锦江国际理诺士酒店管理专修学院
College History
Home>>>About the College>>>College History

THE HISTORY OF LES ROCHES JIN JIANG INTERNATIONAL HOTEL MANAGEMENT COLLEGE

2004 – LES ROCHES JIN JIANG IS FOUNDED
Les Roches Jin Jiang International Hotel Management College was founded as the first and only English-teaching Swiss hotel management college in China. The dynamic joint-venture between two leaders in the industry was formed: Les Roches International School of Hotel Management, ranked by industry hiring managers of luxury hotels among the top 3 hospitality management schools in the world for an international career (TNS, Global Research, 2013), and Jin Jiang International Hotels, a leading hotel management company that owns and operates more than 1,460 hotels in China. Headquartered in Shanghai, Jin Jiang International Hotels is the largest Asian-owned hotel group and domestic hotel chain in China, with an ever-growing presence throughout Asia and the United States. Like Les Roches, Jin Jiang International Hotels also maintains a proud history in hotel management and continues to become an internationally renowned organization.

2006 – THE COLLEGE MOVES TO FENG XIAN, SHANGHAI
The college moved into a purpose-built facility within the Shanghai Normal University campus in Feng Xian, Shanghai, P.R. China. For more information about the campus and the surrounding area, please see the College Environment page. For more information about the facilities on campus in Feng Xian, please see our Campus Facilities Document. The programs are taught in both English and Chinese languages.

2009 – LES ROCHES JIN JIANG OPENS ITS DOORS TO INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
In February 2009, the college began enrolling international students. The opening of its doors to international student enrollment allowed Les Roches Jin Jiang to become the truly international college it is today. By enrolling young people from across continents into the college programs, the student body is diversified enough to offer all students international exposure in a multicultural environment with around 30 nationalities every semester, including students from China.

2010 – TNS SURVEY CHINA & FORMAL LISTING
• Les Roches Jin Jiang International Hotel Management College ranked first among international hospitality management schools in China for an international career (TNS Survey 2010)
• The Education Committee of Shanghai previously published the final back checking notice to Chinese-foreign cooperatively run institutions and projects in Shanghai. The college was formally listed on Chinese-foreign cooperatively run institutions and projects, which is rechecked by the Ministry of Education in December 2010.

2011 – 4A COLLEGE RANKING
The Bureau of Civil Affairs of Shanghai Municipal Government issued the official rating-list on which Les Roches Jin Jiang International Hotel Management College is rated as a 4A college, ranking 1st among joint-venture education institutions. 4A is the highest ranking for joint-venture education institutions.

2012 – NEW FOOD & BEVERAGE FACILITY
The college added new food and beverage instructional facilities comprising a demonstration kitchen classroom and kitchen practical areas that include a Commissary (preparation room), Cold Kitchen, Hot Kitchen, Pastry Kitchen, stewarding rooms, and changing rooms.

2013 – TNS SURVEY CHINA & RECORD NUMBER OF NATIONALITIES
• Les Roches Jin Jiang is ranked No.1 international hospitality management school in China for an international career (TNS Global Survey 2013).
• Les Roches Jin Jiang registered a record number of nationalities – 35 on campus.

2014 – 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY
The college is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its foundation.

TODAY…
Today, Les Roches Jin Jiang International Hotel Management College is the only hospitality management college to offer a Swiss international hotel management program in Shanghai, China.

By joining Les Roches Jin Jiang, students gain access to the Les Roches global network of hospitality education. Within the network, students have endless opportunities to study, network and travel in the global hospitality industry.

Les Roches Jin Jiang offers the Diploma in International Hotel Management, the Postgraduate Diploma in International Hotel Management, and a Hospitality Preparatory Program (English Language Program).

Les Roches Jin Jiang is part of a network of Les Roches campuses and partner institutions around the world. Students can apply to transfer for degree completion at one of the sister schools in Switzerland and Spain, or at one of the affiliate campuses in Australia and the USA.