Experience Hospitality in Marbella
Participation in a semester abroad program is more than an academic adventure; it’s an experience that can change your life and career path.
Spain is one of the most welcoming places in the world, not surprisingly we ﬁnd it’s ranked 3rd most visited country in the world and 3rd globally with most hotel rooms. When it comes to Hospitality Management, Spain knows how to do it!
At Les Roches Marbella you will enjoy our unique experiential-learning approach, rigorous educational methods and multicultural learning environment, with students from more than 70 countries who all share a common passion for hospitality. Our state-of-the-art campus is located in the beautiful Mediterranean city of Marbella (one of Europe’s top luxury destinations).
Les Roches Marbella is ranked by industry hiring managers of luxury hotels as the top hospitality management school in Spain for an international career (TNS, global research, 2013).
Les Roches Marbella is accredited at university level by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), one of the leading US accreditation bodies.
To become a hospitality professional, it is important to understand not only theoretical knowledge within an international context, but to have hands-on experience within the industry. We are proud to offer the perfect environment to develop as a hospitality professional while flourishing academically, culturally, and socially. Furthermore, Marbella is a beautiful, safe, international city that allows its residents and visitors alike to experience an enviably high quality of living in the Costa del Sol.
Students will choose, in consultation with the Academic department and depending on current level of studies, 5 courses from the second year and/or third year classes listed below: Students have the option to experience an internship as one of the 5 courses.
Please note: The academic semester includes 1 week mid-term break.
Upon completion of the semester abroad, students will receive a course transcript listing the corresponding passed credits. Credit transfer to the students’ university is subject to evaluation by their current university.
To become a hospitality professional, it is important to understand not only theoretical knowledge within an international context, but to have hands-on experience within the industry. This semester-long program has been designed to give students the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the practical aspects of hospitality. During the semester in Spain, students will focus solely on practical learning*. Students will take the following courses.
*Students will be incorporated into Semester 1 (BBA 1) cohort.