Roches” an international school

  • 1979

    The international school becomes a Hotel school through specialized programs

  • 1995

    Founding of Les Roches Marbella as a Swiss Hotel Management School

    Founding of Les Roches Marbella as a Swiss Hotel Management School

  • 2002

    Les Roches Marbella becomes part of Laureate International Universities, a company from Baltimore, USA, part of Laureate Education Inc. LIU has a presence in 29 countries and serves more than 950,000 students worldwide with more than 80 campus-based and online institutions in Asia, Europe and the Americas

  • 2004

    Les Roches is accredited at the university level through NEASC’s Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (CIHE) in the United States

    Les Roches is accredited at the university level through NEASC’s Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (CIHE) in the United States

  • 2004

    Les Roches joint venture and opening of Les Roches Shanghai – China and Les Roches Hospitality Management Program in partnership with Kendall College, USA

    Les Roches joint venture and opening of Les Roches Shanghai – China and Les Roches Hospitality Management Program in partnership with Kendall College, USA

  • 2007

    Les Roches Marbella is awarded the Quality Certification in Management Systems UNE/EN/ISO 9001:2000 by European Quality Assurance (EQA) for complying with international quality standards

  • 2007

    Les Roches changes its name to “Les Roches International School of Hotel Management” to better reflect its global student body and educational approach

  • 2007

    Les Roches is ranked by hiring managers among the top three hospitality management schools in the world for an international career (TNS Global Survey, 2007)

  • 2008

    The Royal Academy of Culinary Arts (Les Roches Jordan) opens as a branch campus in Jordan

    The Royal Academy of Culinary Arts (Les Roches Jordan) opens as a branch campus in Jordan

  • 2009

    In May, Les Roches Marbella was awarded the Environmental Quality Certification UNE/EN/ISO 14001:2004 by European Quality Assurance (EQA) for complying with international environmental standards

  • 2010

    Les Roches brand again ranked among the top hospitality management schools worldwide. In a global survey of 5-star hotel hiring managers, Les Roches brand was ranked number 2 among all international hospitality management schools for an international career. Statistically, three institutes occupy this ranking position. (TNS GlobalSurvey, September 2010)

  • 2010

    Industry Recognition: Industry hiring managers ranked Les Roches Marbella as the number 1 hospitality management school in Spain for an international career (TNS, Survey – September 2010)

  • 2010

    In December, Les Roches Marbella won the 10th Annual Prize for Andalusian Excellence, granted by the Junta de Andalucía, Spanish regional Government. Les Roches Marbella has achieved this prize under the category «Socially Responsible Management» for the development of practices of social responsibility

  • 2011

    Les Roches Marbella was awarded Corporate Social Responsibility Certification in Management Systems SGE-21 by Forética and Bureau Veritas for complying with international ethical and social responsibility standards

  • 2011

    In January, Les Roches Marbella, as an official branch campus of Les Roches in Switzerland, is accredited at university level (Bachelor Degree) by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) in the United States

  • 2012

    A new specialization in Entrepreneurship & Small, Medium Enterprise (SME) Management, is added to the BBA (Hospitality) program

  • 2012

    Les Roches Marbella maintains Quality Certification in Management Systems UNE/EN/ISO 9001:2008 and Quality Certification in Environmental Management Systems UNE/EN/ISO 14001:2000 by Buereau Beritas, and Corporate Social Responsibility Certification in Management Systems SGE-21 by Forética and Buereau Veritas

  • 2012

    Les Roches sets a Guinness World Record for the “most nationalities in a swimming pool”

    Les Roches sets a Guinness World Record for the “most nationalities in a swimming pool”

  • 2014

    Les Roches becomes the first hospitality management school to offer a global bachelor’s program, where students travel with their class to study in Switzerland, China and Spain

    Les Roches becomes the first hospitality management school to offer a global bachelor’s program, where students travel with their class to study in Switzerland, China and Spain

  • 2014

    A new specialization in Strategic Human Resources Management is added to the BBA in International Hotel Management program

  • 2014

    Les Roches Marbella renewed its Corporate Social Responsibility Certification in Management Systems SGE-21 by Forética and Bureau Veritas

  • 2015

    Les Roches Marbella launches a new Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing Management for Luxury Tourism

    Les Roches Marbella launches a new Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing Management for Luxury Tourism

  • 2016

    Les Roches is acquired by Eurazeo, one of the leading investment companies in Europe

    Les Roches is acquired by Eurazeo, one of the leading investment companies in Europe

  • 2016

    Les Roches Marbella opens a new Postgraduate Executive Diploma in International Hotel Management

  • 2016

    Les Roches opens a new campus in Chicago, becoming the first Swiss hospitality school to open in the US

    Les Roches opens a new campus in Chicago, becoming the first Swiss hospitality school to open in the US

  • 2017

    Les Roches Marbella has become member of UNWTO (World Tourism Organization) the United Nations agency responsible for the promotion of responsible, sustainable and universally accessible tourism

    Les Roches Marbella has become member of UNWTO (World Tourism Organization) the United Nations agency responsible for the promotion of responsible, sustainable and universally accessible tourism

  • ACTUALIDAD

    Today Les Roches is the only hospitality management school to offer the quality of Swiss hotel management school methods with American university accreditation, through a global platform for hospitality education. With campuses in Spain (Marbella), Switzerland (Bluche), United States (Chicago) and China (Shanghai), Les Roches opens the doors for endless opportunities to study, travel and network in the global hospitality industry.