Hospitality school rankings
The École de Savignac is rated as one of the best hospitality management schools in the world by several recognised organisations and has won several prizes for the quality of its teaching.
The École de Savignac is therefore considered a leader of higher education within the sectors of hospitality, tourism and events management.
A study carried out by the French economics magazine Capital (February 2011) cited Savignac’s MBA diploma as among the best MBA and Masters programmes in Europe within its field.
The aim of the study was to compare the best academic programmes within the hospitality sector and the career prospects of students from international hospitality schools.
SMBG, a French higher education careers advisory agency, publishes annual rankings of the best Masters programmes in Management within each specialist field.
For the third year running, the École de Savignac’s MBA was ranked in the five best Masters & MBA’s in France within its field, namely Hospitality and Tourism Management.
SMBG, a French higher education careers advisory agency, publishes annual rankings of the best university degrees and BAs in Management within each specialist field.
For the first time, the École de Savignac’s BA in Hospitality Management was listed among the best university degrees and BAs in France within its field, namely Hospitality and Tourism Management.
Since its launch in 2009, the European BA in International Hospitality Management, a unique three-year programme that takes place in three countries, has acquired genuine professional and academic recognition (+52% of students in three years).
The École de Savignac is the only international hospitality management school to offer an undergraduate-level programme in English enabling study in three different countries at three reputed universities (listed and recognised) within the hospitality field.
The School’s European BA programme was a finalist in the Best Educational Innovation Award at the Worldwide Hospitality School Awards 2013. For the past decade, the MKG group, the European leader in consultancy for the hospitality and leisure sectors, has recognised initiatives in the hospitality industry and hospitality schools around the globe through the Worldwide Hospitality Awards.
Savignac students rewarded by the Hyatt Student Prize
Two years’ running, the École de Savignac’s MBA students have excelled at the Hyatt Student Prize. In 2011, a Savignac student received the special jury prize and in 2012, another student was a finalist in this prestigious competition.
The Hyatt Student Prize is organised every year by the Hyatt group and rewards future managers of the hospitality industry from the 19 largest hospitality schools around the world. The Hyatt Best Student of the Year Award aims to give value to the hospitality professions while showcasing their future managers.
The École de Savignac consolidates its involvement within the international education and research community.
Richard Ginioux, Director of the École de Savignac has been elected President of EuroCHRIE (European Council on Hotel, Restaurant & Institutional Education), the official federation of CHRIE for Europe, the Mediterranean Basin and Africa : "I’m very proud to represent the École de Savignac within the highest levels of International CHRIE (International Council on Hotel, Restaurant & Institutional Education), an organisation that brings together, on a worldwide scale, the 1,200 best schools and universities within the fields of hospitality, catering and tourism. The aim of this organisation is to promote exchange between its members and encourage projects within the fields of education and research.”
ICHRIE is the most prestigious international organisation promoting the quality of higher education (degree and masters level) within the hospitality, leisure and tourism industries.