• Application Deadline
  • 140 days
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At the conclusion of the European Baking and Pastry Arts unit from HTMi, students will be able to:

  • Identify the equipment, commodities and methods required to prepare different examples of European and International Breads, Pastries, Cakes, Desserts, Ice Creams, Chocolates and Showpieces
  • Produce a range of Breads, Pastries, Cakes, Ice Creams, Chocolates, Showpieces, hot, cold and frozen desserts, baked goods and chocolates
  • Demonstrate and apply food preparation and cooking skills that are safe, hygienic and professional after Swiss standards
  • Explain the functioning and administration of the culinary purchasing process.
  • Create edible decorations and showpieces for buffets and plated desserts.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 140 days
    • Duration description

      Academic / Culinary Study: 20 Weeks and Work Placement / Internship: 20-24 Weeks

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Modern and Artesian Breads
  • Doughs and Pastries
  • Biscuits and Cookies
  • Tarts and Pies
  • Buffet and Trolley Desserts
  • Ice-creams and Sorbets
  • Plated Desserts
  • Molecular Desserts
  • Chocolate Creations
  • Truffles and Pralines
  • Jellies and Nougats
  • Sugar Art and Confectionary
  • German Language
  • Electronic Media
  • Food Styling and Photography
  • Career Development
  • Research Project (Post Graduate Students Only)
  • Internship Course
  • Culinary Recipe Development
  • Swisstouches Special Dishes
  • Banqueting Event Culinary
  • VIP Event Culinary

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Candidates for the Diploma should be at least 18 years of age with a passion for the culinary arts. This is the ideal specialisation for students who are currently enrolled in an undergraduate culinary programme.
  • Candidates for the Postgraduate Diploma must be a minimum 20 years of age, hold a hospitality, culinary or related qualification at Bachelors or Postgraduate level and/or have professional kitchen experience of at least two years.
  • Language proficiency: Required English level by interview

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19516 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19516 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 140 days.
  • EU/EEA

    19516 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19516 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 140 days.
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21,500 CHF


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