HSO Wirtschaftsschule Schweiz

  • Aarau, Baar, Basel, Bern, Luzern, Rapperswil, St. Gallen, Thun, Zürich Altstetten, Zürich Oerlikon

Founded as an innovative business school in Zürich-Oerlikon, the HSO is spread over ten sites today and has more than 3000 students. As a national Swiss business school, it paves the way from basic commercial training to a doctorate in business administration. The unique feature of the range of education offered by the HSO is that it takes professional and management people to the next level on their career ladder – thanks to an end-to-end dovetailed educational programme. This ranges from federal diplomas and postgraduate diplomas through recognized European Bachelor’s degree courses to globally accredited Master’s and PhD programmes.

H.B.S. Schulen

  • Rapperswil

The H.B.S. schools are located in Rapperswil (SG), where they teach more than 1000 students in various departments. The main focus is on the courses offered by the H.B.S. Commercial School. This offers both part-time and full-time (KV College) commercial training and further education. The courses are modular in structure and lead to nationally recognized qualifications. In addition, the H.B.S. Language School offers a wide range of language courses. This range of educational opportunities is rounded off by H.B.S. Coaching (learning guidance).

K.M.Z. Kaderschule

  • Rapperswil

The K.M.Z. Management School in Rapperswil (SG) complements the commercial and business administration courses offered by the H.B.S. Commercial School in the areas of Management, Leadership, Marketing, Sales and Human Resources. The part-time, modular K.M.Z. courses follow on seamlessly from the basic training provided by H.B.S. They are aimed at people who will take on a management function at work or who already perform management duties. The K.M.Z. courses lead to higher federal qualifications, such as marketing specialist or federal sales management diploma. The K.M.Z. Management School, like the H.B.S., has ISO and eduQua certification.


  • Zürich, Lausanne

IST International School of Tourism Management was founded in 1987. From basic training in the travel sector to the Swiss state-recognized Diploma Program for Tourism Experts (PET), IST as a professional education and training (PET) college offers an entire palette of training and continuing education programs. More than 1000 students are trained at the two locations in Zurich and Lausanne on a full-time basis in practice-oriented courses with a high quality standard running alongside their careers.

BVS St. Gallen

  • St. Gallen

Three schools, one centre. In the heart of the city of St. Gallen, students in executive training pursue courses to gain federal and nationally recognized qualifications in Business Administration, Marketing, Human Resources, Logistics and Accounting. In the language school inlingua, they learn the most important languages, benefiting at the same time from the global inlingua network. In their basic vocational education, students are guided towards a successful qualification and given support when starting out on their careers. The focus of the BVS vision since 1994 has been on the personal wellbeing and the goals of its students.