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Laureate announces new global education model for LRG-UAS, Glion & Les Roches

Posted on December 3rd, 2012 · Posted in News

Laureate Hospitality Education aims to increase student access to international study opportunities by investing in a new global education model. Laureate Hospitality Education (LHE) is leading its Swiss institutions, including LRG-UAS, Glion and Les Roches, into a new era of global hospitality higher education. The…    read more


LRG lecturer’s paper on Corporate Social Responsibility wins an award at the EuroCHRIE

Posted on November 8th, 2012 · Posted in News

Henri Kuokkanen and Mike MacDonald, lecturers at LRG and GIHE, won the Institute of Hospitality’s annual award for the best paper submitted to the 2012 EuroCHRIE conference. Their paper was titled ‘Corporate Social Responsibility: Are visitors prepared to pay for it?’ and it explored attitudes…    read more


The EuroMed Academy of Business 5th Annual Conference

Posted on October 12th, 2012 · Posted in News

Hosted by LRG-UAS, the EuroMed conference attracted 160 participants from 44 countries This year’s EuroMed conference, dedicated to the theme of “Building New Business Models for Success through Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Competitiveness and Responsibility”, was hosted by LRG-UAS on the Glion campus. The event started on…    read more


Laureate’s “You are 5 Stars” Attracts More Than 1000 Participants from 90 Countries

Posted on October 10th, 2012 · Posted in News

More than 300 000 visitors have “checked-in” to their favorite hotel, with entries from Mexico, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland and the United States leading in number of entries and check-ins. The You are 5 Stars contest, launched by Laureate Hospitality Education on September 3rd to raise…    read more


The 2nd Annual Symposium of the MBA Key Lecture Series

Posted on September 18th, 2012 · Posted in News

This series is a collaborative effort between Swiss Universities that explores five key areas of importance for future leaders. The MBA Key Lecture Series is a collaborative effort between the Swiss Universities of Applied Sciences: HEIG-VD Yverdon-les-Bains, HEG Arc Neuchatel, and Les Roches-Gruyere together with…    read more


Laureate Hospitality Education launches a global, online hospitality competition

Posted on September 3rd, 2012 · Posted in News

Today, LRG-University of Applied Sciences joins the Laureate Hospitality Education network to launch “You Are 5 Stars”, a virtual hotel contest. More than 60 prizes will be awarded including travel bags, iPads and a trip to visit one of Laureate’s worldwide hospitality institutions. “Through this…    read more


Financial Research Conference

Posted on August 7th, 2012 · Posted in News

Dr Ruth Rios-Morales, Deputy Director of Research at Les Roches-Gruyère, University of Applied Sciences together with Stephen Haber, Professor of Political Science, History and Economics at Stanford University have been invited to deliver the keynote addresses at the second Financial Research Conference organised by the…    read more


First Cohort of Graduates receive their Bachelors of Science

Posted on July 13th, 2012 · Posted in News

On June 1st, Les Roches-Gruyère University of Applied Sciences held a graduation ceremony in Bulle for its first cohort of 28 students, composed of 25 nationalities, from the 2008 intake. Les Roches-Gruyère University of Applied Sciences is based on two campuses (Bulle and Bluche) and…    read more


Second Colloquium 2012.1

Posted on May 2nd, 2012 · Posted in News, Research Colloquia

Professor Dr. Rainer Schackmar is the keynote speaker of the second colloquium organised for May 2nd, 2012. The presentation of Prof. Schackmar is entitled “International Sales Law in the Tourism Sector”. Professor Schackmar holds a chair 16 in International Business Law at Schmalkalden University of…    read more


Swiss Diplomat is Keynote Speaker at Colloquium

Posted on March 8th, 2012 · Posted in News, Research Colloquia

Minister Max Schweizer (Dr. phil.II, Dr. h.c.,) was the keynote speaker at the colloquium organized by the LRG Research Centre on March 5th, 2012. Dr Schweizer‘s lecture was entitled “The Role of Diplomacy in the World of Business”. His presentation addressed the significant role diplomacy…    read more